December 17, 2012
The Adventures of Tilda Pinkerton, winner
I’ve been dashing around like…well, like Tilda Pinkerton in her magical hats! Which would explain why I’m just now drawing a winner for Angela Shelton’s fun-o-rific book, The Adventures Of Tilda Pinkerton. But I threw all the names in–wait for it–a hat, and pulled out…
So, Gail, you’ll be hearing from me today and your hat will be winging its way to you before you can say “tinctumutation.” (It’s in the book.)
For the rest of you, you can look it up in the dictionary. (But it would be a lot more fun if you read The Adventures of Tilda Pinkerton!)
August 15, 2012
Book giveaway, Motivation, The Divorce Girl, The Muffin, winner, Writing Tip
I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking I completely forgot about The Divorce Girl by Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg. But I did not forget.
I mean, yeah, I forgot to draw the winner, but I didn’t forget about the book. And though The Divorce Girl was on my mind, I had several writing projects to finish yesterday so I was zipping along, typing, taking pictures, submitting, mailing and critiquing. Whew!
And just now, I had to wait for the Beneficent Mr. Hall to get out of the shower to pick the winner. But without any further ado, the (soggy) winner’s name is…Aspie Writer! Yay!
For the rest of you, I offer the consolation prize of a motivational trick for writing that works like magic. You can read all about it over at The Muffin.
(I know a good magician keeps the workings of her tricks secret but I think y’all deserve to know why I’m sometimes so forgetful. But don’t worry, Aspie Writer. I’m sending you an email as soon as I finish this post!)
June 25, 2012
Book giveaway, Boost Your Brain Power, winner
I suppose it would be more proper to say the winner of Chicken Soup’s Boost Your Brain Power is…
But just think of what a winning brain she’s going to have! Yay!
(Bet you were hanging about, thinking, dang. It’s almost 11:00 and we have no idea who’s going to win this book. Cathy’s probably sitting around, piddling on FB and whatnot instead of throwing those names into the hat and marching the Beneficent Mr. Hall in there to pick a name.
But that is completely false. I was watching America’s Got Talent.)
April 11, 2012
Flush Fiction, Suzanne Lilly, Twitter, Uncle John's Bathroom Reader, winner, writing tips
Whew! I had a lot of names to spin in the old random thingie but it finally spat out…DEBRA MAYHEW!!!! (I added those exclamation points, just for Debra.)
I know it stinks for the rest of you but I also happen to know that my friend, Beth Cato, is also giving away a copy of Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader Presents Flush Fiction. Rush over to her blog here and leave a comment ’cause she’s drawing a name on Friday the 13th. Maybe that day will be lucky for you, huh?
And speaking of poopyheads (not Beth, me), I completely forgot to mention TeacherWriter yesterday when I was blah-blahing about Twitter Finds. Because truly, Suzanne is the Queen of Twitter Finds.
Just last week, whilst checking in at her super informative blog, I came across this plethora of Twitter finds, all in one post. She even has the links sorted into helpful categories so you can go down the writing smorgasbord and pick what you want. I don’t know how often you’ll find her Twitter Finds of the week, but it’s well worth checking out.
And when you do do tell her I sent you.
UPDATE: Beth says, “If anyone has trouble leaving a comment at her livejournal post for the Flush Fiction giveaway, email her at Beth.L.Cato at gmail dot com and she will gladly post for them and include in the selection process.” Isn’t Beth the best?