What is a Liebster Anyway?

No picture prompt today as next Tuesday I’m taking part in a blog hop πŸ™‚ I’m so conscious of avoiding doing more than one post a day. I know how hard it is for most of us to keep up as it is lol πŸ˜‰

I’ve been nominated by the lovely Sara Flower for The Liebster Award πŸ™‚

Thank you soooo much honey!πŸ™‚ Please go and check out Sara’s blog, you won’t be dissapointed!

Now, I’ve seen this award floating about, can anyone actually tell me what it means? Lol

I think I’ve been nominated for it by someone else recently, so if that was you, shout so I can link back to your blog and do a thank you (I’ve been so lapse recently with keeping track of things) 😦


The Rules:

Answer the eleven questions your nominator posed to her/his nominees.
Pass the award on to eleven others.

Ok, ok, so I’m going to play by the rules this time πŸ˜‰

photo courtesy of Danilo Rizzuti/freedigitalphotos.net

What keeps you writing when you have writer’s block?
Well, I don’t really suffer from writers block, I have the complete opposite, too many ideas floating around in my head. I can always find something to write about, always.

Most writers have a literary counterpartβ€”a character from their stories who reflects themselves. Tell us about yours.
There is always an element of myself in all my female characters. Some, much more than others, but I don’t have a specific counterpart.

What are your passions?
Family, people (I find everyone interesting), learning, love and writing πŸ™‚

You’ve had a fight with your significant other and you want to fix things.
Ha ha ha…..are you reading this dear? Lol….. A cuddle is a good place to start πŸ˜‰

What’s one injustice you see in the world that you would fix in a story?
Wow, that’s a difficult one! I’m not sure to be honest. I tend to write about loneliness and depression a lot, so I guess it would be the injustice of life.

If you could change one thing in your life, what would it be?
Only one? Wow, that’s hard lol. Ok, I’d love to have my own writing room πŸ™‚

What’s important to you at this point in time?
Being the best writer that I can be.

Who is your hero/heroine?
From a writing point of view, or in general? In general it would have to be Princess Diana….now don’t laugh πŸ˜‰ Seriously! I think she was a fantastic woman, she wasn’t scared of hugging people with AIDS, she shook our royal family up big time and she had a huge effect on the British people. When she died, things changed, it was like a lightbulb moment for the UK.

Do you make it a habit of telling others what you thought of their work, even if your experience wasn’t good?
I try to be gentle, I hate being too critical. So, I try to give a positive to every negative if I can.

What is good will?
Hmmmmm, don’t they say “Good will to all men” or something? I guess it’s about being nice to everyone, treating others how you would wish to be treated yourself.

What would it take for you to make friends with an old enemy?
I only have a couple of people I would actually consider enemies and there is no way in this world (or the next) that I would ever make friends with them again. There are certain things that are unforgivable in my opinion. Some hurts can never heal 😦

And now, here are my nominees. Looking forward to your answers πŸ˜‰

Mandy Eve Barnett
Sandra Madeira
Kitty Hietala
Bridget Straub
CC at Honesty
Brigitte at Brigittes Banter
Zoe at Ozonenut
Dianne Gray
Ms Nine at 2bnine
Robin Coyle
Amber Dane

please take a moment to go visit these great bloggers πŸ™‚

27 thoughts on “What is a Liebster Anyway?

  1. I think liebster is German for friendship, though when I just looked it up, it was closer to boyfriend. I think the friendship idea was behind the initial startup of the award.

    I love that your person is Princess Diana. I have a huge crush on Prince Harry! He has brought a sense of hard working normal, to the royal family, and he’s just adorable.

    Congratulations on the award. I shall check out your suggestions πŸ™‚


    • It’s such a shame what happened to her. I’m not a Royalist, as such, but she was such a breath of fresh air for the UK. I see a lot of her in Kate, I just hope she doesn’t suffer the same torment 😦

      Awwww, thanks honey, maybe one day….might need to be the next EL James first though lol πŸ˜‰



  2. Thank you so much, Vikki! I’m so chuffed πŸ™‚ And congratulations to you – you certainly deserve this.
    Wow – you are so lucky not to get writer’s block πŸ˜‰ I loved your answers to the questions.
    Well done!


  3. Hi Vikki! I thought the Liebster Award was for bloggers that had less than 200 followers — isn’t it? Anyway, thank you for bestowing it on me, friend. :). You certainly deserve all these lovely awards!


  4. Thanks for the nomination. I’m so bad at doing these. I just never remember because I usually want to blog about something else. Anyway, congrats to you. πŸ™‚


  5. Die Liebster ist, auf Englisch, ein “lover.”

    Ich liebe dich ist, auf Englisch, ist “I love you.”

    Ich liebe mein Hund, aug Englisch, ist “I love my dog.”

    Aber, “die Liebster” is trickier than that. German is such a beautiful language, but often translates poorly to English.

    As was said earlier, it’s going to translate more closely to “friendship” or “appreciation.”

    Ich denke.



  6. Congrats! So know what you mean on the writer’s block πŸ™‚ Good answers and I’ve always liked Princess Diana. Thanks for the nomination too! Will check out some of the blogs you have listed


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