posted on March 3, 2020 by Kelly Anne Blount

Twenty Facts and a Giveaway!

Thank you so much to Writerspace for featuring me today!

For my post, I thought it might be fun to share twenty random facts about me. There’s also a giveaway for a $5.00 Amazon gift card at the bottom of my post! Good luck!

Buckle up! Here we go!

  1. I’m ambidextrous. I can write with both hands, I eat left-handed, but I bat and throw with my right hand.
  2. I wrote the first draft of I HATE YOU, FULLER JAMES in two months.
  3. In college, I studied abroad in Scotland and lived in a palace.
  4. I moved to Grand Cayman after graduating from college.
  5. I’m married to the love of my life!
  6. Our daughter, Bella Rose, is almost one year old!
  7. We’ve adopted five furry rescues!
  8. I have my Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Special Education.
  9. I love co-writing with my good friend, Lynn Rush.
  10. IN THE PENALTY BOX, a YA sports romance that I co-wrote with Lynn Rush, will be released in early 2021, and will be available in a bookstore near you!
  11. I can’t watch 99.9% of horror movies; they are too scary!
  12. I don’t like the dark. I prefer to have lots of lights on!
  13. My last five-star review was The Queen of Nothing by Holly Black.
  14. I’ve watched TWILIGHT easily 300 times; however, I usually just have it on in the background while I work.
  15. The first MAZE RUNNER is a close second (see #14).
  16. I love movies with The Rock, Vin Diesel, and Brendon Fraser!
  17. I love audiobooks and I’m currently listing to the MAGISTERIUM series by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare.
  18. I’m obsessed with Coronation Street, which is a British soap opera. My husband and I watch it every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday on our BritBox app!
  19. I love soft blankets and coffee mugs!
  20. I’ve got a huge writing-related secret! Stay tuned to my social media for details!

Thank you again for having me and to the readers for checking out this post! Be sure to comment so you will be entered to win the giveaway!

One person who comments will win a $5 Amazon gift card.


Kelly Anne Blount xoxo




Kelly Anne Blount

Kelly Anne Blount

KELLY ANNE BLOUNT is a USA Today bestselling author of young adult novels. She loves to alternate writing sweet romances, gritty thrillers, and fantasy books. She's a firm believer in balancing light with dark. When she's not writing, she's probably lost in a book, watching Twilight, or having an adventure with her sweet family, which includes her handsome husband, their darling daughter, and their five furry loving rescues. After living in a palace in Scotland, across from the Caribbean Sea, and in the snowy land of Wisconsin, Kelly and her family reside in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina. She draws inspiration from the places she's lived while world building in her books. Kelly loves connecting with readers on social media! Stop by and say, "Hi!" or ask a question. You can find her everywhere @KellyAnneBlount.

23 thoughts on “Twenty Facts and a Giveaway!”

  1. Avatar Laura says:

    Thanks for the chance.

    1. Avatar Kelly Anne Blount says:

      Welcome! Hope you enjoy I HATE YOU, FULLER JAMES!

      Kelly Anne Blount xoxo

  2. Avatar Shirley Cochran says:

    I don’t like horror movies either! Thanks for the chance!

    1. Avatar Kelly Anne Blount says:

      Yes! I get sooo freaked out from horror movies! I have to sleep with the lights on and watch cartoons!


      Hope you enjoy I HATE YOU, FULLER JAMES! I promise, it’s not a horror book! LOL!

      Kelly Anne Blount xoxo

    1. Avatar Kelly Anne Blount says:

      Thank you so much!

      Hope you enjoy I HATE YOU, FULLER JAMES!

      Kelly Anne Blount xoxo

  3. Avatar Patricia rohrs says:

    Awesome list ❤️ I love blankets and mugs and agree on the horror films I’m a whimp!

  4. Avatar SJ Moquin says:

    We could be twins with the scary movies/watching Twilight facts! =)

  5. Avatar Todd Bliss says:

    I can’t watch any horror movies either and I also live audiobooks and I am going to have to check out those books and I too am married to the love of my life

  6. Avatar Kevina Oyatedor says:

    Love this, Kelly! I like horror films but I only watch them in the day time.

  7. Avatar Shannon says:

    I can’t watch horror movies either. I used to love them but after having kids, the regular world is scary enough.
    Do you ever dream about going back to a tropical island?

  8. Avatar Sarah says:

    I can relate real hard to #19!

  9. Avatar Vanessa says:

    Congrats on the new book. Sounds cute and love the cover! Great read in time for Spring Break.

  10. Avatar Kim says:

    I enjoyed getting to know more about you. I wish I was ambidextrous. I eat left-handed and tie my shoes left-handed. I’m sure I was probably supposed to be left-handed but had people force me to be right-handed.

  11. Avatar Kathy levernier says:

    Absolutely Fabulous Cover 🙂
    Spectacularly fun way to get to know you.
    I have just found out about your book
    It looks and sounds fun to read..
    Blessings for much success.

  12. Avatar flchen1 says:

    Great to meet you, Kelly Anne! Congrats on your lovely marriage and beautiful little one! Such a great age! And right there with you on the horror–while I’m always super curious, I’ve come to realize that horror is absolutely the wrong genre for me to watch, any time. Unless I’ve got a crazy desire to be sleeping with ALL the lights on, ALL the time. I’m sure DH would not be pleased 😉

  13. Avatar Annette Kordgien says:

    Thank you so much. Enjoyed learning about you.

  14. Avatar Tammy V says:

    I really enjoyed the book. It would be a great read for the beach or pool this summer. *weird fact for me – I love cryptic crosswords.

  15. Avatar Amy Jo says:

    I love soft blankets and coffee mugs too, as long as they are filled ((giggle)) Coronation Street, hmmm..sounds like I have to check that out!

  16. Avatar Sarah says:

    Thanks for the chance. I just read an arc of this and it was adorable!

  17. Avatar Janet L Johnson says:

    I love furry babies-would love to read a new author/story

  18. Avatar Jamaica Curato says:

    I wonder what it would be like to live in a palace!

  19. Avatar Kathy levernier says:

    I too can’t watch horror movies..I was flipping channels one night 🌙long long ago, little did I know then What was on 🙁
    Thought it was a hospital show suddenly this creepy aauugghh Freddy Krueger thing happened 🙁 never ever again. I don’t have problems being alone in the house. Husband is gone out of town, no problems.
    But that crud… @$%&sent creep chills up
    Me. I turned the alarm on. Hahaha.
    I am not a reader of that genre.
    There my little known secrets.

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