Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Blogiversary Bash! Amazing #Giveaways for Writers and Readers

It's hard to believe that I've been blogging for a whole year. It started out as a "okay, I'll give it a try" and turned into a full-blown adventure. I'm so glad I entered the blogging world. I've met so many fabulous people and have learned more than I could've imagined.

Let's start with a year in review:

3 Most Popluar Posts: 
Post with the Most Comments: Black Friday Blog Hop (Nov. 23, 2012) 59 comments
First "Real" Person Interview: Chantel Rhondeau, Author of Always and Forever

Now for the FUN! I have super, wonderful, amazing, incredible, groovy, awe-inspiring friends who are bloggers, authors, publishers, editors and they will be donating wonderful prizes for my BLOGIVERSARY giveaways! What are the giveaways? Check this list out:

ELSKER200x300From the Desk of the Editorblog

First 5-pages Manuscript Critique
Ashley Christman, Entranced Publishing Executive Editor/Publisher

First 5-pages Manuscript Critique - 
Eden Plantz, Managing Editor for Entranced Publishing

First 5-pages Manuscript Critique - 
Lindsey Louckes, author with Crescent Moon Press & Entangled Publishing

Query Critique
ST Bende, Author of Elsker, to be released in May, 2013

$10 Amazon Gift Certificate - 

PictureLouise Gornall, Author of In Stone to be released by Entranced Publishing this year

Sixth South Ebook -
from author Michele Shriver

2 Ebooks: Love by Number and Never Date a Cop
from erotica author Kara Leigh Miller

Ebook copy of Too Close to Home -
donated by Rachel Kall, author of Legally Undercover

ARC Crime and Passion Ebook -
from author Chantel Rhondeau

Coming Home Ebook -
from erotica romance author Paloma Beck

5-page Critique & Mainstream Sci-Fi Adventure Ebook Moons' Kiss
Moons' Kissfrom professional editor and author Kimberly Comeau

from author Christina McKnight

Signed Print Copy of The Brookfield Series -
from author Lacey Wolfe

PDF copy of The Hunter Diaries -
from author Serena Zane

Winners Choice: Michal's Window, Broken Build or Hidden Under Her Heart Ebook - 
from author Rachelle Ayala

Ecopy of each: A Ranger's Tale, Tallenmere #1 and Serenya's Song, Tallenmere #2 - 
from author Mysti Parker

5-page critique & Hand-crafted Swag from Liberty Ann Ireland

$5 Amazon Gift Certificate for one of my awesome donation participants (randomly selected) + First 5-pages Manuscript Critique -From Me

Print copies (US only) - The One That Got Away (Harlequin Kiss) by Kelly Hunter and Hitched! (Harlequin Kiss) by Jessica Hart - 
from Sara at Harlequin Junkie

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  1. Congrats! Thanks for the giveaway! I'd like to win the Amazon gift card, The Brookfield series, Coming Home, and Only in Her Dreams. Have a wonderful day! :)

  2. Happy Blogiversary AND birthday, Melinda!!

  3. Woohoo!! Happy Blogiversary. Many great things are happening this year for you!

  4. Congratulations and thank u so much for the giveaway..i would like to win $10 Amazon Gift Certificate, A Ranger's Tale by Mysti Parker e-book, PDF copy of The Hunter Diaries -from author Serena Zane:)

  5. Happy Blogoversary!

    I am reader so the Amazon gift card and books are great for me! Thanks so much!

  6. Congratulations! I bet year two will be even more exciting. :)

  7. Congrats on one year...oh, and your bday!

  8. Wow! You've got a lot of great prizes here! =) Happy Blogiversary. You've inspired me to do something big for my one year, which is still like 7 or 8 months away. lol.

  9. Happy Blogiversary & birthday, Melinda!!! I am reader so the Amazon gift card & books are great for me!!! Thank you for the giveaway :)

    1. Congratulations to you and your success. I would love the critique of my work in progress novel. Thanks for offering this.

  10. The first year has been so amazing, I can't wait to see what you do in year two!

  11. just a reader and I would love to read only in her dreams and moon kiss and never date a cop

  12. Congratulations. This is such a fun idea!

  13. I hope you enjoy your special day, Melinda!

  14. I'd like to win one of the gift cards or The Brookfield Series. Thanks!

  15. Happy Blogiversary! I am an avid reader and a writer :)

  16. Happy Birthday & Happy Blog Anniversary


  17. Happy Birthday & Happy Blog Anniversary


  18. Happy anniversary! Prizes ... paloma beck coming home, lacey wolfe brookfield series book, amazon gift card.

  19. Happy Blogiversary! Your blog inspires me. ;)

  20. Happy days to you! Celebrate! I'm interested in the critiques...Thanks for the opportunity.