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Enter to WIN a Gotham Writers Class and Prizes Worth $500

Just in time for your “I’m definitely going to write that book this year” resolution, enter for a chance to win this amazing package from Gotham Writers Workshop.

Whether you’re a budding writer, or a grizzled veteran with a closet-full of well-worn Moleskines, this package is just what you need to stop thinking about it and finally get out those pages!

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The winner will receive:

A Gift Certificate for the Gotham Writers class of your choice!


The Gotham Tote

The Gotham T-shirt

The Gotham Pocket Journal (includes Gotham Pen)

Online or in New York City—select from the wide array of classes that Gotham WRiters has to Offer, and get writing with this Prize,

Total Value For this prize package $500! 


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Gotham Writers Classes

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.

We follow this maxim from Confucius, who lived in Ancient China and is considered one of the great teachers of all time. In our classes, we don’t just throw information at you and hope for the
best. We let you engage with the learning process through hearing, seeing, and doing. In our lectures, we illustrate the teaching points with examples so you can see the craft in
action. And you also get to do, by putting the information you learn into practice through writing—in writing exercises and the projects you will be working on.
Spend some time in the Course Catalogue and decide where you’d like to start your Gotham experience.

The Gotham T-shirt

Show the world you’re a writer with this all-cotton T-shirt in stunning Gotham blue. The front
displays the Gotham logo and the back the classic writer’s phrase, “You should write about that.”

The Gotham Pocket Journal

Capture your passing thoughts in this easy-carry journal, an item no serious writer goes anywhere without. It’s a beauty: a luxurious blue cover and 95 lined-ivory pages. The front displays “Write” and the back the Gotham logo. As a bonus, you get a Gotham pen— shaped with elegant curves and topped with a hidden highlighter.


About Gotham Writers


Gotham Writers Workshop is the United States’s largest adult-education writing school. It was founded in New York City in 1993 by writers Jeff Fligelman and David Grae. It was one of the first schools to offer online education, launching its online creative writing classes in 1997.
Gotham Writers Workshop is a creative home, both in New York City and online, where writers develop their craft and come together in the spirit of discovery and fellowship.

Enter to Win These Killer ‘Ninja Daughter’ Prizes

The Ninja Daughter is an action-packed thriller about a Chinese-Norwegian modern-day ninja with Joy Luck Club family issues who fights the Los Angeles Ukrainian mob, sex traffickers, and her own family to save two desperate women and an innocent child.

Sounds gripping right? You need to get your hands on Tori Eldridge’s new book and here’s your chance! Enter our giveaway to win The Ninja Daughter plus other killer prizes.


ENTER OUR Thrilling GIVEAWAY FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN ‘The Ninja Daughter’ Prizes:


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  • A Copy of The Ninja Daughter


  • Golden Lily Milk Oolong Tea

  • Red dragon note cards signed by the author 





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Be taken on a wild ride of an intense thriller filled vigilante justice and kick-ass action!


After her sister is raped and murdered, Lily Wong dedicates her life and ninja skills to the protection of women. But her mission is complicated. Not only does she live above the Chinese restaurant owned by her Norwegian father and inspired by the recipes of her Chinese mother, but she has to hide her true self from her Hong Kong tiger mom who is already disappointed in her daughter’s less than feminine ways, and who would be horrified to know what she had become.

But when a woman and her son she escorted safely to an abused women’s shelter return home to dangerous consequences, Lily is forced to not only confront her family and her past, but team up with a mysterious—and very lethal—stranger to rescue them.


“Eldridge’s debut thriller introduces readers to a heroine for the #MeToo era and deftly explores the dangers of Lily’s avocation, the challenges of familial relationships, and the need to continue to fight the abuse and exploitation of others.”
―Library Journal (Starred Review) and Debut of the Month
“Eldridge expertly mines both domestic suspense and action thriller.”
―Publishers Weekly
“If you love a heroine who’s tough, brilliant, and never runs from a fight, look no further. Tori Eldridge introduces the warrior-sleuth you’ll want fighting by your side.”
―Tess Gerritsen, NYT bestselling author of THE SHAPE OF NIGHT
“THE NINJA DAUGHTER is a remarkably fresh, intense thriller, and Lily Wong is one hell of a new hero. Tori Eldridge is redefining the genre.”
―J.T. Ellison, NYT bestselling author of TEAR ME APART


Learn more about the prizes! 


The Tea Vessel

Lily Wong tea vessels have been crafted especially for The Ninja Daughter by Julie Berkowitz Ceramics. Julie’s husband and son hold black belts in the To-Shin Do ninja martial arts. Julie is an artist and a teacher, sharing her gifts with love from North Carolina.


Golden Lily Milk Oolong Tea:

Golden Lily Milk Oolong Tea (from the Jin Xuan mountain in Tawain) is a favorite of Lily’s since childhood, and is the tea she and Ma drink together in The Ninja Daughter. The special growing region and process gives this tea its natural creaminess, milk flavor, and silky texture.


Red dragon note cards:

Red dragon note cards were designed by Sophie Appel especially for The Ninja Daughter, featuring Lily’s dragon and ninja shuriken.



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About the Author:


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Tori Eldridge is a Honolulu-born writer who challenges perspective and empowers the spirit. Her debut novel, The Ninja Daughter, is the first book in the Lily Wong series and was inspired by her debut short story featured in Suspense Magazine’s Best of 2014. Other short stories have been published in several anthologies, and her screenplay The Gift earned a semi-finalist place for the prestigious Academy Nicholl Fellowship.

Tori is of Hawaiian, Chinese, Norwegian descent and graduated from Punahou School with classmate Barack Obama. She holds a fifth-degree black belt in To-Shin Do ninjutsu and has traveled the USA teaching seminars on the ninja arts, weapons, and women’s self-protection. Tori has performed under her maiden name (Tori Brenno) as an actress, singer, dancer on Broadway, television, and film. She and her husband, Tony, live in Los Angeles where they raised two wonderful sons.


There is so much more to Tori that we had our video department put this together:



An actress, writer, mother, and martial artist? That’s one killer combo!



We also had the pleasure of sitting down with Tori to talk about her recent book, her writing, and what inspired her to write The Ninja Daughter.



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Enter to Win ‘Everything You Are’ by Kerry Anne King, Amazing Headphones Plus Other Cool Prizes

From the bestselling author of Whisper Me This comes a haunting and lyrical novel about the promises we make and the forgiveness we need when we break them.


Kerry Anne King’s new novel Everything You Are has been described by Barbara O’Neal, author of The Art of Inheriting, as “a fresh, imaginative story about the power of dreams and our hunger to be who we really are.”  Terri-Lynne DeFino, author of The Bar Harbor Retirement Home for Famous Writers (And Their Muses) calls Everything You Are “real and raw… a gorgeous tale of life told between those lines too often blurred.”


To celebrate the release of Kerry Anne King’s Everything You Are, we’re giving you the chance to win a copy of the book, plus more amazing prizes!


Enter our amazing giveaway for your chance to win:


  • everything You are by kerry anne king

  • amazing beepop headphones

  • everything you are tote bag

  • beautiful notebook for your own lyrics and ideas

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Kerry Anne King explores promises, redemption, forgiveness, art and love in her stunning new novel Everything You Are. Julianne MacLean, USA TODAY bestselling author notes that “Writing sensitively about characters struggling to overcome tragedy and loss, Kerry Anne King has delivered a beautiful, soulful novel that hits all the right notes—especially for music lovers. It will leave you with tears in your eyes and sighs of contentment when you reach the satisfying, emotional conclusion.” 


One tragic twist of fate destroyed Braden Healey’s hands, his musical career, and his family. Now, unable to play, adrift in an alcoholic daze, and with only fragmented memories of his past, Braden wants desperately to escape the darkness of the last eleven years.

When his ex-wife and son are killed in a car accident, Braden returns home, hoping to forge a relationship with his troubled seventeen-year-old daughter, Allie. But how can he hope to rescue her from the curse that seems to shadow his family?

Ophelia “Phee” MacPhee, granddaughter of the eccentric old man who sold Braden his cello, believes the curse is real. She swore an oath to her dying grandfather that she would ensure Braden plays the cello as long as he lives. But he can’t play, and as the shadows deepen and Phee finds herself falling for Braden, she’ll do anything to save him. It will take a miracle of forgiveness and love to bring all three of them back to the healing power of music.


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Complete Your Book Collection! Enter To Win These Remarkable Bookmarks!

Every book lover has a small collection of bookmarks that we love for their designs or the phrases printed on them. We don’t know why we continue to pile up bookmarks that we wind up not using, but it is inevitable. No two bookmarks are the same, as no individual reader, or book, are the same as the other, so we are giving away these remarkable bookmarks for all of you!

Read about these amazing prizes in detail below!

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ENTER OUR Remarkable Bookmark GIVEAWAY FOR YOUR CHANCE TO WIN Some Beautifully Designed Bookmarks from Book Art Bookmarks:


Book Art Bookmarks is an Etsy page owned and created by Margaux Mich. The bookmarks created by this incredibly talented artist are handmade and the designs are stunning! They are also practical as the base for all of them is an elastic band to literally hold your page. For entering this giveaway you can be the proud owner of all these bookmarks Margaux has made.


Margaux’s best seller, the Magnifying Glass Bookmark.


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Practical and beautifully designed.


There is also the Metal Flower Bookmark.



For the elegant reader in all of us.


And speaking of elegant, this antique bookmark is perfect for the classy reader in all of us.



Carry the beautiful sight of fully stocked bookshelves everywhere with this Bookshelf Charm Bookmark.



BookArt Bookmarks has a line of Animal designs for your wild side as well.


Fly into the fantasy of your next read with this Dragonfly Bookmark.



For any deep sea adventures, this friendly little octopus will keep you company.



Any fans of The Hunger Games out there? This Mocking Jay is for you.



For the night owl in all of us, stay up as late as you like with this Owl Bookmark.



Are you a fan of Jurassic Park? Or just a general Michael Crichton fan?



As if these bookmarks couldn’t get any more beautiful, Margoux also provides a line of gemstone designs.


This hypnotizing turquoise is ideal for any books of myth.



To warm your heart, here is the Pink Gemstone Bookmark.



Purify your chakras with this White Gemstone Bookmark.



All of these could be yours, but only if you enter!






Margaux Mich started Book Art Bookmarks on Etsy back in 2018.  With no formal training, she has poured her creative mind into designing elegant and intricate bookmarks that have garnered over 7,000 bookmark sales. Her connection with the reading community has helped her receive feedback and gain confidence to build her online store. Trusting her creative genius has also helped bring her the success you will see in her Etsy shop today.

A loving mom, she lives with her husband and two boys in Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin. Though she works straight out of her own home, she manages to balance family and work.



If you would like to read more about Margaux, click here for our article all about her story.




Enter to Win the Most Perfect Wedding Gift Basket!

We’re still in wedding season, which can mean eloping season. Things happen. That cute couple you know might have resorted to eloping to save some money, and you are now scrambling to get a thoughtful wedding gift after hearing the news. Or, they did get married in the conventional way and you can’t figure out what to get them. We’re here to help.

Enter to win this wedding gift basket to surprise the newlyweds with! (Or, if you want to keep it for yourself, we’ll understand).


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In addition to winning a deluxe tote bag, a new notebook, a comfy sleep mask, cozy socks, and matching, wedding-themed luggage tags for a honeymoon trip, you could win New York Times and USA Today-bestselling author Carly Phillips’s Take the Bride, one of her latest installments in the hit Knight Brothers series.


About the Book:


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She used to be his. Now she’s about to marry another man.
Will he let her go … or will he stand up and take the bride?

Ryder Hammond and Sierra Knight were high school sweethearts. Despite him being her brother’s best friend, their relationship burned hot and fast … and ended with heartbreak and regrets.

Years later, she’s at the altar, about to marry another man.

He’s only there for closure, to finally put the past behind him.

But when the preacher asks if anyone has a reason the couple shouldn’t wed, she turns around and her gaze locks on his.

Suddenly he’s out of his seat.



And ultimately stealing the very pissed off bride and taking her to a secluded cabin.

He wants one week to convince her they’re meant to be, to remind her of the fiery passion still burning between them.

When their time together is up, will she walk away and break his heart this time, or will he finally have the woman he’s wanted all along?


About The Author:


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Carly Phillips is an acclaimed, bestselling author of over fifty novels, each one delivering heroes and romance that will set your heart on fire. Her hit debut novel, The Bachelor, was chosen by Kelly Ripa as a romance club pick, and was the first romance novel to be featured on a nationally televised book club.