And the lucky winners for the Comment Contest are:
Kristin Gray is the winner of Ellen Potter's new middle grade novel, SLOB. The lucky winner of SPILLING INK is Aching Hope. Please e-mail your name and address to me: firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you everyone who took the time to leave a comment for these two amazing authors!
It was great to receive entries from so many talented writers! After careful deliberation, Anne Mazer and Ellen Potter (co-authors of Spilling Ink) chose the following entries:
First prize: Marissa Simpson/Oelwein Middle School
Second Prize: Margaret Bruetsch/Sullivan West H.S.
Honorable Mention: Sam Murphy/Oelwein Middle School
Congratulations Marissa, Margaret, and Sam! Please get in touch with me via e-mail with your name and address and your choice of one of my books: Annie's Choice; Nellie Bishop; Willie and the Rattlesnake King; Hill Hawk Hattie; Hattie on Her Way; or Secrets of Greymoor. If you would like to learn more about these titles before deciding, you can visit my web-site: www.claragillowclark.net
Marissa, Margaret, and Sam will also be featured author guests with their entries published on my blog.
Marissa and Margaret, in addition, you will receive a $25/$15 gift certificate to the bookstore of your choice. (e.g. Borders, Amazon.com, Barnes&Noble.) If it is a bookstore in your area, please send a phone number or web address so I can contact them.
A special thank you to Mrs. Duff for her wonderful dedication to her class! Hope to hear from all of you soon.