Friday, August 12, 2011

100th POST and a HUGE GIVEAWAY that is SOFA KING HUGE I Can Hardly Stand it!





I am alive!

And have now graduated with the publication of AND THEN THINGS FALL APART from "Writer" to... say it with me... "Author."

I have had enough experiences the past two weeks to blog about for a lifetime. There are photos, interviews, videos (!), announcements, tearjerking coincidences and etc.

This does not even include all the guest blogging I've been doing and totally digging.

Thanks for all the great reviews, savvy readers of mystery, it makes me feel like I'm onto something with this writing thing.

Meanwhile... This is my 100th post (I know! I can't believe it either) and I wanted to really live it up and give fun crap away to those who come knocking.

This amazing and heart breaking giveaway of staggering genius shall include:

  • One (1) signed copy of a AND THEN THINGS FALL APART
  • One (1) hand made hideously ugly and one of a kind AND THEN THINGS FALL APART soapdish
  • Four (4) Punk Rock Sylvia Plath button pins
  • One (!) Sylvia Plath stick mask from the AND THEN THINGS FALL APART Book Launch Event at Books of Wonder
  • Eight (8) signed bookmarks for you to pass around to your most amazing friends and librarians

All you have to do is become a follower of my blog (if you are not already, my darling) AND (as well as) leave a comment in this post's comments. I will use some sort of randomizing application to choose not one but TWO (2) lucky winners!!

What are you waiting for? You will have until August 20th to enter. (Shipping is US only...)

This is like, my first contest. It may be my last... so don't miss out!

xoxo

21 comments:

Grace Clyde said...

Awesome giveaway! I never have any luck with these giveaways but here's to hoping things change!!

-Grace

BrittLit said...

Already was a follower. Fabulous contest! I would love to win a signed copy and loot. Congrats on your 100th post. I also love your David Eggers tribute there ;)

areadingnook@yahoo.com

Hannah P. said...

This sounds awesome! :D I would love a chance to win a signed copy of And Then Things Fell Apart!

Pantalones said...

CONGRATS ARLAINA! So happy for you! Tonight is the first of many nights of my poetry workshop group! Excited and most likely gonna open with a poem by Plath. any suggestions!? xo

Arlaina said...

Fever 103 and Morning Song are 2 of my faves. xoxo

ashelynn hetland said...

Yay! Thanks for the giveaway, Arlaina. <3 I so want a signed copy of AND THEN THINGS FALL APART.

I am a follower.

Ash said...

A SIGNED copy of the book I'm dying to read? Be still my beating heart! <3

I'm a follower. :D

ashley.mckinsey(at)yahoo(dot)com

Anonymous said...

I'm already a follower & have a BEAUTIFULLY signed copy of your FANTABULOUS book! Just wanted to leave my comment & let you know I'm going to tell everyone about your blog! SO PROUD of you! "Author" suits you! When's the next book? =) xoxo Laura

Kara said...

What an awesome giveaway! Belated congratulations on your release :)

Tyna G. said...

I'm STILL buying the book, but since I missed your Naperville "Naz reunion / signing", I'd gift the book I buy to a deserving young lady I already have in mind :). She has her own blog / writes songs, etc... and I think she would love it.

Melissa said...

I just finished the book yesterday and love love loved it! So excited to start following your blog :)

Arlaina said...

Thanks, Melissa! Really :) xoxo

Nikki said...

So I don't know how I missed this considering I've been following for a while now and I know 13 is supposedly an unlucky number, but my hopes are still high that I could potentially win.

Also, yay! You're an author!

P.S. I freaking LOVED And Then Things Fall Apart - it was sofa king awesome :)

Derek Molata said...

Awesome contest. Also? I can't wait to read this book! Congrats again on the release...

Theresa said...

Congrats on making the transition from writer to author.

Your book is on my TBR list. The short list ;)

kafein said...

Hooray!!!

Arlaina said...

Thanks for all the good vibes and love for And Then things Fall Apart! It makes me blush... for real. Love you guys too! xoxo

Amy Armstrong, MS, NCC said...

Congratulations, Arlaina! I'm looking forward to reading your book and just started following your blog. I hope being an author is as much fun (if not more fun) than being a writer. I'm still in the writer stage and it's fugly.

Wendy5420 said...

Really loved this book!

Melissa G said...

This contest is so wonderful it hardly seems fair! Aaargh!!!!! ps it's so funny that we're old enough to put soap in a dish! I mean, use soap, and have ceramic objects for something other than ashing in! zany!

Pantalones said...

AND THEN THINGS FALL APART is SOFA KING brilliant!

xoxx


~~~teenage angst has paid off well~~~