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A Question… (New Contest!)
Monday, November 7th, 2011

NaNo Day 7:
LH—2169 words

The winner of the Autographed Book Contest is named at the bottom of this post!

I have three things to talk about today. Bear with me—you might like something I have to say. πŸ˜€

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The “I’ll Change My Name to Wendy or Tammy” Contest
First, I am starting a new contest today, and it will end next Tuesday, November 15th! There will be more than one winner—but only if you are willing to be Wendy or Tammy for a day. Scratching your head? I have this stack of autographed books that I made out to the wrong person. It has grown to four. There’s a copy of Girls Who Bite, Veiled Alliance, Un, Deux, Trois, MΓ©nage!, and Darkness Captured. So I will give away four books to four people—if those four are willing to be Tammy or Wendy (the names I put in those books by accident!) for a day! Okay, so I’ll scratch through those ladies’ names and add yours, before I send, but it’s more fun the way I put it. Or maybe just more confusing. Anyway, I will be rid of the stack, and four lucky people will have a signed book!

What do you have to do to win one of these four books?
Post a comment—here or on my Facebook page.

And remember, the Promo Ho Contest is ongoing! Check the Contest page for details!

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While I’m Away…
This week I’ve given over control of my blog to a great list of guests! On Thursday, I’ll be heading to Altus, Oklahoma where my sister, Elle James/Myla Jackson, and I will be conducting a workshop for writers. Friday night is a booksigning, so if you’re in the area and want to know how you can meet us, just drop me a line! Anyway, I have guests lined up starting tomorrow. Take a look at the lineup!

Tuesday — Myla Jackson
Wednesday — Dani Worth
Thursday — Mahalia Levey
Friday — Sharon Hamilton
Saturday — Me, with a Saturday Snippet
Sunday — Cerise Deland
Monday — Jasmine Haynes

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The Question…

If you were on an African safari, what would you absolutely
have to see for the trip to be complete?

The winner of the Autographed Book Contest is…Ilona! Ilona, congrats! Send me an email to arrange delivery of your prize!

24 comments to “A Question… (New Contest!)”

  1. Christi Anderson
    · November 7th, 2011 at 9:38 am · Link

    I am Tammy today. I would want to see a leopard

  2. Christina Freas
    · November 7th, 2011 at 9:41 am · Link

    Wendy or Tammy, it would be rough, but I would fight thru it, and smile the whole time I’m reading your book. It would actually be nice. When my kids say mom, can you make me a sandwich, I’ll tell them your mom went out, my name is Wendy…lol! That would have them scratching their heads for a few minutes.

  3. Claire Admire
    · November 7th, 2011 at 9:49 am · Link

    I’d love to be Tammy or Wendy for a day. πŸ™‚

  4. Ebony Morton
    · November 7th, 2011 at 9:50 am · Link

    I will be tammy or wendy for a day. I would love to see the wild elephants and hipos in the safrair. πŸ™‚

  5. Becky Ward
    · November 7th, 2011 at 10:48 am · Link

    I could go through a day being called Wendy. Since Tammy is the name of my sister-in-law, that would be more harder for me to deal with being called. I would love to see the wild elephants, giraffes, zebras and lions on the African safari.

  6. Cheryl McInnis
    · November 7th, 2011 at 11:02 am · Link

    Hmm, you can call me Wendy, Tammy, or even Al…Paul Simon joke, there! πŸ™‚

    I’d love to see a lion.

  7. Diane Sadler
    · November 7th, 2011 at 11:31 am · Link

    Either name is fine by me, so different from mine.
    I would love to see a giraffe, they look elegant with those long necks.

  8. Eva P.
    · November 7th, 2011 at 11:41 am · Link

    Count me in to be Tammy or Wendy *g* I would also love to see all the exotic animals, would love to take one of those tours that drive you around to seem them!

  9. Allison
    · November 7th, 2011 at 11:53 am · Link

    I’d be happy to be Tammy or Wendy for a day. As for a trip to Africa, I’d want to take a boat ride down the Zambezi river.

  10. Joanne Balinski
    · November 7th, 2011 at 1:15 pm · Link

    It would be my pleasure to be Tammy or Wendy for a day. I would like to see the giraffes, and the lions in Africa.

  11. Melissa P
    · November 7th, 2011 at 1:17 pm · Link

    I wouldn’t mind being someone else for a day….then I dont have to do what is need to do for myself…A way of getting out of cleaning up the house.
    Africa: I would want to do some hunting. Yep I am a active hunter. If not that just the trip alone would be nice. Since I know I will most likely never make it over there.
    Thanks for the contest.

  12. Leagh C
    · November 7th, 2011 at 1:37 pm · Link

    I will be Wendy or Tammy and I would have to see any big cats. I just think that they are so graceful and beautiful

  13. Gabi Wurst
    · November 7th, 2011 at 2:26 pm · Link

    my name is tammy and i wish to see the big cats and the gorillas.i hope i get a good book for the long travel to africa … LOL!!!

  14. tammy ramey
    · November 7th, 2011 at 3:59 pm · Link

    would i have to be a Wendy as i already am a Tammy? LOL
    if i was on safari i would love to see mount kilimanjaro and victoria falls. both are places i studied about when i trained as a travel agent and i always thought they would be beautiful to see in person.

  15. Shannon H
    · November 7th, 2011 at 6:03 pm · Link

    β€œI’ll Change My Name to Wendy or Tammy” sounds like a win win to me. πŸ˜†

  16. June M.
    · November 7th, 2011 at 6:45 pm · Link

    I would be anyone to get an autographed book from you: Tammy, Wendy, FRED! LOL

    I would want to see all the exotic animals from Africa (from a very safe distance). πŸ˜‰
    June M.

  17. Virginia E
    · November 7th, 2011 at 8:11 pm · Link

    It wouldn’t be the first time that someone called me by the wrong name, at least this time, I’d get something for it.

    I know it’s not on the normal safari tour, but I’d just have to see False Bay. Air Jaws, here I come!

  18. elaing8
    · November 7th, 2011 at 8:34 pm · Link

    I don’t mind being a Wendy or a Tammy πŸ™‚
    its like a secret identity…lol.
    Thanks for the giveaway.

  19. Sky Robinson
    · November 7th, 2011 at 10:48 pm · Link

    I’d like to be Wendy. What was my real name anyway????

  20. Delilah Devlin
    · November 8th, 2011 at 12:37 am · Link

    I love that you like my crazy contest! And as to what I’d have to see on a safari—I love big cats. Gimme lions!

  21. Ilona
    · November 8th, 2011 at 6:36 am · Link

    As my eldest son’s SO is called Tammy you wouldn’t even have to scratch out the name πŸ™‚

    I’ll just read it first – then pass it on πŸ™‚

    Oh and thanks for picking me to win and expect my email soon πŸ˜€

  22. Karen M
    · November 8th, 2011 at 6:59 am · Link

    I would be Tammy. I think elephants in the wild πŸ˜›

  23. Fedora
    · November 9th, 2011 at 10:40 pm · Link

    ROFL! I think I’d be OK being Tammy or Wendy for that πŸ˜‰ As for African safari, it wouldn’t be complete without a view of the savannah at night, although I could definitely do without the mosquitoes!

  24. KOMGUE
    · November 10th, 2011 at 1:39 am · Link


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