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    Three Wishes Blog Blitz – three book-related wishes

    9/1/2013

    Three Wishes Blog Blitz BannerToday I’m participating in the Three Wishes Blog Blitz, hosted by author Juliet Madison! From 2nd to 6th September you’ll have the chance to win some awesome prizes at all the blogs participating in the blitz, including mine. All you have to do is follow my instructions below for winning the prize I have on offer, and then you can click over to Juliet’s blog to enter her prize draw, and see the list of all other blogs taking part and enter their giveaways as well. How cool is that?

    Why is it called the Three Wishes Blog Blitz? Juliet’s new romantic comedy release, I Dream of Johnny, is about three wishes, a high-tech genie in a lamp, and one very unfortunate typo that proves magic isn’t all it cracked up to be…

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    Today’s blog post is to be on the topic of three wishes so I thought I’d stick with wishes that pertain to books and writing.

    If I could rub the genie’s bottle I would ask for the following:

    Wish number one: I would like a big fat advertising budget for my books thanks Genie. I’d love to do an experiment and see if I had the money to spend if it would help more people find my books. I can’t change what they think of them, but I think there are people out there who’d like them who simply don’t know they’d exist. Thanks.

    Wish number two: I would like every little girl (or boy) who has a story to write to be encouraged to do so, thanks Genie. We have competitions where kids are lauded for kicking balls and singing songs and even for walking down runways with too much make-up on and that’s encouraging. Let’s have a world where using our imagination is encouraged. I bet it would be a nicer one. Thanks.

    Wish number three: I would like every person who leaves a book review to realise how hard it is to write a book and how easy it is to say “this book is rubbish!” I’d like them to keep that in mind when they write their reviews. Nobody minds honest well-thought out opinions at all (I certainly don’t and you hope that feedback is constructive and mindful) but people being unkind well, the world can do without that. Thanks.

    That’s it thanks Genie…those are my three wishes.

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    I’m giving away a $10 Amazon gift card as a prize – all you need to do is tell me what one of your wishes would be. (It doesn’t have to have a bookish focus! You can go World Peace if you like. 🙂 )

    I’m not a fan of Rafflecopter so we’ll be doing it old school – I’ll be pulling the names out of a hat.

    Once you’ve entered my giveaway, visit Juliet’s blog & enter her giveaway too, and visit any or all of the other participating blogs to enter more prize draws. You could potentially win a whole heap of prizes! Good luck! Visit the official Blog Blitz post here: http://julietmadison.wordpress.com/2013/09/02/3-wishes-blog-blitz-official-post/

    NOTE: JULIET’S LINK is live from 12 noon Australian Eastern Standard Time. I’m a weeny bit early posting as I’m working all day and in meetings…so don’t click on it and get all cranky if you’re early too.

    Comments

    Elaine
    9/2/2013 02:39:25 am

    I’ll make my wish ‘booky’, too. 🙂

    I wish that every book was available in audio format from my library and was available whenever I want to listen to it.

    This Chick Reads
    9/2/2013 08:07:12 am

    I just wish I am happy every day, no matter what:) Thank you for the great giveaway!

    Gwen
    9/2/2013 09:16:17 am

    I wish we would get my kitchen floor laid, already 🙂

    gisele
    9/3/2013 12:39:50 am

    hmm. I have many wishes, but I will make this one book related. I wish my back deck was built, and furnished, so it would be a wonderful summertime reading, relaxing area. and I wish that I would have a whole stack of books to enjoy that space with.

    Deshipley
    9/3/2013 07:53:13 am

    Selecting at random out of the ton of wishes I have, I wish we could transfer the sometimes elusive pictures in our imaginations directly onto a page/canvas/screen/whatever, so we’d finally get a clear, complete image of exactly what they look like. Think how handy this would be when it comes to, say, really attractive characters. 😀

    Renee Brown
    9/4/2013 03:54:39 am

    I wish I’d get my basement cleaned out.

    Lee Todd
    9/4/2013 05:39:20 pm

    wish I had a job 🙂

    Sam Still Reading
    9/4/2013 09:12:43 pm

    Go the old school – I’m not the Rafflecopter type either!
    Thanks for the giveaway, I would wish for more leisure time with my family, friends and books!