Monday, April 12, 2010

Announcing the Winners of the Writing Contest and Comment Contest

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: claragillowclark@gmail.com 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.

                                                                                                                                                                      

6 comments:

  1. Clara, your blog is terrific and you are great. Thank you so much for your blog. Thanks for selflessly enriching all of us and I must add increasing the knowledge of teacher librarians.
    (Just had a chance to read the latest interview.)

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  2. Clara,
    Thanks you for providing a wonderful opportunity for students to write! With your enthusiasm and "Spilling Ink" as a guide, these young writers will keep us reading for many years!
    Thanks again,
    Karla

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  3. How awesome! Congratulations, everybody, and definitely keep writing. Margo :)

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  4. Congratulations to the young writers! Keep it up.

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  5. Thanks everyone for your support of reading, writing, and young authors! Much appreciated.

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  6. Thanks, Clara & Ellen! Yipee!

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