Yes. This is real.

OMG! You got me Pizza Hut Perfume! I always wanted to smell like a pizza! . . . Said no woman ever.

Pizza Hut Perfume

Blogs and Articles in No Particular Order

Hemingway’s Seven Writing Secrets by Colin Falconer. One seriously interesting blog.

Renee A. Shuls-Jacobson challenges us to a word game in One Sill A Bull.

Molly Campbell makes some great observations about defining moments in writing and what not to do. Defining Moments

Pet whisperer Amy Shojai tells us how to take care of our cats and dogs now that winter is upon us. Cold Protection for Hot Dogs & Cats

Free and discounted books for charity. Gifts Aren’t Only from Santa by Angela Orlowski-Peart.

Marcy Kennedy tells us Seven Strategies Villains Use to Trick Their Victims.

Two of my favorites in one place, Tiffany A. White and Ellen Degeneres. Ellen and the Twelve Days of Giveaways

A lone artificial tree has become a symbol of hope, defiance and recovery for the residents of Union Beach, N.J., which was devastated by Superstorm Sandy. Rescued Christmas Tree Lifts Wrecked Town’s Spirit

Who’d have thought?  Leonard Nimoy sings The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins. Seems oddly appropriate.

And now for the question of the week . . .

All the best to all of you for a week of smelling more appropriate than a pizza.

Piper Bayard–The Pale Writer of the Apocalypse