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I'm doing my first giveaway!  Woot!

I got an extra Terry Pratchett Discworld 2012 calendar from Amazon.co.uk last month, due to a shipping mixup, so I have one to give away. Since I know that several of you like Pratchett I thought I'd just let anyone who is interested enter by posting a comment here, then I'll randomly select a name using the slips-of-paper-in-a-bowl method. (Unless I get way too many comments, in which case I'll find some online randomizer to help me pick a winner.)  Limitations: You must be in the US or Canada. Post a comment no later than 11:59:59pm Pacific Time on Thursday February 23. 

It's a nice calendar, this year's illustrations are by Paul Kidby, I like it even better than last year's calendar. I'm excited to share!


Date: 2012-02-21 11:10 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] eshakespear.livejournal.com
Hey! That looks awesome. I'd love to win it! BTW...I just friended you. I'm looking forward to reading more about your writing and such. :)

Date: 2012-02-21 11:34 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dampscribbler.livejournal.com
Hi, Elizabeth!

Your odds are great so far! :-) I added you back! I saw your entry the other day on attending conferences -- I worry about spending so much time at conferences that I forget to write. As I've only attended one, though, and don't expect to attend more than one this year, I don't think I'm in danger of that, yet. What would be better is to attend less internet!

I sometimes write here about writing, but I'm not regular about my LJ entries in any way. I've thought I should get more regular about them, but decided that before I do that I want to get a really good writing routine down for my fiction. (I'm working on a fairy-tale adaptation/fantasy novel right now.) So, first thing is first. But I pop in here from time to time, and now you're on my friends feed, so I'll see you.

Thanks for saying hi!

Date: 2012-02-22 12:25 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] eshakespear.livejournal.com
Your book sounds fun....is it middle grade? or YA? I look forward to hearing more about it when you start posting. Good luck with finding a routine that works for you. I'm trying to do the same....it's hard with little ones underfoot.

And I agree, I need to attend less internet!

Erin (no worries...I like the name Elizabeth, too.

Date: 2012-02-22 12:49 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dampscribbler.livejournal.com
I've got to get through the first draft to know if it's MG or YA, but I suspect YA. I really want to write a MG book, but I don't think that this is the one. :) My protagonist is young, though. Maybe it will be tween?

I can't believe I blew your name in the first take! Sorry!!!!

Date: 2012-02-22 06:52 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] eshakespear.livejournal.com
No worries on the name. Really. And speaking of names, Damp. Or should I call you Ms. Scribbler? :)

I love MG and it's what I seem drawn to write the most. Although I have a couple YA ideas kicking around in my noggin'. Hopefully I can figure out how to write the first book so I can get the others out, too.

Date: 2012-02-23 09:11 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dampscribbler.livejournal.com
It's up there under my icon -- Kristi. :-)

Date: 2012-02-22 12:46 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] jbknowles.livejournal.com
Oooh! Pick me! Pick me! Huge fan! :-)

Date: 2012-02-22 12:50 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dampscribbler.livejournal.com
You've got a 50:50 shot right now! Thanks for entering!

Date: 2012-02-22 03:07 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] newport2newport.livejournal.com
I'm begging you...please drop my name in the hat!


Oh, and thank you! Whether I win or not, I think it's cool that you're willing to share your newfound wealth.

Date: 2012-02-22 04:57 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dampscribbler.livejournal.com
You are entered!

When they sent me the second one (I'll have to post the full story soon) they suggested that I donate one if both eventually showed up. I was looking at mine today thinking how much I like it, and I should share the other, and that I suppose I could choose a local school or arts organization or something, but I SO like my LJ buddies that I'd rather send it to one of them/you. :-)

Date: 2012-02-22 01:15 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kellyrfineman.livejournal.com
Well of course I like Pratchett!

Date: 2012-02-23 09:13 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dampscribbler.livejournal.com
Hi, Kelly!

You're one of the first ones I thought of for this! I'm glad you entered! :-)


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