Summer Contests, Giveaways, & Becoming Josephine Cover Reveal!

Posted by on Jul 4, 2013 in Writing Tips | 5 comments

Josephine barbieThere’s a lot going on this summer! Between barbecues and beer, check out all the great contests and giveaways and my own cover reveal(EEEEEKKKKK)!


The cover for my novel BECOMING JOSEPHINE will be revealed NEXT FRIDAY, JULY 12th!!!! I’m SO excited to share it. Stop by here at Between the Sheets and leave a comment for a chance to win a $20 gift card to Barnes & Noble or a $20 gift card to Amazon. Pre-order my novel (present a receipt) and win a Josephine hand mirror with a velvet bag. Meanwhile, check out this Josephine Barbie! I TOTALLY WANT ONE!



LIKE A VIRGIN— Submit your YA or NA pitch and win a manuscript  review by an agent and critiques from agented authors. The contest is hosted by Rhiann Wynn-Nolet and Kristina Perez and begins July 12th. More details are up on the website  Here’s the LINK.

CHRISTMAS IN JULY— Submit your best YA, NA, & MG queries. The best will be selected from the slush and posted to the blog. Agents peruse and may request pages. The contest hosted by Ruth Lauren Steven. The submission window begins July 9th. Here’s the LINK. 

PITCH MADNESS— Spiff up your pitches of ANY GENRE and submit them to another of Brenda Drake’s amazing contests. A bevvy of slush readers (including moi) will sort through the best pitches, they’ll go up on the blog, and agents will request pages. This contest begins in September after Labor Day. Here’s the LINK.



These authors have some great gifts for readers!

JASON MOTT: His debut paranormal novel THE RETURNED has been not only been raved about, but it has already been bought by ABC & Brad Pitt’s film production company. In celebration of the August release, there’s a giveaway for up to 200 copies on Goodreads now. Here’s the LINK.

SUSAN SPANN: Her debut novel CLAWS OF THE CAT received starred reviews from Library Journal and Booklist, among several other fantastic reviews. Susan is giving away two signed copies on July 6th on her blog. Here is the LINK.

ANNA LEE HUBER: MORTAL ARTS, the second book in the Lady Darby Mystery series, releases September 3rd. In celebration of the release, she is giving away two signed advanced reader copies of the book along with Vera Bradley gift sets. (If there are loads of entries, there will be more giveaways) Here is the LINK.

LESLIE CARROLL: Guess the sex of the royal baby and post it on her author Facebook page to win one of 3 signed copies of her latest historical nonfiction title ROYAL ROMANCES: Titillating Tales of Passion and Power in the Palaces of Europe. The final chapter of this work focuses on the courtship and wedding of William and Kate. Here is the LINK.


If you’d like to add your contest or giveaway to this post, please leave your info in the comments and I’ll add it!



Join the conversation and post a comment.

  1. Piper

    Is it ok to leave a comment now? Why don’t you have a Josephine Barbie of all people? The injustice!!!! Looking forward to seeing your cover.

  2. D. D. Falvo

    Looking forward to seeing your cover, and your book on the shelves! 🙂

  3. Susan Spann

    Thanks for linking my giveaway, Heather! I can’t wait for your release, and I can’t wait to see your cover REVEALED!!

  4. Jessica Brockmole

    I can’t wait to see the cover!! Came over here to check and see if I missed it….

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