Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Win an Amazon or Barnes and Noble Gift Certificate for $100!

So, before I get to the good part of this contest, the fact that I'm giving away a $100 gift certificate to either Amazon or Barnes and Noble, you're going to have to suffer through my emotional story first! LOL

I guess the best place to start is to explain why I'm hosting this contest--yes, it's true, I'm very fond of giving things away but this contest is especially close to my heart. Why? Well, since July, 2010, I've sold over 100,000 ebooks between my three books, Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble, Toil and Trouble and To Kill A Warlock.

I'm not sure if that sounds like a big number or not to all of you but to me, it's astounding. Especially because I hoped to sell 500 when I first uploaded Fire Burn. Eight months ago, I never would have imagined I'd be writing this post today. And, it's even more special because today is the release day for my fourth book, A Tale of Two Goblins.

Maybe I should go back and explain why this is such a big milestone for me...

I've always wanted to be a writer, ever since I was little. I became an English major at UCLA and dabbled here and there and then life sort of got in the way. Finally, about four years ago, there was a story in me that demanded to be written. So, I did it--I wrote my first book about an average girl living an average life, a girl who wasn't super impressed with herself but was happy enough. Then one day a warlock walked into her life and changed her world. And the girl came to realize she was pretty amazing, after all. That book was Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble. I'm very proud of this book--it took a long time to write, to figure out what my voice was--how I wanted to tell the story. And there is so much of me in it...

I was able to get an agent and I thought the world was my oyster. That is until the rejections started pouring in, one after another. Publishers saying they didn't like this and didn't like that. One would say there were too many paranormal creatures in the book and another would say there weren't enough! Well, needless-to-say, the rejections hurt and after the publishers and my agent gave up on me, I hate to say it, but I gave up on me also.

For four years.

Then I read an article about self publishing and I thought, what the heck, I had nothing to lose and might as well try it and see what happened. So, on July 7, 2010, I uploaded Fire Burn and my second book, To Kill A Warlock to Amazon. Then, in Oct, 2010, I uploaded them both to Barnes and Noble. And, wouldn't you know it, people started buying them. As the weeks rolled by, my sales steadily climbed and I was stunned--amazed that readers actually liked the books. Somehow I hadn't imagined they would, figuring since the big guys in New York thought the books weren't worth anything, no one else would. But, the big guys were wrong!

Once I came out with the second book in the Fire Burn series, Toil and Trouble, in December 2010, my sales spiked and I started getting emails from readers saying how much they loved Jolie, Rand and Sinjin. I can't even begin to explain what an incredible feeling it is when someone loves something that is so close to you--something you really put your all into, something that really becomes a part of you.

After another month or so, I thought hmm, I should probably get an agent again and I managed to land my dream agent, one of the best in the business! And then the unthinkable happened, Random House contacted me after seeing Fire Burn and Toil and Trouble in the bestseller list! I ended up signing with Bantam (a division of Random House) to do 3 books in the Jolie series which will be out in 2012.

Around the same time, I quit my job and decided to become a full time author...

I'm so incredibly happy--I can't even begin to explain what it feels like to live your dream--to be able to write stories that make people happy.

So, to finish, I just wanted to say thank you. Thank you to all of you out there who believed in me and continue to believe in me. Thank you for loving Jolie, Rand, Dulcie, Sinjin, Knight, Bram and Quill as much as I do! Thank you for your emails and your facebook posts. Thank you for taking a chance on a nobody and thank you for giving me the opportunity to be where I am today.

I could never have made it without you, my readers.

Having said that, I wanted to host another fun contest! And this contest is for my readers only.

Here's the fun stuff:

What will you win: A $100 gift certificate to Amazon or Barnes and Noble (if you want to do $50 for you and $50 for someone else, I can do that too!)

How do you enter:

Simply comment on this blog post and because this contest is only open to my readers, please email me at hpmalloryauthor @yahoo.com and tell me what the first four words are of Chapter 15 in any of the four books (Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble, Toil and Trouble, To Kill A Warlock or A Tale of Two Goblins).

To get more entries, you can do the following:

* Have read one of my books (+1 point)
* Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
* Follow my blog (+ 1 point)
* Follow me on Twitter (+ 1 point)
* Tweet about the contest (+ 1 point)
* Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)
* Mention the contest on Facebook (+ 1 point)
* Mention the contest on your blog (+ 1 point)


Do all of the above and you'll get even more chances to win with a total of 8 possible points. Just mention in your blog comment how many points you earned (and how you earned those points).

A sample comment could look like this:

Hey, HP, enter me in your third awesomest contest ever! I have a total of 4 points for commenting on your blog, friending you on facebook, tweeting about your contest and following your blog!

This contest is open until March 31, 2011 with the winner drawn at random and announced on April 1, 2012!

And, thank you all again for giving me the chance to live my dream!!!!!

138 comments:

  1. Your story brought tears to my eyes. I'm so happy for you. You are a great writer. Never give up on yourself again

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  2. You deserve all the success in the world! Thank you for taking the chance and sharing your gift with us! XOXO - Meagan

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  3. I love your story! It gives us other aspiring novelists hope. You inspire me to keep writing when my inner voice keeps telling me to give it up because I'm chosing the most IMpossible thing I could ever pick to dream of doing--especially since I had to give up a 10 year career in academia due to a serious spinal condition. Writing is the only thing I have left, and I figure I'm silly to think I can be a success at writing and selling my fiction. So thank YOU, not just for your awesome books (I really love the two I have in my library so far), but for being an inspiration to people like me. Congrats and best wishes for continued success. I'm looking forward to more terrific stories from you! <3

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  4. Im not all that interested in the contest... Yeah, it would be cool to win... But really I just wanted to tell you that you are an awesome person. All I know of you is what I've read on FB, not like we have coffee every morning, but you actually care about more than your books, the money or yourself. Youre obviously a busy chick and Im begining to think you never sleep, but you always take that few minutes to keep up with your posts and reply to comments from your readers... you've replied to me at least 10 times... That says a lot about who you are to me. Just to sum up and shut my trap, you kick ass... And not just your books... YOU kick ass! Kiss your parents! They did good with you! And NEVER doubt yourself... There's enough assh*les in this world to do that for you.

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  5. What a fun giveaway! Your books are just awesome! I love them. =) Thanks for hosting this!

    Here's my point total (7 in all):
    * Have read one of my books (+1 point)
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point)
    * Follow me on Twitter (+ 1 point)
    * Tweet about the contest (+ 1 point)
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)
    * Mention the contest on Facebook (+ 1 point)

    E-mail: bookaholicdoesblogging @ gmail (dot) com

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  6. * Have read one of my books (+1 point)-
    I have read 2. Going on 3

    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    You're AWESOME!! THANKS SO MUCH

    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point)
    I am a follower

    * Follow me on Twitter (+ 1 point)
    follow @AwesomesauceBK

    * Tweet about the contest (+ 1 point)
    http://twitter.com/#!/AwesomeSauceBK/status/50326084268466176

    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)
    I follow under Amber Pruchnicki Imbrogno

    * Mention the contest on Facebook (+ 1 point)
    http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=192844328432&ref=ts

    * Mention the contest on your blog (+ 1 point)
    awesomesaucebookclub.blogspot.com

    a total of 8 Points. Sorry this is so long.lol.

    I am so happy you were able to make the journey to being an author! I love your books.

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  7. Hey HP,
    love the blog post explaining why your fans mean so much to you and yes, that comes through with every interaction you have with one of us.
    Okay here's my tally so far: read the first three of your books (starting on the fourth), friended you on facebook, will mention it on facebook and I'm leaving a comment here right now. 4 points so far. I'm also giving myself extra points that I've invented :)
    1)I'm in love with Henry Cavill and sent you a drool inducing photo of him without his shirt on(5 points?
    2)I am convinced that, 100 years or so ago, when I was working for a publishing house, I would have fought tooth and nails for your books had they crossed my desk (?? points).
    The next goal for all of us should be to push your books to the top of the "flying off the shelves" category at B&N.
    Congratulations on your success, you deserve it!
    Ellen

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  8. Your books are great your a great writer enough said......lol

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  9. Sign me up for this sweet contest, HP! I have a total of 5 points for commenting here, following your blog, friend-ing you on Facebook, reading your books, and posting the contest info on my Facebook :) Keep up the phenomenal work!!

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  10. * Have read one of my books (+1 point)
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point)
    * Follow me on Twitter (+ 1 point)
    * Tweet about the contest (+ 1 point)
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)
    * Mention the contest on Facebook (+ 1 point)
    * Mention the contest on your blog (+ 1 point)

    HP For all the above, PLEASE enter me into your contest for 8 entries. I love your books, and haven't been shy about saying it! Thank you for sharing your stories!

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  11. Hi HP! I would love to be entered into your awesome contest for the $100 gift certificate. I have a total of 5 points from friending you on Facebook, reading one of your books, leaving a comment on this blog, following your blog, and commenting about the contest on Facebook.

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  12. Thank you all for your very sweet words. They mean so much to me!!!

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  13. Sign me up for 8 points...Happy to spread the word.

    My Blog link:

    http://spellcheckedbycgpowell.blogspot.com/2011/03/my-book-spell-checked-playlist.html

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  14. H.P., you are awesome, and so is this contest!
    * Have read one of my books (+1 point)
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point)
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)

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  15. You made me cry! I just love you H.P.! {{{{HUGS}}}} - Auds

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  16. You know I want to sign up for this awesome contest. Thanks for helping feed our addictions once again H.P. ;c)

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  17. I am so happy for you! Way to not give up.

    Here are my points:

    * Have read one of my books (+1 point)
    Well of course
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    Done
    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point)
    Since I red the first book
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)
    Yep!

    Total: 4 points

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  18. omg! i love you and your books as much as you love us fans and i'm always looking forward to more!!!! i also read just last night that short valentine story between dulcie and knight AND i loved it!

    i have read your 1st 3 books and have #4 sitting patiently in my nook to start once i'm done writing to you :)

    here is my link for my blog post:
    http://chroniclesofsarita.blogspot.com/2011/03/woot-woot_22.html

    i have tweeted you!!!!!

    i'm a blog follower AND a twitter follower :)

    i'm your friend on FB already too!

    7 points total-woo hoo!

    congratulations on all of your happiness and we are all thrilled that you chose writing over your other job :)

    xo
    sarabeth

    sarabeth.burke@yahoo.com

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  19. Hi HP, please enter me in this fabulous contest. I have a total a total of 4 point, Friending you on facebook, following you on this blog(sounds creepy :)), I read your book A Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble and I mentioned this contest on facebook. The first 4 words in chapter 15 are Upon visiting London, I. Thanks again for the opportunity.

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  20. Congrats on your new book! I must admit that "Fire Burn" is still in my tbr pile, but I loved "To Kill a Warlock". I'm excited that "A Tale of Two Goblins" is out now.
    As for the contest
    * Have read one of my books (+1 point)
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point)
    * Follow me on Twitter (+ 1 point)
    * Tweet about the contest (+ 1 point)
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)
    * Mention the contest on Facebook (+ 1 point)
    total of 7
    I don't have a blog. And I'm not sure that I deserve the point for tweeting since only 4 people follow me. lol

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  21. I just wanted to say I read both of the Jolie books in 4 days and I LOVE THEM! I really cant wait till the new ones come out. I love her story and think you are an amazing author! PLEASE KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!!!!

    Wendy

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  22. HP- Thanks for holding this awesome contest but even more, for baring your authors soul to us... I was so moved by your post and it just proves that sometimes people who deserve success actually get it!!
    I am in serious Rand & Jolie withdrawal though so can't wait for MORE!
    ok my PT total is: Read 3 of your books so far(3)
    I have friends you on Facebook (1)
    Comment on blog post (1). Melanie
    Emails are mebeheri@yahoo.com & njvampgirl@ gmail.com
    Follow your blog (1)
    Email (1)
    So that's 7!!!! Keep on doing what you do and Know you have a fan in me forever!

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  23. I read...alot. This time of year I have alot of time on my hands at work so I usually can read about a book a day. Once I pick up a book or series I don't put it down until it is finished. I love the way you interact with your readers. I feel like when I read your books I'm not only getting to know the characters but you as well.

    I hope one day my photography will inspire people as much as your books inspire me. Congratulations on living your dream and never giving up.

    Now for my points

    * Have read one of my books (+1 point)(actually all of them multiple times!)
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point)
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)

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  24. Love all your books and I can't wait til your next Jolie book comes out she's my fav :)

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  25. Love your books HP and you are such a great author to do all these contests. As far as my points go...I have 10...
    *Have read one of my books (+1 point)
    I have read 3 of your books and I just started Goblins today!
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    My opening remark was my comment.
    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point)
    I follow your blog, my blog is gummi0197
    * Follow me on Twitter (+ 1 point)
    I follow you on Twitter, my screen name is bloodyspike23
    * Tweet about the contest (+ 1 point)
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)
    I am your friend on Facebook and enjoy reading your writing updates.
    *Tweet about the contest (+ 1 point)
    I just tweeted the contest
    *Mention the contest on Facebook (+ 1 point)
    I think I posted it twice on Facebook...oops!

    Cant wait to finish reading Goblins and definately cant wait for more Jolie/Rand!

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  26. Love this contest!!! I have 7 points, posted on Twitter and Facebook. Follow you on Twitter and Facebook, read 3 books, follow your blog and commented on this entry!
    Love your books, about to get into Goblins now!!!

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  27. Wow, whay a great story on how you got your start in writing. It goes to show that you can do anything that you put your mind to. I'm glad it worked for you because I really enjoyed your books and it seems like forever to wait for book three in the Jolie Wilkins story.

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  28. Your story is so inspiring, and you deserve all this success and MORE.

    I got 5 points for:
    Reading your books (and loving every one of them)
    Commenting on the blog
    Following your blog
    Following you on twitter
    and being Facebook Friends

    Thanks for being so awesome!
    Loongld@hotmail.com

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  29. That was such a touching story! You deserve your success! Your books are easy and fun reads that we all love, when we need to relax. I'm really glad you decided to self-publish and give the big guys in NY "the finger" LOL!

    +1 have read more than one of your books
    +1 left a comment on blog post
    +1 GFC follower of blog
    +1 friends on facebook


    angeldream3[at]gmail[dot]com

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  30. Hey HP, I am so glad you wrote these books! I love your writing and think you are an inspiration to new writers everywhere! Thanks for telling us your story.

    So, let's see, what have I done to get $100:

    * Have read one of my books (+1 point) I've actually read ALL of them, well... getting the 4th today :)
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point) I do in Google Reader
    * Follow me on Twitter (+ 1 point) I do - @CarrieLoves
    * Tweet about the contest (+ 1 point) I did - http://twitter.com/#!/carrieloves/status/50338504785403904
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point) We're friends
    * Mention the contest on your blog (+ 1 point) I did http://www.carrieloves.com/2011/03/22/hp-mallory-is-giving-up-the-loot/

    So, that's 7 pts. :)

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  31. That is so awesome! Love hearing the whole story, so inspiring! You deserve all the best, you have brought us all so much pleasure! Thanks H.P.!
    +1 Read all books
    +1 Follow on Facebook
    +1 Follow blog
    +1 Posting on FB

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  32. To get more entries, you can do the following:
    As the parent of an aspiring 9 year old author (mystery writer) I appluad your sucess and tenacity!
    Dawn w/ 5 extra points =)

    * Have read one of my books (+1 point) DONE
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point) DONE
    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point)DONE
    * Follow me on Twitter (+ 1 point)
    * Tweet about the contest (+ 1 point)
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point) DONE
    * Mention the contest on Facebook (+ 1 point) DONE
    * Mention the contest on your blog (+ 1 point)

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  33. * Have read one of my books (+1 point)
    3 out of 4. :)

    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    You're amazing. I appreciate your gift and the fact that you share it! :)

    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point)
    Done!

    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)
    We're friends AND I'm in the book club. ;)

    I'm glad you followed your dreams and never gave up! It's great to have wonderful books to look forward to! :) Best of luck to you always!

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  34. Hey HP, I am entering the contest and I wanted to say THANK YOU for sharing your story and being a part of your fan's lives! You bring joy to thousands with your books! My points are:
    -I have read (at least) one of you books: +1
    -I left a comment on this blog : +1
    (I <3 you!)
    -I follow the blog: +1
    -I am your friend on Facebook: +1
    -I mentioned the contest on my Facebook: +1
    (Also, your book and you!)

    Thanks again HP. Keep 'em coming!

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  35. WOW, I never knew you were a self-pub author! That is a wonderful story, and I am so happy for your success.

    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point)
    * Follow me on Twitter (+ 1 point)
    * Tweet about the contest (+ 1 point)
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)
    * Mention the contest on Facebook (+ 1 point)
    =Grand Total of 6

    I happened to just buy Fire Burn and Cauldron Bubble the other day, but I haven't read it yet. :)

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  36. HP~ Thank you so much for telling us your story, what an inspiration it is! I recently found you, and am now reading 'Toil and Trouble' and LOVE Jolie, Rand and Sinjin. Can't wait to start reading 'To Kill a Warlock' next!
    Keep up the GREAT work!!!
    Lori

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  37. I have 7 pts
    Followed you on Facebook, twitter, and this blog
    Commented on this blog
    Posted this contest on facebook and twitter
    And have read all 3 of your books so far just started dulcie's 2nd book love them thank you :)

    My email is drstgo24@gmail.com

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  38. HP~
    Your contest is AWESOME!! Sign me up for 5 points
    (1) Read your book 'Fire Burn & Cauldron Bubble'
    (1) am a Friend of yours on Facebook
    (1) shared your contest on my Facebook account
    (1) commented on your blog
    (1) I am a follower of your blog
    Keep writing!!! ;)
    Lori
    glbreiwa@yahoo.com

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  39. I just got A Tale Of Two Goblins! Congrads on all the hard work to get your books out.

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  40. Okay I give up. Where can I buy a Tale of Two Goblins, b/c I can't find it anywhere. Thx

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  41. Nevermind. Found the book. Though, it's not coming up in a regular search on amazon.

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  42. What a great,touching story! I can only imagine how happy you must be.You must be floating on a cloud,and I hope that feeling is with you always. What a dream come true!

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  43. I just want to say - while I know there are so many people out there "against" e-books of any kind, I thank God for them...if it wasn't for my Kindle I would have NEVER found such incredible authors - such as yourself! I grew up with my nose ALWAYS in a book...but once I became an adult, I stopped reading for pleasure...got my Kindle 3 months ago (Christmas, 2010) - and thanks to it, I have been introduced to such incredibly talented authors - such as you! I am only half way through Fire Burn, but I love it - and I LOVE LOVE LOVE the graphics of all your titles!!!

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  44. How inspirational!...and an exciting contest! Sign me up for 5 points.
    1) I am your friend on FB.
    2) I mentioned your contest on FB.
    3) I commented on this blog.
    4) I have read all of your novels.
    5) I follow your blog on my Kindle.
    Thanks and keep your fabulous novels coming! Congrats!
    khouchin10 at hotmail.com

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  45. Hi HP! Congratulations on the release of your new book! It is next on my list to read. I'd like to please be entered in your contest of awesomeness! I've done the following and earned 7 out of the 8 points:

    1. I've read three out of four of your books
    2. I've left a comment on this blog post
    3. I'm following your blog (tinkerbellhell@gmail.com)
    4. I'm following you on Twitter (tinkerbellhell1)
    5. Tweeted about the contest @tinkerbellhell1
    6. Befriended you on Facebook (Robin Pitkin)
    7. Mentioned the contest on Facebook
    I don't have a blog :(

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  46. Your story is an inspiration, H.P.! You brought tears to my eyes! Honestly, we as your readers, should be the ones thanking you, profusely, for giving us the opportunity to experience your literary beauty. I have read, and loved, all of your books, except Goblins, which is currently screaming at me from my Nook. This contest is the awesomest! Sign me up for five points!
    1)I follow your blog
    2)I have read more than one of your books!
    3)I friended you on Facebook
    4)I shared this contest on Facebook
    5)I commented on this blog!!
    Thank you, thank you, thank you for writing your stories and sharing them with us!!

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  48. Thank for such a great personal story:

    I have read three of your books (+1 point)
    Here is my comment (+ 1 point)
    I am following your blog (+ 1 point)
    I am following you on Twitter (+ 1 point)
    Tweet about the contest- Done (+ 1 point)
    I am already your friend on FB (+ 1 point)
    Mention the contest on Facebook - Done (+ 1 point)
    I don't have a blog :-( (+ 0 point)

    7 points

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  49. H.P you seriously rock and im so glad that all the big people in N.Y are eating their words now. Your story is inspiring and shows your passion and determination. Continued succss and keep wowing us

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  50. Hi :)
    I've read all four books :) 1pt
    He's my blog post 1pt
    I follow your blog 1pt
    And I'm a facebook friend 1pt

    Thanks for writing!

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  51. Such an amazing story!! I'm glad you made us "suffer" through your emotional story first! I read this post with tears in my eyes. Congratulations on all your success. I remember when you personally responded to my email and friend request on FB! I was floored! Thanks for being so close to your readers!! It means a lot to us!

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  52. I almost forgot!
    Have read one of my books (+1 point)
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point)
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)

    4 points!

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  53. ok i sent you the email, have read all of your books (just finishing Tale of Two Goblins)
    follow you on twitter
    follow you on facebook
    will mention this contest on facebook
    am commenting here
    and deserve extra points for cutting my finger just so i could read your new book while working LOL

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  54. sorry, i realized I didn't put in my points...
    * Have read one of my books (+1 point)
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point)
    * Follow me on Twitter (+ 1 point)
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)

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  55. Ok here is my tally
    Read one of your books + 1
    Left a comment on this blog + 1
    Follow you on twitter + 1
    Friend you on facebook +1
    Tweeted about the contest +1
    Total 5pts

    Good luck ladies and have fun ;-)

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  56. Crap forgot one lol I follow your blog +1

    Total 6pts

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  57. * Have read one of my books (+1 point)
    Actually all 3, waiting for the 4th on amazon...
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    Done ;)
    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point)
    I am a follower already
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)
    I am a friend of yours already and frequently check out your posts.
    * Mention the contest on Facebook (+ 1 point)
    Done. ;)

    Your story was so touching, I am so glad I bought that first Jolie book and to know there will be more to come, I just can't wait!! You are an amazing author and I am very glad for selfish reasons that you did not give up and you persisted!! Much love from a life long fan....

    Nicole;)

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  58. HP! I love your books and so glad a new one is coming out! Keep up the great work. Please enter me in the MOST awesome contest ever!

    * I have read all of your books
    * Left a comment on this blog post
    * I already follow your blog
    * I already follow you on Twitter
    * Tweeted about the contest
    * Already your friend on Facebook
    * Mentioned the contest on Facebook
    * Mentioned the contest on my blog

    Total: 8 Points! Hope I win, but I love you anyway.

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  59. Your awesome Lady! So proud of your perseverance! Here are my entries, 7 total!

    * Have read one of my books (+1 point)
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point)
    * Follow me on Twitter (+ 1 point)
    * Tweet about the contest (+ 1 point)
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)
    * Mention the contest on Facebook (+ 1 point)

    Sweet! Keep up the great work!

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  60. * Have read one of my books (+1 point) I have read all of them and am started the new one!
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point) Does this count?!?
    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point) Done
    * Follow me on Twitter (+ 1 point) Already do (@susanlizbeth)
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point) (Done)

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  61. Yay!!!
    I have 3 points for reading your books, following your blog and for leaving a post/comment!
    I dont tweet or facebook...or else Id have more points to throw in for you there too!!
    Have a great week! x
    Amy :)

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  62. Hey, HP, enter me in your third awesomest contest ever! I have a total of 7 points:

    * Have read one of ur books (+1 point)
    * Left a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    * Follow ur blog (+ 1 point)
    * Follow ur on Twitter (+ 1 point)
    * Tweet about the contest (+ 1 point)
    * Friend u on Facebook (+ 1 point)
    * Mention the contest on Facebook (+ 1 point)

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  63. H.P. I never get tired of recommending your books and saying how much I love them! Your story also brough tears to my eyes cant wait to start reading the new dulce book.

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  64. H.P. I loved your books and kept buying and reading them all, then recommended them, and I'll keep doing so. I've earned 7 of the 8 points, I did everything except posting on my own blog, but I don't have a blog. :( Thanks for the chance!

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  65. * Have read one of my books (+1 point) ( read all three and downloaded Goblins)
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)doing it now
    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point) done
    * Follow me on Twitter (+ 1 point)done
    * Tweet about the contest (+ 1 point)done
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)done
    * Mention the contest on Facebook (+ 1 point)done
    * Mention the contest on your blog (+ 1 point)done--

    That is 8pts. But really the pleasure is all mine in the universe you have given us to play in. Thank you for all your hard work.

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  66. Hey HP! I am so happy for you, you have a ton of fans so I doubt if you can tell me from everyone else, but you have been a total inspiration to me. You are accessible to your fans, and you are so much fun to talk to. I’m so glad you are doing well, you deserver everything you have achieved so far!

    Now as for this contest business J lol…I have read all of your books (except Tale of Two Gobins…my nook is having a bad day and decided it doesn’t want to update my library anymore….) so
    +3 for the other 3
    +1 for this comment
    +1 for following on twitter
    +1 for following this blog (GFC name -hense1kk)
    +1 Friend on face book :D
    +1Tweeted about the contest :D

    SOOO 8 in total points :D

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  67. We love your books HP, please keep writing these wonderful books. I have a total of 5 points. I have read all your books, except Tale of Two Goblins. I bought it yesterday on my kindle and I will be reading it next. I am very happy for you and wish you lots of success.

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  68. Hey HP,

    Lovin all your books and plan to dive into A Tale of Two Goblins tonight! So excited thanks!

    * I have read all of your books
    * Left a comment on this blog post
    * I already follow your blog
    * I already follow you on Twitter
    * Tweeted about the contest
    * Already your friend on Facebook
    * Mentioned the contest on Facebook
    * Mentioned the contest on my blog

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  69. Okay, here I go! Love the books btw... fun to read and the kind that you don't want to end - my favorites!


    4 POINTS!!! Here's what I've done...
    * Have read one of my books (+1 point)
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point)
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)

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  70. I just have a piddling 2 points for reading your books and posting a comment, but I LOOOOOVE your books (and believe me I've read a lot of sci fi/fantasy and it was starting to get old.) But your books are awesome and I'm so glad you kept going despite those big guys. They WERE wrong! Congrats on your success, you deserve it.

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  71. Love the books-just bought the new one. I read alot and these are some of my favs. I am always telling friends at work to give them a try.

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  72. I have read one of my books (actually all of them!) (+ 1 point), leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point), follow my blog (+ 1 point), friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point), mention the contest on Facebook (+ 1 point)
    = 4 points.

    Mallory, so excited for the installment in the Dulcie series! All your books take me into a whole new world of fantasy and brings a smile to my face...THANK YOU!!!
    : )
    H.P. Mallory's #1 Fan
    Leslie

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  73. Love your books!! Can't wait to get the new one!
    I have 5 points
    Have read your books
    Leaving a blog comment
    Follow your blog
    Friended (is that a word? LOL) you on Facebook
    Mentioned your contest on Facebook
    Thanks again for the awesome adventures!
    Laura

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  74. Hey HP, Please enter me in your 3rd most awesomest contest ever! I have earned 8 points doing the following:
    Have read one of your books
    Leave a comment on this blog post
    Follow your blog
    Follow you on Twitter
    Tweet about the contest
    Friended you on Facebook
    Mentioned the contest on Facebook
    Blogged about book and contest blogger
    Thank you, It took me 2 hours and I burned dinner but I feel it was worth it.
    I am going to read A Tale of Two Goblins now. Is Friended a word? I am from the south, so I say "yes"

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  75. Hi HP,
    I added up 7 points to be included in this fabulous contest! Might start up a blog just so I can mention it. Thank you so much for your books...they are extremely good and entertaining!
    Can't wait to read A Tale of Two Goblins!

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  76. Another Awesome book with Goblins HP!!

    I Have read one all of your books so that gets me (+1 point)
    Here's my comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    I do Follow this blog (+ 1 point)
    Yippeee you are now my Friend on Facebook (+ 1 point)
    I just mentioned the contest on Facebook and added a really nice tribute to you too(+ 1 point)

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  77. HP, I just wanted to tell you that you are an inspiration! I am so glad to see your sucsess, it couldn't have happened to a nicer person. How lucky are we that you tried selfpub? We have all of these great books now.

    Ok, now for the contest stuff...

    +1 I am your friend on Facebook (and in the Writers group!)
    +1 I am a follower of this blog
    +1 I follow you on Twitter @NicholeChase
    +1 I have read 3 books, and am getting the new one this weekend! (Otherwise I won't get anythng finished this week.)
    +1 I am leaving a comment on this post
    +1 I just tweeted about the contest
    +1 I posted the contest on FB!

    Now I am off to email you some words :)

    Thanks for the awesome books, and the awesome contest!

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  78. Hi again :) Your books are awesome and I'm so glad to see more coming soon!

    For the contest stuff... I've emailed you as you requested, and:

    I've friended you on Facebook
    I have read all 4 books
    I'm leaving a comment on this post
    I postd the contest on Facebook
    I follow this blog
    I follow your Twitter

    6 points, I need to have more time for stuff to make more points LOL

    Thanks again!

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  79. Hi
    Love your books! I have 7 points!

    * Have read ALL of my books (+1 point)
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point)
    * Follow me on Twitter (+ 1 point)
    * Tweet about the contest (+ 1 point)
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)
    * Mention the contest on Facebook (+ 1 point)

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  80. Well I have:
    * Have read one of my books (+1 point)Check!
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)Check!
    * Follow H.B. Mallory's blog (+ 1 point)Check! (Obviously!)
    * Follow H.B. Mallory on Twitter (+ 1 point)Check!
    * Tweet about the contest (+ 1 point)Check!
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)Check!
    * Mention the contest on Facebook (+ 1 point)Check!
    * Mention the contest on your blog (+ 1 point)(Don't have a blog so Sorry or I would have)
    Keep Up The great work H.B. Mallory!!!

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  81. So 7 Points Yay! Go H.B. Mallory!

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  82. Thank you so much for sharing your story with us and for putting on such a great contest!
    I have 5 points:
    *I've read at least one of your books
    *Left a comment on your blog
    *Friended you on Facebook
    *Mentioned the contest on Facebook

    I can't wait to see who wins and to spend my day off tomorrow reading Two Goblins!

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  83. H.P. So excited that you're doing a giveaway to fund our habit! LOL! Also, REALLY excited you are doing so well....YAY!!!!!

    I have read ALL of your books...LOVE them! (+1 point)
    Leaving comment now :) (+ 1 point)
    Following your blog! (+ 1 point)
    No Twitter Account for me :(
    We are Friends on Facebook (+ 1 point)
    Posting on FB after I post here!!! (+ 1 point)

    Thanks! Hope you have another "character contest" too....I'd LOVE that chance again :)

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  84. I am so excited to read your success story! What is amazing is you really stuck it to those stuffy know-nothing publishers that missed a diamond when they publish junk! You go girl! When I first finished Jolie's series I was so diappointed there wasn't a third! And then you hit the jackpot with random house! I am excited for you but bummed we have to wait that long.
    Thank you for holding this contest-for nothing more than making me express my opinion. I am happy to see emails from you so I can follow you. Thanks
    Oh and sign me up for 5 pts. Happy to spread the word about great books I've read!

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  85. Thank you for having the courage to self publish your books. I've enjoyed reading them and look forward to your next ones.

    Please sign me up for 7 points.

    * Have read one of my books (+1 point)
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point)
    * Follow me on Twitter (+ 1 point)
    * Tweet about the contest (+ 1 point)
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)
    * Mention the contest on Facebook (+ 1 point)

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  86. I loved your story and am so glad you are doing so well with your book. I am sorry to say I have not had the pleasure of reading your books yet but will be looking for them. I am going to check you out on face book though. Thanks for sharing.

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  87. you are amazing!!! i honestly have to say the moment i picked up fire burn, i was hooked!! couldn't put it down. when i was done, instantly went on to the next one and devoured it! i'm a firm believer in everything happens for a reason. we go thru things in life to get us to where we are today. i think you and your books kick ass! congratulations hp!!!

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  88. Thank you all so much for your kind words--they mean so much to me. And, yes, Gillian, I could not agree with you more--everything does happen for a reason and I wouldn't change anything for the world. I'm so happy I was able to do this for myself because it was a huge lesson to me to never give up!
    Thank you all again!!!

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  89. I'm addicted to your books. After reading your personal publishing story, you sound a lot like Dulcie. :) I'm sure she'll follow in your footsteps. ;)

    I'm on the forth book now. I LOVED the other three. I can't wait to hear more about Jolie and Rand.

    Please enter me in your contest. I have 5 points:

    Ready three books so far. +1
    I'm leaving a comment on this blog post. +1
    I follow your blog. +1
    I "friended" you on Facebook. +1
    I posted about your contest on Facebook. +1

    I don't tweet, sorry.
    I do not have a blog either.

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  90. BTW, the cover artwork is the reason I bought your ebook in the first place. A lot of ebook publishers don't realize how important a nice looking cover is. Keep up the good work!

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  91. Just emailed you - reading the first "Fire Burn and Cauldron
    Jenn H

    4 points

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  92. well...i must say that tale of two goblins was absolutely fabulous and what a cliff hanger!!!!!! i love dulcie and knight-you did an amazing job with this book :) THANK YOU!

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  93. I have not read your books yet, but I love your voice on your blog and website, so I must go get your books now. I am so happy for you! I began writing almost two decades ago, got an agent, then another, bites from editors, six golden heart finals...rejections, more books, more rejection... Three weeks ago, inspired by your story, I decided to self-publish. And I am so glad I did. People are finally able to read my medieval time travels. It's great to be able to put my books out there and let the readers decide. yay! I love your story, complete with very happy ending, and I want to thank you for sharing. Very inspiring. I am off to buy your books! I wish you much success!

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  94. I love the Jolie series! I have been spreading the word to my friends that this is a must read.. looking forward to the next book..


    5 points total

    * Have read one of my books (+1 point)
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    * Follow me on Twitter (+ 1 point)
    * Tweet about the contest (+ 1 point)
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)

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  95. Hey HP! I just finished Goblins yesterday and am DYING for the next after the way you ended it!! *sigh* Anyways, I am excited for all the books to be released in the coming years 2011/2012. Here are my points!

    PS... I heart the Jolie series, but Dulcie is creeping up!

    * Have read one of my books (+1 point)… actually read them ALL
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)…Check!
    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point)…Check!
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)… Check!
    * Mention the contest on Facebook (+ 1 point)… Check!

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  96. I adore your Jolie series and can't wait to start Dulcie! Wonderful work - congratulations on your success!

    Count me in for 5 points:

    * Have read one of my books (+1 point)
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point)
    * Follow me on Twitter (+ 1 point)
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)

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  97. I love all your books and your personal story is so inspiring! Though my field is leading me to the art side of things it gives me hope that even I can succeed! You're unbelievable!

    I'm in for 5 points :)
    Read all the books but the newest(already purchased it!) +1
    Leave Comment +1
    Follow your blog +1
    Friend on Facebook +1
    Shared your contest on Facebook +1

    You ROCK!

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  98. Hello I just have to say what everyone else has been saying I love your books i even got my friend to love them... So happy you didnt give up after so little hope, but you showed them
    Please enter me in the contest!!!!
    I have 5 points
    *friend on face book
    *mentioned it on facebook
    *read your books
    *left a comment
    *follow your blog
    arzamora87@gmail.com

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  99. Hi, and thanks for offering this contest to us! I have +4 points here..
    I commented on the blog,
    follow the blog,
    read one of your books (so far)
    and friended you on facebook (4)
    Good luck to everyone :)

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  100. HP you're amazing! I don't know why anyone wouldn't see that the second they read your books. I'm so glad you self published, because I got to share in your world. I LOVE your books and will continually read anything you write! Thanks for not giving up!!

    I am excited to enter your contest and crossing all fingers, toes, and eyes that I win!!

    Here are my points:
    1 point - commenting on your blog
    1 point - bought all of your books
    1 point - follow you on FB
    1 point - follow you on twitter
    1 point- tweeted the contest
    1 point - follow your blog
    1 point- mention contest on FB

    Total-- 6 points!!

    Thanks HP!!!

    Sarah Ross
    missross98@gmail.com

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  101. I am so glad you never gave up. You have so much talent and it's finally being rewarded! :)

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  102. I am so glad you did not give up. My daughter and I recently got a kindle and she saw your books and told me about them. I have read both of the Jolie series and read the short story Valentine Kiss which of course led me to start To Kill a Warlock. But 2012...........that is so long to have to wait for the 3rd book of Jolie and Rand!

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  103. I love your books! I have suggested them to so many people. Chears to a successful and fun future!
    1pt - have all your books
    1pt - follow on twitter
    1pt - posted contest on twitter
    1pt - follow your bog
    1pt - posted on your blog
    1pt - posted on my blog
    So I have 6 points!
    Keep up everything, I cant wait to follow you into the future!

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  104. * have them all your books(+1 point)
    * commenting (+ 1 point)
    * following blog (+ 1 point)
    * following on twitter (+ 1 point)
    * friended (+ 1 point)
    * posted link on FB+ 1 point)

    total of 6 pts!

    Love your books! Can't wait to see what happens next with Jolie and Dulcie!

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  105. Emailing you now! You are amazing and I'm so glad I found you last year on Barnes & Noble! Just finished TOTG, and loved it of course! Looking forward to watching you continue to grow! So thrilled you love what you do now, it makes all the difference in the world!
    Extra entries:
    1 - read ALL your books
    1 - follow with GFC
    1 - follow on Twitter
    1 - Tweet sent
    1 - friend on FB

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  106. HEY HP! I DEFINITELY WANT TO BE ENTERED INTO YOUR AWESOME CONTEST. SO HAPPY THAT YOU DECIDED TO SELF PUBLISH, BECAUSE YOUR BOOKS ARE AMAZING.

    I HAVE READ ALL OF YOUR BOOKS [1 PT]
    I AM LEAVING A COMMENT NOW [1 PT]
    I HAVE FOLLOWED YOUR BLOG FOR MONTHS [1 PT]
    I AM JOINING TWITTER NOW TO FOLLOW YOU [1 PT]
    MY FIRST TWEET WILL BE ABOUT THIS CONTEST [1 PT]
    I HAVE BEEN YOUR FRIEND ON FB [1 PT]
    I HAVE MENTIONED THIS ON FB [1 PT]
    I DID MENTION THIS CONTEST ON MY BLOG [1 PT]!!
    THAT'S 8 POINTS - PLUS THE EMAIL. :]]

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  107. I just read your story and it is awesome. I am so glad that you did not give up on yourself. I don't get those publishers, they are as bad as the movie critics. I have read all your books and love them all. I cant wait for more. I also wanted to say what an awesome person you are. You seem like you are very down to earth and I love that. I have commented on your facebook page a couple of times and you always comment back, I think that is awesome. Okay for the contest the following are the points I have earned...
    1 - I have read all your books
    1 - I created a blog account and blogged about the contest and you.
    1 - I am following you on twitter
    1 - I am your friend on facebook
    1 - I mentioned the contest and you on twitter
    1 - I mentioned the contest and you on facebook
    1 - I am commenting on this blog, lol

    I think I covered them all. Keep up the awesome writing and I can't wait for the new books to come out.

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  108. I forgot a point, lol
    1 - I am following your blog. So 8 total points... :-)

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  109. I'll definitely take an entry into this contest. Love your books. Point total, let's see"
    Read all books +1
    Friend on Facebook +1
    Commented on this blog +1
    Follow blog +1
    SO, total 4 points. Will send email shortly.

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  110. HP I would be honored to do all of these for you. So here goes:

    * I have read all of your books(+1 point)
    * Leaving a comment right now (+ 1 point)
    * I follow your blog (+ 1 point)
    * I follow you on twitter (+ 1 point)
    * Tweeted about the contest (+ 1 point)
    * You are my friend on Facebook(+ 1 point)
    * Ihave mentioned this contest on Facebook (+ 1
    point)
    So,that is a total of 7 points.
    Thanks Hp, you rock mama!!

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  111. HP your passion about your writing is so apparent in this post and shows through in your books! I am so glad that I found you on my Kindle.

    I have read all of your books (1pt)
    I am leaving a comment (1pt)
    I am following your blog (1pt)
    I am your friend on facebook (1pt)
    I have mentioned it on Twitter (1pt)
    I tweeted about your contest (1pt)
    I will mention it on FB (1pt)

    Sending you an email now! 7 Points total.

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  112. So, since you shared your story, I guess I'll share mine. I'm an avid reader and an adult, non-traditional student in works of obtaining my BS in Molecular Biology/Genetics. Life happens to all of us and I'm not an exception. About a month ago, I underwent major back surgery. Since then, I've been scouring the Kindle app on my phone for new stuff to alleviate my boredom. I came across your works and quickly realized what priceless gems of entertainment they were! I have literally devoured all four books within two weeks. And...I'm eagerly - EAGERLY - awaiting for your new books to come out. Please keep doing what wonderful things that you have been doing - otherwise I'll be in a quandary of what happened to the Jolie and Dulcie. Not to mention having that much less fodder to moon over concerning Rand, Sinjin, Knight, and Quill!!! :p

    So, as for the point stuff, here goes:
    1. I've read all four books (+1)
    2. Comment now (+1)
    3. I've begun following your blog since I just found it... (rinikera@gmail.com) (+1)
    4. I follow you on Twitter (@prozacsmiles)(+1)
    5. I tweeted and linked the contest @prozacsmiles (+1)
    6. I Facebook friended you (Ai-vy Riniker) (+1)
    7. Linked and mentioned the contest on Facebook (+1)

    And if I had a blog I would have done that, too. (+1 brownie point?) Thanks for setting up such a great contest. After reading back over my entry, I now feel like a creepy stalker. Ah well... :) It's for a good cause. Thanks again and good luck to all!!!

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  113. Hey H.P. please enter me into this contest, I have 4 points by: reading yours books(i have read all ;D), left comment on blog, follow your blog, friends on Facebook. Thanks

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  114. Please enter me in the contest, I love your books, can't wait for more Rand!!! :)

    I have:
    To get more entries, you can do the following:

    * Have read all 4 books (+1 point)
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point)
    * Follow me on Twitter (+ 1 point)
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)

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  115. *Read your books (+1)
    *Left a comment (+1)
    *FB friend (+1)

    Actually, I just wanted to say what an inspiration you are. I went through the same thing. Even stopped writing for about four years. Recently, I've had a couple of sales to epubishers, but I was seriously considering self-publishing. I get why editors and agents turn down so many manuscripts. But it *is* disheartening and I think many great stories--like yours--end up falling through the cracks. Thanks for all you do. :)

    Cheers, P. Kirby

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  116. Love your books!! I've read all of them and can't wait for more!

    I have 5 points!!

    * Have read one of my books (+1 point)
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point)
    * Follow me on Twitter (+ 1 point)
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)

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  117. HP,
    First, a HUGE THANK YOU for not giving up on your writing. You've inspired me to start writing again! I Love Love Love Fire Burn, and Toil & Trouble! I'm half way through To Kill a Warlock and already downloaded A Tail of Two Goblins. Your books are the exact literary three some that I'm looking for...Funny, Sexy, and Entertaining. You Totally Kick Ass H.P.! :)
    I figure I should be at 4pts.
    -read both Jolie Books (1pt)
    -friends on facebook (1pt)
    -leave comment on this blog post (1pt)
    -mention this contest on FB (1pt)

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  118. I am so happy for you that you get to live your dream! Thank you so much for sharing your stories with us! Being a mom of three boys I am a very busy woman. Your books are time away, they let me get away from everyday life. Some mommy time. I found your books on amazon when I got my Kindle for Christmas this year. I am SO glad I did! They are all so good I can't pick my favorite! You seem like such a nice person taking the time to post on everyone who sends post to you! Also Thank you for starting the book club on Facebook I got a lot of good book suggestions from others! Many thanks! Your are a wonderful author!!!!!
    -I have read all your great books (1pt)
    -friends on Facebook (1pt)
    -comment on your blog post (1pt)
    -told my friends about this on FB (1pt)

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  119. What an amazing story. I don't mind publishers daying out so much if it means more authors are going to get a bigger slice of the pie.

    As for my points tally, I did all 8 (some, like friending, I already had done from previous giveaways)

    * Have read one of my books (+1 point)
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point)
    * Follow me on Twitter (+ 1 point)
    * Tweet about the contest (+ 1 point) http://twitter.com/#!/lloydviente/status/52605329258708992
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)
    * Mention the contest on Facebook (+ 1 point)http://www.facebook.com/#!/lloydv/posts/109691352446197
    * Mention the contest on your blog (+ 1 point)http://firesaw.posterous.com/hp-mallory-paranormal-romance-and-urban-fanta

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  120. I very much enjoy your books...share it with all my friends. Wanted to get my point! Thanks for writing great books... : o )

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  121. You are a fabulous writer and I wish you continued success!
    I follow you on Twitter and have friended you on facebook. I posted this contest on my blog bookingitwithhayleyg.blogspot.com, I tweeted and mentioned it on my facebook page. I was already following your blog and i have read every book but a Tale of Two Goblins (but I just bought it :) ). I'm very excited to read TOTG!

    I have a total of 8 points and you rock! Have a great day.

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  122. I love your writing!
    * Have read one of my books (+1 point)
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point)
    * Follow me on Twitter (+ 1 point)
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)

    I have a total of 5 points!

    Andrea
    loud.words.and.sounds@gmail.com

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  123. HP-
    I love your books! I'm so happy that your dream came true and that you get to share your dream and awesome talent with us.

    * Have read one of my books (+1 point)
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point)
    * Follow me on Twitter (+ 1 point)
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)

    That's a total of 5 :)

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  124. HP-
    Thanks for keeping up with the writing. I have fallen in love with the characters in your books and can't wait for more to come out!

    I have a total of 4 points, I have read 2, going on 3 books, commented on the blog post, follow your blog, and friend you on facebook.

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  125. Thanks for the great books and contests! Always looking forward to your next book~

    I have read all the books (+1)
    Commenting on this blog (+1)
    Follow this blog (+1)
    Follow on twitter (+1)
    Friend on facebook (+1)

    That's a total of 5 points!

    Olivia

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  126. A great contest and wonderful books from a courages author.

    Comment on this Blog (1)
    I have read the books (1)
    Follow on Twitter (1)
    Tweet (1)
    Follow this bog (1)
    Friend on Facebook (1)
    Comment on Facebook (1)

    That is 7 points.

    Jen G.

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  127. How nice to have such a cool contest!

    * Have read one of the books (+1 point)
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    * Follow this blog (+ 1 point)
    * Friend on Facebook (+ 1 point)

    Thanks! That's four points :)

    Georgia C.

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  129. Have loved all of your books. Please keep writing!

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  130. Please enter me! I have a total of 7 points. Cannot wait for the next Jolie books!

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  131. Today's the big day! Wow, look at the number of people who have responded to this post. It goes to show that you don't have to start out with some big book deal to be an author that people love.

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  132. Hi HP - Thanks for a great contest. I have 5 points - reading book, comment, follow on twitter, follow this blog, friended you on facebook! Love the book!

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  133. Well nothing like waiting till the last minute!


    I have read ALL of your books (+1 point)
    I am leaving a comment on this blog post right now (+ 1 point)
    I am following your blog (+ 1 point)
    I am following you on Twitter (+ 1 point)
    I did Tweet about the contest (+ 1 point)
    I am now friends with you on Facebook (+ 1 point)
    I did mention the contest on Facebook (+ 1 point)and on my favorite FB page: the Bookworms
    http://www.facebook.com/?ref=logo#!/BookWorms.BooksMagazinesEReaders

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  134. Hi HP!! It's so awesome to hear your story. I'm really happy for you, and it's really nice that you are so interactive with those of us that LOVE your books!

    Here's my point total (7 in all):
    * Have read one of my books (+1 point)
    * Leave a comment on this blog post (+ 1 point)
    * Follow my blog (+ 1 point)
    * Follow me on Twitter (+ 1 point)
    * Tweet about the contest (+ 1 point)
    * Friend me on Facebook (+ 1 point)
    * Mention the contest on Facebook (+ 1 point)

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  136. I just realized that this is over. LOL! Sorry! ignore my email (well except for the nice compliments in them. I meant those).

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