I can’t believe it took me so long to get this up and running, but here, finally, is the giveaway of the first anthology my work has been published in.
I’m giving away two print copies of the 2013 Redlitzer Anthology which contains my first traditionally published short story ‘Stolen Hearts’. There are multiple ways to enter and some of them give multiple entries for one action.If you’re curious as to what I think of the anthology you can read my review either here on the blog, or my official Goodreads review.
This is an international giveaway (the only proviso being that I can ship to your location from here in Australia but I can’t imagine there are many places on the no-post list. If in doubt contact me and I’ll find out). You must be willing, if you win, to give me your postal address, but I assure you I won’t send you anything other than your prize and will never sell or release your address to a third party.
Only one copy will be given to each winner ie. you can’t win both copies, if you’re somehow lucky enough to win both copies your second win will be considered null and void and redrawn – you’ll still get the first copy though. Winning entries will be checked and validated after being drawn randomly.
Well with all the official stuff done with, start entering now!
When I made my goal list for this year (you can read them here) I spaced on an important goal.
A very important goal.
A small collection of writing books
Of course I had intentions to learn more through the year. I had a goal I didn’t publish of ensuring I submitted a piece every month to my critique group and a thought of perhaps finding a second critique group so I could be critiquing and getting critiqued more than once a month. I also have ordered and downloaded some more books on writing and self-editing. My dream is to have enough money to buy a professional manuscript assessment/edit sometime through the year.
Somehow I forgot to make myself accountable for my goal to learn more.
I want to be a better writer. I want to see my stories published. My deepest desire is to one day have someone tell me they have a crush on one of my characters.
I’m going to learn and grow as much as I can this year.
What do you want to learn or learn more about?
Now, for a bit of fun and to help promote some learning I’ve decided to do my first giveaway (yay!). I’m giving away my spare copy of Elizabeth Lyon’s ‘Manuscript Makeover’, a great book on self-editing and revision which gives many tips to help you improve your writing in general as well. For anyone concerned, this is an unread copy, I have two due to a gift giving mix-up and I’ll be keeping my well-read copy for myself.
The winner will have to be willing to provide their postal address to me so I can send the prize when the contest is over. Without further ado, behold: The Rafflecopter!
Kirstie Olley is an award-winning speculative fiction author and the full-time wrangler of her children Xander and Harlequin.
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