You double check the title of the post, scratching your head. What was this? Another one of Issabelle’s crazy ideas? Or was it Maggie again? That girl changed her name so many times, you lost track exactly who she was now. You sigh, wondering if you should keep on reading. Could it get anymore crazy on this site? Probably, yes. Maybe if you quietly started avoiding the site, no one would notice your disappearance. You move your mouse to the top of the page. Your finger hovers over the keypad, ready to click the back arrow and exit the page.
But…you pause. Teen Writers’ Nook had never been straight-out rude to you. Maybe I should just give this a chance, you wonder. What could it hurt? It wasn’t like Issabelle ever tried to be crazy. Unless she did. That sounded like something she’d do. And it wasn’t Katherine and Alana’s fault for her weirdness.
You slowly move your mouse away and study the header for the new post. Escaping the Blogosphere, the banner above the post read. You don’t feel like escaping anything except the mountain of homework waiting for you to tackle. In comparison, reading this post sounded way more entertaining. You nod, making your choice. You could always head out of here if it got too strange. For now, it was time to uncover what exactly Issabelle had planned this time.
You start reading the post and suddenly your bedroom fades away. You jump up as everything around you dissolves until you find yourself in a white room. A huge screen lines one of the blank walls. You peer closer and inwardly groan. Before you, on the computer screen, is the same post from Teen Writers’ Nook. You suddenly realize why it was called Escaping the Blogosphere. Instructions flash across the screen, you take a deep breath knowing there’s only one way out.
ALRIGHT WE HAVE MADE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! The OFFICIAL kick-off for this super secret project I had been working on is now revealed!!!!!! ESCAPING THE BLOGOSPHERE BEGINS TODAY!!!!!!!!!!!
WELCOME one and all!!!
Eh, that’s my attempt to get everyone as excited as I am. So, TWN is hosting our FIRST EVER virtual scavenger hunt! THANK YOU ALL for joining us!!!!
How it will work: At the end of this post will be a clue for something you have to find on TWN. You have to crack the clue and find it! When you do, there will be a link to another blog. Tomorrow that blog will have stop number two. At the end of that post there will be another clue for something you have to find on their blog (like a post or image, etc.). You find it and then you’ll have the link to the next blog. And so forth. You keep going until you find your escape out of the blogosphere. (Be looking for a big brown door!!) If I’m not explaining this very well, feel free to ask any questions in the comments below!
Aaanndd there are some AWESOME prizes! Yep! You heard me right! PRIZES! Don’t worry, they’re all gonna be virtual!
ONE GRAND PRIZE WINNER gets: 5 customized, printable bookmarks design / 3 graphics of your choice designed by me (it can be like a character board, mock cover, bookmark, you can choose literally ANYTHING that I can design) / 1 chance to do a guest post on TWN (you don’t need to have a blog to guest post on TWN and the post can be anything you want) / and you get to pick the name for an upcoming character in What Lay Beyond the Woods (You can even choose your own name!)
TWO close-to-grand-prize WINNERS gets: 5 customized, printable bookmarks designs / 2 graphic designed by me of your choice / and your choice of any post for me to do on TWN
THREE you-almost-made-it WINNERS gets: 3 customized printable bookmarks design / 1 graphic designed by me of your choice
So, how do you enter? All you have to do is in the comments below tell me what your favorite book quote ever is! (Make sure you comment under an email I can reach you by so you can claim your prizes if you’re one of the winners.) Here’s the most awesome thing ever! Every post a part of the virtual scavenger hunt that you comment on, earns you an extra entry! Giveaway closes 12 P.M. EST on Feb. 3rd, all comments have to be in by then! Also, YOU HAVE TO COMMENT ON THIS POST once to be officially entered! Comments on everyone else’s posts gives you EXTRA entries, but you won’t be in the drawing if you don’t have at least one comment on this post, ‘cause then I wouldn’t know how to reach you if you won! If you wanna tell me your fav book quote but don’t wanna be entered, that’s TOTALLY fine, just lemme know in your comment!
Also, huge THANK YOU to all of the blogs joining in on this! I just wanted to add that if I didn’t ask your blog it’s got ABSOLUTELY NOTHING to do with how much I like your blog! Some people I wasn’t sure how to contact, one blog I really wanted to ask took a hiatus, some I didn’t know if they’d wanna do it, and some people I did reach out via their contact form but never heard back and am now wondering if it didn’t work, ‘cause a few of them were people I really thought would. And one girl actually told me she never got it. (So, if you’re wondering why I didn’t ask you, most likely I did and something didn’t work right. Tech can be really hard to handle sometimes.) Anyway, even if you weren’t asked I still LOVE YOUR BLOG SOOO MUCH and think you’re an AWESOME PERSON!!!!! I just don’t want anyone to be upset if they weren’t asked!!! (Also, I do wanna note that due to some really bad planning on my part, there’ll be a two day gap between Saturday’s blog and Tuesday’s blog. So, when you get the link to the next blog on Saturday, just know that the next awesome blogger won’t be doing her post until Tuesday! Thank you!)
And now for the CLUE. I’m gonna go ahead and give you a hint that you’re looking for an image on a post we did not post too long ago: On a blog with teen writers, you’ll find a cover with a girl who’s a fighter. A short story won, Fairly Impish was spun.
Alright, I literally have no skill when it comes to making clues. XD Like what in the world does it even mean? XD
Who knows!! Well, gooooo find that image!!!!
Soooo in the comments below tell me: Do you like the idea? And what’s your favorite book quote! (So you can be entered in the contest.) Are you ready to escape the blogosphere? LET IT BEGIN!!