Thursday, February 25, 2010

...and the Winner is...

ME!  I hit 100 followers on my release day!  Thank you all so much for sharing your lives with me!  How much cooler does it get?  An honestly great day for sure.  It snowed this morning, we ate entirely too much for dinner (Japanese choice and yumm), had Champagne (double yumm) time for bed (major yawn).  BUT FIRST...

Ok, so I promised I'd try a vlog, but I honestly didn't think that one through too well.  A lot of preparation and planning probably go into doing that your first time and well, ummm, I'm pretty much winging it because this week has been crazy busy insane!  So...I decided to go the picture route instead....I know, I know...but, hey, it's my blog and I can break the rules *sticking tongue out*

Here we go...

I listed all of the names in Excel and printed them so they would be exactly the same width...
Put them in the movie nite popcorn bucket *ahem, yes, I am wearing my large sweatshirt and yes, the camera does add about 20 pounds from what I've idea of celebrating is snuggling up in a comfy sweatshirt and relaxing at home...

Drumroll please......Congratulations Carol!!! 

You win:
Au autographed copy of The Wolf Within:

A $25 Barnes and Noble Giftcard
AND a $5 Starbucks Giftcard

Woo hoo!  That was pretty fun!  I LOVE giving stuff away.  Looks like I'll be having another giveaway soon for reaching 100 followers!   

BUT I have to admit, it's been a loooonnnnggg week and I'm dying to go to bed.  So tired... 

Tomorrow's Book release celebration includes a day off of work, sleeping in, working out, and a trip to IKEA.  Honestly can't wait. 

Congratulations again to Carol!!!  I'll need to get your information so I can mail your package out.  Just email me at wardkristi (at) hotmail (dot) com. 

Everyone make sure to stop by DL's site tomorrow for another The Wolf Within interview!



  1. Congrats on the release! How awesome! Someday...

    Thanks for following and commenting on my writer's blog. I have yet to finish King's book, although I made progress this morning. What I read while in the waiting room has spurred me on to finish it! He addressed two issues that have been troubling me. Unfortunately, I was right. Ouch! Now I've got to do some serious editing...

  2. I wish you the best... and congrats to the winner!


  3. Congrats to the winner, but more importantly congrats to you Kristi! I'm so excited for you. Hope you had a wonderful release day -- can't wait to read it!

  4. Yay congrats! I can't wait to buy the book. I'll check it out this weekend on Amazon.

  5. Congrats to Carol and to you Kristi :)

  6. Congrats to you - book release and 100 followers - and to Carol!

  7. Congrats to you and your winner!!! :D :D

  8. Congrats, Carol!!!

    And congrats on your release!!

  9. Congratulations, Carol, you lucky duck!! :-)

    I hope your book soars to success, Kristi! Great contest.

  10. YAY! Congrats on your 100 followers and on the release, that is AMAZING. I'm doing a happy dance for you :) And congratulations to Carol on winning the contest!

  11. LOL! I busted out laughing when I read this. Did anyone see Carol's post yesterday??? LOL. Just read it and you will totally laugh too.

    : D

    Congrats on your 100 followers! How exciting! I hope you have a fab weekend!!!

  12. Congrats Carol!!
    Congrats on the 100 followers!!
    Congrats on the book release!!

    *Somebody hit me on the back, I think I'm stuck*


  13. Congratulations on your book release! How exciting, and what a great cover! I just found your blog from another one. Good timing! :)

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  15. Congrats on the release.
    Congrats on the followers.
    Congrats to the winner.
    But now I'm craving popcorn. I'm just too influenced by blogs!

  16. Congrats Kristi!!!! I'm buying a copy of The Wolf Within this week -- can't wait to read it!


  17. Thanks for all the great comments everyone! You are all amazing!

  18. Ahhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!! OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG!!!!!!!!!! Yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes!!!!!!!!!

    I cannot freaking believe this. Oh my word. This is too freaking fantastic!!!!! Yes!!!!

    Okay, so I'm a little excited. But oh man!!!! Life is soooo awesome right now. Dude, hang on a sec. I have to go do a little dance.

    Phew!!! I'm tired now. Yayyyyyyy!!!! Thank you so much. Weeeeeeee! Kristi, you are the shiznit!!!!!

    P.S. Congrats to you, sweetie, on your publication and release. This is just, oh man, soooooo big. So big!!