Monday, March 7, 2011

Whole Lotta Preview Goin' On

Happy Monday! Hope everyone had a lovely and productive weekend and are rested for all that's going on today. What's going on, says you? Lots and lots, says I.

First up, and as my Hook Me Up! subscribers already know, we have one unclaimed prize from the "Alien in the Family" ARC giveaway. So, it's gone back for a new drawing. So, we have two new winners to announce. Yes, you read that right -- the Generosity of the Gods of Random knows no bounds and where one did not claim, two will get to claim in their stead. Or something like that.

So, without further ado (oh, we want more ado, but there's a lot going on today, so we will control our ado-ness), here are the NEW lucky winners of a Guest List prize!

Jessica Subject
Arantza Cazalis, aka Spav

Congrats to you both! NOTE: Winners will have until Monday, March 14, to send me an email with their physical address in order to claim their prize. No email, no prize and it will go (yet again) back for another drawing.

Speaking of "Alien in the Family", did you know that it releases in a month? You did? Good! Have you pre-ordered your copies yet? Some of you have? Awesome! And some of you, hmmm...some of you have NOT. Pre-orders matter more and more these days, so do your girl a solid and pre-order your copies TODAY!

Need more incentive? Hit the Deathless Prose page, scroll down, click on the "Alien in the Family" cover, and read the prologue and first chapter!

Then head over to The Galaxy Express and check out a variety of things there -- Heather Massey will be joining us later this month to talk about her debut release, "Once Upon a Time in Space", and giving away a free copy or two; chime in on when The Best Time to Fall In Love actually is; and share your deep thinking on Mind Blowing Orgasms AND Deep Thoughts.

Next up on today's laundry list of things to do is to check out the great review of "Alien Tango" over at Library Chicken. Want a listing of all the SF/F novels coming in April? Sci-Fi Fan Letter has a good one. PinkyD1969 has just started her blog, and her first post was about "Alien in the Family". There's also a new Playlist up at my website (I know, I know, don't faint, but there is). Is that playlist a teaser for "Alien Diplomacy" or just random songs? I'll never tell...at least, not until 2012.

Reminder: You have until Friday, March 11 to enter the giveaway to win some Alien Collective Swag at Ex Libris.

In Person Events:
I'll be at the Tucson Festival of Books this coming weekend. I'll be on two panels:
Does It Always Have To Be About Good and Evil?
SF/F
Panel / Sat 2:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Integrated Learning Center - Room 150
Signing: TBD

Paranormal - It's Not Just Vampires
Romance
Workshop / Sun 1:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Integrated Learning Center - Room 151
Signing: Saguaro Romance Writers: Central Mall #216

I'll be signing right after those panels (please be aware that the signing schedule on the TFoB website is not totally accurate as panels, and therefore signings have been moved around), and will also be signing on both days in the Mysterious Galaxy Booth:
Booth location: Central Mall #249,250,251
Saturday: 10:00-10:45
Sunday: 10:00-10:45

If you're attending the Festival, please let me know so we can hook up while we're there! And please attend my panels, which should be a lot of fun for the audience. Assuming I remember to pack it, I'll be the one in the pink cowgirl hat. (Yes, really.)

Love,
Gini

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5 Comments:

Anonymous Amber Scott said...

WOOT! Yay, Jessica! A well deserved win, for sure!

March 7, 2011 at 12:33 PM  
Blogger Gini Koch said...

Well, I think all my winners are, um, winners. (Some of us have a way with words...others...not have way, I guess.) Now the waiting begins...will our latest winners check in, or will their prizes continue to multiply?

March 7, 2011 at 12:37 PM  
Blogger Brandy said...

Congratulations to the new Winners! And my hat and magnets arrived today! Thank you!
Hope your day is going well! (I'm off to check out some links! *g*)

March 7, 2011 at 1:36 PM  
Blogger Bexx B.S. said...

Aaaah!!! I was just in Tuscon this weekend by way of Long Beach, Ca. DAMN!

March 8, 2011 at 10:18 PM  
Blogger Gini Koch said...

You're welcome, Brandy. Enjoy!

And, Bexx, BUMMER! Can, um, you come back again this weekend? :-D It's gonna be a great festival...

March 8, 2011 at 11:58 PM  

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