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Friday, September 23, 2011

Campaigner Notice-Board (Friday, September 23rd, 2011)

If you haven't yet participated in my Second Campaigner Challenge, check it out here. Entries close on Monday, October 3rd (at 11.59pm EDT). Judging is by "Like" voting, which closes on Friday, October 14th.

Check out these great blogfests, contests, and other announcements:
  1. Amber West at A Day Without Sushi: I'm holding a very special blog link-up for charity. This is a great opportunity to visit other blogs and have your blog visited, but more importantly, it is a chance to use our community to help others. Check it out on my blog
  2. Rosalind Adam at Rosalind Adam is Writing in the Rain: I'm hosting a virtual coffee morning as part of the Macmillan World's Greatest Coffee Morning. It'll last the whole weekend, 30th Sept to 2nd October, and there'll be competitions, food, fun, awards and a chance to donate to Macmillan Cancer Support in memory of my Mum. Check it out on my blog
  3. Marlene Dotterer at Marlene Dotterer: SF Group#2 and Paranormal Romance Group #2: Send a message to Marlene Dotterer with your name and links to your books or website, or a blurb about what you are working on. She'll post all the messages on her blog, Wednesday, Oct. 5th. Contact details here.
  4. Kimberly Zook at Zook Book Nook: Get your opening lines for your WIP ready this week! The Hooked on Hooks event will begin on Friday September 30th and run through Sunday October 2nd. Post the opening lines to your WIP on your blog and publish the link on my blog to get your hook critiqued by other writers! Details here.
  5. Rebecca Ryals Russell at Under the Hat: Through the end of September MG/YA Author Blog-A-Thon: 12 authors guest post with FREE books and PRIZES. Also, Sept 24-Oct 1 Banned Books Week Blog Hop: GREAT PRIZES including my NEW book Prophecy Bk 2 Seraphym Wars Series. Check out details on my blog
  6. Stevie McCoy at Glitterword: #tuesdaytales 100 word flash fiction prompt challenge is being judged September 27th by Susan Utley from Haunted Waters publishing. Here's your chance to potentially be published in their next issue by being a winner of #tuesdaytales. Join in the fun! #tuesdaytales will post September 27th midnight PST and end 6 pm PST. Don't miss out
  7. Melodie at Forever Rewrighting: This Friday I'm posting an interview with Elisa Ludwig, one of the co-hosts of the new YA/MG mystery blog, Sleuths, Spies & Alibis. Join us to find out about Elisa's upcoming YA mystery debut and the site, aimed at mystery writers/readers. Details here.
  8. Kathleen Doyle at Kathleen Doyle: I am hosting a giveaway on my blog in honor of having 100 followers. Succubus Blues will be given by random picks from the comments. Details here
  9. Alana Garrigues at writercize: I am opening my blog to guest posts every Friday starting in October. I'd love to have campaigners participate! Guidelines are simple - sign up, then e-mail me with an intro to your blog and your favorite writing exercise that gets the creativity flowing, along with a sample! Check out the details here
  10. Megan Grimit at Megan: In honor of my birthday, I'm giving away a copy of Ann Brashares My Name Is Memory. All you have to do is fill out the form on my blog by September 25th at noon. Details here.
  11. Rebecca Enzor at Rebecca Enzor - Sticky Note Stories: Win a custom My Little Pony based on a character from YOUR novel! Use a pony generator, template, or draw a pony based on your novel (published or not) and have a chance to win your pony as a real custom - plus a book from the customizer! Check it out here.
  12. Elizabeth Flora Ross at The Writer Revived: The first in my Friday series introducing my fellow campaigners is up! I'll be highlighting several writers from the nonfiction group (#53) every Friday throughout the duration of the Campaign. Details here
If you have a blogfest, a contest, or a something-or-other you want me to let people know about, fill out this form and I'll run your announcement in the following Friday's post. Make sure you include all the details please. If your announcement is for a continuing event that you want included in other Notice-Boards, you'll need to fill out the form again each week.

Please note: Unless someone would like to volunteer to help me compile the entries and draft the post, I won't be able to run a Campaigner Notice-Board for the next two Fridays (1st and 8th of October). The next Notice-Board will be on Friday, October 15th.

5 comments:

ElaineCharton said...

Rach
I won't be in town for the 1st going to a writers retreat. However if you need one for the 8th let me know.

Rachael Harrie said...

Hi Elaine, that would be awesome :) Shoot me an email if you could and I'll let you know the details.

Hugs,

Rach

Trisha said...

I really love that My Little Pony contest - so cute! hehe

S P Mount said...

Just a quickie to say that as a new blogger here, I'm impressed by the depth of your own blogging skill and getting people to participate in various projects. I can't believe that it's a world I knew nothing about before. I really enjoyed entering your 'Imago' competition, and how it taxed the brain in getting us to use those unusual words. Already have met some interesting people and some wonderful writers who've done a great job with them, and look forward to more. (Also looking forward to telling someone to stop oscitating - if indeed that's a word! :D

Rachael Harrie said...

Hi S.P., thanks for your lovely comments! It's great to meet you :)

Hugs,

Rach

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