Mystery Blogger Award | Blog Tag

This week I was nominated by Siobhan @ Novelties for the Mystery Blogger Award! Since I’ve been working on new kinds of blog content this month, I was delighted to be tagged and have a reason for a more relaxed blog post that would allow new followers to get to know more about me.

On an unrelated note, I decided to start going by my real name again on this blog and my other socials because I want to be able to share stuff I write on here with future employers and don’t want there to be any confusion. Sorry for any confusion I’ve caused for you guys!

What Is the Mystery Blogger Award?

It’s an award for amazing bloggers with ingenious posts. Their blog not only captivates; it inspires and motivates. They are one of the best out there, and they deserve every recognition they get. This award is also for bloggers who find fun and inspiration in blogging, and they do it with so much love and passion. – Okoto Enigma

The Rules

  1. Put the award logo/image on your blog
  2. List the rules
  3. Thank whoever nominated you and provide a link to their blog
  4. Mention the creator of the award and provide a link as well
  5. Tell your readers 3 things about yourself
  6. You have to nominate 10 – 20 people
  7. Notify your nominees by commenting on their blog
  8. Ask your nominees any 5 questions of your choice; with one weird or funny question (specify)
  9. Share a link to your best post(s)

Three Facts about Me

  1. Purple used to be my favorite color and now I can’t stand the thought of wearing it. It brings back negative memories of 8th/9th grade.
  2. I used to be able to tan really dark, but now I just freckle permanently if I don’t wear sunscreen. It’s really annoying.
  3. I’m in the currently in process of moving, so life is a little all over the place at the moment! More info about this move to come…

Siobhan’s Questions

1. Which character would you name your child (human, furbrat, or other) after?

By saying these names, I feel like I’m giving them away! But so be it, there’s plenty of names out there. For a daughter, I really love the name Ruth after the character from the film Fried Green Tomatoes (1991). For a son, I like Remus after Remus Lupin from Harry Potter. For dogs I like Gordo (Lizzie Maguire), Randall (This is Us), and Bosley (Bill Murray in Charlie’s Angels).

2. If you could do anything in the world, what would it be?

I would become a business woman with enough capital and connections to make stuff happen.

3. What is your new favorite book or TV show?

New as in discovered within the last year? I’ve recently been thinking about Sharp Objects, which is a mini-series starring Amy Adams that came out last summer. It was amazing. The female characters were so compelling and the music so evocative. I feel like I might start it up again. I can’t think of a new favorite book beyond The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson, which was a satisfying follow-up to Truly Devious.

4. What is the latest accomplishment you’re proud of?

What a lovely question. I’m really pleased about my new position as a Red Cross digital volunteer! I had to interview for it, and it was a win I needed right now to be honest. It’ll be doing work that I’m proud of and that will give me great experience for the kind of thing I want to do professionally.

5. What book are you looking forward to reading?

Right now, I really want to get to King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo! I’ve been trying to finish up Disrupt You by Jay Samit first so I could mark it off my TBR.

Bonus: If you could be transported into any TV show, what would it be?

I would love to be transported into the 1950s New York City of which The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel paints such a rosy picture. (I think I’ve answered this question before and had the same exact answer!)

My Questions

  1. Do you share your blog with people you know in your real life?
  2. What are your ultimate blog goals?
  3. Do you see yourself blogging when you’re 50?
  4. Who is your role model, fictional or otherwise?
  5. What are some books do you think are underrated?
  6. Bonus: You find out the world ends tomorrow; what do you do?

I Nominate…

Sara| Dani | Eline | Larissa | Czai | CharleighSamanthaMarie | Olivia | Angelica

Recent Posts

I hope you enjoy this light post! I’ve been super busy this week between producing the posts I did, planning future content, and working on job-related stuff. I’ve come to the realization that I really need to scale back on the blog stuff at the moment, so I’m probably going to aim for something of a blog schedule (M/W/F) for the next few weeks so that I can get on top of other responsibilities. I’ll try to use Twitter and Instagram for more personal updates, so check those out if you’d like!

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21 thoughts on “Mystery Blogger Award | Blog Tag

  1. Angelica (TheBookCoverGirl)

    Thank you so much for the nomination. I hope you liked King of Scars! I’ve been meaning to read it but I’m kinda scared to start it. My expectations are unreasonably high at this point and I don’t want it to disappoint. I’d love to hear your thoughts on it after you read it!

    1. Lori @ The Inky Saga

      You’re welcome! <3 I will definitely be reviewing King of Scars after I've finished it! I've also been a little nervous to enter it, but I'm definitely ready if only so I can get involved in the conversation. I don't read reviews for books I already know I want to read in case of spoilers ^_^

  2. Olivia @ Purely Olivia

    This is a really great post, Lori! Thank you for tagging me. <3 I love doing more chill posts like these so I might have to do this soon for sure. I love the names you picked for the first question, Remus is such a perfect name for a boy! I never thought about potentially naming my future children after a Harry Potter character, but now that I think about it, maybe I'll have to consider that. XD

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  4. Marie

    Lovely answers, Lori – and thank you so much for tagging me! <3 <3 Congratulations on the position as Red Cross digital volunteer, that has to be so interesting, I hope it will be amazing and rewarding, wishing you all the best <3 <3

  5. Samantha Duffy

    I am only JUST realizing that I never commented on this for some reason. Thank you so much for the nomination :] I really enjoy your content and congrats on the position!

      1. Lori @ The Inky Saga

        A part of me is always worried that I’ll forget to respond to a comment or a pingback, but I’m always so excited to click on a notification! Even when I know I don’t have time to craft a thoughtful response! Ahh…^_^

      2. Samantha Duffy

        YES! Same. I also have issues with seeing that little red notification on my phone and I just have to get rid of it.

        I knew that you had tagged me in something but when I went back I realized that I had been tagged in three other posts…so that is who I am spending the rest of my day :]

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