Look what I have won in a lovely giveaway from those kind people at The Society of Authors:
And guess what I am going to do (because all that snow has befuddled my brain)? I’m giving TWO of them away! Any two of your choice, if you are the winner! And yes, I will send them anywhere, so this giveaway is open to anyone.
All you have to do is leave a comment below, telling me which 2 books you’d like to win and why! (The ‘why’ can just be about one of the books, if you like – the one you’d particularly like to win).
This is going to be a random draw, so don’t worry too much about what you write, as I won’t be ‘judging’ it. I just thought it would be interesting to see the reasons for your choice.
This is a ‘weekend’ giveaway so you need to post your comment no later than 9pm on Sunday 20th Jan, when I will be doing the draw.
Write Link Weekend Competition C/d: 4pm, Saturday 19th Jan
And, if you need a little something else to keep you going during this ‘snowed-in’ weekend* then, how about this, which is not one of my competitions, but something that ‘Write Invite’ are running as an ‘add on’ to their usual Saturday afternoon writing competition:
Deadline: 4pm on Saturday 19th January
Prize: £25 minimum (depends on number of entries)
Entry fee: £2 – payable via Paypal to firstname.lastname@example.org
150 words maximum (not incl. title)
Multiple entries accepted.
Themes are: ‘Mr Snowman’, ‘Snowed In’ or ‘Shelter From The Storm’ (choose one).
Title your email in capitals ‘Snow Comp’.
This comp will be ‘turned around’ by next Friday (I assume that means, the winner will be announced). The winning story will be sent to over 1500 members of Write Invite. (which I’ve blogged about before –here).
I might even have a go myself. My writing day has been postponed (you remember, the one I had to read 200 pages for!!), so I have a little time on my hands!
If anyone’s watching the new BBC TV series ‘Father Brown’ (based on the GK Chesterton novels) – and I’m sure you’re not because it’s on at a strange time: 2.10 in the afternoon… well, this is a very roundabout way of telling you that it was filmed in my village, Blockley, last summer! (And caused much excitement). And that is what ‘Father Brown’s church’ looked like today…
*Readers from outside the UK, you just need to know this: it has snowed – big time – and, as always, we are totally surprised and unprepared. It’s like we’ve never seen snow before. Schools have closed, roads are impassable, lots of people had to stay at home today. AND WE LOVE IT!
PS: I have some exciting comps and writing opportunities to tell you about. Come back tomorrow for those!