Tuesday, February 5, 2013

The One with the Contest: LOVE LETTERS TO LOSING IT


Who's ready for an EPIC CONTEST of AWESOME? 


EDIT: I had a lot of confusion about the contest, but this can be as simple as you want it to be. All you have to do is post something positive about the book pretty much anywhere, and then send me proof in the form of a link or picture. You can post on facebook or tweet. You can post a review on Amazon or Barnes and Noble. You get an entry for each post that you make. So if you leave a review on Amazon, B&N, iBooks, Kobo, and Goodreads-- that's five entries and all you have to do is copy and paste. Leave any questions in the comment section at the bottom.  EDIT FINISHED :D

Let's start with the prize! 

I'll be giving away AT LEAST four signed, personalized copies of  the U.S. Paperback of LOSING IT. And I might increase that number or add other special prizes if we get a lot of participation! 

So... you guys interested? 

Want to know how you win? 

Well... here goes: 

Step One: 

Write a "love letter" to LOSING IT. This love letter could be just a normal review posted on your blog or Amazon or Goodreads. Or it could be something simple like your favorite quote, a funny gif or photo, etc. The "love letter" can really be anything you want it to be as long as you include the TITLE, AUTHOR, and RELEASE DATE (in Paperback 2/26/13). For UK and Australian readers, you can put the new UK Paperback release date: 3/28/13! This is an international contest, so readers from all countries are eligible to participate. If you're unsure what date to put on yours either ask me or just put the U.S. date to be safe. :)

EDIT: Now that the book has been released, no date needed! Just put available now or something along those lines. 


Here's an example by of a LOSING IT love letter by awesome fan (and soon to be author) L.M. Augustine:

What I thought before reading LOSING IT by Cora Carmack:



What I wanted to do to the author after reading:





LOSING IT by Cora Carmack: Available on 2/26/13 in Paperback! 

Step Two: 

Post your love letter. If your love letter is a review, you can post it on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Goodreads, iBooks, etc. You can post your letter on your blog or facebook. It's as simple as copying and pasting. You can also print hard copies and post it on your campus message board, the community board at your local coffee shop, or just pass it out to people on the street. Or if you're really hardcore, you can go into an apple store and put your love letter as the background on every device. :D You get one entry for every time you post, and you can post as much as you want! You don't have to stick to one letter either.(Note: Please only post your letter on your own Facebook page, blog, etc. We don't want to annoy anyone by spamming them). 

Step Three: 

Send in your proof! You can send a link if your love letter is posted online or a picture if you posted it in real life. Email your proof to losingitloveletters (at) gmail (dot) com. Please send each entry in an individual email if possible. 


So... to recap:
1. Make a love letter (Don't forget to include title, author, and release date)
2. Post it. 
3. Send in your proof to losingitloveletters (at) gmail (dot) com. 

Possible step 4: Win a signed, personalized copy of LOSING IT! 

I'll be giving one copy to a random entrant, one to the most creative letter, one to the most creative posting location, and one to the person who posts the most (again, no spamming). If we get a lot of participation, I might just increase the number of copies I give away. I'm all about sharing the love. :)

This contest will run through 12:01 AM Monday March 4th. So you have plenty of time to share! 

And if you need another example of  how to participate, check out this hilarious video by Super!Fan Ana... 


And here's some icons for the event. Feel free to snag. :)




Please help me spread the word! You guys are the best! 

In Awkward <3, 

Cora


EDIT: 
Frequently Asked Questions: 


Q: Can I post my letter on Twitter?

A: Absolutely! You can even post it multiple times. However, I'm going to limit the number of times you can count a twitter letter to 5 times. Same goes for Facebook. BUT... after those five times, you can always craft a new letter. :)



11 comments:

  1. I will think about entering. A fun idea.

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    1. I hope you do! The post looks complicated, but participating doesn't have to be. A facebook or twitter post will do. :)

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  2. You read my mind! Losing it was my scheduled teaser tuesday post! Check it out HERE at i*Heart*BigBooks if you like!!

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    1. Yay! Love it! And that TOTALLY counts as a love letter if you want to send in the link to losingitloveletters@gmail.com

      :)

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  3. Can I do a joint love letter with someone else?

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    1. Hi Magan, you can, but I'm not sure how you guys would share the one signed copy. Unless you won more than one. :/

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  4. Oh.my.God! What a great idea *O*. (I'm italian and I found out your book on goodreads and I want it!!) I'm going to write/find my LOVE letter.

    For now I leave a gif.
    It's my reaction at this post!!

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  5. Why is the cover different? The guy in the original cover was just so hot, I'll miss seeing him!

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