Halloween Giveaway Winner!

October 31, 2011

Happy Halloween!

My favorite holiday, except for the zombie nightmares.  Pesky zombies.  They're always trying to bite me.

Anyway!  All of your guesses were fantastic, but there is only one ring! (shameless LOTR reference)

And the winner is...

Shelly (shelly62283@aol.com), who guessed... a FAIRY!

Congratulations, Shelly!!!  Enter your address HERE and I will get the ring out to you ASAP.  :)

(Note:  A couple of other people guessed right, but unfortunately they guessed twice.  Sorry, but rules are rules.)

I promised to tell you all why Helen is dressed as a fairy, and it's not because my pal Aprilynne Pike talked me into it.  Helen ends up dressing like a fairy because of a puddle, a dead rodent, and a certain play that the Drama club is putting on. I know, I know. It's not much but that's all I can say for now. :)

A couple of honorable mentions are...

Erin A., who guessed that Helen was going to be dressed as Kate from Die For Me.  Why?  Because I love Amy Plum. <3


roro @roro is reading[rogier], who guessed that Helen would be dressed as Nike. Why?  Because the goddess Nike was the inspiration for the Stacrossed cover.

Thank you all for participating!  I will be holding another contest real soon.  And this one is going to make all of you VERY happy.  I'll be giving away something that rhymes with "bark".  :D



Halloween Giveaway!

October 25, 2011

As I mentioned yesterday, I'm doing a giveaway because it's just plain easier than editing a short story right now.  My brain hurts from writing book 3.  I've been writing like mad. Like mad I tell 'ya!  The good news is that book 3 is coming along great.  I can't wait for you all to read it!

Back to the giveaway.  With Rosa Caruso's permission, I am giving away one of her lovely creations.  Yes... the STARCROSSED RING!

Halloween plays a crucial role in DREAMLESS.  (I can't tell you how, but it does.)  And of course, Helen wears a costume.

Sooo... in order to win the STARCROSSED RING all you have to do is...

Guess what Helen dresses up as for Halloween.

You can post your answers here in the comments section.  (One guess per person please.)

I will collect entries up until Sunday the 30th at 8pm PST, and announce the winner on Monday the 31st on my blog.

If by any chance more than one person guesses right I will randomly select the winner by drawing from my trusty little black bag.

And of course, when all is said and done, I will tell you why Helen dressed the way she did.  ;)

Good luck!! <3



Promises, promises...

October 24, 2011

Okay, so here's the thing.  I may have over-committed myself.  I promised you all a short story for Halloween, but I'm afraid to report - that my dog ate it.

Seriously, I really did try, but it was taking way too much time away from Book 3, and I have a deadline to meet.  So, here's what I'm going to do instead --


Details to be posted here tomorrow.  :)




A Gift From Italy

October 1, 2011

I just received this gift box from Rosa Caruso, aka Chocolate Rose, one of our Italian StarHearts.

It's a Starcrossed necklace and ring!

Aren't they just gorgeous!?

I shall wear them forever...

I know you can't see this in the picture, but on the ring and necklace, you can take that little silver clip off and the pages OPEN UP!  And there's, like, writing on the pages.  It's super tiny but I think the text is from my book.  I'm going to have to get a magnifying glass to find out.  I'll let you know if I can read it.  :)

Thank you, Rosa!!! <3 <3



PS, I'm thinking of becoming a hand model if this writing thing doesn't pan out.  Check me out on QVC!!  LOL!!