Category: Games & Fun

Cocktails & Characters: Ramsey & Lila

Guest Post Re-Post: Originally posted 10/3/2013 on Simply Infatuated as a guest post. Part of my Crimson Dahlia blog tour organized by Paranormal Cravings. ***** Crimson Dahlia – Fire & Ice I had so much fun coming up with these cocktails. I mean… of course I had to test out different versions until I got it perfect… right?  In fact, now that I think about it, I … Read More Cocktails & Characters: Ramsey & Lila

Month of Crimson Dahlia Giveaway – Winners!

First, a huge THANK YOU to everyone who participated in the “Month of Crimson Dahlia Giveaway”. Crimson Dahlia – the 3rd book of the Svatura series – is now available on Amazon and out-selling my expectations. Your help to get the word out is a very big reason for that. I also enjoyed all the interactions and responses to my various individual games and … Read More Month of Crimson Dahlia Giveaway – Winners!

Month of Crimson Dahlia – Giveaway Package

Crimson Dahlia – the third book of the Svatura series – is on track to be released at the end of this month! I am so excited that I am declaring August 2013 the month of fun contests and free giveaways leading up to the release of Crimson Dahlia! I will have regular small contests and giveaways throughout the month and then one big Giveaway … Read More Month of Crimson Dahlia – Giveaway Package

Name a Character Contest – Vote

I got some great entries for the Crimson Dahlia Name a Character Contest. Thank you to everyone who entered! As a reminder, I asked my readers for name ideas for a girl who is very small, pale, with dark brown hair. Old enough to be someone’s “love interest” down the road. Right now she’s out cold and has been in this stasis for months. … Read More Name a Character Contest – Vote

And the Winners of the IPPY Medalist Giveaway Are…

My fellow IPPY winners, Josh and Janine, and I would like to thank everyone for the awesome participation in our contest. We had 1910 entries over the course of the month long contest. People participated in all sorts of ways – comments on FB, tweets, liking our pages, etc. Today we did a random drawing of all contest entries.   The Grand Prize Winner … Read More And the Winners of the IPPY Medalist Giveaway Are…

Crimson Dahlia – Name a Character Contest

I’m at it again. My readers come up with such awesome names and titles I just gotta know what you think. Help me to name the stasis girl from Hyacinth. Spoiler Alert – she might just wake up in Crimson Dahlia and have a bigger part to play. THE CONTEST:  Submit your name ideas. I’ll pick the top 5 and put it to a … Read More Crimson Dahlia – Name a Character Contest

IPPY Winners Giveaway Package!!!

UPDATE 6/20/2013 And the winners are…  **** 5/19/2013 The 2013 IPPY Gold, Silver, and Bronze medalists for Best Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror eBook are coming together for one massive giveaway. Hold on to your seats, folks, cause this is gonna be awesome! 2013 IPPY Medalists: Best Sci-Fi / Fantasy / Horror eBook Gold: The Bane of Yoto by Joshua Viola Silver: Queen and Commander by Janine A. … Read More IPPY Winners Giveaway Package!!!

Svatura Book #3 – Title Contest Winner

At the beginning of April I started the “Name the Next Book in the Svatura Series Contest“.  The books in the Svatura series all have a flower for the title. As part of the contest I included some very specific guidelines to select the flower for the title/cover: 1. The name of the flower would work as a cool book title 2. The flower … Read More Svatura Book #3 – Title Contest Winner

Svatura Book #3 – Vote on the Title

I have yet to name the third book of the Svatura series. Over the last two weeks as part of my contest to help name the book, readers have been submitting title ideas to me via comments here, on Facebook, on Twitter, and email. Thank you so much for all the wonderful ideas and submissions!!! Out of the 20 flowers people sent me, I have picked the … Read More Svatura Book #3 – Vote on the Title

Contest: Title for Svatura Book #3

I have yet to name the third book of the Svatura series. Please help me find and select the flower/title for Book #3! Here’s the plan… submit your flower ideas through the 15th of April. I will select my top 4 favorites and then put those up for a reader vote through the 30th. The person who’s flower gets picked wins! More detailed guidelines … Read More Contest: Title for Svatura Book #3