Blogophilia Week 10.14 – No Promises

This is Ecrits Blogophilia Week 10 of our 14th year!

Stars die in the silence
Of arabian nights
Wind washes the seasons
In these days of a golden age

Life in your new world
Turning round and round
Making some sense
Where there’s no sense at all

No promises
But if you should fall…

“No Promises” ~ Icehouse

ATTENTION BLOGGERS: PLEASE continue to post the link to your blog on either the Facebook Martien Ecrits timeline or the Ecrits Blogophilia group!!!!!! Thanks for your cooperation!

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~~CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WEEK 9.14 JACKET WINNER~~

Week 9.14

It’s that time of year where everyone is enjoying the sunshine and outdoors! Christine Wichman reigns supreme once again, holding onto the coveted virtual jacket for another week! But Christopher Mitchell is gaining on her, and holding down second place! Dia Jade keeps on trucking in her quest to reclaim the leather! Irene Melgoza is hoping that her haikus will yield a phrase that will propel her to the top! Four weeks to go in the season, so put those thinking caps on to channel your guesses! This leaves one question … who will wear the jacket next week?

Last week’s topic was submitted by Tyler Myrth!!
“Ah, this is the life,” thought Tyler as he sat in the sun by the water, sipping his glass of Malbec! His shades reflected the bright sunshine, obstructing a clear view of his face, and he hits the jackpot of 6 points!

Last week’s bonus suggestions were provided by Elaine Chaix and Stormy Gail Dormire!! They each receive 2 points for their contributions!!

Last week’s picture was submitted by Rebecca Revels!!
The straw hat shielded Rebecca’s face as she navigated the water, and nobody recognized that she was the mystery fisherwoman behind this week’s picture! For her stealth, she takes home a whopping 6 points!


Marvin’s secret picture bonus criteria was “calm water!!”
Christopher Mitchell and Michelle King meditated as they gazed at the gentle river, inspired by the serenity. The correct phrase popped into their heads, and as a result, they each collect a nifty 4 points, with Christopher getting an additional point for including the phrase in his blog content!

Now, isn’t that lovely??

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Week 10.14 Picture

Ecrits Blogophilia Week 10.14 Topic:
No Promises

Hard Bonus (2 points):

Quote Denzel Washington

Easy Bonus (1 Point):

Use the word “afreet” (Per Merriam-Webster: a powerful evil jinni, demon, or monstrous giant in Arabic mythology)



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PLEASE point out or highlight the bonuses within your blog content. It is so easy for us Martians to miss it completely!! And believe you us, we have missed these quite a few times!

Blogs must be submitted on or before Midnight (EST), Saturday, May 22, 2021. Please TAG Martien Ecrits by including his name within your blog content. In doing so, your blog will show up on his timeline. You may also post your blog link in the comment section below and/or post your blog link on the group “Ecrits Blogophilia” page.

**THE GUESSING GAME**Who and What do you guess on????
Guess who submitted the TOPIC – one guess permitted!
Guess who submitted the PICTURE – one guess permitted!!
The SECRET PICTURE WORD/PHRASE!! 10 guesses permitted!! PICTURE PHRASE GUESSES CAN BE ANYTHING AT ALL, but remember you are limited to only TEN picture phrases guesses!!

ALL GUESSES MUST BE LISTED ON YOUR BLOG in order to count for points. Correct guessing means earning extra points and is so much fun, especially if you’d like to wear our leather jacket!! (No guessing yourself AT ALL – you can’t get points that way!!!)

What are you waiting for? Start Writing!!!

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Blogs Ready for Commentary:

Lika Saliscente-Phipps

Irene Melgoza

Dia Jade

Christopher Mitchell

Tyler Myrth

Colleen Keller Breuning

Lisa Conrad

Christine Wichman

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Week 8.14 Writer Points

106 Christine Wichman
102 Christopher Mitchell

101 Dia Jade
100 Irene Melgoza
98 Lika Saliscente-Phipps

96 Tyler Myrth
94 Colleen Keller Breuning
94 Michelle King
89 Stormy Gail Dormire

87 Lisa Conrad
64 Rebecca S. Revels
49 Dahlia Ramone

33 Dave Coon
29 Jay Sole
14 Brian Dewald
12 Anita Bx
12 Jonathan Harvey
10 David Schrader
8 Michael Wayne Engeseth
8 Rutger Siskens

8 Violeta Tiumalu
7 Craig Fallon
6 Joleene Naylor
2 Rebecca Grusendorf

2 Elaine E. Chaix
1 Lissa Fallon

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19 Responses to Blogophilia Week 10.14 – No Promises

  1. Good morning, Martien and Congrats to Christine. Internet is a little spotty this morning.

  2. likamarie says:

    Mornin’ Marvin Martian! Congrats to Christine, and happy writing to all blogophiliacs!

  3. Pingback: Blogophilia Week 10.14 Topic: No Promises | Likamarie's Blog

  4. Hello Marvin!! So excited to be gripping that jacket tight. It has cooled off here so I do need it. lol Happy Writing to all this week xo

  5. Irene Melgoza says:

    Congrats to Christine and happy writing to all my lovelies!

  6. Pingback: Be Careful What You Wish For: 10.14 | The Writings of Dia J

  7. Marvin I am up, but had to post on your FB Page My WordPress is not working at all. 😦

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