Win TWO Signed Hardcover Books! Happy Holidays, Readers!!

“He probably would have been successful if he hadn’t been insane.” Just one of Candice Millard‘s great quotes of the evening, about Charles Guiteau, the assassin of President James A. Garfield. I’ll be honest with you. Before Millard spoke at Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures, I thought, like many people do, that President Garfield was boring. … More Win TWO Signed Hardcover Books! Happy Holidays, Readers!!

Winner of the Neil Gaiman Photo Caption!

Congratulations to Anthony Everitt of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for his winning caption of the Neil Gaiman / Traveling Marla photo. Anthony will receive the special hardcover gift edition of Stardust, signed by the author especially for this contest! All entrants will receive a Traveling Marla postcard (send me your addresses please!) and each will receive an … More Winner of the Neil Gaiman Photo Caption!

VOTE for your favorite Caption on the Neil Gaiman – Traveling MarLa Photo!

It’s time to VOTE! Help someone win the hardcover, gift edition of Stardust signed by Neil Gaiman! Here the photo. Read the Captions below and Vote for your favorite! If one of the captions is yours, vote for it then share it with friends. Be sure to tell them which one is yours so they … More VOTE for your favorite Caption on the Neil Gaiman – Traveling MarLa Photo!

Win a Signed Hardcover Edition of Stardust by Neil Gaiman. Deadline TOMORROW!

CONTEST INFORMATION (in case you missed the original post last week): Caption this photo to enter to win the signed copy of Stardust by Neil Gaiman. Email your caption to me: marla at marlasinkdruzgal dot com or messaging them to me on my Facebook Writer Page (not my personal profile).  DO NOT POST YOUR CAPTIONS … More Win a Signed Hardcover Edition of Stardust by Neil Gaiman. Deadline TOMORROW!

Neil Gaiman, Missed Opportunity(?), and A Signed Hardcover Stardust for You…

One of these statements is correct: There is a spoiler of Neil Gaiman’s upcoming Dr. Who episode below; I have a photo of Neil Gaiman staring at my cleavage; Neil Gaiman offered to cross himself off my list of people I’m allowed to sleep with (wink nudge). Hmmm…I wonder which one of these is correct? … More Neil Gaiman, Missed Opportunity(?), and A Signed Hardcover Stardust for You…

Chautauqua Swag: More Madison Favorites. Win an Endless Scarf!

Chautauqua seems so far in the past now, but we’re still enjoying all the great items we picked up from some of our favorite vendors. I’m in the process of ordering endless scarves (I told you about them and Granny’s Knits and Gifts in a previous post) for holiday gifts and thought since I’m in … More Chautauqua Swag: More Madison Favorites. Win an Endless Scarf!

A Post in Two Parts: Contest Winner and Manipulate MarLa Monday!! Mmm…

Part One: And the winner is….Little Girl with Head in Orangutan! This great photo, submitted by the McCully family of Pittsburgh, PA, swept the votes at over 60%, the remaining 40% shared among the remaining contenders. The McCully’s will receive the jar of apple butter, but no worries – each of the entries, including the … More A Post in Two Parts: Contest Winner and Manipulate MarLa Monday!! Mmm…

PLEASE VOTE! They Stuck Their Head in Something!!!

Thanks to everyone who submitted a photo of yourself sticking your head/face in something. I’m donating $10 per entry, so that makes $50 toward the Red Cross Hurricane Sandy Disaster Fund. Thank you! PLEASE VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE! INVITE YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY TO VOTE! WINNER GETS A JAR OF APPLE BUTTER! EACH ENTRANT GETS … More PLEASE VOTE! They Stuck Their Head in Something!!!

Win a Jar of Apple Butter: Stick Your Head in Something!

I will stick my head in anything. Okay, maybe that’s a little bit of a yarn, but I really do love those plywood cutouts with a silly scene just begging passersby to insert their noggins. So as you can imagine I was ecstatic to pose, Marla Appleseed style. Kurt was, well, a little less than … More Win a Jar of Apple Butter: Stick Your Head in Something!