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Dena Garson: Loss of Control
Friday, June 27th, 2014

Thanks for letting drop in today, Delilah!

Like many authors, writing is not my only creative outlet. I’ve done scrap booking, crochet, even basket weaving (seriously – don’t knock it – it’s more relaxing than you realize). But the craft I turn to when my words aren’t coming is beading. I love playing with all the shiny, glitterly colors and shapes and turning them into things I can wear or have around the house.

While preparing to go to RomCon, I realized I needed a few more giveaways. So, I put on my jewelry designer hat and created some blingy bookmarks and purse charms. Here are the results of that effort:
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At the conference, there were hundreds of great ideas and nifty author promo but I’m always curious to know what readers really like to receive. So I’m asking you, gentle reader, what do you like? And you, fellow author, what has been effective?

On July 10th I have a new book coming out with Ellora’s Cave called Loss of Control. Like several of my earlier books, Loss of Control is a contemporary workplace romance. Since I can hardly wait for my new book to be out, I’d like to give away an electronic copy of one of my backlist books – it’ll be winner’s choice of Down to Business or Risky Business.

To be included in the drawing, just leave me a comment, along with your email address, and let me know what promotional item(s) would make you check out an author’s book or website? And for you authors out there, what promotions and/or swag have you done that drew attention to your book(s)? On Tuesday, July 2nd I’ll draw a name.

BONUS: If your name is drawn and you’ve friended me on Facebook, I’ll send you one of my blingy purse charms (pictured above) along with some Dena swag.

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Jeanie’s lousy boss has sent her on yet another business trip. At least this one has a bonus—she gets to work with “Steve the Stud”, the office hottie who makes all the women weak-kneed, for the whole week. When she finds him to be smart and fun as well, she has no clue how she’ll finish the trip while staying professional.

Steve got burned the last time he dated a coworker and has vowed to never put himself in that position again, no matter how much he can’t stop thinking about Jeanie and her freckles. When Jeanie finds evidence of fraud, Steve works more closely with her than he imagined. It’ll take all his control to maintain his promise while Jeanie struggles with an ethical dilemma.

Loss of Control is a Blush® contemporary romance from Ellora’s Cave.

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10 comments to “Dena Garson: Loss of Control”

  1. Toni Whitmire
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      · June 27th, 2014 at 6:38 am · Link

    I like the trade cards and free books bibbiesparks@yahoo.com



  2. Dena
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      · June 27th, 2014 at 12:40 pm · Link

    Books are always great as a giveaway! I’ve been surprised how popular trading cards are. Thanks, Toni!



  3. Pat Freely
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      · June 27th, 2014 at 1:25 pm · Link

    I so love to receive books. I can read 2-4 books a day, so more is better.



  4. Pat Freely
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      · June 27th, 2014 at 1:29 pm · Link

    Oops, forgot email corkit@att.net.



  5. Dena
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      · June 27th, 2014 at 3:52 pm · Link

    Wow!! My to-be-read pile would be much more manageable if I could read that many each day, Pat!



  6. ronnie c
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      · June 27th, 2014 at 3:52 pm · Link

    I USUALLY GET HOOKED ON AN AUTHOR BY RECIEVING A FREE BOOK. BUT I LOVE THE BLING!!! 😉



  7. Dena
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      · June 27th, 2014 at 6:15 pm · Link

    Ha! Gotta love the bling, Ronnie! 😆



  8. Mary Preston
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      · June 28th, 2014 at 2:53 am · Link

    Bling certainly gets my attention & makes me investigate further.

    Look shiny!!!

    marypres(AT)gmail(DOT)com



  9. Dena
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      · June 28th, 2014 at 2:10 pm · Link

    LOL, Mary – sounds like the bling and books are winning.



  10. Dena
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      · July 2nd, 2014 at 8:02 pm · Link

    I just realized I had the wrong day with the date in my post. Sorry!
    I had my unbiased third party draw a name and Pat you’re my winner! I’ll be sending you an email shortly about your prize.
    Thanks to everyone who stopped by!