Blogger Recognition Award!

We have been nominated by Sushmita @ Fervently Curious and Erika @ Partners in Books! Thank you so much to you both, we really appreciate the thought!

Rules:

  1. Select 15 other blogs to give the award to. You might have to do some searching, but you can find those blogs. You can’t nominate yourself or the person who nominated you.
  2. Make a post to show off your award! Talk about how your blog got started and give some advice to the other bloggers out there. And share the fancy picture!
  3. Comment on each blog to let the blogger know that you have nominated them.
  4. Link to the original post at Edge of Night that way anyway can find the original guidelines and such.

How Our Blog Started & Some Advice

Sarah: So basically, I would like to start off by saying this blog wouldn’t be here without Faith. It would literally be one of those “yeah it would’ve been cool” and if we didn’t do it “I wish we did that when we were young” things.

Faith: Yeah, so true. (S: What happened to modesty Faith? lol) This blogging thing started with an idea like any other; it went like “I like books and you like books AND we’re friends, how about we make a book blog?” I definitely did not know that the world of blogging was this vast… we were pretty much heading in

to the unknown. We barely knew anything about blogs and people who blog about them as well as the whole community.

S: And that was how we got started. We spent a while on the design (this was our old look:)

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A beta version I made to test out different themes

 and then we actually started writing. When we started writing, we also started following other blogs, to see what made them successful. And that’s my first piece of advice: STALK A BLOG until you think you know what you are doing.

F: Yeah… I didn’t really know what I was doing. Still don’t really to be honest. 😛 (That’s my life for ya!) Continue reading