"There is more treasure in books than in all the pirate's loot on Treasure Island." - Walt Disney

Monday, July 11, 2011

Wonderland Giveaway Blogfest 2011


I have more than 400 followers and I feel like celebrating! I have learned and been gifted with so much from my blogging friends. I want you to get something as well. This is why I have designed the Wonderland Giveaway blogfest.
So, get ready to give and receive. Anyone can participate as long as they keep it reading, writing or publishing related. So what can you give away?
1.      A copy of your book, short stories or poetry.
2.      Gently used books you no longer want.
3.      Free cover design (I don’t want to leave out my artist friends!)
4.      Gift card to Amazon, Barnes/Noble etc.
5.      Writing supplies such as journals, paper, pens, etc.
6.      Critique – writers are always looking for another free pair of eyes.
7.      Or award interview, book review or guest post space on your blog.
It’s all up to you. Please feel free to come up with other offers in this vein. You may come up with your own rules for your chosen giveaway.

To participate, simply follow the instructions below.

1.  If you aren't already a follower, click the button.  I can't wait to meet you!
2.  Sign up using Mr. Linky, then feel free to leave a comment..
3. Create a giveaway based on the suggestions above and post it to your blog on August 16.
4.  On August 16, we'll visit each other's blogs to win fun prizes and hopefully make new friends and followers.

Above is a badge you can add to your blog to help advertise to your readers. Happy Writing!

25 comments:

Rob-bear said...

Interesting idea. Must consider how a Bear would get into the happening.
Hmmmm. Think, think, think.

Bethe77 said...

This sounds delightufl. But Im not sure I have anything to give away. I really like this idea!
Blessings

Hilary Melton-Butcher said...

Hi Sylvia - congratulations on 400 followers .. and good luck with the Wonderland Giveaway blogfest ..

Have fun everyone .. cheers Hilary

Jan Rider Newman said...

Hi, Sylvia.

Linda H. said...

Interesting idea. I'll be away that day but could write the post early and have it publish then. Hmmmm...I need to think of something to give away.

Carole Anne Carr said...

Good luck with the 600 followers!

Michelle Teacress said...

I've entered. I'll spread the word. :)

Damyanti said...

I've signed up. I could offer a guest post (anything writing related since it is a writing blog)....or an author interview for one of my Writing Wednesday posts.

Which would work? I could also offer both if that is okay...do let me know. Will also tweet and blog this awesome blogfest!

Sylvia Ney said...

Damyanti - Either offer would be wonderful, but offering both would be fabulous. The more you offer, the more responses you are likely to receive. I'm so glad you joined. I look forward to getting to know you!

cherie said...

Congrats on your many followers!

Christine Tyler said...

I've never done a blogfest like this one before. How is it organized? I don't quite understand the rules :)

Sylvia Ney said...

Christine - you simply sign up with Mr. Linky here and on Aug. 16, offer a giveaway on your blog. The rules are yours to design along with whatever you wish to give away.

Instead of just giving one thing away myself (I'll probably offer several prizes that day) I thought one organized day of giveaways would be fun. My own blog will be the hub or directory for giveaways at everyone else's blog. I wanted to share friends and followers with all interested and I thought this might be fun. Please let me know if you have any other questions!

Lydia Elizabeth Burnwell said...

I've entered to try this out. I think I can offer both a critique and also a featured spot on my blog. I hope I do this correctly!

Laurie Kolp said...

I don't really understand, but I'm signed up. Please remind me, Sylvia.

Ann Best said...

Thank you SO much, Sylvia, for sending me an email about this. My "blog tour" ended and then life and the heat got me and my daughter, and I haven't done much blogging this week, and I've missed some things I shouldn't have!

I will happily give away a copy of my memoir, and also a guest post on my blog.
Ann Best, Author of In the Memoir, A Memoir of Shattered Secrets

Paula Martin said...

I've signed up, can offer a PDF copy of my recently released romance 'His Leading Lady' (four 5* reviews so far!), and guest post or interview on my personal blog and one on our group blog 'Heroines with Hearts'.

Susan Oloier said...

Congrats on 400! I need to mark this down on my calendar lest I forget. Very great idea!

Ellie Garratt said...

Wonderful idea for a blogfest! I shall add it to my blogfest page.

Ellie Garratt

Summer Ross said...

I added this to my blogfest page!

Damyanti said...

Right, Sylvia, I'll offer both :).

This should be a fun blogfest!

Jody Hedlund said...

Finally got my name added, Sylvia! :-)

Tizzy said...

I've signed up and I'll be giving away a book cover design, a review/critique and an interview on my blog. I'm not sure how I will choose the winners though or whether to have one winner who gets to choose a prize or three winners. Hmmm...

Sylvia Ney said...

Jody and Tizzy - welcome to the blogfest. I look forward to seeing what you offer. I'm so excited about this idea. We all love free stuff and I'm continually amazed at how authors support each other. Happy writing everyone!

Loralie Hall said...

This sounds like so much fun. I have to ponder this for a little bit, but I know I have some fantastic writing stuff to offer for a give-away ^_^

S.B. Stewart-Laing said...

My book isn't out until September, so I'll be giving away either cover art or a map for your story (I make maps for a living, so I can totally do up your fantasy location :D)