Friday, January 17, 2014

It's a New Year Y'all!






It's the 17th day of the New Year and I am finally posting my goals on the blog.  It took a lot of thought, planning and praying. Let's face it, goals are important and I believe they (goals) should not be done just for the heck of it!

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Top 5 Blog Posts of 2013 - Andrea Buginsky, The Chosen (#1)

What would New Years Eve be without a countdown?  
In the tradition of every media that has ever done an ode to a countdown, I present to you the ShirleyIsNotMyName Top 5 Blog Posts of 2013!

Our countdown winds down with the number 1 post for 2013 by author/blogger, Andrea Buginsky.  I hope her inspirational and soulful post on "The Chosen" will spark a revival in your heart, mind and soul as we close the chapter on another year.  May her words help lead you toward a Wonderful 2014!

Top 5 Blog Post - MJ Kane, Stay-at-home-mom and Amazon Bestseller (#2)

What would New Years Eve be without a countdown?  
In the tradition of every media that will show a countdown of some sort on television tonight, I present to you the ShirleyIsNotMyName Top 5 Blog Posts of 2013!

This young lady is one of my favorite authors. Although she would not reveal the name behind the "MJ", Ms. Kane did offer some great advice for all writers.  I hope her wisdom will help you reach your writing and life goals as you strive to have a Wonderful 2014!


From Stay at Home Mom to Amazon Bestseller! 


Yes, you read that right; I am a stay at home mom who has managed to make the time in-between cooking, cleaning, chauffeuring, field trips, and homework into a means of profitable employment.
Yes, I have created my own job. I am the owner, and author of M.J. Kane Books. I am signed with an Indie Publisher, 5 Prince Publishing, and I have a business manager, (my cousin) and a marketing and promotions manager (my husband).

Top 5 Blog Post - Kathy Lapeyre, Chester's Tales (#3)

What would New Years Eve be without a countdown?  
In the tradition of every media that has ever done an ode to a countdown, I present to you the ShirleyIsNotMyName Top 5 Blog Posts of 2013!

Coming in at #3 on the countdown is author/editor, Kathy Lapeyre's sweet story of being rescued by Chester, the rescue dog! Maybe you're Wonderful 2014 starts with an animal rescue.


Top 5 Blog Posts of 2013 - G.E. Johnson, Shameless in the South (#4)

What would New Years Eve be without a countdown?  
In the tradition of every media that has ever done an ode to a countdown, I present to you the ShirleyIsNotMyName Top 5 Blog Posts of 2013!

Coming in at #4 on the countdown is author, G.E. Johson.  My fellow Southerner gives her take on life in the south as she reviews best-selling author, Melissa Foster's "Have No Shame."