October Spotlight ~ Week 2 ~ The Contests

October 9, 2008 at 12:39 pm | Posted in Books, Culture, Historical Fiction, Reading | 38 Comments
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This is the second week for The Literate Housewife October Spotlight featuring The Witch’s Trinity by Erika Mailman.  In case you missed the original post, click here.

Today we are talking about the contests.  Yes, contests.  Erika has graciously offered to provide three copies of the new and awesome (if I do say so myself) paperback version of her novel.  So, I’ve decided to get a little creative.  There will be three contests, so there will be three chances to win a copy for yourself.

In addition to entering one, two, or all of the contests, you can increase your chances by referring others to this contest via your blog or in email.  If you post a link to this page on your blog (It can be in another post.  It doesn’t have to be the subject of a post.), I’ll enter you two additional times into each of the contests you’ve entered.  The same goes if you send an email to 3 or more of your friends.  Just copy me and I’ll add to your entries.

Okay, here are the contests:

Just Enter Me Already

The Just Enter Me Already contest is for those who just want a shot at a free copy of The Witch’s Trinity without having to do anything more than leave a comment to this post between now and October 17, 2008.  Simple enough?  Leave a comment saying “Just enter me already.” and you’re good to go.  The winner will be announced on Saturday, October 18.

What’s Witchcraft Got To Do With It

The What’s Witchcraft Got To Do With It contest is for those who like to right and have something to say about human history and how it has been shaped by witch trials.  In 250 words or less, answer one of the following questions:

A. Why do you think it’s important to discuss and remember the witch trials that have taken place around the world?

B. Did you get nightmares from reading The Crucible?  Do you, like the author, have relatives who were involved in trials themselves?  Tell us how witchcraft or witch trials has impacted your life.

C. What is the most interesting or important thing you’ve learned about witchcraft of the use of witch trials throughout history?

Send your entry to me via email to literatehousewife (at) gmail (dot) com on or before Thursday, October 17.  I will post the entries on my blog on Friday, October 18 along with a poll.  In this situation if you posted about these contests or sent out an email, I will add two votes to your total.  The winner will be the person whose essay has the most votes at the time the poll closes.  The winner will be announced on Friday, October 24.

Not On My Watch

The Not On My Watch contest is for those who like to get a little creative.  Send in a picture to literatehousewife (at) gmail (dot) com that illustrates what you would do to stop/prevent/protest witch trials if you lived in a time and place where they were taking place.  Those pictures need to be submitted on or before Thursday, October 30.  I will post them on Friday, October 31 along with a poll.  Again, if you posted about these contests or sent out an email, I will add two votes to your total.  The winner will be the person whose essay has the most votes at the time the poll closes.  The winner will be announced on Monday, November 3.

I Don’t Want To Wait

If you don’t want to wait on any of these contests to get your own copy of The Witch’s Trinity to read, click here to buy the hard cover version from Amazon, or here for the new paperback edition from Barnes and Noble.


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  1. I’m not very creative, so I say “Just enter me already.” Thanks!

  2. I don’t know much about the witch trials, so I’m going to go with the Just enter me already contest. I’ll post about the contests on my blog later today. Thanks for the chance to win!

  3. You can just “enter me already.” But I’m off to email you my thoughts on the witchcraft trials also. 🙂

  4. just enter me already–please and thank you! : ) i would love to get to read witch’s trinity

  5. Ok, “just enter me already” please. I have also blogged about it here: http://cafeofdreams.blogspot.com/2008/10/giveaways.html


  6. Hi, i’m not a very good writer… neither creative… So “Just enter me already.”


  7. These contests are a great idea! Especially the third one with the photograph–sounds like a Project Runway challenge. Thanks for coming up with creative contests for these giveaways!

  8. Just enter me already! 🙂

  9. Just enter me already. Thanks!

  10. Just enter me already! …for now. I’ll see if I can scare up some time later to think about the other ways to enter.

  11. Woo hoo!!! Just enter me already!!

  12. Just enter me already PLEASE.


  13. Just enter me already!

  14. It has been a very long time since I have studied any witch trials. I remember that they saddened me a lot when I was in school and they were presented to me.
    “The Scarlet Letter” always bothered me, also. Please enter me in your delightful book drawing. Many thanks, Cindi

  15. Ah me too. Just enter me already 🙂

    I hope it’s international.

  16. Just enter me already! Thank you!
    mittens0831 AT aol DOT com

  17. Just enter me already!
    shelly dot burns at cfisd dot net

  18. I’m also going to say “Just enter me already”!

  19. Just enter me already. (Please)

  20. I am also going to say “Just enter me already!”

    Thank you 🙂

  21. Just Enter me already. Thanks!
    Sararush at hotmail dot com

  22. Please do enter me already!


    I have blogged about it here:


  23. alright just enter me already

  24. What a wonderful response! Thanks to everyone who has entered this contest. Regarding international readers, I will subsidize the shipping if you win. 🙂

  25. “Just enter me already”. Thanks!

  26. Just enter me already



  27. This looks like a great read, please enter me! 🙂

  28. [Please] just enter me already. Thanks 🙂

    (Maybe I’ll try to be creative…for once.)

  29. Great contest, but I’m going to have to go with an “Enter me already” entry.


  30. […] you didn’t know, there are three ways you can win a copy of this wonderful novel.  Click here for the […]

  31. Just Enter Me Already!

    I also blogged about your contest here:

  32. Just enter me please! 😀

  33. My goodness, I’m not sure how you’re going to keep track of all the entries, LOL! But what fun! I’ll start with the “Just Enter Me Already” and move on to the others as soon as I feel creative.

  34. Just enter me already! I’m feeling lazy tonight.

  35. […] those of you who didn’t win, there are still two copies up for grabs.  Click here for more information on the “What’s Witchcraft Have To Do With It” and the […]

  36. Just enter me already!

    I found out about this contest at the old Historical Fiction forum, which I rarely visit nowadays. Most of us who actively posted there joined a new forum at http://www.HistoricalFictionOnline.com after the old forum disappeared without warning for a couple of weeks. The new forum is wonderfully lively!

  37. […] about this contest or you haven’t entered yet?  There’s still time to enter!  Click here for the details.  Voting will begin […]

  38. i’d love to be entered

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