For You!

brawI had a few whacky ideas for this year’s Blog Reader Appreciation week. None of them really went beyond a crazed notion in my head that elicited a few snicker snorts from me as I worked yesterday. However, I do want you to know that I appreciate you despite the fact that I don’t post as much as I used to. This has been a rough year for me, trying to do the author thing while still juggling all the other things that I do. At one time or another, all my favorite things have gotten shuffled to the side for my writing. I’ve just come to accept that sometimes that is just going to be the case no matter how much I may rail against a lack of hours in the day.

Since I do most sincerely appreciate you all, and since somehow, as odd as it seems to me, my readership has apparently grown in the past year, I have many prizes to give away! I’m not going to make this difficult at all. Well, for you lurkers in your feed readers, it might be a tad tough. Here’s the thing… all you gotta do is leave a comment. On this post. You have until I put up my next Marcus Monday post to get in your comment.

What should you say? Anything you want about me, my crazy ass life, my dwindling blog life, my lack of Twitter at the office now, how much you wanna win a prize, how much you like Marcus Monday or… just say HI! Any and all comments are welcome and appreciates! Even better, each is an entry into the contest.

Now, what the heck am I giving away? For a woman who needs to buy a shirt that says, “I Speak Citrix” I have to say that none of these prizes are techie. If you want a cool techie prize, hop on over to Snackie’s World where you can win a very cool web cam from Snackiepoo. Hilly always gives great prizes. Motley has a web cam attached to this desktop but if I ever manage to build her a new desktop, she’ll take it and then I won’t have the cam to snap awesome I-just-woke-up photos like this one.

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So I could prolly stand to win Hilly’s prize. Not that I will. Lately, my luck sucketh.

Anyway, here’s what YOU can win from me! Books! Yes, I’ll be giving away my books. If you already have all my books, well, guess what? I added two new books to this list. Runaways and Fire Season will be out in July so while you may have to wait for your prize, if you choose one of these two books, you will also receive the book before it is officially for sale!

I also have a little goodie bag of stuffs that includes awesome Blogography playing cards made by Dave2 himself and authory things like bookmarks and post cards.

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Just so you know, as a sort of disclaimer here, Motley doesn’t come with the cards, and it’s one pack not two. Just sayin.

Next, I have a Queen of Snark “snarkcoaster” inspired by the Queen of Snark herself, Hilly of Snackie’s World.

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And finally, a Sex Toy mug like the one Bluepaintred drinks her coffee from.

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Last year, I believe my big winner was Marty of Banal Leakage who got a Socially Dead hat. This year, I like the idea of giving out lots of stuff so more people can be winners!

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So leave a comment anytime from now until the next Marcus Monday is posted (approximately 6:30 am Pacific time, Monday, June 29) and you will be entered to win one of these awesome (or not, depending upon what you think is cool) prizes! I loves you all for reading and coming by and I promise you that even while I might not show it that often, I truly appreciate each and every one of you. Happy Blog Reader Appreciation Week!

UPDATE! Release date for The Pixie Prince is July 3… so it goes into the pot as a prize too!

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76 Responses to For You!

  1. Debbie Tsikuris says:

    You have the neatest blog. And, I would love any of your books. Enjoyed reading the crazy comments, your fans are so cool.

    love
    debbie (dat)

  2. Debbie Tsikuris says:

    You have the neatest blog. And, I would love any of your books. Enjoyed reading the crazy comments, your fans are so cool.

    love
    debbie (dat)

  3. Lindsey Ekland says:

    Got an email that says your book is releasing from Pink Petal Books next month. That is not too long to wait.

  4. Lindsey Ekland says:

    Got an email that says your book is releasing from Pink Petal Books next month. That is not too long to wait.

  5. Maurya says:

    Must win book!!!!! Pick me, pick me!!!

  6. Maurya says:

    Must win book!!!!! Pick me, pick me!!!

  7. Desiree de Cleves says:

    Hi Lex, I thought I’d stop by. Great site, lots of neat stuff.
    Hugs,
    Desiree

  8. Desiree de Cleves says:

    Hi Lex, I thought I’d stop by. Great site, lots of neat stuff.
    Hugs,
    Desiree

  9. Lisa says:

    I enjoyed the blog post, Lex! It’s hard to find time to do everything we need to do. Please enter me in the contest. I’d be thrilled to win 🙂

  10. Lisa says:

    I enjoyed the blog post, Lex! It’s hard to find time to do everything we need to do. Please enter me in the contest. I’d be thrilled to win 🙂

  11. Kimmy L says:

    WOW!!! What cool prizes. I can’t wait to read your books.Love the book covers.

  12. Kimmy L says:

    WOW!!! What cool prizes. I can’t wait to read your books.Love the book covers.

  13. martymankins says:

    My prize is knowing that your writings are out there for the rest of the world to enjoy.
    .-= martymankins´s last blog ..Random Leakage #11 =-.

  14. martymankins says:

    My prize is knowing that your writings are out there for the rest of the world to enjoy.
    .-= martymankins´s last blog ..Random Leakage #11 =-.

  15. Vicki H says:

    Good luck with the next year. Hope that the craziness calms down. My life has been crazy this year too so I can understand what you mean. What’s the saying, “Living La Vida Loca”???

  16. Vicki H says:

    Good luck with the next year. Hope that the craziness calms down. My life has been crazy this year too so I can understand what you mean. What’s the saying, “Living La Vida Loca”???

  17. Maurya says:

    Hellooooooooo! Did you miss me?

    Have I won yet?

    I see you, Motley! Tell your mom to give me the book*wink*

  18. Maurya says:

    Hellooooooooo! Did you miss me?

    Have I won yet?

    I see you, Motley! Tell your mom to give me the book*wink*

  19. BellaDaddy says:

    Miss ya…congrats on SO MANY books now. So frikkin proud!

  20. BellaDaddy says:

    Miss ya…congrats on SO MANY books now. So frikkin proud!

  21. Maurya says:

    Should I post another comment? So far I posted the same one twice…hmmmmmm!

  22. Maurya says:

    Should I post another comment? So far I posted the same one twice…hmmmmmm!

  23. Maurya says:

    Hi Motley…did I win yet??? Where’s mt book??? Hehehehehehehehe!

  24. Maurya says:

    Hi Motley…did I win yet??? Where’s mt book??? Hehehehehehehehe!

  25. Maurya says:

    Hi Motley! Did I win yet???? Where is my book???? Hehehehehehehe!

  26. Maurya says:

    Hi Motley! Did I win yet???? Where is my book???? Hehehehehehehe!