Friday, April 24, 2015

Feature and Follow Friday

It's Feature and Follow Friday again!! It is hosted by TWO hosts, Parajunkee’s View and Alison Can Read.  

Question of the Week:  How did you come up with your blog title and address? Does it have a special meaning for you?

The Tale Temptress is actually not my blog's original name.  When I first started I was named something else, and it was very boring and I wasn't excited about it.  I took a near-year sabbatical from posting for personal reasons, and when I was ready to come back, I knew I wanted a fresh start with a new look and a new name.  Something I could be excited about.

So I forced my husband to sit down with me and shoot some ideas around. I knew I wanted the name to make use of some alliteration...the same letter at the beginning of both words, so that it would be catchy.  I knew this was my opportunity to come up with something unique.  So I started thinking about the different words for "book," like fiction, novel, story, tale...  Then I thought about what the next word would be.  The moment we thought of Tale, I knew we had the right word... and from there, Temptress just followed immediately.  Once I had the name down, I bought the domain, and the rest is history.

It doesn't have any special meaning other than my husband and I thought it was super cool.  From there, I found a free stock photo that seemed to be the embodiment of a temptress and then I worked with Lori at Pure Imagination to design my new look.  The whole process made me excited about my blog again, and it breathed new life into me as a blogger.  So I think it was well worth the trouble.

To follow The Tale Temptress blog, there are several methods:

1. I still love GFC follow... makes it easier to keep track. My favorite follow method.  See the right panel of my blog.
2. You can also follow via the Networked Blogs option on the right panel.
3. Folow via email option on the right panel
3. Follow me on Twitter
4. Follow my Facebook Page
5. Follow by Goodreads
6. Follow me on Google +
7. Follow via RSS

Then finally....

Follow on Bloglovin

Lastly, I would love to feature another blog or a guest post on my blog. Please email me or fill out the form on my Be a Featured Blog Page from the blog's main menu.

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