Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Deets On The Great Postcard Selfie Giveaway!

Hi all!

So the last time I went through my manuscript, it looked a little something like this:

Kind of like a real book, right?

Well, that's because I've reached a point in this never-ending* process where it finally almost is! Eeee! And you know what the next step is when your book has been edited and copyedited and laid out and read and reread?

*slight exaggeration

ARCs and swag and promos, OH MY!

Now, I don't physically have ARCs just yet, but I did order my first piece of promotional material in the form of these beauties:

See where it says, "Your Name Here?" There's a reason for that.

And I've come up with a way to not only have these babies pop up in your mailbox, but also to give you the chance to turn it into your ticket for an ARC!

Here's what you'll need to do:

1) If you want a postcard, email me your address at gina(dot)ciocca(at)yahoo(dot)com

2) If you've received a postcard and want to redeem it for a shot at an ARCSnap a selfie of you and your postcard. Like so:

NO, it does not have to be of your face. I know some of us are camera shy, so fingers holding it are totally acceptable. Be creative. Just not Kim Kardashian kreative, 'kay? 
**Especially since I may repost them on this blog, please be sure to use a photo you're comfortable sharing**

3) Show me your selfie in one of three ways (or all three):
- Tweet it to @gmc511 on Twitter, using the hashtag #LYMSelfie

- Instagram it and tag me, gmciocca, and use the tag #LYMSelfie

- Post it to my Facebook author page,

- Bonus points if you include a sentence or two about why you're excited to read LAST YEAR'S MISTAKE

The contest will run until I've received my ARCs. One or two (depending on how many I get) random postcard recipients who shared their #LYMSelfie will win a galley for their advance reading pleasure.

** The contest is open internationally, but international slots are limited. I have 6 international postcard stamps left, so these will be given on a first come, first served basis. Once they're gone, the contest will be US only**

And the contest begins... NOW!!! Can't wait to see your #LYMSelfies!!!

And in case you forgot what it's all about, here is the Amazon synopsis again (Where, in case you don't win an ARC, the book

is totally available for pre-order):

Is there anything that electric chemistry can’t overcome? The past may be gone, but love has a way of holding on in this romantic debut novel told in alternating Before and After chapters.

The summer before freshman year, Kelsey and David became inseparable best friends—until the night a misunderstanding turned Kelsey into the school joke and everything around her crumbled, including her friendship with David. So when Kelsey’s parents decide to move away, she can’t wait to start over and leave the past behind. But David’s not quite ready to be left.

Now it’s senior year and Kelsey has a new group of friends, genuine popularity, and a hot boyfriend. Her life is perfect. That is, until David’s family moves to town. Old feelings bubble to the surface and threaten to destroy Kelsey’s second chance at happiness. The more time she spends with David, the more she realizes she never let him go. And maybe she never wants to…

1 comment:

  1. I AM SO EXCITED FOR MY POSTCARD I swear it's like half the reason I just bought a bulletin board for my office.