SO. PRETTY is in the semi-finals. Which means they wiped all the votes. Which means if we want to make the finals, you have to basically all go do it all again. HEH. I did not understand the process, clearly, or I would only just NOW be asking you to vote, but there it is. [...]
My Gimlet Eye. Look, it is fixing you.
SO when last we spoke, I was trying to think of NON BRIBEY incentives that might motivate genuine fans of A GROWN-UP KIND OF PRETTY help get the word out about its NOM for BEST FICTION over at GOODREADS. Have YOU voted yet, Oh Best of [...]
SO! as I lost my mind and told youyesterday, PRETTY is nominated for GoodReads Best Fiction Thing. I became instant DOUBLE CRAZY to get everyone who EVER kissed this book on the lips and pronounced it to be yummy to go VOTE!
Look, a handy link for voting!
But yeah—today? I went [...]
Here (very late) are the winners of the SHINE SHINE SHINE audiobook, at last.
1, Theresa July 23, 2012 at 3:21 pm I’ve already told my friend to read this awesome book, and she has already told her book-club members, who will tell their friends, who will tell their friends. Guaranteed.
50, Dina [...]
Okay, I have a GREAT and entertaining interview with Lydia in a sec, but first…would you like to win a copy of the audiobook, which I read? I have THREE copies up for grabs this go round…
All you have to do is, HELP ME GET THE WORD OUT ABOUT THIS BOOK. A book [...]
The cocktail name contest was a mistake. There are about fifty REALLY strong contenders. You guys should all get jobs naming stuff. Like race horses and nail polish colors and boats and more drinks. Seriously, beloveds, you are GOLDEN. You guys even helped me name BACKSEAT SAINTS, remember? WHO SAID “Saints in the Backseat?” [...]
My Favorite Quote from the Comments yesterday comes courtesy of Kira: If you feed the squirrels, the terrorists win. Because squirrels ARE terrorists and they win by eating.
HA! I WANT TO WIN BY EATING.
To your left, you will see Ann Napolitano. She is holding the hot fresh new paperback of the book [...]
Yes Virginia-of-the-Pink-Socks, there will be a Sloughing, part, two.
The RANDOM has Spoken, as you can see, and it chose the following peeps to win the new Anthology I am in, WEDDING CAKE FOR BREAKFAST:
Sarah of Blue in the Stream and Roxanne. WHOOP on you two.
As for the third copy….Here were [...]
THANK YOU for the movetastic advice. I have actually cut and pasted bits into a list TO DO. Also thank you for the reassurance and cavalcade of voices shouting at me to drink liquor. You are wise! I bourbonically concur!
So the publicist in charge of WEDDING CAKE FOR BREAKFAST has ponied up [...]
SO I am in Alabama all week and I meet a girl at a book signing named Crimsynn. And of course the first thing out of my mouth—because I am in Alabama—- is, “So, are you named after Bama’s Crimson Tide?” And —because we are in Alabama—-her answer is, “Of course!”
Man, I love [...]