In which I’m heading to Houston!

on February 27, 2014

So I leave tomorrow for Houston and I am BEYOND excited about this trip. First, I’m going home–and make no mistake, chickens, Virginia is lovely but Texas will always be home. It’s barbecue and blue jeans and people calling me “mija”. It’s also Murder by the Book, one of my favorite bookstores in the WORLD….

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In which it is OUT!

on February 25, 2014

Happy book birthday to CITY OF JASMINE! Have already heard from readers who have spotted it in the wild and others who have had it download to their ereaders. Happy reading, y’all!

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In which we’re feeling blue

on February 25, 2014

Blue Gardenia, that is! Last November when I was in New Mexico giving a creativity workshop, I had the opportunity to meet the most extraordinary group of writers–one of them was the lovely Denise Calhoun. Denise writes a blog called Blue Gardenia with a focus on vintage fashion. She includes patterns chosen with an eye…

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In which our winner is chosen!

on February 21, 2014

Congratulations to Lidy Baars! Lidy, please email me at deanna(at)deannaraybourn(dot)com with your mailing address so Christine and I can get your books to you. Happy reading! Everybody else–happy weekend!

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In which, oh yeah, WE HAVE ANOTHER GIVEAWAY!

on February 20, 2014

Are you getting spoiled yet?? I hope so! Today I am beyond thrilled to tell you our sponsor is the AMAZING Christine Rose Elle! Christine has been one of my gurus for years–her blog and newsletter are fun, inspiring, deliciously feminine, and totally empowering. She’s a fearless wanderer who is absolutely expert at conjuring wonderful…

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In which we have a winner!

on February 19, 2014

Okay, this is hilarious–Random Number Generator chose entry #1! That means Kirsten Williams is our Yatra/CITY OF JASMINE winner–congratulations! Please email me at deanna(at)deannaraybourn(dot)com with your mailing address so we can get your pretties out to you as soon as possible. Didn’t win? You might want to check back tomorrow…shhhhh….

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In which it’s time to give away something pretty!

on February 18, 2014

I don’t know about y’all, chickens, but I’m having a fabulous time giving away these awesome things! Today our sponsor is one of my very favorite small businesses, the Yatra Collection. It was founded by Gayatri Khosla and Rati Bahadur Madan, two of the most engaging, dynamic women I have ever met. Friends since their…

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In which there’s a chat tonight!

on February 16, 2014

Please join me at the Writerspace Valentine Chat tonight, February 16th from 8pm ET to 11pm ET. Authors will be chatting and giving away tons of prizes — Kindles, autographed books, gift cards and more. You don’t have to be present to win, but you must be registered. To register, and for details on all…

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In which I want to give away some books!

on February 15, 2014

Same as last time–these are ARCs of CITY OF JASMINE. Here’s how it works: Let’s do a quick one–first ten comments get an ARC of CITY OF JASMINE. Here’s the fine print: 1. This is open to US/Canadian residents only. 2. Comments are in moderation. I will approve ten in the order they arrive and…

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In which we have a winner!

on February 14, 2014

Congratulations to Sallie Porter! Please email me at deanna(at)deannaraybourn(dot)com with your mailing address. Didn’t win–don’t despair! I’ll be doing a quick giveaway this weekend of ARCs–multiple ARCs!–so keep an eye on the blog, FB, or Twitter to enter.

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