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Yes, you can do it all at The Book Blog Carnival hosted by Bitten By Books.com - including winning an ebook gift pack of three of my short stories.

Click Here to go directly to the site or look beneath the cut for more info.

Well, we know how much you ALL love free stuff, especially FREE BOOKS, so be SURE to mark your calendars for the Bitten by Books BOOK Blog Carnival event! The carnival starts at 8:00 am Central time Monday November 3rd and lasts ALL WEEK and ends on Saturday November 8th at 11:59 pm Pacific time. Comments are closed until the carnival starts.

The winners will be contacted and announced sometime the week of the 10th. You will have to give us some time to sort through all of the hundreds of entries. Thanks for your patience on this.

Unlike the Haunted Bloggy Carnival, this one is ALL about books and book related items! We have some great prizes coming your way. Here’s a sampling of just a few of the prizes our blog will be offering up next week. It is a smaller carnival, so it should be a breeze to do your entries. International entrants welcome!

Keep checking back here daily, because the list will GROW larger as more companies join in on the Book Blog Carnival fun! We already have over $580.00 in prizes lined up! Be sure to stop by the main carnival page here to see all of the participating blogs!

If you would like to contribute a prize and promote your books or business, please email us through our CONTACT FORM.

Now I bet you are wondering just how you can win some of this spectacular loot! There are a TON of ways to win. Do to different states laws you MUST be 18 to enter. You do NOT have to have a blog to participate.

OH!! and if you like FREE STUFF, be sure to stop by our Freebies Page!

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CONTEST INFO

Readers, here’s how to enter the contest. You can do ONE OR ALL of these things, and each one will give an additional entry and thus MORE chances to win. Check next to each contributors page to see if there are MORE ways you can get chances win.

1. Join the NEW Bitten By Books Community and start a page to talk about all things paranormal fiction! Meet authors, join in on upcoming contests an more! You can have your own blog where you can post about THIS contest (and that gets you an entry). You can start groups and chat in our forums as well as participate in live chat. Best of all it is FREE. Paranormal authors come and start fan page for yourself! Here’s the link! Sign up and join in the fun!
http://bittenbybooks.ning.com/
You get 10 additional entries for joining our community!

2. SUBSCRIBE to our newsletter here on the right hand side of the site. You MUST verify your subscription via the email the site will send you. Unverified subscribers will not be entered into the contest. This option is for new subscribers only.

3. Post this blog post in it’s entirety with a link to our contest on your blog, groups, forums or websites and you will be given FIVE additional entries to win for EACH place you post. You MUST post the links where you have shared the info in one response here in this thread. The more places you post the event, the more entries you get, so spread the word! NOTE: Don’t worry if your post doesn’t show up right away or you get an error message, the spam filter on the site will catch it if there are too many links. I will approve your posts so no need to worry, if this happens please don’t post your list multiple times. Check back later in the week to see if it is up.

4. Make a purchase between 10/27-11/2 from ANY or all of the retailers / book sellers participating on our page (see list below) and send us a copy of the receipt for your purchase to: racoo.smith @ gmail.com (no spaces) for an additional FIVE entries. You get entries for every purchase you make. Be SURE to put BBB Contest Entry in the subject line so it doesn’t get lost in our spam filter. NOT valid on past purchases.

5. Check every contributor’s prize listing below for a way to gain additional entries. This is an easy way to get more chances and really increase your chances to WIN!

6. Add us as your friend on Myspace: http://www.myspace.com/bittenbybooks

or Add us as your friend on Facebook: http://www.new.facebook.com/profile.php?id=614064436

Be sure to mention that you are friending us for this contest so we know to enter you!

7. Make a purchase from the Bitten by Books store here: http://bittenbybooks.com/?page_id=5 and send us a copy of the receipt for your purchase to: racoo.smith @ gmail.com (no spaces) for an additional TWENTY FIVE entries. You get entries for every purchase you make during the week. Be SURE to put BBB Contest Entry in the subject line so it doesn’t get lost in our spam filter. NOT valid on past purchases. The entries are per purchase not per item you purchase. So, if you place multiple orders during the week you will get 25 entries for each order. We can and will verify that you purchased the items from our store.


8. Follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/BittenbyBooks


Be sure to mention that you are friending us for this contest so we know to enter you!

9. Stumble, Digg or share the post with any social networking sites. There is a button right at the end of this post that says “Share” that you can use.

10. Twitter the URL for this event throughout the week: http://bittenbybooks.com/?p=1752

11. Add Bitten by Books to your blog roll or links page: http://bittenbybooks.com if you leave our link up permanently you will always be entered into our contests automatically. Just be sure to stop by each contest we hold and leave the link to where it is.

12. Invite ALL of your friends! If your fiends come and post here and say you sent them, they get TWO entries and you get TWO entries! They have to tell us who you are so we know who to give the entries to. You can invite as many people as you want and get all the extra entries!

13. Read through the Bitten by Books blog and find your favorite review and come back here and post the LINK to it. One favorite review per contestant please.

14. Read through the Bitten by Books blog and find your favorite reviews. Then leave a meaningful comment IN THE REVIEW post that shows you read the review, not just a post that says “sounds good” or “nice review”, a couple of sentences would be great! Simply share your thoughts, ideas or opinions and show the author some love. You can do this as many times as you like. One additional entry per meaningful comment.


Be sure you leave a valid email and your name AND COUNTRY when posting here so we can contact you if you are the winner. We will contact the winners and request your first/last name and a valid email which we will give to the retailer whose prize you have one. It is up to the individual retailers to award your prizes. If we do not hear back from winners within one week of contacting you, you prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner will be chosen. We reserve the right to delete any inappropriate or inflammatory remarks or comments. Bitten by Books is NOT liable for prizes that are not delivered, awarded or lost in the mail. It is the sole responsibility of each contributor to honor their prize obligation.