Character Reveal Tour – #Giveaways – Broderick MacDougal

Romance Trading Card for Broderick MacDougalLet the Character Reveal Tour Begin!

Welcome to the Midnight Eclipse Character Reveal Tour! I’m going to introduce you to several  of the most memorable characters in my Bonded By Blood Vampire Chronicles, including my upcoming novel Midnight Eclipse – the 4th book in the series. We have a lot of fun, giveaways and special deals for VIP Club members.

DON’T MISS OUT! If you didn’t get your September 1st newsletter announcement, I’m selling Midnight Eclipse to VIP Club Members ONLY for 50¢!! Yep! You read that right! A full-length novel for 50 pennies! Without my devoted fans, I’m just someone penning stories. Therefore, to show my undying appreciation to my fans, I give them special pricing, early access to new releases and exclusive giveaways…among other things. So if you aren’t a member of my VIP Club, SIGN UP NOW to take advantage of all the goodies!

Introducing – Broderick “Rick” MacDougal

Our beloved Broderick MacDougal is the first character revealed during this tour. For those readers who haven’t met Rick yet, hold onto your knickers! This HOT Scottish vampire from the 16th century is a Gypsy, a rogue and a total charmer! For my fans who’ve already delved into the tales of my delicious Immortal Highlander, you might be happy to know I’m dropping a few facts and information along the tour that are NOT featured in the books! These will be great conversation starters for you readers to be chatting about with Broderick.

DOH! Did you catch that???

No? Then let me be direct – Broderick MacDougal will be making an appearance on the blog stops featuring his profile during the tour. He might even pop in on a few of the other blog stops during the entire tour; however, in spite of being a rogue, he is always a gentleman. Well…okay, MOST of the time he’s a gentleman. With that being said, during the other blog stops featuring the other characters, Rick won’t be barging in unless he’s been invited, so if you want to continue to hear from Rick for the whole month we’re promoting Midnight Eclipse, then leave a comment for him.

Blog Tour Stops

Literati Author Services is doing a fabulous job coordinating this whole tour for me! I couldn’t do it without them and my assistant, Jess DaBooknut! They have arranged for some wonderful bloggers to host all my characters and book blasts at their sites, so show some lovin’ and follow their social media links and subscribe to their blogs. Literati will be posting a page with ALL the links to all the stops, so the more you participate in the tour, the more changes you have to win the giveaways (some listed below). For a list of bloggers, click here AND you can still sign up to host one of the stops at that same page.  The more the merrier!!

Giveaways

We all love freebies and I love to give them away! To be eligible for the giveaways, you HAVE to be a member of my VIP Club, so SIGN UP NOW if you’re not a member already. And you can help me by spreading the word, so the more you comment, tweet and post on Facebook, the more chances you’ll have to win some of the following prizes:

Bonded By Blood Vampire Coaster Set

Bonded By Blood Vampire Coaster Set

At each leg of the tour, I’ll gift ONE of my hand-crafted wooden artwork pieces. I love to make things that are magical, glittery and functional! At the end of each group of characters from each book (e.g., at the end of the tour featuring all the characters from Book 1), I’ll be giving away one (1) hand-crafted item. This is a wooden coaster set my husband and I created is an example of some of the work we do, and has a variety of vampire sayings, such as…

  • I <3 Vampires!
  • I <3 Bite Marks!
  • I Leave Bite Marks!
  • Vampires Do It with More Bite!
  • Vampires Do It ’til You’re Drained!

We have up to twelve (12) sayings for the coasters, but there are six coasters in each set, so each set is slightly different. Each coaster has the BBB logo of the vampire comedy and tragedy masks, representing Broderick MacDougal and his clan rival, Angus Campbell. I sign all of my work and I only made a limited amount of these coasters, so it will be numbered. :) CLICK HERE to see the other items I’m giving away during the whole tour.

Gift Cards & eBooks

During the tour stops, I’ll be giving away eBook copies of Midnight Captive and Midnight Hunt for those who have not yet had a chance to dive into the series. As a VIP Club member, you’ll get Book 1 for free, so if you’re new to the club, you’ll have many chances to win the other books in the series and catch up on what happens before Book 4. Everyone wins when you’re a VIP Club Member!

Grand Prize

And the for the grand prize, I’ll be giving away a $100 Amazon, B&N or iTunes gift card (winner’s choice). For a complete list of prizes, click here.

Thanks for visiting on this first stop of the Midnight Eclipse Character Reveal Tour. Subscribe to my blog and you’ll be notified when I announce each leg of the tour so you won’t miss the goodies!

Cheers!

Arial :D

Midnight Eclipse #CoverReveal – #bbbvamps

Woo hoo! The day is finally here! I am doing the public cover reveal for Midnight Eclipse – Book 4 in my Bonded By Blood Vampire Chronicles. Incidentally, the cover was revealed to all my VIP Club members last week on September 1st, so if you missed out on the early reveal, you might want to check your spam folder OR be sure to sign up for my VIP Club if you aren’t already a member. It’s FREE! Also, VIP Club members will not only get to pre-order Midnight Eclipse one week before everyone else at the LOW price of 50¢ (Yep! You read that right! Fifty pennies!), they will also get the book in their hot little hands ONE WEEK before everyone else does. So JOIN TODAY!

Okay, here’s the cover reveal….*Drum Roll* TAH-DAH!!!! (Click here for the blurb)

Midnight Eclipse - Book 4 of the Bonded By Blood Vampire ChroniclesPre-Order & Release Date Info

SQUEEE! I also get to announce to the public the pre-order and release dates for my next release:

  • The Blood Moon on October 8th – pre-order date for VIP Club members ONLY (through my site) for 50¢
  • October 15 – worldwide pre-order date through Amazon, B&N, iTunes and Smashwords for 99¢
  • Halloween October 31st – VIP Club members release date – last date at 50¢
  • November 7 – worldwide release date at 99¢
  • November 14 – Last day to get Midnight Eclipse at 99¢

Be sure to pre-order to get the book at these low prices. Once the book is available, it will go up to the regular price of $3.99 worldwide, including my website. So…

SAVE THE DATES!!

ADD TO YOUR GOODREADS SHELF!!

As I announced last week, we have a bunch of other fun stuff happening over at the FB Event – Bonded By Blood Party – so be sure to go there and sign up!!

What’s in this Book? Wolf Shapeshifters!!

As usual, HOT Scottish Vampires will be in this book! BUT I’ve now added another set of shapeshifters to my lore. The werewolves I introduced in Midnight Hunt (Book 3) were the traditional man-wolf creatures that were pretty bad news. Though Thomas was sexy, he was definitely the villain and a very bad guy. This time I’m pulling from Norse mythology, creating my own wolf-shifting people that are born with this magical ability to transform into the beautiful, sleek but large forms of wolves you might see in the wild. No grotesque transmogrification (GAWD I love that word!), but the graceful transition from one form to the other.

They are not only descendants of the god wolves Manegarm (aka Hati) and Sköll, but they are the offspring of the giantesses of the Ironwood forest (in the Norse realm and not from Earth). And that makes them very tall, so Celina (the heroine/Davina in Book 4), her brothers and their clan are all at least six feet in height! You’ll get to hear the story of how they came to earth very briefly in Midnight Eclipse, but I’ll be providing the lore in a free publication later – for VIP Club members ONLY, so be sure to sign up so you don’t miss it. I also have a twists, turns and quite a few surprises in this installment of the Bonded By Blood Vampire Chronicles. More secrets about the prophecy are revealed and I’m introducing a few new characters into the mix while I’m also bringing some old characters up to center stage. AND there will be two HEAs in this book! Lots of fun in store for this novel! I can’t wait for you all to read it!

What’s NOT in this Book? Sex!

My primary concern is to write a great story with lots of layers and plot twists and page-turning events. Although I have THOROUGHLY enjoyed writing the erotic love scenes between Broderick and Davina, the storyline for this novel did not really allow for me to include such detailed sex scenes. In fact, there isn’t much sex in this book at all!

SPOILER ALERT (which explains why there's no sex)

Broderick and Celina/Davina hit the ground running almost as soon as they meet each other and Broderick’s race is not very accepted by Celina’s clan. In fact, they HATE Vamsyrians and this was necessary to have Broderick fight for the woman he loves. However, it doesn’t make for very romantic encounters or private time. Celina’s father doesn’t want his daughter with a man he considers a monster, so you can bet your tushi he’s not going to give Broderick a single moment alone with his daughter if he can help it. As such…no nookie for Broderick!

Now, I could put the sex scenes in their dreams and leave it at that, but many readers have expressed in the past that this was a real tease (referring to Book 1), so I avoided taking this route. And I didn’t want to sacrifice the story just to get these two into bed together. Not only would the story fall short, but many of their opportunities to have sex would just seem forced and contrived, again sacrificing story. Will Broderick still be sex-on-a-stick? OH YEAH! He’ll still be rogue and push the boundaries of those sexual restrictions and there will still be sensuality in the story. But I’m taming things down in the sexual department so I can give you a good story. So rated R instead of XXX.

Moving Forward – New Books Launching in December!!

Midnight Conquest - New Adult VersionMidnight Savior (Book 5) so far is also proving to be the same situation – no sex due to the storyline. So with two books coming out that will have little-to-no sex, it’s opening up the opportunity for me to expand my audience. I’ve had several readers tell me they adore the stories, but the sex has been a little too much for them, so they skip over the love scenes. I’ve also had several young people interested in reading my books, but I strongly caution anyone under the age of eighteen to pick up my novels due to the graphic sexual content. As such, these are readers who are missing out on my Broderick and Davina’s tales.

Midnight Conquest - New Adult Version - Audiobook CoverSo, starting in December, I’ll be releasing the New Adult versions of my Bonded By Blood series. Same stories, just minus the detailed sexual encounters. The sex won’t be gone completely. I’ll just be taking out all the “glistening folds” details. Instead of writing, “Davina reached between them and grabbed Broderick’s shaft.” I’ll have, “Davina reached between them to fondle Broderick.” Or the like. Again, still sex-on-a-stick Broderick, the rogue and scoundrel, but focusing more on the sensuality. I know I might lose a few readers during this transition, but give the books a whirl before you bow out. AND if you’re a VIP Club member, you’ll get the new releases for FREE, so you have nothing to lose. Well, except the details in the sex. LOL The books will get new covers to fit the content, so this is why Book 4 has a close-up of Celina’s face, versus seeing lots of skin on the cover. And I’ll have a launch event during December. (I’m crossing my fingers the audiobooks of the new adult versions will be ready by then, too!!!)

happy-girl-at-computer_omgVIP Club Giveaway

Please Note: Most of the giveaways on my site and some of the upcoming events related to my next release will be exclusive for for my VIP Club members. This is my way of showing my appreciation for those devoted readers who go that extra mile to be a fan. Joining is FREE and there is no obligation to buy my books. With that being said…we can’t have a cover reveal without a giveaway!!!!

I need your input and opinion so tell me what you think and you could win a prize! The opinions of my readers matter to me, so don’t be afraid to tell me what you think about the above information. How do you like the idea of the Norse shapeshifters? Or the lack of sex in the books? What about the new adult versions? Is this something that appeals to you or are you in the “Don’t F**K with  my books!” camp?

TO ENTER THE DRAWING: Share your thoughts and opinions below in the comments. I’ll pick two winners for these prizes: a $15 and a $10 Amazon, B&N or iTunes gift card (winner’s choice).

Thanks for your participation and encouragement!!

Hugs,

Arial :D

Bonded By Blood Release Party #bbbvamps

VIP Cover Reveal is 9/1/2014 - Public Cover Reveal is 9/8/2014SQUEEEEE! I just sent out my quarterly newsletter on Monday and not only announced WHEN Midnight Eclipse was going to be released, but I also had a cover reveal! Did you NOT get the e-mail? Then you must not be a member of my VIP Club OR you need to check your spam/junk folder to fish it out. If you’re not a VIP Club member and would like all the juicy details, CLICK HERE to sign up today! It’s free and you get freebies! And if you’d like to participate in the upcoming book tours, see below to sign up!!

I will create another post on Monday, September 8th with all the information I put into that newsletter item, including the public cover reveal – but for now, LET’S GET THIS PARTY STARTED!!!

LET'S GET THIS PARTY STARTED!To party-cipate in the upcoming events, visit our Facebook Event page, where all the stuff is goin’ down! I’ll be announcing the prizes and things you can do to join in on all the fun. We’ll be posting HOT guys in kilts, HOT shifters, and anything else crazy we want to do! It will be for the full month of September and if we’re still having fun, it will go on through to Halloween!!! WOO HOOOO!!!!

September 15th is the BIG Day!

Though we’ll be posting all month long, the BIG day of partying will be September 15th – that is the first day of the Character Reveal Tour. That will be the kick off for the HUGE book tour I’m doing. I’m having a CHARACTER REVEAL TOUR!! On the FB event page, we’ll be posting giveaways and pictures of hot guys and gals, but we’ll also be posting links to the participating blogs where MORE giveaways are happening. (Incidentally, on September 19th, which is Talk Like a Pirate Day) we’ll be posting pictures of HOT pirates!!) You don’t want to miss out on this tour. My characters are all making appearances!!

  • Wanna flirt with Broderick MacDougal?
  • Perhaps ask Davina some questions? If you’re a guy, you’re welcome to flirt with her, but you might have a pretty angry vampire on your ass if you do!
  • Why not ask Amice or Veronique about what happened to Monique?
  • Cailin, James, Cordelia, Malloren, Amice, Veronique, Rosselyn and Nicabar will all be chatting with readers on the days they’re featured.

And I’m introducing new characters from Midnight Eclipse – Celina Hunter (Davina in 1734), her sexy brothers Jericho & Chandler – all three of which are shifters! Jerry is heterosexual, but Chandler is gay…so there fun to be had for EVERYONE!

collectorcard-2.5inx3.5in-h-frontAND we have Jericho’s hot best friend, Peter Lund…6’8′ tall, about 3′ wide of solid muscle and hair like spun gold! GAWD I have a weak spot for blonds (hint: my husband is blond). He’s a feisty shifter I think you’ll all LOVE and he saves the day in Book 4!! (Oops…spoiler!) Here’s a sneak peek of him and his wolf form.

Anyway, if you’d like to participate in the blog tours and host some of my characters – heck you can host them ALL if you’d like…the more the merrier! – then click on the links below to sign up! Tours are courtesy of the FABULOUS Literati Author Services. LOVE these guys!!!!

Can’t wait to see you all there!!!!

MWAH!!

JOIN US THERE TODAY!!

#Outlander @Twitter Party – Updates

Outlander Premier based on Diana Gabaldon's internationally bestselling novelsExciting Outlander News!

I’m REALLY excited to announce that Diana Gabaldon’s assistant has contacted me to set up an interview for PNR Radio! SQUEEEEEEE!!!! With that being said, in my previous post I said I was going to giveaway the Outlander poster my husband and I were able to secure. HOWEVER, I’ve put in a request to see if I can send it to Ms. Gabaldon in hopes that she’ll sign the poster and then forward it on to the winner!!! As busy as she and her assistant are, I’m sure it will take a little bit for them to get back to me, so I can’t promise the poster giveaway for the weekend until I hear back from her. Cross your fingers we have a thumbs-up for this request. I’m sure you’d all rather have HER sign the poster instead of me! LOL And I don’t blame you! ONE DAY my novels will be made into a TV show or movies and THEN I can sign movie posters! Mwahahaha! My ultimate plan for conquering the world!!! I don’t know about you, but I’m all for HOT SCOTS dominating the world. *Arial swoons* What I hope to do is AS SOON AS I learn whether or not Ms. Gabaldon will be able to sign the poster is create a contest entry on the PNR Radio website, where we usually have all our other giveaways, which is at http://pnrradio.com/contest. The duration of the contest will be from the moment I know, through the week when we air her interview (TBD). I won’t know what other giveaways Ms. Gabaldon will have during her interview, if any, so that contest entry point will be updated as I learn more. (And for those of you who might now know, I’m the host of PNR Radio, so be sure to subscribe for free for our weekly giveaways and interviews with your favorite authors and celebrities of Entertainment that Goes Bump in the Night! Listen now on iTunes or Stitcher!)

Event Time Update – 6pm PT/8pm CT/9pm ET

To make things a little more consistent across the board for the whole US, we’ll be doing our Twitter party starting at 9pm ET. Since the show doesn’t air on the West Coast until 9pm PT, I’m going to be watching it ON DEMAND right from the Starz Outlander official website. Didn’t know you could do that?? YEP! You could even watch it TODAY, RIGHT NOW! Just go to http://www.starz.com/originals/outlander and click on the button that says, “Watch Episode”. So no matter where you are in the world, you can watch it at the same time we are and participate in the twitter about HOT SCOTS! Jamie…YUMMMM! We will still be having giveaways during the show this Saturday and will be taking entries until Sunday 5pm PT, so keep using #ScottishShifters to be included in the drawings. The more you use that hashtag in relations to our conversations and the event, the more chances you’ll have to win! Bestselling authors will be giving away books, gift cards and merchandise related to our books, so you definitely want to BE ONLINE DURING OUR PARTY! Just login to Twitter during the show (times above) and watch for the hashtag. You can use TweetDeck or Hootsuite to set up a column for #ScottishShifters and see a live feed of the comments using that hashtag.

Midnight Hunt - Book 3 of the Bonded By Blood Vampire ChroniclesWhy Are We Doing This Party?

Earlier this year, a group of us authors decided to team up to share our love of Scottish Shifters by coordinating a boxed set. Then we heard about Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series being made into a television show AND airing this year around the same time we were launching our boxed set. We thought, “What a great way to celebrate our love of HOT SCOTS and magical stories than during the premier of the one book that started it all?” So during the show, ye’ll get to learn about our new boxed set and chat wit’ the bestselling authors that be participatin’. Ye dinna wanna miss this spectacular event, lads and lasses! (Okay…I’ll stop.) My novel Midnight Hunt will be included in the set, so for those of you who haven’t had the chance to pick up your copy, this is a GREAT opportunity as you’ll also be getting over a dozen stories for 99 cents! If you have any questions about what’s happening, just leave me a comment below. Happy Tweeting and good luck on the drawings!!! That’s my two pence… Arial :D

#Outlander #Giveaway & @Twitter Party!

Outlander Premier based on Diana Gabaldon's internationally bestselling novelsWoo hoo!!!! The day is here! This Saturday (8/9 at 9pm) is the premier day for the Starz TV show, Outlander! I believe it will be 9pm PT and 8pm CT/9pm ET, but check the website and your local listings for information.

Join Us for a PAR-TAY!!!

As I announced back in June, there are a number of FABULOUS authors I am joining in a Scottish Shifter Boxed Set, which will include a bunch of hot Scottish Shifter novels and novellas, of which Midnight Hunt is included. Here’s the author line-up you DO NOT want to miss AND you can start following everyone right here, right now! Just click on those follow buttons!!

If the above buttons are not working, at least the links should, so hop on over to Twitter and follow those amazing authors!!

 Giveaways

Not sure what the other authors are giving away yet, but I know I’ll be passing out the following to all those who participate using the following hashtag: #ScottishShifters

  • Five $5 Amazon or iTunes gift cards to five winners randomly chosen from the Tweets using our hashtag
  • The TV poster for Outlander (see pictured above) – My husband works at Sony Pictures Entertainment, the studio that produced it, and we were able to snag a very hard-to-get poster. Not just your average, magazine paper poster. HIGH QUALITY poster paper. I will be signing the back with my thanks. This will go to ONE winner

Midnight Hunt - Book 3 of the Bonded By Blood Vampire ChroniclesRT any of our Tweets (which should have the #ScottishShifters hashtag) and/or participate in the conversations using the #ScottishShifters hashtag, and you’ll be entered into the drawings. The more times you Tweet using that hashtag, the more chances you’ll have to win. To get you started, you can use the Click To Tweet links below. All tweets done between now and Saturday, August 9, 2014 until the premier episode airing for the West Coast will qualify for the drawing. Winners will be announced during the show AND the TV Show Poster winner will be announced after the show is over. You will be mentioned on Twitter as the winner of the applicable prize and must claim your prize no later than Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 5pm PT OR a new winner(s) will be chosen with a new deadline to respond posted with the new winner announcement on Twitter.

Click to Tweet Links

  • Twitter Party for @Outlander_Starz premier by @Writer_DG. Use #ScottishShifters to enter #giveaways. Click 4details —> http://ow.ly/zWdsw – Click to Tweet
  • #MenInKilts & #ScottishShifters! Join our Twitter party 8/9 for #Outlander premier! Click for info —> http://www.arialburnz.com/?p=3021 - Click to Tweet
  • @Writer_DG #Outlander books made into a TV show! Join us & use #ScottishShifters to #win. Click –> http://ow.ly/zWdsw @Outlander_Starz – Click to Tweet

More Giveaways to Come!

I’ll be making more announcements for upcoming events related to the release of the Scottish Shifter Boxed Set. TENTATIVE RELEASE DATE: September 17, 2014. Here is a reminder of the upcoming events:

  • September 17 – Release Day giveaway
  • Date TBD – Each author is having a giveaway on their Facebook Page – that’s up to 12 FB parties with giveaways!
  • Date TBD – ARC (advance release copy) sign-up for the boxed set
  • Date TBD – Cover reveal and pre-release giveaway
  • Date TBD – Post Release Day giveaway (for when the set goes live on iTunes & Nook)
  • Possibly more! (We’re still making plans)

Let me know if you have any questions!

That’s my two pence…

Arial ;)

#Giveaways – Reader Event on Facebook

Wanna get in on a bunch of books, swag and a lot of fun?? Join the 3000 Member Bash Celebration for the Authors & Books & Readers Facebook Group. Here’s the line-up (note the various time zones):

I will be giving away $10 Amazon/B&N/iTunes gift card (winner’s choice) and Books 1-3 of my series in eBooks to one winner. Two winners will get Books 1-3 of my series in eBook format. Have fun!! I’ll see you there!! Arial :D

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#POLL – Passionate Bites Needs a Cover

Passionate Bites Cover Showdown

COVER SHOWDOWN: Click the banner to Vote for the Cover of Passionate Bites

I’m very proud to say I am participating in ANOTHER boxed set this year! We’re calling it Passionate Bites: Hot Tales of Vampire Romance. Midnight Captive will be featured in this set along with some amazing authors you do not want to miss!! As you can see from the boxed set image, I’m honored to be among these amazing authors (in alphabetical order), with whom I’m fast becoming friends…

So, the above banner has the images very briefly. I’m going to picture them here and you can click on them to see a larger version. PLEASE NOTE: the watermarks will not be on the final images when we publish the book. These are just mock-ups.   SharpTeethCover06 PASSIONATE_BITES_Cover_2nd_REVISION SharpTeethCover05

 CLICK HERE TO VOTE ON FACEBOOK
CLICK HERE TO VOTE ON GOODREADS

We have the poll on Facebook, so please be sure to visit the page and participate in the poll! And leave any comments about what you like or don’t like about the covers. Your input is important!! Thank you!!

VIP Club Exclusive Giveaway!

Okay, my lovelies!!! It’s time for an exclusive VIP Club giveaway! I’m at 956 likes on my Facebook Page and I would love to see that reach 1000. So I’m having a sale on Midnight Hunt (eBook) for 99 cents AND I’m having a giveaway!!

Midnight Hunt - Book 3 of the Bonded By Blood Vampire ChroniclesMidnight Hunt Sale

In partnership with the Wolf Pack Reader’s Group on Facebook, I’m dropping the price of Midnight Hunt (eBook) to 99 cents from July 7th to July 13th, 2014. I’ll be posting links on my Facebook page for the sale. Support Indie authors and buy direct whenever you can. The sale will be on my website, too, and you can use Amazon Payments to purchase. Anyone who buys through my website will automatically become a VIP Club member, and thereby entered into this giveaway and future VIP exclusive giveaways! Oh, and while you’re at it, if you LOVE shifter romances, then you MUST join the Wolf Pack Reader’s Group. <— Click here to visit their group and join! They are 1,758 members and growing!!!

Giveaway

Books 1-3 of the Bonded By Blood Vampire Chronicles – signed trade paperback copies AND a $25 gift card for either Amazon, B&N or iTunes (winner’s choice).

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How to Participate

  1. You  must be a VIP Club member in order to qualify for the drawing, so if you’re not a member yet, CLICK HERE to join. It’s FREE! And if you’d like to know about the benefits of becoming a member, click here.
  2. To increase your chances of winning, visit this Facebook link and SHARE the post, encouraging people to like my FB page. FB shows everyone who shares the post, so each of those names will be cross referenced against my VIP Club list and given another chance to win.
  3. You can also Click to Tweet and earn even more chances to win. Be sure to mention me in any other tweets that encourage people to like my FB page, as those will all count toward entries. You can use these Click to Tweets daily for extra entries. You’ll get an entry for each tweet.
    • Like HOT Scottish #Vampires? Then LIKE @ArialBurnz Facebook page here: http://ctt.ec/3a81S+ #giveaways #freebies – Click to Tweet
    • Plz RT: #Vampire & #Giftcard #Giveaway at @ArialBurnz FB page! LIKE & SHARE for a chance 2 win $25 http://ctt.ec/sdMh3+ – Click to Tweet
    • #Win a $25 gift card at @ArialBurnz Facebook Page. Click link to LIKE & participate: http://ctt.ec/UnxU2+ – Click to Tweet
    • Fangs in kilts! Click –> http://ctt.ec/jLmg3+ to LIKE @ArialBurnz FB page & #win a $25 #giftcard #vampires – Click to Tweet

When Will the Drawing Happen?

The goal is to get my FB page to 1000 likes, so as soon as my page hits that number, I’ll conduct the drawing. The more you spread the word, the faster the numbers will climb and the sooner I can do the drawing.

Let me know if you have any questions by leaving comments below.

Thanks!!

Arial :D

 

Outlander, Shifter Boxed Set and Giveaways!

Outlander Premier based on Diana Gabaldon's internationally bestselling novelsSQUEEEEEEEE! Diana Gabaldon’s series Outlander is coming to STARZ television August 9th, 2014 at 9pm ET/PT!!! HitFix.com talked about the premier and shared the poster (left).

Is anyone else excited about this????

For those of you who might not know about this internationally bestselling series, I’ll share the STARZ summary for Season 1:

“Outlander” follows the story of Claire Randall, a married combat nurse from 1945 who is mysteriously swept back in time to 1743, where she is immediately thrown into an unknown world where her life is threatened. When she is forced to marry Jamie, a chivalrous and romantic young Scottish Warrior, a passionate affair is ignited that tears Claire’s heart between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives.

The “Outlander” series, adapted from Diana Gabaldon’s international best-selling books, spans the genres of romance, science fiction, history and adventure into one epic tale.

Midnight Hunt - Book 3 of the Bonded By Blood Vampire ChroniclesMs. Gabaldon has been considered the Mother of Paranormal Romance and she was definitely setting trends with cross-genre fiction.

Shifter Boxed Set & Giveaways

Of course, as all my readers know, I’m a HUGE fan of hot Scottish men, so this is not only on my list of MUST SEES, but I’m teaming up with a bunch of my author friends (list to be released later) to include my novel, Midnight Hunt, in a boxed set that will feature other outstanding bestselling authors. The set will be a collection of HOT shifters and Scottish themes…and being released at 99¢!!! AND there will be a SLEW of giveaways featuring the boxed set. Here is a sneak peek of the events coming this late summer…

  • Each author is having a giveaway on their Facebook Page – that’s up to 12 FB parties!
  • ARC (advance release copy) sign-up
  • Cover reveal and pre-release giveaway
  • Release Day giveaway
  • Live Twitter parties during the show!
  • Post Release Day giveaway (for when the set goes live on iTunes & Nook)
  • Possibly more! (We’re still making plans)

I’ll make an announcement via my newsletter, so if you’re not signed up for my VIP Club, do so now! Some drawings will be exclusive to my VIP Club members. Join now!

So, who has read Outlander and what was your favorite part about the books or characters? If you didn’t read them, so you have any questions? Share your Outlander tales!

That’s my two pence…

Arial ;)

Amazon Payments Now Available

You Can Use Amazon Payments to Purchase Items on My Site!

I am REALLY excited to announce that I’ve just implemented Amazon Payments on my website. What does this mean for my customers? It means if you already have an Amazon account, you can sign in through that to complete transactions…right on my website. The best part about this is you don’t have to enter your address or payment information and go through the whole registration process on my site. There’s no extra forms to fill out. You just login, verify info, and pay. :D

However, WooCommerce (my shopping cart) is integrated with Amazon so you will automatically be registered on my website, which is how you can claim your freebies!! You can still use your VIP Coupons and access your goodies! WOOT! Or shall I say WOO!!

I just used the shopping cart and I can’t believe how EASY it was!!! *Arial does the Snoopy dance* So here’s how it works…

  1. Just add something to your shopping cart – eBooks or print books or whatever I have on my site for purchase.
  2. When you’re done shopping, go to your shopping cart (“Cart” menu item at the top)
  3. As an option in your cart, you can choose “Pay with Amazon”!!!
    Amazon Payments
  4. That should open a pop-up window for you to enter your Amazon account information. Note the address bar in popup window.
    Amazon Payments
  5. After you login to your account, you’ll get to verify your shipping information and also your payment method, nice and pretty as you please!
    Amazon Payments
  6. You’ll also see your shopping cart items at the bottom of this page. Just click on the Checkout button and you’re all set!

Voila! No information to fill out. Just sign in through Amazon and you’re all set to go. It’s as easy as shopping on Amazon! You will then receive a confirmation e-mail from my website, with a download link if you purchased eBooks, and an e-mail from Amazon stating you sent “Arial Burnz” a payment. I LOVE IT!!

PayPal is still an option for customers who’d like to use their PayPal account. Just click the “Proceed to Checkout” button instead of the “Pay with Amazon” button.

That’s my two pence…

Arial ;)