Thursday, March 03, 2011

Life is AWESOME CONTEST

Lots of pretty awesome stuff has been happening in my life. 

My Birthday was yesterday.

I have over 125 followers.

My daughter is getting tubes in her ears in a few days. I know it sounds scary and awful but she's going to be so much happier.  She's going to sleep better, hear and speak better and walk better too. I already think she's perfect so now I'm getting an UPGRADED kid.  Zoey 2.0  WOOT.

I made to it to the second round of the Amazon Breakthrough Novelist Contest.  (They take 5000 entries and only take the top 1000 for the second round)



I will be giving away three prizes.

  • $25 giftcard to Amazon.  Buy a book, put to towards a Kindle (although the nook is pretty fraking cool) or a popcorn popper.  Whatever, it's your money.


  • A FULL manuscript critique, maybe you want another pair of eyes to look at your novel.  I've got two eyes. 

Contest ENDS on 3-18 at noon EST.  Winners will be posted on Monday.

41 comments:

  1. Happy Belated Birthday! I hope you had a great one. Good luck to your daughter. I am sure it will go well and she will be much happier.

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  2. I hope you had a good b-day :) And CONGRATS for making it to the second round of the Amazon contest-woo hoo! Things are really going well for you and your daughter!!!! Thanks for the contest :)

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  3. Happy birthday. Hope you have a wonderful day. My son had tubes put in last year. He can talk so much better now. I'm sure your daughter will do fine.

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  4. YAY!!! Super happy for you, girlie!! That is one heck of a tough contest to crack, so kudos. Here's to hoping you get past the next round, too! *crosses fingers*

    And THANKS for this amazing contest!!!

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  5. It's always nice to capture the good feeling, isn't it? And, of course, being you, you'd share it ... :-)

    I am hoping, by the way, for the manuscript crit ;-)

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  6. How did I miss that your kid's getting tubes in her ears? *dashes off to email*

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  7. YAY Blog contest!! And YAY awesome birthday!

    One of my brothers has (had?) tubes in his ears. Hopefully there will be a big improvement :)

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  8. Happy birthday! :) And I hope things are much better after the tubes. I have a friend who all three of her kids ended up with tubes in their ears, but there were no more ear infections after that!

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  9. Omigosh congrats on making it to the second round of the Amazon contest! That's so exciting! Good things happening all around. :)

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  10. Congrats on the Amazon contest! One of my crit partners made it to the semi-finals last year and got a lovely PW blurb. I hope the ear tube insertion goes well.

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  11. Good luck on the Amazon contest. That is so cool.

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  12. Happy Birthday! That's awesome. Glad to have found your blog and am a new follower. Thanks!
    Lisa ~ YA Literature Lover

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  13. HAPPY BIRTHDAY! <3 <3 <3

    awesome contest booski. ;)

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  14. Cool prizes! Happy b-day!! We heart you!! :)

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  15. Awesome contest! Glad that things are, well, awesome for you, and happy b-day!

    Marie, http://marierearden.blogspot.com

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  16. "Zoey 2.0" made me laugh out loud! Yay for her upgrade! :)

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  17. Fantastic! Great to hear all those awesome upgrades in life. :)

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  18. happy birthday! Congrats on the followers and I wish the best for your daughter, we had to do something similar to my little brother (12 y younger then me), he had extra skin on his ears that needed to be removed to he could hear properly and then he had tubes in is hears after during the healing process. over all it was an amazing thing for him and I'm sure it will be for your little girl too ^.^

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  19. LOL, about your upgrade. Hopefully she won't need any service packs. ;) But I'm sure she will be much happier.

    Happy Birthday, too! And Congratulations on making it into the second round - that is so awesome! I am so happy for you and crossing my fingers you go all the way.

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  20. Titanium Necklaces Titanium Necklaces
    Thank you for your hard work to collect and organize, to share with you a lot about the fashion thing, and this is very useful to me.

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  21. I said I commented, but I hadn't, but now I am, and I always intended to, hence why I said I had :P

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  22. Happy birthday, hooray and congratulations! What an awesome string of good fortune!

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  23. congrats and happy birthday! so glad life's going so well for you! whoo-hoo! :)

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  24. Happy belated bday ~ :) It's a good day - my sister shares it. And great contest, thanks! Please count me in. I'll happily side-bar it.

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  25. Happy bday! I had tubes in my ears as a kid and it made me quite happy indeed :)

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  26. Happy birthday. Great contest!

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  27. Happy Birthday, and I'm glad your daughter will be feeling better and running around like crazy :) Thanks for the wonderful contest!

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  28. Happy Birthday!!! Just got around to posting about it today! Hope your birthday week is fantastic.

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  29. Happy birthday!! What an awesome contest!

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  30. Happy birthday! Great giveaway! Count me in if it's international please.

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  31. Happy Birthday and congratulations on your success! Thank you for hosting such a generous giveaway.

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  32. That's a great reason to make a contest. Truly awesome. Congrats as well.
    Nahno ∗ McLein

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  33. Happy Birthday! and congrats on the Amazon contest, that's awesome!

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  34. Happy Birthday, Erinn....

    ALl the best! AWESOME contest and LOVE the button, it's on my blog for all to see!

    Michael

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  35. Happy Birthday! And congratulations on the second round. I so wanted to enter that contest, but my manuscript wasn't quite ready. I will have to live vicariously on your postings :)

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  36. Good luck to your daughter AND to you! These things are trying for parents as well.

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  37. Happy Birthday, I hope the cake was delicious!

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  38. My son had ear tubes and it was so much better afterwards! So I think it's something to celebrate for sure.

    And happy birthday!

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  39. Marquita is the reason I'm over here. Congrats on making it into the second round. A comfortable kid is a happy kid and that makes for a happy mommy too.

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