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Savannah Chase
October 12th, 2008, 01:05 PM
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hollie
October 12th, 2008, 01:16 PM
past my bed time i'm affraid sorry savannah

CharmedGirl
October 12th, 2008, 03:27 PM
It won't be past my bedtime. It will be 10am Tuesday for me. I'll make sure to stop by and post a comment.

Savannah Chase
October 12th, 2008, 08:19 PM
thank you guys for trying, my guest will be so thrilled to have you there....

Savannah Chase
October 12th, 2008, 08:20 PM
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Eligibility



*Excerpts must be a "love scene" or "sex scene" only, not to exceed 1,000 words in length.

*Excerpt may be from any e-book or print book published between October 14, 2007

and October 13, 2008 (contest deadline).

*Self-published as well as traditional published entries shall be accepted.

*Excerpt must be the original work of Author(s) and entered into contest by the Author(s) only.

*All excerpts must be published in English.

*There is NO CHARGE for entering this contest.

*No entry shall be accepted before September 22, 2008 or after Midnight EST October 13, 2008.

*Midnight Seductions Authors, Employees of Talking Two Lips, or Topaz Promotions (paid or volunteer) may not enter.

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Formatting Your Entry

*Entry form may be downloaded from the Midnight Seductions Yahoo Group or copied from the MSAendlessromanceco ntest.blogspot (http://msaendlessromancecontest.blogspot/).com site. *Email excerpt, entry form, and cover art to: endlessromanceconte st@gmail. com (endlessromancecontest@gmail.com) In the subject line place the word ENTRY.

*Word doc. or rtf file only

*Attach entry form separately to your email.

* Excerpt should be formatted with 12pt. font. Times New Roman, Courier New, Georgia, or Book Antiqua accepted. No colored text. Only black ink, please.

Double spacing, one inch margins, with appropriate paragraph indentation.

*Attach excerpt separately to your email (do not send entire book) and rename file as YourPenName_ excerpt.doc (ex. janedoe_excerpt. doc)

*Attach cover art separately to your email. Rename cover file as YourPenName_ cover.jpg (ex. janedoe_cover. jpg) Cover art will only download as jpg image. Simply rename.

*In the body of your email list your pen name only and title of book (nothing else is necessary).

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General Rules and Information

*No more than 75 entries shall be accepted for consideration.

*One entry per author(s) only. Excerpts by two or more authors will be accepted, but must be listed on one entry form and shall be considered as one entry. Entries are not

exclusive to "single title" books and may be from an anthology, collection, or volume.

*Midnight Seductions Authors, Employees of Talking Two Lips Reviews and Topaz Promotions (paid or volunteer) are excluded from entering.

*Love Scene/Sex Scene excerpts only. Any level of sex (heat level) accepted. Any genre accepted, and may include: m/f, m/m, f/f, m/f/m, f/m/f, quads, etc.

*We will not accept excerpts containing: forced sex, beastiality, pedophilia, sex involving minors, incest, necrophilia, golden showers or defecation. At the contest coordinator' s discretion any excerpt deemed inappropriate may be removed from consideration.

*Email entries only.

*Before emailing your entry check for the following: Attachments of entry form,

properly formatted 1,000 words or less excerpt, cover art. In the body of the email include your pen name and book title only. In the subject line of email insert the

word ENTRY.

*Excerpt must the original work of Author(s).

*Judges shall score entries based solely on the criteria listed on scoring sheet.

*Upon entry, all excerpts shall be assigned a number prior to judging. No judge

shall know the identity of any Author(s) prior to posting for the Reader's

Choice portion of contest.

*The judging portion of the contest shall begin on October 15, 2008 and end on November 10<SUP>th</SUP>, 2008.

*Judges shall include individuals chosen by Talking Two Lips Reviews and Midnight Seductions Authors.

*The Reader's Choice portion of the contest shall begin on November 17<SUP>th</SUP> and

End on December 8<SUP>th</SUP>, 2008 at Midnight EST.

*For the purpose of Reader's Choice, each entry shall be posted to the Endless Romance Reader's Choice Blogsite along with cover art and one author link. By entering this contest, author gives permission to Midnight Seductions Authors, Talking Two Lips Reviews, and Topaz Promotions to post excerpt to the blogsite(s) and website(s), promote as needed, allow excerpt to be displayed on site(s) as long as deemed necessary by contest officials as well as to use author(s) name/excerpt for promotional purposes the following contest year.

*Permalinks for each entry shall be emailed to the author prior to the opening of the Reader's Choice portion of the contest.

*Authors are encouraged to promote their excerpts for voting purposes.

*Thirty percent (30%) of the votes received for each excerpt during the Reader's Choice portion of the contest shall be added to the judge's scores to ascertain the

three winning selections.

*Winning Places shall be determined by the order of the three top scoring excerpts.

*At the contest coordinator' s discretion honorable mentions may be listed as well.

*All questions concerning contest entries/rules should be emailed to Tess MacKall

at endlessromanceconte st@gmail. com (endlessromancecontest@gmail.com)

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Winning Announcement

Winners shall be announced on December 15<SUP>th</SUP> at 9 pm EST on the

Midnight Seductions Authors Yahoo Group at their One Year Anniversary Celebration. http://groups. yahoo.com/ group/MidnightSe ductions Authors do not have to be present to win. However, winning authors shall not be notified prior to this announcement. Thereafter, winners shall be posted on the Talking Two Lips site and on the Endless Romance Blogsite.

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Prizes


All Prizes Donated by Midnight Seductions Authors


and


Topaz Promotions



First Place:

*Three months one-book promotion (minimum of 2 promos per week) for either one single book, or up to three single books, one book per month. (retail value $105) Donated by Topaz Promotions.

*$30 Cash donated by authors Adriana Kraft and Tess Mackall

*$25 Borders G/C donated by author L A Day

*Handmade Midnight Seductions gift bag donated by author, Qwillia Rain.

*Gift Basket donated by author Wendi Darlin

*Signed Book Flat for "Bid for Love" donated by author Savannah Chase

*Truth or Dare Magnets donated by author Kissa Starling

*E-Book Download of "Jade" donated by author Mary Suzanne

*E-Book Download of "Summer Heat" donated by author Elizabeth Black

*E-Book Download of "Frozen" donated by author Morgan O'Reilly

*E-Book Download of "Going Deep" donated by author Dee Dawning

*E-Book Download-winner' s choice of title-donated by author Adriana Kraft

*E-Book Download of "His Only Treasure" donated by author Tess MacKall



Second Place:

*Two months one-book promotion (minimum of 2 promos per week) for one book or two books, one book per month. (retail value $70) Donated by Topaz Promotions.

*$20 Cash donated by authors Adriana Kraft and Tess MacKall

*$10 Extasy Books G/C donated by author AJ Llewellyn

*Handmade Midnight Seductions Gift Bag donated by author Qwillia Rain.

*Deck of 2008 Ellora's Cave Playing Cards donated by author LA Day.

*Leather Journal donated by author Savannah Chase

*Cover Flat for "My Funny Valentine" donated by author Kissa Starling

*Alaskan Goodies donated by author Morgan O'Reilly

*Four Autographed Cover Flats donated by author Adriana Kraft

*E-Book Download of "My Pirate" donated by author Mary Suzanne

*E-Book Download of "A Spanking Good Time" donated by author Elizabeth Black

*E-Book Download of "Bananaz" donated by author Dee Dawning

*E-Book Download of "Gabriel's Ride:Strip Down!" donated by author Tess MacKall





Third Place:

*One month one-book promotion (minimum of 2 promos per week) for one title. (retail value $35) Donated by Topaz Promotions.

*$15 Cash donated by authors Adriana Kraft and Tess MacKall

*Box of candy/goodies donated by author Ava Rose Johnson

*Handmade Midnight Seductions Gift Bag donated by author Qwillia Rain

*Handmade Beaded Book Thong donated by author Cassandra Gold

*Goodie Bag and Promo Items donated by author Savannah Chase

*Alaskan Goodies donated by author Morgan O'Reilly

*Refrigerator Magnets donated by author Adriana Kraft

*E-Book Download of "Caught" donated by author Elizabeth Black

*E-Book Download of "Tattoos" donated by author Dee Dawning



Honorable Mention:

*E-Book Downloads from Various Midnight Seductions Authors

Including Dee Dawning and Tess MacKall and Handmade Book

Thong donated by Cassandra Gold


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