I interrupt today’s regularly scheduled post to bring you some freakin’ exciting news…..
My dear friend CAROLINA VALDEZ MILLER just signed with an agent, Vickie Motter with Andrea Hurst.
To celebrate, a bunch of us have joined with Carol in a MASSIVE giveaway! Check it out:
- From CAROLINA – Winner 1: A 1st page critique from agent Vickie Motter! , Winner 2: A Kindle Wireless Reading Device (In order to win this one, you will need to follow all the blogs in the giveaway to qualify.), Winner 3: Signed copy of Escaping into the Open: the Art of Writing True by Elizabeth Berg, Winner 4: Signed Hardback of Shade by Jeri Smith-Ready, Winner 5: Signed Hardback of Passing Strange by Daniel Waters
- From Heather’s Odyssey – Writers Digest Guide To Query Letters or The Fire In Fiction by Donald Maass
- From Critique Sisters Corner – 2011 Guide To Literary Agents or Writing The Breakout Novel by Donald Maass
- From J. Koyanagi (You will need to subscribe or follow her RSS feed) – One winner will win: WRITING DOWN THE BONES, by Natalie Goldberg or
HOW NOT TO WRITE A NOVEL, by Howard Mittelmark and Sandra Newman
or GIVE ‘EM WHAT THEY WANT: THE RIGHT WAY TO PITCH YOUR NOVEL TO EDITORS AND AGENTS, by Blythe Camenson and Marshall J. Cook
- From Simon Larter – One winner will win all three: Stephen King’s ON WRITING, Ray Bradbury’s ZEN IN THE ART OF WRITING, Anne Lamott’s BIRD BY BIRD
- From LK Gardner-Griffie (In lieu of a follow, you will need to LIKE her Fan page) – Winner 1: A signed copy of MISFIT MCCABE (or ebook), Winner 2: A signed copy of NOWHERE FEELS LIKE HOME (or ebook), Winner 3: A canvas book bag
- From Sara McClung – One winner takes all 3:A signed copy of THE DARK DIVINE, A signed copy of RAISED BY WOLVES, WRITE GREAT FICTION: PLOT AND STRUCTURE
- From Lola Sharp -A $25 Amazon gift card
- From Elizabeth Davis – A $25 Amazon gift card
- From Tracey Neithercott – A Hardcover of Across the Universe
- From Kristen Yard – A Signed copy of PERSONAL DEMONS by Lisa Desrochers
- From Jonathon Arntson – A $15 Barnes and Noble gift card
- From Eisely Jacobs – DIVERGENT by Veronica Roth OR The HUNGER GAMES by Suzanne Collins OR THE NAME OF THIS BOOK IS SECRET by Pseudonymous Bosch
- From Denise Grover Swank – ANGELFIRE by Courtney Allison Moulton, ANNA AND THE FRENCH KISS by Stephanie Perkins, HEX HALL by Rachel Hawkins, DEMONGLASS by Rachel Hawkins
- And Me…
My giveaway – A SIGNED copy of my new book, 101 Success Secrets for Gifted Kids OR a partial (up to 30 pages) critique. WOO HOO!!!
Holy Mother of Giveaways! WOW!!! So, start making your rounds, leave comments, tweet, and enter the giveaways. Show Carolina how proud we are of her and let us show you all how much we all appreciate this community of writers!
For my contest, entry is simply – Leave a comment, follow my blog in someway and you’re entered. Want additional entries (up to 5)? Just do the following:
- Tweet about the contest
- Blog about the contest
- Facebook about the contest
- “Like” my facebook author page
- Sign up for my newsletter
Easy, right? Just be sure to let me know what you did in the comments.
Oh, and the contest starts today at 10AM EST and ends midnight, April 1. WOO HOO!!!!