Monday, June 4, 2012

Giveaway! Proof by Jordyn Redwood!!



Welcome to Writing for Christ Jordyn Redwood, it is great to have you here!

Do you have an interesting fact about yourself the average reader probably doesn’t know?

Jordyn: Casey, thanks so much for hosting me today! It’s so fun being here getting to know your readers.

I’m a fairly accomplished quilter. I have my own personal fabric stash and could easily make tons of quilts for the next several years without getting any more fabric but that doesn’t stop me from buying more. Fellow quilters... you know what I mean. In fact, a quilt was a clue in my debut novel.

Do you have a favorite genre to read/write?

Jordyn: I’m a suspense girl at heart. I read it and write it. Dean Koontz is the author I admire the most. Lately, I’ve also been pulled to dystopian youth novels—not sure yet if I would write this direction but I’m enjoying the discovery of a new set of authors.

Do you have a nugget of writing advice that has completely changed how you view writing?

Jordyn: There is a dark moment in the writing of every novel where you think you won’t be able to pull it off. I’ve hit it with each of my books and have heard this from many other authors. When you’re there... don’t panic. Keep writing. You can’t edit an empty page.

5 things you love?

1. My family.

2. Learning about God.

3. Chocolate.

4. Playing my guitar which I don’t get to do enough of.

5. Movies.

What do you enjoy most about being a published author?

Connecting with other people from agents, to publishers, fellow authors and readers. It just amazes me that I’ve been given the opportunity to have my words read by others. That’s a great honor.

Places for readers to learn more about you?
Jordyn: My medical blog for authors at www.redwoodsmedicaledge.com and my website www.jordynredwood.net.

Thank you for being with us today!
Jordyn: Thank you, Casey!

Readers, here is your chance to enter to win Jordyn's DEBUT book!

Please leave an email adddress! If I draw your name and there is no email, you will not win.
For extra entries:
~Be a follower
~Be a subscriber

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! Contest ends on June 15th.
Attn Readers! If you're struggling to leave a comment on my blog, please email your comment entries (in ONE email) and I will submit it for you. But PLEASE only do this after you've failed to leave a comment. My email is: caseym.writer(@)gmail.com 

68 comments:

  1. PLEASE PLEASE PPPLLLLEEEAAASSSSSEEEE enter me!!

    Godsforlife At gmail dot com.

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  2. I'm a follower.

    Godsforlife at gmail dot com.

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  3. I really want to read this book. Please enter me in contest. Tore923@aol.com

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  4. Thanks for the giveaway. This book looks great.

    msudawgtooATcomsouthDOTnet

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  5. Sounds like a good book; I love suspense novels?

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    2. Nancy,

      Are you sure you like suspense or is it a question (as in your comment?)-- this novel is very suspenseful!

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  6. Would love to read this book! Thanks for a chance to win it.

    ladettek[at]gmail[dot]com

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  7. This book definitely sounds like one that I could pick up and not want to put down. Would love to read this book.

    Blessings,
    Jo
    ladijo40(at)aol(dot)com

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  8. I'm a subscriber

    Blessings,
    Jo
    ladijo40(at)aol(dot)com

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  9. I'm a follower

    Blessings,
    Jo
    ladijo40(at)aol(dot)com

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  10. I would love to win a copy of Proof! The cover is so intriguing! I love to read a good suspense book in between my historical fiction reads...great change of pace!

    dianalflowers[at]aol[dot]com

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    1. Diana,

      I, too, am a big fan of the book cover. I think Kregel did an amazing job. Those eyes are stunning.

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  11. I am a follower-+1

    I am a subscriber-+1

    I left comment-+1

    Thank you for opportunity to win this!

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  12. What an interesting cover! This author sounds knowledgable and experienced...please draw my name!
    kandrajane at bellsouth dot net

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  13. I'm also an email subscriber!

    kandrajane at bellsouth dot net

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  14. Casey, I would love to win PROOF! I absolutely love suspense novels. Here is my email address:

    janetdj23@yahoo.com

    Thanks for this great opportunity! :)

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  15. I'm a follower

    a subscriber

    And I left a comment

    anna.rose95@gmail.com

    Thank you!!!

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  16. This sounds like a great book. Looking forward to reading it!

    I'm a follower and subscriber.

    iblog4books [at] gmail [dot] com

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  17. Ooh cool! I've seen Jordyn around the social media realm. I don't read lots of suspense, but when I do, I tend to love it! That cover is gripping.

    Yeah, I'll enter! melissatagg[at]yahoo[dot]com. :)

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  18. thanks for the chance to read this fabulous novel, casey...

    i'm a follower & email subscriber, too.

    karenk
    kmkuka at yahoo dot com

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  19. Congratulations on your debut novel. I am looking forward to reading it.
    pbclark(at)netins(dot)net

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    1. Thanks so much! I'm glad Casey is drawing the winner because then I can root for everybody!!

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  20. I am a follower.
    pbclark(at)netins(dot)net

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  21. email subscriber
    pbclark(at)netins(dot)net

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  22. Looks good!! I love suspense. I've enjoyed a bunch of Koontz's books and I also love chocolate. ;-) Please enter me! jessica_nelson7590 AT yahoo Dotcom

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    1. Jessica-- nice to meet another Koontz/chocolate lover. Should we ask Dean if he likes chocolate?

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  23. I'm a subscriber. Please enter me in your contest to win PROOF! Thanks!

    janetdj23@yahoo.com

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  24. Just Letting you know I awarded you The Booker award.

    Carissa

    here's the link to "rules"
    http://belovedgraceful-carissasbookshelf.blogspot.com/2012/06/booker-award.html

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  25. I love these kinds of novels, especially Koontz. Having a Christian write one is even better. :)
    Enter me, Justmeshf@hotmail.com Thank you!

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    1. Ahh, thanks Susan. I'd be interested in knowing what you thought about Proof.

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  26. Jordyn - sounds like an exciting read... and combining quilts with intrigue? Oh you are a wild woman!

    You said: "There is a dark moment in the writing of every novel where you think you won’t be able to pull it off. I’ve hit it with each of my books and have heard this from many other authors. When you’re there... don’t panic. Keep writing. You can’t edit an empty page."

    Those dark moments of doubt are the hardest part for me - thanks for the encouragement. And you're right about not being able to edit an empty page!

    Email: beckydwriter at gmail dot com
    Already a subscriber

    Blessings,
    Becky

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    1. Becky,

      The quilts and intrigue are only the beginning of my wildness!

      One of my favorite scenes in Proof is when Nathan and Brett, the lead detectives involved with Lilly's case, interview an elderly woman with questionable underwear choices who serves them tea laced with a lot of-- let's just say not sugar.

      Glad I could encourage you to push through those dark writing times.

      Keep writing...

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    2. Quilts AND underwear? AND curious condiments??? BE STILL my beating heart!

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    3. Becky,

      Well, I wouldn't say those are in the same scene but Nathan and Brett do provide some comic relief, that's for sure. They are the odd couple. And the tea laced with .... again, can't say... is an experience from my high school years. My mother will probably kill me but too many Freddy Kruger movies and my bedroom being the only one in the basement led to a little insomnia-- and her cure made it's way into the book.

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  27. Casey, it's so much fun being here. Can't wait to see who the winner is!

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  28. i went to Jordyn's website (and then on to CBD) to find out more about the book. It sounds very good! There were endorsements from Lynette Eason, Harry Kraus, MD, and Richard L. Mabry,(among many others) who have all written suspenseful books that I enjoyed reading. I would love to win a copy of "Proof." Thanks for the chance.

    pmk56[at]sbcglobal[dot]net

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    1. Pam,

      So glad you're interested in the book. Yes, I got some amazing endorsements. I'm very thankful to those authors.

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  29. I'm a follower.

    pmk56[at]sbcglobal[dot]net

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  30. I'm also a subscriber.
    Thanks for the extra entries.

    pmk56[at]sbcglobal[dot]net

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  31. Great cover! And, being married to a doctor, I'm intrigued by Jordyn's medical blog for authors. My friends have asked my husband some interesting questions.
    ;o)

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    1. If he gets questions like I do-- I'm sure they are very interesting!

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  32. I'm a follower and a subscriber. I enjoyed your interview. I've read a lot about this book, and I would love to have copy. Thank you so much for doing a great review, and for offering this giveaway!

    Nancee
    quiltcat26@sbcglobal.net

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    1. Thanks for entering Nancee and I'm glad word is getting out about my novel!

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  33. Please enter me in the drawing. And I am an email subscriber.

    Jordyn - I know what you mean about fabric. Think I may have to go through the stash and donate some to a charity that I sew for and then, go buy more! :)
    Sharon
    smoore at tcq dot net

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    1. Amen, sister! So, are there any quilt designers you like? I like Crabapple Hill a lot. Whimsicals and Art to Heart are some favorites too. In fact, a quilt serves as a clue in this novel.

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  34. Please enter me in the contest. . intriguing cover!!

    Sheri

    hspruitt {at} frontier net [dot] net

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    1. I LOVE the cover, too. They did an awesome job.

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  35. I'm also a follower. Thanks!

    hspruitt [at] frontier net {dot} net

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  36. I'm also a subscriber. Thanks!

    hspruitt {at} frontiernet {dot} net

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  37. Wow, this one sounds really intriguing with a different premise than I've seen before.

    julesreffner(at)gmail(dot)com

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    1. Hi Julia!

      It's quite a premise-- and can actually happen. I love a creepy, true-to-life medical mystery.

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  38. Hello, Casey and Jordyn,

    What a lovely interview--short and to the point! I love your writing advice, Jordyn! It's so easy to stop and move onto something else until inspiration hits again. It's only by taking part in Candace Havens Fast Draft class that I learned how to write through the tough parts!

    I only just found Jordyn on twitter and visited her medical blog, then followed the link here for the simple fact that it was entitled "Writing For Christ"! As a Christian who is totally in love with Christ, I just had to pop over and I'm glad I did because now I've found another great blog to follow.

    Hugs,
    Monique

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    1. Monique,

      Thanks for your comment. Awesome to connect with a fellow writer in Christ!

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  39. Oops forgot to give you my email: monique@moniquedevere.co.uk

    Monique

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  40. This book combines everything I love into one package. An amazing cover(because contrary to popular advice, I do tend to judge books by their cover!)medical elements within a suspense story, and it was written by a Christian author. This book is on my Amazon wish list! How could I not enter the drawing??

    daisychick3299(at)aol(dot)come

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    1. Jeannie,

      I agree on the cover... It can make all the difference. I LOVE the cover, too.

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  41. I like to read several different genres. Suspense is one of them. This book looks worth more than a second look if for no other reason than the cover. This is an amazing cover.

    Don't talk about fabric stashes. The last time we moved my stash had to come out of hiding. My husband wanted to know where all the fabric came from. I told him he really didn't want to know. Happy quilting!

    Shirley
    beekeeper5(at)bellsouth(dot)net

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    1. Happy quilting to you too! What's been your most favorite quilt you've made so far?

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  42. I am a follower
    Shirley
    beekeeper5(at)bellsouth(dot)net

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  43. I am a subscriber
    Shirley
    beekeeper5(at)bellsouth(dot)net

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  44. I'm a a subscriber and a follower. I enjoyed your interview. Proof is on my list of to read, and I'd love to win your contest. Thank you for offering this giveaway.
    Nancee
    quiltcat26[at]sbcglobal[dot]net

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  45. This one really looks good!

    brendon8@bellsouth.net

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  46. I'm a follower.

    brendon8@bellsouth.net

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  47. I'm a subscriber.

    brendon8@bellsouth.net

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  48. This sounds like a great book! Thanks for the giveaway.

    nancyecdavis AT bellsouth DOT net

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  49. GFC Follower

    nancyecdavis AT bellsouth DOT net

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  50. E-Mail Subscriber

    nancyecdavis AT bellsouth DOT net

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