Monday, July 25, 2011

Giveaway and Author Interview: Night of the Cossack

Welcome to Writing for Christ Thomas Blubaugh, it is great to have you here! Do you have an interesting fact about yourself the average reader probably doesn’t know? 

I like burned popcorn. Don’t ask me why. I’ve liked everything well done, even crispy, all my life.  

Do you have a favorite genre to read/write? 

Historical fiction. I wasn’t a fan of history as a child/student, but when I started researching for my book Night of the Cossack, which takes place in Russian and Europe, I found history intriguing.  

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

Interesting question. I have written nonfiction most of my life. When I started writing fiction I found it much harder. It pulled out the creativity in me. That being said, it didn’t necessarily change my view of writing. However, the process of getting my name known and getting my book before the public has been a great challenge. I’ve found that writing is only one part of being a publisher author. For me, the easiest part. 

What do you enjoy most about being a published author?

First, the thought of giving readers a good, clean story. Second, the doors that have opened for me to speak in schools to creative writing classes and writing groups. I love talking to young people and encourage them to develop their God given talents. Third, getting to know other authors and writers.

Places for readers to learn more about you? 

Thank you for being with us today!
Readers, here is your chance to enter to win Thomas's book, Night of the Cossack
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
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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 5th


  1. I am a follower and email subscriber. Please enter me in contest.

  2. Hello Casey,

    I am both a follower and an e-mail subscriber. Please add my name to your "hat" for Thomas Blubaugh's book-Night of the Cossack.

    Have a great day!
    dandtdearing [at] earthlink [dot] net

  3. Omgosh! I looove burnt popcorn and I like burnt rice too. The family thinks I'm crazy. :)

    Not an entry.

  4. Follower and email subscriber

  5. I read an excerpt of "Night of the Cossack" and found it to be very interesting. I think my teenage son might like it too so I'd love to win a copy for him.
    I am a follower and a subscriber.
    Thanks for having the giveaway.


  6. I love the historial books and although I have not read a review the cover alone is drawing. I would love to win this book. ybutler(at)oppcatv(dot)com

  7. I subscribe by email

  8. I follow on Google Friend Connect

  9. Thank you!

    I am a follower and a subscriber!

    kpuleski at gmail dot com

  10. This sounds like a good book. I'd love to win it thanks

    ABreading4fun [at] gmail [dot] com

  11. email subscriber

    ABreading4fun [at] gmail [dot] com

  12. gfc follower

    ABreading4fun [at] gmail [dot] com

  13. Thanks, Casey. I hope the winner thoroughly enjoys the book and I also hope all the non-winners will purchase a signed copy @ Anyone can read the first chapter at this site.

  14. I'm a subscriber and follower and love historical fiction! thanks for this giveaway!! <333


  15. While I don't like burned popcorn, I do like day old! Thanks for the info and chance to win.

    I am an email subscriber.

    I am a GFC follower.


  16. Heard so much about this book!

    Please enter me
    crazi.swans at gmail dot com

  17. Would love to win!



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