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4writersandreaders: 6 Stars

Thank you Dear Kitty for nominating me for an Inspiring Blogger Award, giving me One More Star ffor 2010!

Thank you Dear Kitty for nominating 4writersandreaders for another Inspiring Blogger Award on December 12, gifting One More Star to add to the chart, making 2012 an amazing one  for this blog ! It is you, however, all of my gracious nominators, who deserve the stars. Happy Holidays and Abundant Health, Success and Happiness into the NEW YEAR and beyond!

UPDATE: 12/15/12

I did receive my 6th STAR, but haven’t had a chance to pass it along, yet. The year is fast slipping by, so I must get busy:

First of all, I must thank Dear Kitty, once again for the star. Check out her blog at http://dearkitty1.wordpress.com/

Finally, I would like to nominate three  blogs that I follow for their continued inspiration:

Tis the Season to be inspired.
So click all of the links;
And let them know what you think!Congratulations, Best Wishes & Happy Holidays to All! Bette A. Stevens


Heartfelt thanks to the following blogs for nominating 4writersandreaders with a total of five stars— amended on 12/12/12, see award caption in this post—  for THE 2012 BLOG OF THE YEAR AWARD! I am both honored and humbled in accepting them. I am very new at all of this internet technology (IT), but I love to write and I love to follow your blogs. I am thankful to all of my readers and fellow-bloggers and for the opportunity to part of the IT community.

Nominated by:






First and foremost, I want to acknowledge and thank all of the blogs that I follow for the wealth of inspiration they provide me with on a regular basis.

4writersandreaders’primary focus is on literature and literacy and I am delighted to pass the BLOGGER OF THE YEAR AWARD on to four of the blogs that I follow for their literary expertise and excellence:


Thanks for the wonderful Shakespeare posts that I have the privilege of reblogging.


Thanks for your outstanding reviews of newly published children’s books that I can pass on to my friends, family, fans and followers on all of my social networks.


Thanks for sharing the best: adult and children’s literature and reviews, plus highlights of the classic writers.


Thanks for inspiring me to embark upon the delightful task of interviewing authors and writing my feature posts MEET THE AUTHOR . You have provided me with a perceptive and professional example to follow.

Congratulations and sincere thanks to each one of you! Below you’ll find out how to accept and display your award. Just click the link, grab your star and keep shining! – Bette A. Stevens  4writersandreaders.

‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award

‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award

Do you know a blog that deserves an award?

Do you have special blogs that you love to read?

Which blogs do you bookmark and follow?

Would you like to give them an award this year?

Then the ‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award is for you!

The ‘rules’ for this award are simple:

1 Select the blog(s) you think deserve the ‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award

2 Write a blog post and tell us about the blog(s) you have chosen – there’s no minimum or maximum number of blogs required – and ‘present’ them with their award.

3 Please include a link back to this page ‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award – http://thethoughtpalette.co.uk/our-awards/blog-of-the-year-2012-award/   and include these ‘rules’ in your post (please don’t alter the rules or the badges!)

4 Let the blog(s) you have chosen know that you have given them this award and share the ‘rules’ with them

5 You can now also join our Facebook group – click ‘like’ on this page ‘Blog of the Year 2012’ Award Facebook group and then you can share your blog with an even wider audience

6 As a winner of the award – please add a link back to the blog that presented you with the award – and then proudly display the award on your blog and sidebar … and start collecting stars…

Comments on: "Blog of the Year Award" (27)

  1. Bette-
    Please see my post tomorrow where I acknowledge your very king nomination. Thank you Bette for all the support & encouragement over the past 6 months & for your wonderful blog.
    Happy New Year!


    • Hi, Cindy. All that I can say is THANKS! You have been a real encourager to me, a very newbie in the tech world. LIke you, I feel abundantly blessed by my blogging community and blog visitors, too. Wishing you another year of Happy Blogging in 2013! 🙂 Bette


  2. Bette, please see my post tomorrow acknowledging your most kind nomination. Thank you Bette! You and your blog are a joy! Happy New Year to you!


  3. Just a quick note to say “THANKS to everyone for making this year very special for me… I’ve made so many wonderful new friends — that’s you — who continue to support and inspire me. I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and God’s richest blessings in the coming year!”


  4. Se well deserved! You deserve all the stars in the sky!


  5. Santa has way too many awards, so he’s dropping a bunch of them for you to do with as you choose. There are some real goodies in there, including another start fot the Blog of the Year 2012, and 4 or 5 others. Take’em all, take your pick, enjoy. It’s Christmas, almost!



  6. […] at Head in a Vice , then the second from Sharla at CatnipOfLife, the third from Bette Stevens at 4WRITERSANDREADERS … a fourth from Sharla via her second blog (talk about ambitious, I can barely keep up with […]


  7. […]  from Tyson at Head in a Vice , then from Sharla at CatnipOfLife, another from Bette Stevens at 4WRITERSANDREADERS … and yet one more from Sharla via her second blog (talk about ambitious, I can barely keep […]


  8. Thank you! Wow. I feel very blassed … and surprised. Thank you again … I seem to have no more ways to say how much I appreciate all of this recognition. I don’t know if I deserve it, but I really like it 🙂


  9. […] forget that title!), I and again today from Sharla at CatnipOfLife, and also from Bette Stevens at 4WRITERSANDREADERS … I guess I have three stars. Boy, this could get to be addictive!!! Thank you all my […]


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  11. Thank you for nominating me, Bette! That is really kind of you. I will certainly blog about that; not immediately though 🙂


  12. […] Blogger of the Year Award (4writersandreaders.wordpress.com) […]


  13. congratulations on your award and 5 stars! – and thank you for sharing the award with other great blogs


  14. […] Blogger of the Year Award (4writersandreaders.wordpress.com) […]


  15. Thank you so much, Petrel. I just went back to read the post when checking for your comment. Had to rush back to edit the post and widget (changing Blogger to Blog). I feel quite incompetent right now. However, I know how forgiving and supportive you all are. Again, thanks. Best wishes, Bette p.s. THANKS for Shakespeare and for all you do to help make our world a better place!


  16. […] Blogger of the Year Award (4writersandreaders.wordpress.com) […]


  17. salpa58 said:

    Congratulations Bette what a wonderful honor.:o)


  18. Congratulations, Bette! Well-deserved 🙂 Thanks for your kind words on my Shakespeare blog posts!


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