To get the week going in a positive direction, don't forget to check out these cool contests and giveaways.
To celebrate the launch of a "new adult" fiction blog, NA Alley, they are hosting their very first giveaway! Prizes include books, custom blog header designs and 20 page critiques of your manuscripts. This one is not to be missed!
Win one of 3 signed copies of City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare from Hippies Beauties & Books Oh My! This contest will end on May 5th.
Want to play at being a symbologist/etymologist? Take the challenge and have fun figuring out what a certain symbol means for a chance to win $211.00 USD cash prize or one of signed book copies from The 13th Enumeration. Check out the details and good luck!
Pitchapalooza at World Literary Cafe!! Send in your 200 word pitch most genres (the full list is on the website) by midnight on May 15th. The winner will be announced on May 22nd. The winner will then be introduced to an agent or a publisher appropriate to their work. Last month, three Pitchapalooza participants have signed book deals! You could be next!
Night Owl Reviews Spring Fling Web Hunt ends May 15th, so there's still plenty of time to enter! - This is a huge scavenger hunt with lots of amazing prizes, including Kindle Fire and Kindle Touch.
Miranda Parker is doing a fun 2012 Something Blue Goodie Box Giveaway, which includes Book 1 A GOOD EXCUSE TO BE BAD and Book 2 SOMEONE BAD and SOMETHING BLUE, as well as lots of cool swagger.
Bronwen Evans is celebrating the release of her second Regency romance in her Invitation series by doing a blog tour, with GREAT prizes at every tour stop! Check it out now!
Enter to win a YA giveaway package celebrating The Veil by Cory Putnam Oakes. Enter for your chance to win by May 7th.
More great Giveaways and Contests to come in two weeks!
*As always, please contact me for the inclusion of your contests/giveaways into the Monday Contests and Giveaways in the Writing World posts.
Have fun and good luck!