Sunday, March 20, 2011

A NOTE FROM KELLY

Hello Everyone.

It is with great sadness that I announce my previous blog is gone. I woke up this a.m. to find the blog, my 500 plus followers, my 100 plus author interviews, and my 200 plus reviews gone. Blogger gave no explanation.

I have reloaded the interviews and reviews, plus redesigned the blog. But if you could, please hit the "follow" button so I can reclaim the fellow bloggers I miss.Please also pass the link around and spread word for me.

Thank you!
Kelly Moran
XO

56 comments:

Karen Cioffi said...

Kelly, I got your email and am so sorry to hear about your blogger troubles - how terrible.

I just followed you. I think we are connected through BookPleasures - I was a reviewer with them also.

I'd love a follow back at my blogsite:
Karen Cioffi Writing for Children and More

Cheryl Tardif said...

Owwww! I sure hope you find out why and that Blogger can reestablish your blog. That so sucks...

Cate Masters said...

How horrible Kelly! I can't imagine having to rebuild a blog, yikes. Hope things get back to normal soon.

KatheeJantzi said...

That's terrible! So sorry to hear it.

Margie Lawson said...

Hey Kelly -

AACK! So sorry you got attacked by blog robbers. Glad you have all those guest blog spots!

SUMMER'S ROAD looks like a fascinating read. I added it to my list. ;-)

Hope to see you at National in NYC. Happy blogging!

Sun Singer said...

Sorry to hear via Facebook that everything disappeared and that there doesn't seem to be a fix or a reason or a "sorry about that" from blogger.

Happy to follow you again, though.

Malcolm

Eva Gordon said...

Sorry this happened. Now I'm paranoid about my blogger.

Mimi Barbour said...

Thank gosh for back-ups!!
Sorry you had to go through this...what a pain. I've re-signed up and more than happy to do so.
xo Mimi

Maeve said...

That's TERRIBLE,Kelly! I'm so very sorry.

Kelly Moran said...

Thanks so much guys.

Problem is there IS NO way to contact Blogger. They just route you to help pages, none of which were my problem.

Problem was either the account got hacked, I got flagged too many times (not likely), or they saw inappropraite postings (very unlikely!).

I thank you for refollowing.

XO

Red Writer said...

So sorry Kelly. That just sucks! Congrats on your new book coming out. :)

Carol N Wong said...

This is weird, bad weird! I tried to log on to my google account last Monday and got a message that someone was sending suspicious messages. Luckily, I contacted Goggle Friends Connect and they got me going again.

Wish that I could help you more!

Hugs,
Carol

lizarnoldbooks said...

Move to WORDPRESS! Hurry.
Liz

Minnette Meador said...

This is terrible, Kelley... and it makes me nervous. Maybe I should go over to Wordpress as well... Good luck with this one. Hopefully, there won't be anymore problems. M:o)

Caroline Clemmons said...

Kelly, how terrible! Would you like to add a post script to you post on my blog for Monday?

Marilyn Brant said...

Oh, Kelly! I'm so, so sorry to hear about the awful blog problems today. I hope you'll never have to deal with something like that again, but it must have been crazy-making to wake up to that and have to fix it... {{hugs}}

Sandra Crowley said...

Love your new look. Happy to follow again. Keep chugging away.

Best wishes,

Houston A.W. Knight said...

With all the work we authors put into our blogs it would be nice if blogger would protect us from something like this happening...Glad your up and running...I enjoy your blog!

Big hugs
Hawk

Kelly Moran said...

Thank you guys! It was frustrating, to say the least. XO

Keren David said...

Kelly, that is awful..have followed you again.

Beth F said...

OMG, that is HORRIBLE. I'm here.

Kelly Moran said...

thanks, guys! xo

Kelly said...

YIKES! That's horrible ... and a frustrating way to spend your precious time ... recreating what you'd already created. So sorry to hear about that ... thanks for the advice.

Brooke Reviews said...

Kelly, I'm so sorry that this happened. Going to change my password now...

B

Kelly Moran said...

yeah, totally recommend changing password once a month, and not using words, but numbers too.

thanks, guys. xo

Nancy said...

Kelly - I read what happened to you over at Jessica's blog. I'm so sorry to hear that. I hope you get everything back that was lost and that your new blog wil be even better than before. Blessings coming your way.

Kelly Moran said...

thank you, Nancy! xo

Karen Walker said...

Kelly,
Hi there. So sorry you had such a major snafoo. I'm happy to follow again.
Karen

Nana Fredua-Agyeman said...

If it happens to me I might as well leave... I can't and because I don't have backups of most of the things I put up.

Christina Farley said...

This is just awful! I'm so so sorry about your site being hacked.

Kaye Manro said...

I'm so sorry Kelly! OMG! Hacked? That's terrible. Just goes to show nothing is safe online.

Kelly Moran said...

i THINK that was the prob, as nothing else makes sense. just change your password and back up the posts! THANKS SO MUCH GUYS! xo

Cherry said...

sorry to hear that you were hacked! I re-followed you now.

I honestly think that there must have been a glitch in google's system this week because it auto-erased my following list (blogs I subscribe to) in my google reader. And this wasn't the first time google has done that. I posted about it at: http://www.cherrymischievous.com/2011/03/googlereader-fail.html

I hope you'll get all your followers back!

Jeanette Levellie said...

So sorry about all that trouble! Thanks for the email; I re-followed.

Blessings on your day,
Jen

Short Poems said...

So sorry to hear you were hacked. I just followed you :)

Kelly Moran said...

Thanks guys. It means so much that I at least got 100 of my 500 back so far. xo

MG Higgins said...

Yikes! What a pain.

Heather said...

Ugh! Everyone's biggest fear! Sorry to hear of the headache and heartache, and hope it doesn't cause too much distress!

bookluvrmindy said...

Wow! You were hacked? That sucks! Will you follow my blog too?

Connie Arnold said...

Sorry that happened to you, Kelly!

Kelly Moran said...

I will check all my followers to make sure I've got you too. I'm pretty sure I do.

Thanks guys. It WAS a big mess.

XO

Helen Ginger said...

So sorry to hear you were hacked, Kelly. That had to have hit you right in the stomach!

Rachel Fenton said...

On the up side - your blog looks great! Lousy hackers, though. x

Tana Adams said...

Yikes! I'm so sorry. I hope it was a hiccup and all will be recovered soon!!

Reesha said...

Ufda. What a thing to wake up to.

I hope it all comes back magically at some point.

Jane Kennedy Sutton said...

That is an awful thing to wake up to. Your redesigned blog looks great though.

Melissa (My World...in words and pages) said...

Oh man. I don't know what I would do if this happened to me. I don't even have the blog backed up anywhere to reload any interviews and reviews if something did happen. Oh god. I would be so lost. I'm going to have to think about backing up some where. Hope all comes around for you.

Sheila Deeth said...

Thanks for the warning. I will change my password. And I'm now re-following you.

Cecile Smutty Hussy said...

Hey honey! I am so sorry to hear that. I just got your message at my place. I have been away for a while. I'm a follower once again. You know I love ya!!

Alexia561 said...

Sorry to hear that you lost the original blog. That stinks that Blogger couldn't recover it for you! :(

LuAnn said...

I've had this problem once before, but the next day, it was all back. Must have been some kind of glitch.

Kelly Moran said...

So glad it came back for you, LuAnn. Mine hasn't, sigh. I hope this never happens to anyone else. back up your files and change password.

Thank you all for refollowing. That means a lot! Glad you like the design too.

XO

Jane said...

I was wondering what happened. Already became a follower.

Michelle Muse said...

Oops. Sent a comment but don't see it. I forgot my info. rmjamuse at msn dot com so excited to enter to win this story!

Dr J said...

So sorry about the blog mishap . . . it's scary when something like this happens. I just get so angry when I realize the havoc that unprincipled people create like this. Have gone to the "follower" link and hope that all your friends get back with you soon. Enjoy to blog even though I haven't chimed in before.

Blessings . . .

Kelly Moran said...

thank you. xo