Tuesday, March 15, 2011

AGENT News!! No, not me...just yet.

This wasn't my original post for today, but I'm sure the spunky Elana J. won't mind me putting off her query interview with me to celebrate with another wonderful author friend. 


Have you heard the news? The fabulous Carolina Valdez Miller has an AGENT, the vibrant Vickie Motter, of Andrea Hurst Literary Management!! 




I am thrilled to share this news and the amazing giveaway Carolina has put together.


Taken from her blog: 

Agent Signing Celebration Mega Giveaway

From Carolina
Winner 1: A 1st page critique from my agent Vickie Motter!

Winner 2:
slate-shasta-main-wifiA Kindle Wireless Reading Device


In order to win this one, you will need to follow all the blogs in the giveaway to qualify.



Winner 3:
escapingintotheopenSigned copy of Escaping into the Open: the Art of Writing True by Elizabeth Berg






Winner 4:
shadeSigned Hardback of Shade by Jeri Smith-Ready







Winner 5:
passingstrangeSigned Hardback of Passing Strange by Daniel Waters








or



or

(You will need to subscribe or follow her RSS feed)

One winner will win: 
WRITING DOWN THE BONES, by Natalie Goldberg
or
HOW NOT TO WRITE A NOVEL, by Howard Mittelmark and Sandra Newman
or
GIVE 'EM WHAT THEY WANT: THE RIGHT WAY TO PITCH YOUR NOVEL TO EDITORS AND AGENTS, by Blythe Camenson and Marshall J. Cook

One winner will win all three:
  • Stephen King's ON WRITING
    • Ray Bradbury's ZEN IN THE ART OF WRITING
  • Anne Lamott's BIRD BY BIRD

(In lieu of a follow, you will need to LIKE her Fan page)
Winner 1: A signed copy of MISFIT MCCABE (or ebook)
Winner 2: A signed copy of NOWHERE FEELS LIKE HOME (or ebook)
 Winner 3: A canvas book bag


One winner takes all 3:
A signed copy of THE DARK DIVINE
A signed copy of RAISED BY WOLVES
WRITE GREAT FICTION: PLOT AND STRUCTURE


TBA!


A $25 Amazon gift card


A Hardcover of Across the Universe


A Signed copy of PERSONAL DEMONS by Lisa Desrochers

(You will need to subscribe to her blog)

101 Success Secrets for Gifted Kids: The Ultimate Guide
Or
A partial Critique


A $15 Barnes and Noble gift card


TBA!

ANGELFIRE by Courtney Allison Moulton
ANNA AND THE FRENCH KISS by Stephanie Perkins
HEX HALL by Rachel Hawkins 
DEMONGLASS by Rachel Hawkins

HURRY...run over to Carolina's blog and fill in her entry form to ENTER. Giveaway is open until April 1st. Hope to see you all there!

Remember, Writers' Ally and The Graffiti Wall are for all of you. If you have news to share, want to tell cyberspace a bit about yourself, guest blog, or share a snippet of your work, feel free to contact me. 

What's your good news? I'm sure you have some.

22 comments:

  1. Yay Carol! Yay Sheri for spreading the blog party love! Yaaaayyy!

    (I, uh, should probably have stopped after the second cup of coffee today, shouldn't I?)

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  2. Yay Carolina! Let's hope that her journey brings all the success it promises.

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  3. I'm so happy for Carolina! It's great that everyone is shouting out her happy news!

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  4. Such an awesome celebration! I wish I had some good news like that, but hey, I have 5 days off this weekend and we're going camping... that's okay for now! :)

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  5. Carolina AND Vickie are so lucky! And me, cause I just gained an agent-sister! Congrats to them both!

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  6. Sounds wonderful. Heading over right now.

    :-)

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  7. this is all so sweet and fun! I love the display of bloggie love for Carolina. Great news. Thanks, Sher~ :o) <3

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  8. That is so cool! Yay! I love hearing when one of the bloggy friends gets an agent! Whoop!

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  9. I tried commenting with my phone earlier this morning but it didn't go through! HUGE congrats to Carolina!!! That's so exciting and I've seen Vickie Motter's name alot around the blogosphere lately- seems like a very active and enthusiastic person to have on your side! Great thing for the both of them!

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  10. Wow. Awesome celebration and prizes!

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  11. I'm so happy for Carol!

    Let's see, my news. I'm now an editor for MuseItUp Publishing, and I had a short paranormal YA story released as an ebook on the 8th.

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  12. You, my dear, are a superstar, and I have no doubt that we'll be doing this for you soon. But thank you so much for your support and for your kind words. I'm so blown away by this blogging community--so much love, so much kindness. It's a tad overwhelming, really, but WOW. AMAZING. Thank you so much, hon. I'm excited to be able to cheer for you. So know that I'm rooting for you!

    Thanks so much, sweet.

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  13. Excellent contest. Thanks for the heads up!

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  14. Yay Carol! I'm so excited for her! This news renews my hope! Good things do happen to good people. :)

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  15. So happy for Carolina!!! And it's great to see so many bloggers celebrating her today!

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  16. I saw, yes I did, and double YAY!

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  17. CONGRATS again Carolina!

    I entered yesterday....

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  18. Congrats to Coralina. So awesome.

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  19. That's awesome news! And WOW what a giveaway! I've already entered, but mostly I'm proud of the awesome writerly community we have, that celebrates these successes! :)

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  20. hi miss sheri! i already been at miss carolinas blog and told her congrats. shes sooooo nice!
    wowee so much prizes! and so much blogger love for her. wow how cool is that!
    ...hugs from lenny

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  21. Sounds like a great reason to celebrate.

    Lee
    Tossing It Out

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