Monday, April 12, 2010

Author Interview and Book Giveaway: Yesterday's Promise

For some authors, writing just springs naturally from a God given ability with words and a love to share the writing craft. Vanessa Miller is just such an author, having written since a young age. Her stories mainly tackle stories about people who are lost and in need of redemption. Her books resonate with readers as she has received several awards and been on numerous bestseller lists.

I am pleased to share an interview I had with Vanessa recently and she has graciously agreed to give away a copy of her latest release, Yesterday’s Promise


Vanessa, thank you so much for taking the time to visit today, letting us get to know you better!

1: How long did you write before you were published?

I was a kid when I first began writing. But I didn’t know anything about submitting my work for publication at that time, so if we start with adulthood, I would have to say it took about ten – twelve years before I finally became a published author.

2: When you held that first book in your hands, what was your first thought?

WOW! I was totally awestruck. I remember sitting on the stairs, just holding the book in my hands. My dream had finally been realized, and I had no words to express how wonderful that felt.

3: What are you working on now?

I’m working on the final edits to the sequel to Yesterday’s Promise. That book is titled, A Love for Tomorrow and it releases in September 2010.

4: Where can readers find out more about your books?

Readers can visit my website: http://www.vanessamiller.com/  I also have a fan page on Facebook so they can type in Vanessa Miller to find me.

5: What message(s) do you want to be clear to your readers?

In Yesterday’s Promise I hope my readers begin to understand that if God brought you to it, He can bring you through it. I also want them to find faith and hope in the way Melinda holds onto the ministry (dream) that God put in her heart.

6: What are two things that people wouldn't normally know about you as a writer and or person?

The only thing that I can think that people might not know is that I have a two year old granddaughter and a one year old grandson. There, that’s two things. : )

Thank you for being with us today. Any final words for readers?

I would just like to thank everyone who took the time to read my information on this blog. I hope you also get a chance to read Yesterday’s Promise. Many blessings to you…


Readers, I have TWO copies of this book to giveaway, so to enter to win Yesterday's Promise, PLEASE LEAVE AN EMAIL ADDRESS! If I draw your name and there is no email, YOU WILL NOT WIN!


For extra entries:
~Be a follower
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And a NEW one:
~Follow My Other blog, Operation Encourage an Author.

Contest is only open in the U.S. and void where prohibited. Chances of winning are based on the number of entries and winner is draw from a non-biased third party- Random.org. I am not responsible for any lost or damaged items for said prize.

Thanks for coming by to enter!

52 comments:

  1. I would love to read this book! Thanks for the chance to win! :)

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  2. I'm a blog follower.

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  3. Please enter me. Sounds interesting.

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  5. I follow your blog
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  6. I subscribe by email.
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  7. I would love to win a copy of Vanessa's latest release, Yesterday's Promise. Vanessa is an excellent author and represents her ministry well.

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  8. Great giveaway!

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  9. I'm a follower

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  11. I'm a follower of your other blog

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  12. Looks like a great book! I'm a follwer and a suscriber:)

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  13. thanks for the chance to read this fabulous book

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  15. I would love to win and read Yesterday's Promise. I enjoyed the interview too.

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  16. I am a follower through my Google Reader.

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  17. I also subscribe. I get subscribing and following all mixed up.

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  18. This sounds like a wonderful book to read.
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  20. I have a daughter in ministry who deals with similar circumstances, so Vanessa's book really appeals to me. Thank you for the chance to win a copy.

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  22. Oh, thanks for the interview

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  25. follower of other blog too.

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  28. Great Book Cover and interview. Makes me want to read and review your book for Good Reads and Library Thing. Hope I Win. I am a follower and suscriber. God Bless You and the followers of Writing for Christ.

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  29. I'd love to read this book. Thanks so much for the possibility.

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  33. This book looks so good.
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  35. Looks like a great book, thanks for the chance to win!

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According to new FTC rules I must let you, the reader know, that all views shared on this blog are strictly my own. Books to review are either provided for me by the author, publisher or ones I have purchased and I am under no obligation whatsoever to present anything, but my true opinion on any product. I receive no monetary compensation for anything written on this blog. Any giveaways on this blog are provided by the author/ publisher and I am not responsible for any views they express in their work or on this site. Giveaways are void were prohibited and chances of winnng are based on the number of applicants. A random winner is draw when a book is given away.

 
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