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Ideas for Giveaways!

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Ideas for Giveaways!

After taking Xavier (my Siberian Husky for new readers) out to do his business, I had an idea that I would use each social media platform I frequent to hold giveaways conducive to the platform. For example:

My Instagram would have image-inclined giveaways.

My Facebook Page would have 'share this, comment, take a photo of yourself with book 1, answer this question, and sing a song while on your head' kind of giveaways.

My Tumblr would have 'reblog this and like this to enter' kind of giveaways.

Because I'm starting not to post the same things on each social media. Some days my Instagram is left alone while I frequent Facebook. At others, my Tumblr sees me reblogging everything in sight, sparking up conversations with other writers and readers, and at others my Facebook sees me sharing everything I can.

Even my Newsletter would have 'subscriber-only' giveaways right through emails.

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Blurb Writing

Quick post before I go cook dinner for myself and the boyfriend. book, novel, the two swords

So an hour ago or so, I started to write the blurb for The Two Swords, because I grew tired of staring at a mostly blank screen on it's Goodreads page, and I got something, but it wasn't...all together there.

So I stared at the screen for a long time, gave up, and went to write the actual book - stumped there. I know how I want to start it but apparently my mind doesn't want me to start it...at least not now.

So I'm taking a break from the blurb creation and the book creation (can't write an outline until I have a semi-decent beginning; dunno why that is for me), and I'm going to focus on other things like taking my adorable puppy outside in the snow (again)

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and cooking.

Don't let your writing bog you down.

And remember:

Keep your bite.

-S.C. Parris

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