Friday, June 24, 2011

Upcoming Television Premiers

Anybody remember the days when TV premiers happened only in fall? Now we get story goodness all year long. Here are a few of my favorites starting new series soon. What are your favorites?

Leverage--June 26
Top Gear--June 26

Torchwood--July 8
Warehouse 13--July 11
The Glades--July 11

If you haven't entered the June giveaway yet, there's still time!

Thursday, June 16, 2011

June Giveaway!

June, the season of weddings. Let's celebrate with an ebook giveaway! The rules are simple. Here are some famous wedding pieces. Comment with your favorite! Or let me know about a favorite that's not here. Or just comment to enter!

I'll select a commenter at random to receive their choice of a Biting Love ebook. Through June 30, 2011. Adults only please. Winner to be posted by July 5.

NOTE: These have sound. Not work safe.

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Jesu Joy
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Sheep May Safely Graze
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Air on a G String
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Pachelbel's Canon
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Arioso
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Clarke Trumpet Voluntary
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Purcell's Trumpet Tune
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Mozart's Alleluia
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La Rejouisance
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Rondeau

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Bonus Winners! Biting Me Softly In Stores blog tour

As promised, I've got a bonus winner for the blog tour! I was so tickled with the response I had to award not one, but two more giveaway winners. Frequent comments do pay off! Those who commented at two or more of my posts this tour (who'd not yet won) were put in a random.org hat. (If you missed the winner recap, it's here.)

Winner gets her choice of a paperback copy of Biting Me Softly (if US or Canada) or any of my Biting Love stories in ebook.

And the winner is Jen B! Congrats, Jen! Please email me at mary@maryhughesbooks.com for your prize.

Now there's one more giveaway I have to make. For the most posts this tour--the winner is Cathy M! Cathy, congratulations! Please email me for your prize!

Thanks again to all my lovely blog hosts, and to everyone who read and commented! You're the best!

Monday, June 6, 2011

WisRWA Conference a great success!

I do enjoy conferences. The 2011 WisRWA was great as always, lots to learn and fun people to be with. The speakers were truly incredible, inspirational, entertaining and informative!

Featuring:
Susan Wiggs
Simone Elkeles (Bonus! Perfect Chemistry rap on YouTube)
Brenda Novak

Workshops:
Angela James (blog)
Carrie Lofty (Art of Elevator Pitch--useful, concrete advice for short pitches with punch)

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

From NetFlash: Worst hackers ever?

My husband sent me this link to NetFlash yesterday...my favorite line is "Surprisingly, the FBI has access to YouTube."