Author Interview Series Book Giveaway: Enter Here!

This contest is closed.  There will be more book giveaways in 2011!

Welcome to the entry page for the Author Interview Series Book Giveaway!  Please read the rules here and then leave a comment to enter.  The grand prize will be a complete set of signed books from all the authors in the series (see titles below), and if we get a 150 entries by Friday November 19th, a second grand prize will be added in.

The details:

1. To enter, please leave a comment on this post (“Author Interview Series Book Giveaway: Enter here”). Only leave one comment; duplicates will be eliminated.

2. Tell your friends…tweet, blog, facebook, it’s all good. If we reach  150 entries by Friday, there will be a second grand prize.

3. Enjoy the interviews! Each day during the giveaway a new interview  with a different author will be posted.

4. Before you run off to the store to buy that turkey, come back and check to see if you’ve won. The drawing will be on Wednesday, November 24th at Noon PST.  The name(s) will be picked through a random number generator.

5. Here’s the books! The grand prize winner gets a complete set!  If we get enough entries, there will be two prizes.

Tsh Oxenreider’s Organized Simplicity

Candace Walsh’s Dear John, I Love Jane

Kate Hanley’s The Anywhere, Anytime Chill Guide

Gretchen Rubin‘s The Happiness Project

Meagan Francis’ The Happiest Mom

Alisa Bowman’s Project: Happily Ever After

Jennifer Margulis’ Why Babies Do That: Baffling Baby Behavior Explained

Hope Edelman’s The Possibility of Everything

Theo Pauline Nestor’s How to Sleep Alone in a King-Size Bed

About Theo Pauline Nestor

Author of Writing Is My Drink (Simon & Schuster) and How to Sleep Alone in a King-Size Bed. Learn more about my courses, editing, and coaching at
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137 Responses to Author Interview Series Book Giveaway: Enter Here!

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  2. Shannon says:

    This is a great contest! Can’t wait to read all the interviews!

  3. callie says:

    I love to read and I’m excited about future interviews! Thank you.

  4. Becky G says:

    thanks for your posts!

  5. Tracy says:

    Thank you for the interviews! I can’t wait to read more.

  6. Karen says:

    Looking forward to reading the upcoming interviews – your contest prizes are fabulous! Good luck to all!

  7. Melissa says:

    Thank you!!!

  8. Carissa says:

    Cool giveaway! Please enter me! 🙂

  9. lorilowe says:

    Enjoyed the interview, and looking forward to the series.
    Lori Lowe

  10. Amelia says:

    Would love to win! Thank you!!!

  11. Sherry Bellamy says:

    It would be awesome to win all of these great books. WinWinWinWin. lol I love reading in the evening when it is quiet in the house and I can just get completely in my story.

  12. Wendy Colbert says:

    Thanks, Theo!

  13. Since I’m one of the authors, not sure if I may enter but darn do I want all these other books (several of them I’ve already purchased but I’d love copies to give as gifts to friends.) If I don’t win, I’m buying these books!

  14. Sandy Barnes says:

    I know I will enjoy all of these interviews, particularly women writing about their experiences. I have learned so much already from Theo’s blog and her class!

  15. Jean Engler says:

    Thanks, Theo!

  16. Pamela says:

    What a great giveaway, books that I would love to add to my collection. Thanks!

  17. Mandy says:

    Enter me, too! 🙂

  18. Nine says:

    Oh, count me in!

  19. I’m interested.


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  21. Cheryl Savit says:

    Came to your blog via Alisa Bowman, so thanks Alisa. And please enter me in your fantastic contest. Not too many things better than free books (well, a few things…). Looking forward to reading your blog and following your tweets. Happy Thanksgiving!

  22. Heather Haley says:

    Loved Candace’s interview and the reminder to just show up and not compare my timeline for success with someone else.

  23. Count me in! Looking forward to reading Alisa Bowman’s Project: Happily Ever After. So even if I don’t win, I have no trouble plunking down the cash. 🙂

  24. Amanda says:

    Thanks for the great contest.

  25. I’d love to be a winner…sounds like some awesome reads!

  26. Kim says:

    Great giveaway!

  27. Kim F. says:

    Great prize!!!

  28. tayla johnston says:

    Looking forward to reading the interviews!

  29. Great contest! I’m a reader and a writer. I love doing both. Good luck to everyone!

  30. Allison says:

    A wonderful set of books! Thank you for the opportunity to win!

  31. Robin York says:

    Thanks for the giveaway!!! I have my fingers crossed…

  32. Rita Miller says:

    What a fantastic opportunity!

  33. Vanessa says:

    Great giveaway! Looking forward to reading future interviews! 🙂

  34. Cathie Rollins says:

    Wow!! Thank you!~

  35. Kat Kirkwood says:

    ooooo obsessive reader here! I’d love to win! Thanks for doing this!!!

  36. Laura says:

    What an awesome contest idea!

  37. Lisa says:

    WOW! What a collection. Off to start reading the interviews right now.

  38. Karoline says:

    Definitely would love some more great books to read!

  39. Jasmine says:

    I would love to win! Looking forward to the interviews!

  40. Laura says:

    Perfect gift for myself for the holidays!

  41. Cheri says:

    I would love a chance to win these books!! I will spread the word!

  42. More books are always a good thing.

  43. Jennifer Hammer says:

    OOH! Enough books to get me through the winter!

  44. sarajane says:

    i would love to have the collection of books. sounds great

  45. cait bale says:

    New book case with an empty shelf… need new reading material to fill my mind and shelf 🙂

  46. Michele says:

    I would love to win!

  47. lesly says:

    this sound great and what better then getting the chance to read what the author of the different book’s listed have to say. we really do not get the chance to see that happening often.

  48. Joy Harvey says:

    Please, pick me! I would love nothing more than to snuggle in with these precious mama books and take it all in and pass it back on to my other moms in need of encouragement. Thanks!

  49. Roxanne says:

    Those titles look outstanding!

  50. Soledad E says:

    Love the books and the contest!

  51. Tanja Krups says:

    I need this collection to further my pursuit of mothering sanity…

  52. Anna says:

    Oh wow, those look great! Looking forward to the interviews!

  53. Tara says:

    All excellent books, but I’m very excited about Candace’s! Hope I win!

    (Fantastic interview btw!)

  54. Sherrie says:

    Love to read, awesome books I’m sure, thanks!

  55. Karine Bordelon says:

    Love to read so would love to be entered!

  56. Katarina Putoczki says:

    Really interesting. Can’t wait to read the other interviews 🙂

  57. Roxanne says:

    What a great give away! Who wouldn’t want to add these books to their library?!? 🙂

  58. Jessica Hill says:

    Love this! Thanks for the inspiration:)

  59. acystay says:

    I love this!!! I cannot wait to read more 🙂 The peace is already flowing for me!

  60. Katherine says:

    Some amazing titles there.

  61. Kelli says:

    What an awesome giveaway….and close to my birthday too! Thanks for the chance off to check out the interviews.

  62. Stacey says:

    Always in need of great books to read!

  63. Emily Axelrod says:

    To say Candace has a way with words, is an understatement! Always a pleasure to read her thoughts.

    Between her list of favorite books, and the books in the giveaway, there is so much quality writing being recommended here!

    Would be thrilled to win!

  64. Bonnie P says:

    What an awesome giveaway!

  65. Diane Hendrix says:

    I love to write and reading good things always gives me a kick in the rear to do it, especially when my beautiful 2 year old is running around wanting and taking all of my attention!

  66. maria larson says:

    I would adore receiving these wonderful books to learn from. New ideas are always welcome here! Thanks!

  67. megan dean says:

    nov 19th is my bday!!

  68. Ken Kennedy says:

    The books look interesting. Count me in.


  69. Anne-Odile says:

    This is quite a great collection of books to win! Thank you for the opportunity.

  70. Ona Moore says:

    I would love to win these

  71. Amy L. says:

    Great giveaway! Thanks!

  72. Eve Saldivar says:

    What could be better than free books? Well, chocolate comes close….

  73. Amri says:

    Sounds awesome, thank you!

  74. Ally says:

    This is a wonderful idea, a wonderful way to share new voices and a great treat for those of us who read, and write. Candace Walsh is spectacular and I cannot wait for her next book! Thank you!

  75. Celia Butcher says:

    I’m looking forward to the interviews! and winning books, well that’s heaven ~

  76. Awesome giveaway. Love some of the titles. I’m in it to win it and look forward to the interviews. Tx for this opportunity.

  77. Tierney Diggens says:

    What a wonderful giveaway! As a mother of five and grandma of three I would love these books…

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  79. So glad to stumble upon Writing is my Drink. Love the title, love the idea… and I really should be writing more than I drink 😀

    Books on organization, relaxation, coping… what more could any mom/wife/writer/daughter want? Pick me !

  80. Cath in Ottawa says:

    Wow – this is awesome. Thanks for the series and the give-away!

  81. Kelly McKinney says:

    I am a third grade teacher and all these books would be read by me and the other teachers to help us become more positive which in turn helps us mold positive minds!!!
    Please help St. Joseph’s school of avid readers get these books! Thank you XoXo

  82. I really need to get onto this whole contest bandwagon! Great job. Great interviews.

  83. Joyce Tomlinson says:

    I feel particularly lucky!

  84. Elena says:

    Thanks for the interviews. They help and encourage begginer writers

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  87. Jane Cook says:

    Theo once again you’ve got a great contest going, and some great interviews planned! Sign me up!

  88. Anne Milford says:

    Great interviews–really enjoyed them. I just “facebooked” it too! (I guess facebooked is a verb, right?) would love to win!

  89. Jincey Huck says:

    What a great idea… and a wonderful range of topics. Love the interviews. Thanks for doing this.

  90. L.J. says:

    What a wonderful idea, Theo! Thanks for sharing.

  91. Elena Lipson says:

    Love this giveaway!! Thank you 😉

  92. Eve Tai says:

    This is a great idea, Theo. I’m impressed with how well you are navigating FB. You could give a workshop on that for writers as well!

  93. Carrie says:

    I like free books! Hooray!

  94. Steph says:

    Amazing authors & contest- thanks for the opportunity- fingers crossed & feeling happy just thinking about it 🙂

  95. Dana Cooper says:

    I so want to write a book…but how do you go about it? What is the starting point? Thank you for this series. Cheers!


  96. Katwife says:

    Great giveaway! Hope I get to read all the books!

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  98. HeatherY says:

    Gretchen Rubin led me here. I only have her book on Kindle, so I would LOVE to win! ESPECIALLY since the other books are now all on my wish list!

  99. Tara Benwell says:

    Well, I won a turkey earlier this week in a blog contest, so why not this?

  100. Wendy says:

    I enjoyed your interview with Gretchen Rubin, and I’m looking forward to her next book!

  101. What a great collection! Thanks for making the series available.

  102. Kelly says:

    What a fantastic idea! Please sign me up!

  103. Fauncy Auncy says:

    This is exciting and I can’t wait to read all your Blogs–I am tinkering with writing myself, so I would love to hear what other writers have to say! Thanks for a fun opportuntiy to win these.

  104. Kimberly Vandervort says:

    So excited to have the opportunity to read these books, and interested to read some fun, informative blogs!

  105. kreeeestamama says:

    Ooooo!!! Would be amazing to win all these great books!

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  107. C says:

    These sound like amazing books, all. Excited for the interviews….

  108. Thanks for inspiring reading — and writing! And for inspiring me to do my own book give away (inc. your memoir!)

  109. Star Roberts says:

    Hi Theo,

    Free Books!?! This is great. I can’t wait to read these interviews in my next moment of quiet, free time – perhaps nestled under a quilt with the smell of roasting turkey wafting in the breeze…

  110. Can’t wait to read the interviews…

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  113. thanks theo for this opportunity to learn more about other authors and their process.

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  115. Kerry Eady says:

    Oh wow, 6 of these booksa are on my current wishlist! I’m so excited to read the interviews even if I don’t win!

  116. Would love to read some of these books! Thanks for hosting the giveaway.

  117. Amanda Fletcher says:

    These interviews are great – they make me want to spend this snowy day writing. Thank you!

  118. Lesley says:

    I’d love to win. Thanks.

  119. The titles look amazing! I would love to win!!

  120. Natalia says:

    What a great line-up of books!

  121. Jenny Stamos says:

    I love books!

    Thanks so much for this opportunity. 🙂

  122. Naomi Jones says:

    Hope I win!

  123. Debra Green says:

    I wanna win!

  124. Julie Jeffs says:

    I bought Hope’s book but a signed copy, really? That would be the coolest. Some of the others are already on my wish list so this contest is perfect for me. BTW, I’ve read a few interviews with Hope Edleman, she makes me want to write.

  125. Yay for book giveaways! Even when I don’t win, I always find new books to read. 🙂

  126. coribaum says:

    What a happy Thanksgiving it could be to win all these wonderful books!

  127. madgesw says:

    Have only read one book on the list. Would love to win.

  128. hannahkozak says:

    Thank you for the interviews. I would love to win the contest. Pick me!
    Great interviews! Thank you for interviewing Hope Edelman.

  129. Jess says:

    What a great list of books! So glad to have discovered your site. 🙂

  130. Aik says:

    I’d love to enter! Thank you!

    On my blog: Win a SIGNED copy of Afterlight by Elle Jasper

  131. Lisa says:

    That looks like some very interesting reading.

  132. Andrea F says:

    Would love to win these books! thanks for the opportunity!

  133. Tiffani says:

    Theo, thanks for writing “King Size.” It’s helped me so much. I love this interview idea, and I will be going back to read.


  134. chris says:

    Love the interview. Look forward to getting and reading the book.

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