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Thursday, April 4, 2013

Happy Birthday Giveaway: SAVE THE CAT by Blake Snyder

Guess what.

Itsmybirthday.

I will be making up for spending my birthday at work with sushi rolls and a coca-cola birthday cake with fudge frosting, which will then be doused thoroughly in mini chocolate chips. I'll try to remember to take a picture. ;)

Anyway. Since I'm away from home (and therefore from the bulk of people who would actually celebrate my birthday with me), I wanted to celebrate the ol' blog-o-sphere way: with a giveaway!

Nonexistent reader: Jee Charlie, what are you giving away??

I want to give away one of my favoritest writing books, Save the Cat by Blake Snyder.



This book is excellent for plotting; I've used it to outline two books so far. I recommend it to anyone looking to craft a story, whatever it may be.

Nonexistent reader #2: But Charlie! I already own Save the Cat!

If that's the case, I will give away The Writer's Portable Mentor by Priscilla Long, which is the best book on prose that I've found thus far.



Doing the giveaway the fair-and-square way--leave a comment and random.org will choose a winner for Monday, April 8th. If you don't have your contact info listed in your profile or on your blog, you might want to slip that in there as well. ;)

And.... cut.

11 comments:

  1. Ugh I need to get a copy of Save the Cat. Heard so many good things. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  2. Happy Birthday, Charlie! I'd love to win Save the Cat. So sweet of you to giveaway a present.

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  3. Happy birthday! I hope you have a good day. Your give away is wonderful! I've heard a lot of good things about save the cat.

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  4. I've got Save the Cat. It really is a great book. I could use some help on Prose, so count me in your giveaway, please. More importantly, have an awesome Birthday!!

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  5. me me! also, happy birthday <3

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  6. Happy birthday! If you were here I'd make you a tasty treat.

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  7. I suppose I could look up either at the library, but it's much easier just asking you to give them to me. XD

    And Happy Birthday, Li'l Sis!

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  8. Happy Birthday! (nowgimmesomething) --> I feel like when I was in elementary school, begging my mom to buy me a present too whenever we went to the store to buy someone else a present. XD

    BUT I WILL SHAMELESSLY ASK YOU FOR Save the Cat. >.> :D I can always use more help plotting. It's my weakest area, definitely.

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  9. Happy birthday! If you were nearby I would have celebrated your birthday heartily with you! As such, I'll just munch on some chocolate and celebrate it from afar.

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  10. Happy Birthday!!! I don't have either book, so bring it on!

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  11. I WANT TO ENTER THIS TOO!

    You're my favorite <3

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