Friday, July 23, 2010

Support an Awesome Cause and Win Totally Faboo Prizes!

Candace Ganger, YA author,totally hip SAHM, and member of my online writer's group Shenandoah Writers Online, is hosting an uber-cool contest on her blog The Misadventures in Candyland. The contest is in support of Joy 2 the World, a non-profit organization which generates micro-credit loans for the women of Ghana to encourage independence and empowerment.

There are several ways to help: GIVE a donation, BUY a t-shirt, CREATE graphics to spread the word, LISTEN, or PROMOTE the cause too.

And the best part? You could win these fantabulous prizes:

For Writers:

-(5) winners will be invited to a private webinar + query, synopsis + 5 page critique with superagent Natalie Fischer

-30 minute phone consultation with superagent Michelle Wolfson

-3 chapter tandem critique by authors Tawna Fenske and Cynthia Reese

-Copy edit of 3 chapters by supereditor/superawesome (formerly of Baker's Mark) Gretchen Stelter

-50 page critique by author Sean Ferrell

-Query letter + 3 chapter critique by author Beth Revis

-Skype session and copy of ebook "From the Query to the Call" by Elana Johnson

-Query, synopsis + 5 page critique by author Carrie Harris

-Critique of manuscript by author Dianne Salerni

-Line edit of first 30 pages (YA) by author Valerie Kemp

-(2) Query critiques by author Rose Cooper

-Ten page critique by author T.H. Mafi

-Query critique + winner interview on blog by author Matthew Rush

For Everyone:

-Autographed copy of "The Body Finder" + swag bag donated by author Kimberly Derting

-Autographed set of "Lost Dog," "Chasing Smoke," and "Day One" donated by author Bill Cameron

-A copy of "Numb" donated by author Sean Ferrell

-Special pre-order of "Across the Universe" donated by author Beth Revis

-Autographed New Medicine CD, autographed poster donated by Candyland & Photo Finish Records

-ARC of Yvonne Woon's "Dead Beautiful" donated by Candyland

-"We Hear the Dead" tee donated by author Dianne Salerni

-One of (4) Signed prints + (1) signed original piece of artwork by author Rose Cooper

-One of (3) Amazon gift cards donated by author T.H. Mafi

-Copies of "24 Hours London" + "24 Hours Paris" donated by author Talli Roland

I'm entering. You should too! Do it. Click here. Now! The contest ends July 31!


  1. Thanks for the SWO love, writing BFF - and for spreading the word about Candace's contest! *mwah*

  2. Yay! Love you already! Thanks for the plug:)


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