Tuesday, November 01, 2016

Spooktoberfest Winners and Runner-Up's



Cover Girls 5th Annual Spooktoberfest has come to an end. Even though we had some problems with the linky, as well as being late in posting our results, you wonderful bloggers didn't disappoint with your amazing flash fiction pieces. Thank you!!!




SPOOKTOBERFEST RUNNER-UP’S 

Seven Skulls by Julie Dawn 
My Time is Now by J Lenni Dorner

SPOOKTOBERFEST WINNERS 

Arise by Laura Clipson
Truth or Dare by L.G. Keltner


We'll email the winners/runner-ups soon with their badges and prizes. (Please email us at: covergirlsdj@gmail.com in case we don't have your email address in our files.) Thank you for participating in Spooktoberfest and sharing your writing talent with us! 


Friday, October 21, 2016

Fast Five Friday - 5 sci-fi/horror books/movies that scared you

Fast Five Friday is a weekly blog hop created here at Cover GirlsIts purpose is to connect with writers, readers, viewers, and bloggers. With that aim in mind, we would love for you to join us!



Oct 21st - Name 5 sci-fi/horror books/movies that scared the crap out of you

Jax:
The Fourth Kind (movie)
The Seed (book)
Salem's Lot (book and movie)
Jeepers Creepers (movie)
Paranormal Activity (movie)

Dani: 
The Babadook (movie)
The Fourth Kind (movie)
Wrong Turn (movie)
It (book & movie)
Mama (movie)



And don't forget to sign up for Spooktoberfest! We can't wait to read your flash fiction pieces and divvy out some prizes!


Friday, October 07, 2016

Fast Five Friday: Horror movies you love to watch this time of year

Fast Five Friday is a weekly blog hop created here at Cover GirlsIts purpose is to connect with writers, readers, viewers, and bloggers. With that aim in mind, we would love for you to join us!
We're suckers for lists, so we thought it'd be cool to do a weekly blog hop where we list things, with five being the focus. You're not required to post every week. You can choose which topics you'd like to participate in, and they are posted at the beginning of every month and can be found HERE.



Oct. 7th - 5 horror movies you love to watch this time of year

Dani:
Dawn of the Dead (2004 version)
30 Days of Night
Jeepers Creepers
The Babadook
Nightmare Before Christmas



Jax:
Halloween 1 (1978 version)
Halloween 2 (1981 version)
28 Weeks Later
Dawn of the Dead (2004 version)
30 Days of Night


Friday, September 30, 2016

Fast Five Friday: musical artists attractions and daily rituals/routines




Fast Five Friday is a weekly blog hop created here at Cover GirlsIts purpose is to connect with writers, readers, viewers, and bloggers. With that aim in mind, we would love for you to join us!
We're suckers for lists, so we thought it'd be cool to do a weekly blog hop where we list things, with five being the focus. You're not required to post every week. You can choose which topics you'd like to participate in, and they are posted at the beginning of every month and can be found HERE.
Fast Five


Sept 23 - Top 5 music artists you're attracted to

Jax

*Adam Levine
*J.D. Fortune
*Lenny Kravitz
*Adam Lambert
*Brent Smith

Dani

*Usher
*Justin Timberlake
*Andre 3000
*Pharrell Williams
*Mark McGrath


Sept 30 - 5 daily rituals/routines you do (besides hygiene)

Dani

*Drink chocolate milk for breakfast
*Make sure my eyebrows are filled in, even if I have no other make-up on
*Change into sweats when I get home from work… immediately
*Plan for dinner whether we are staying in or going out
*Catch up on my shows from the night before


Jax

*use moisturizer
*Change into jammie pants when I get home
*Hug my hubby and kiddos
*sync fitbit
*read before bed


Friday, September 23, 2016

5th Annual Spooktoberfest 2016


It’s that time of year again - the 5th Annual Spooktoberfest is here with your hosts from Cover Girls!

We cannot believe it’s been 5 years since we started this whole adventure of Spooktoberfest. And to celebrate, we're taking it back old school. If this seems familiar to you, it’s because we are bringing back the original Spooktoberfest requirements, with a few minor tweaks here and there.

Requirements:

1.) Follow Jax at Bouquet of Books, Dani at Entertaining Interests and Cover Girls if you don’t already. We do follow back, and if we've missed you, please let us know so we can follow your blog.


2.) Your Flash Fiction piece cannot be any longer than 400 words. Sorry… that’s part of the challenge.


3.) You must use the MANDATORY 5 words listed below or any version of it. Please highlight them in a way so we can locate them faster within your post.

Black
Machete
Magic
Skull
Tombstone

4.) Post your Flash Fiction piece any day from Monday Oct 24th thru Friday, Oct. 28th.

5.) You can tweet us, if you'd like, @Covergirlsdj to let us know when you've posted your entry.

6.) Display the Spooktoberfest badge on your blog.


7.) It’s a blog hop, so… hop around to other participating blogs and leave them some awesome comments.

8.) Have fun!


Your flash fiction piece can be scarycomicalromantic, or whatever you choose, just be creative! And, yes, this blogfest is International!!

The winners & runner-ups will be posted on 
HALLOWEEN! That’s right, Monday, Oct. 31st.

PRIZES:
Winners - 
$20 Amazon e-giftcard
Runner-ups - A book of our choosing 



Friday, September 16, 2016

Fast Five Friday: book characters you liked better in TV/film



Fast FiveFast Five Friday is a weekly blog hop created here at Cover GirlsIts purpose is to connect with writers, readers, viewers, and bloggers. With that aim in mind, we would love for you to join us!
We're suckers for lists, so we thought it'd be cool to do a weekly blog hop where we list things, with five being the focus. You're not required to post every week. You can choose which topics you'd like to participate in, and they are posted at the beginning of every month and can be found HERE.



Sept 16th - 5 book characters who you liked better in the TV/Film than in the book.

Dani
*Jonas - The Giver
*Thomas - The Maze Runner Saga
*Professor Snape - Harry Potter
*Man (father) - The Road
*Louis de Pointe du Lac - Interview With A Vampire


Jax
*Landon- A Walk to Remember
*Klaus- originally from book series The Vampire Diaries, but on the TV show The Originals
*Damon- The Vampire Diaries

Friday, September 09, 2016

Fast Five Friday: beverages and geniuses

Fast Five
Fast Five Friday is a weekly blog hop created here at Cover GirlsIts purpose is to connect with writers, readers, viewers, and bloggers. With that aim in mind, we would love for you to join us!
We're suckers for lists, so we thought it'd be cool to do a weekly blog hop where we list things, with five being the focus. You're not required to post every week. You can choose which topics you'd like to participate in, and they are posted at the beginning of every month and can be found HERE.


Sept 2:  List your 5 top beverages

Dani

Mountain Dew
Orange Juice
Mimosas
Vodka
Wine Slushes

Jax
Coffee
Water
Peach Tea
Zombie Dust beer
Moscato

Sept 9th:  In your opinion, who are 5 people that earn the title of genius?


Jax
Eminem
Prince
JK Rowling
Neil Gaiman
Arthur Fry

Dani 
JK Rowling
M. Night Shyamalan
Ransom Riggs
Tim Berners-Lee
Steve Jobs