And we're back! Blogger ate my Thursday post and wouldn't allow Kristi to post on Friday, but it looks like everything is back to normal. Whew!
The writing community has come together once again with auctions to generate funds that will go directly to the American red Cross to help with disaster relief for those affected by the recent storms and flooding in the US. Visit HelpWriteNow.blogspot.com for details on how you can donate or bid on the amazing writing/book related items up for grabs!
The ladies at Adventures in Children's Publishing are hosting a fabulous Middle Grade prize pack giveaway! Books included are: Fibble: The Fourth Circle of Heck by Dale E. Basye, The Golden Ghost (A Stepping Stone Book(TM)) by Marion Dane Bauer, The Door in the Forest by Roderick Townley, and The Forever Crush (Pink Locker Society) by Debra Moffitt. Winner will be announced on Thursday. Details at ACP blog.
The Bookshelf Muse featured author Janet Gurtler on the blog, talking about the importance of voice in your novel, along with a giveaway of Janet's YA novel, I'm Not Her. Read all about it here.
Reading Teen is giving away an ARC of Divergent by Veronica Roth. Ends June 1st. Check that out here.
Author Gail Carriger is hosting a facebook contest. If you have facebook, all you have to do to enter is join her new group. Up for grabs is a signed copy of the French version of Soulless and your pick of Soulless, Changeless, and Blameless in either American English or the UK versions. Ends midnight Thursday, May 19th. Go here for full details.
Not a contest, but Write On Con is hosting a "trifecta of awesome" chat tonight! Editor Molly O'Neill, Agent Joanna Stampfel-Volpe, and agent Michelle Andelman will be chatting live at www.writeoncon.com at 9pm EST. Topic TBA. Deets here.