Monday, August 18, 2014

Giveaway! So Fair a Lady by Amber Perry!

Welcome to Writing for Christ Amber Perry, it is great to have you here! So you’re a writer? What made you decide to start creating characters and story world?

First of all, Casey, let me say it’s such an honor to be with you today! I have been following you for a few years now and it’s a dream come true to finally be on Writing for Christ!! Thank you so much for having me! :- )

During middle school I developed a feverish passion for the American Revolution. I remember sitting in my purple beanbag chair and writing in my little notebook for hours—bringing to life pre-Revolutionary Boston the way my 13-year-old brain imagined it. I am sure I neglected many-a-chore to spend more time with my imaginary friends. (Not unlike today in that respect . . . teehee)

But when I realized writing isn’t a piece of cake, I gave it up and it wasn’t until a few years ago that I decided it would be nice to revisit those characters that had meant so much to me. I really felt God’s hand leading me in this path and I’m glad to say that even though it’s a lot of work, His love pushes me on, to find joy—and hopefully share it, through writing.

I love bringing to life America’s vibrant years before—and during—the revolution, when men and women were willing to sacrifice everything they had in the name of freedom. My hope is that people will read my stories and not only enjoy escaping to another place and time, but that they will enjoy discovering more about what colonial people experienced during such a turbulent time.

What is the one title that has significantly impacted your life?

I assume we are talking novels here… Where my genre is concerned, I would have to say Deeanne Gist’s THE MEASURE OF A LADY. I was blown away by the storyline, the spiritual thread, the romance, the setting/history and the way I couldn’t put it down. Such a unique message where Historical Romance themes are concerned, and I could easily pick it up and read it again right now.

If you could get a do-over when it came to learning this whole thing called writing, what would you go back and tell yourself?

Well, at the risk of sounding cliché-ish, I don’t think I would change a thing. Even though I have made gobs of mistakes and have had to write and re-write more times than I can count, every mistake taught me something valuable and those lessons have stuck with me to the point where I know I can never forget them—and they made me into a much stronger writer.

5 preference questions:

Homemade or take-out? Take-out. No contest

Email or snailmail? Email. My handwriting is so terrible it puts chicken-scratch to shame.

Online shopping or Black Friday deals? Online!! Can anyone say Modcloth? ;)

Books or movies? As much as I looooove books, I’m a huge classic movie fan and I crave times when I can watch. :- ) This one’s a toss up… I can’t pick. LOL

Note-taker or memorization? Note taker. My brain has the retention capacity of a sieve.

Yes, I’m asking you to play favorites…which of your books is your favorite, published or unpublished? And if this is your debut novel, has your favorite been published yet?

 Oh dear! Casey, you are just cruel! LOL ;) I really think SO FAIR A LADY is my favorite so far, because I have loved these characters for so long. But that might change when the next one comes out…who knows!

Places for readers to learn more about you? I love connecting with readers and getting to know them! I have a few places they can contact me: my website,, my blog—, and my Facebook page,

Thank you for being with us today!

It was such an honor, thank you so much for having me Casey, and God bless you in all you do!

Readers, enter to win Amber's here!

Please leave an email address! If I draw your name and there is no email, you will not win.

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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- I am not responsible for any lost or damaged items for said prize.

Thanks for coming by to enter! Contest ends on August 29th
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(@) 


  1. I've been hearing good things about this book and would love to see for myself!



  2. Sounds like a really good book! Thanks for the opportunity!
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  3. Enjoyed reading this interview! The book sounds good!
    I'm a follower and subscriber. :)
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  4. I love the American revolution time period also. I'm a follower and subscriber.
    Lilywhite4myking at gmail . com

  5. It was nice getting to know more about you. I love reading.

  6. Would love to be entered! This looks so good!
    I am a Follower and a Subscriber!

  7. Nice reading about you and learning about your writing. The book looks wonderful and I would love to read it! Sonja dot Nishimoto at gmail dot com

  8. I so enjoy reading about American history and thank-you for your contest for So Fair A Lady. I would love to win. wileygreen1(at)yahoo(dot)com

  9. I'm a follower and subscriber Ü

    I'd love to be the recipient of a copy of So Fair a Lady. It sounds like a wonderful story. Thanks for the chance to win a copy.


  10. Hello Amber,

    First, I have to say, that is one lovely book cover!

    As a fellow movie lover (especially black and white) I feel your pain in choosing between movies and books. ;)

    Casey, I'd love to win a copy of Amber's So Fair a Lady. Thanks for the chance!
    Subscriber and follower - nicnac63 AT hotmail DOT com

  11. Dear Casey,
    I would read the book, "So Fair A Lady" based on the cover alone. Thanks for entering me in your giveaway.
    Janet E.
    Follower and Subscriber.

  12. Thanks for the interview and the chance to win this book. It sounds like a wonderful read.

  13. Entry for Cherie:
    Sounds like a great book, would love to read it.
    I am a subscriber and a follower.

  14. So Fair Lady looks like a wonderful book. Please enter me.
    I am a follower.
    I am a subscriber.

  15. I think a Lady so Fair looks soo good!!!


    I am a follower and a subscriber :)

  16. I'd love to read this!
    I'm a follower
    suzieq16132 at yahoo dot com


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