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Win a Phin! (and ARC)

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To celebrate the upcoming holidays (and the release of A Brush of Darkness next month,) I’m hosting a mini contest! Winner gets an ARC and an awesome stuffed unicorn of their very own. 😉 Rules: 1) You have to write a haiku. Unicorn haiku would be preferred, but anything to do with bacon is a plus. (Bonus points if Hello Kitty or David Garrett is involved.) They can be raunchy. (If you feel like branching into limerick mode, that’s okay too.) You may enter more than one haiku. Each one nets you three points. Phin’s example: My horn is so small I barely reach to your knees Good thing I’m well hung. *ahem* 2) Standard stuff: You will get extra points/chances to win if you talk about the contest. One extra point for tweeting or facebooking. Three extra points if you blog about it. 3) The contest is open until… Read more


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Well…not really. I just found it dreadfully amusing that one of my ARCs managed to find its way to ebay last week (and actually had 3 bidders on it!) I’m mostly flattered, though there’s a tiny bit of righteous indignity to it too. (What, doesn’t the “Not for resale label” mean anything??? Integrity, people!) And it’s not like I’ll ever know who it was that put it up there – I sent out ARCs, my agent sent out ARCs, my editor sent out ARCs, my publicist sent out ARCs…and yeah, you get the picture. Could have come from anywhere – and frankly, it doesn’t matter. Still, it’s kind of cool in a way. I honestly wouldn’t have thought anyone would remotely think about bidding on a book by a n00b author. (Pirating would be another thing all together – I imagine there are all sorts of people that will download… Read more

A Day in the Life…

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Today’s blog actually comes to you from Jeffe, who was kind enough to do a brief documentary on how an ARC spent her day.… Read more