Friday, May 28, 2010

Fortunes and Flogging

Sometimes you open a fortune cookie and roll your eyes or get a good laugh. Sometimes they aren't even 'fortunes' but general sayings. This one was so appropriate I had to wonder if someone slipped it to me on purpose, so I thought I'd share.

I apologize, my cell phone camera apparently wasn't up to the job. For those who can't read blurrese, it says: The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do.

In other news...

Upon visiting one of my favorite procrastination sites this morning, I see that Ray at Flogging the Quill is running low on first page submissions to flog. If you'd like an editor's opinion and faithful readers to comment, follow the instructions at the end of any flogging post. I've run a mine through a couple times and received some very helpful comments.

In light of the upcoming long Memorial Day weekend, and all I need to get done before it, I'll keep this post short today. I plan to spend my weekend hopefully finishing up my flowerbed renovation project. Anyone else have productive plans?


  1. Hah! That fortune cookie saw you coming!

    Already spotted the FtQ plea for submissions and sent in the opening of The Ashes of Home. That'll be interesting, seeing its never seen the light of day outside my laptop.

  2. Eek! I sent mine in, despite my fears. Although I read some of his later ones, and they were a lot nicer than the ones I had read before. *crosses fingerrrrrrs*
    I actually have a soft spot for fortune cookies. It's called 'the trash.'
    No, only kidding. But my dad says you're racist if you don't believe them. I'M SERIOUS.
    No, not really. Have an awesome day, Gypsy!

  3. I look forward to reading both of your first pages and seeing what Ray has to say about them!


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