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DAY 1 of GIVEAWAY WEEK! Win The Tiger’s Wife: Tell Me Why I Can’t Dress Myself

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Tea Obreht was kind enough to sign this beautiful hardcover of Tiger’s Wife for the contest. I hope you win!


Easy contest today. You have 4 OPTIONS to enter (in other words, you can have your name in the contest up to 4 times!!). I have a hardcover of The Tiger’s Wife, signed by Tea Obreht for this contest.

But first, I need to ask why it is I don’t seem to know how to dress myself? Last night was my husband’s holiday party for his work. I was very excited to have an opportunity to wear a handmade silk outfit I had made in Hoi An, Vietnam. I had a matching tie made just so Kurt and I could play dress-up together… Continue reading DAY 1 of GIVEAWAY WEEK! Win The Tiger’s Wife: Tell Me Why I Can’t Dress Myself

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WIN THESE and They WILL Arrive in Time for Christmas!

Candice Millard signed hardcover River of Doubt President Theodore Roosevelt

I recently told you about these wonderful works about President Theodore Roosevelt and President James A. Garfield, by Candice Millard. (Click here for original blog post.) Don’t miss your opportunity to win one or both of these books, friends, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR!!

CONTEST #1 – Win a Hardcover of River of Doubt, Theodore Roosevelt’s Darkest Journey, signed by the author, Candice MillardTheodore Roosevelt Amazon biography Candice Millard Continue reading WIN THESE and They WILL Arrive in Time for Christmas!

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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 IN THE COMMENTS (that would spoil the fun of reading them all at once on the follow-up post!)

Traveling Marla Cleavage Stardust hardcover gift edition signed book contest

Neil Gaiman offered to pretend to stare at my cleavage after I fussed over covering up, worrying my photo with him would look crass (since I’m pretty much always hanging out). CAPTION THIS PHOTO TO WIN A SIGNED HARDCOVER OF STARDUST

Deadline: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21st at MIDNIGHT. I will then post all the entries with a voting poll. You’ll have all weekend to get those votes in on the best caption. Winner will be announced on Monday morning, November 26th. Every entrant will receive a Traveling Marla postcard.

Bonus: If any of you can get Neil Gaiman himself to give us a caption of his own (on this site), or to post a comment on this blog, every entrant will be entered to win a pair of VIP Tickets to RZA with Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures next April!

Love, Marla

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Winners of Endless Scarves and Their Great Stories!

contest winner endless scarf

contest winner endless scarfWhat do Traveling Marla, an Ewok, and scarf, storm, frontier, apple and coil all have in common? They all had to be used in the entries to try to win an endless scarf from me! (See original post here). Today I announce the winner(s)!

(I always have some contest going on, btw. Check out my Contest page here). Continue reading Winners of Endless Scarves and Their Great Stories!