Saturday, March 19, 2011

Write Hope for Japan and other news.

So many important things to share that I had to do a post today.

 Japan...need I say more. Our hearts and prayers are with them. But we shouldn't forget the earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand or the floods in Australia either.

Have you heard about, Write Hope started by some of our blogger friends, Rachael Harrie at Rach Writes is one of them. They are taking donations for an auction to benefit Japan. I have donated a copy of my book. I'm also calling the Red Cross next week with a donation. Every little bit helps.

Picture credit:
Kyodo News, AP

Don't forget, our friend and brilliant writer, Roland Yeoman, was here to talk about his book, The Bear With Two Shadows, and mythology. You can read part one here and part two here. Roland has a contest going on and a special price of $1.99 for his book during his blog book tour. See the bear on the right hand side. Click it to buy his e-book.

Are you planning on self publishing your book online through Amazon and smashwords? Smashwords has put together some slideshares about how to succeed. Click here to view.

Tony Benson at Fireside Park is having a contest to reach 200 followers. He is giving away books that he will ship anywhere.

Margo Benson at Margo Benson is also having a 200 follower contest and while the Benson’s are married, they are giving away two different sets of books each. And the rules are different. Go over and have a look. 

Some of my friends have started a blog, Mike, Marne and Vicki at Cowboys and Dragons at the Café please stop by and say “Hi!” 

Finally, I'm over 300 followers. I promise to look all my new followers up as soon as I can. Thank you, thank you, I hope you find something of value here.


P. S. My book is also on special, .99 through April 30, 2011. See the link on the left hand side bar.

Tomorrow is spring, yeah!


Jules said...

Man, that is a lot to digest for someone with swollen eyes. Have a great weekend Nancy!
Jules @ Trying To Get Over The Rainbow

N. R. Williams said...

Sorry Jules, I hope your weekend is good too.

Alex J. Cavanaugh said...

Knew Margo was celebrating 200 followers! And we made a donation to the Red Cross this week.

Joanne said...

I love the way the blogs unite in a time of need. What a sad story to follow, I hope Rach Writes does well with the auction ...

Karen Lange said...

Thanks for the info and links. Congrats on the followers!
Happy weekend,

Madeleine said...

Thanks for the heads up. Congrats on the 300 followers. :O)

N. R. Williams said...

Thank you, Alex, Joanne, Karen and Madeleine.

Michael Di Gesu said...

Hi, Nancy,

Congrats on the followers! I hit 300 last week too!

Time to head over to the Benson's blogs.

Have a great weekend.


N. R. Williams said...

Thank you, Michael and ditto on the weekend.

Vicki said...

Thanks for all the wonderful information. 300 followers -- WooHoo.

Margo Benson said...

Thank you soooo much for the shout out, Nancy and thank you for entering my giveaway!

Japan, along with Christchurch and Queensland - so heartbreaking - we're doing our bit from Blighty. Isn't it wonderful how Bloggers unite?

Tony Benson said...

Hi Nancy. Write Hope is a great idea, and I hope everyone will support it.

Million thanks for the shout for my 200 followers giveaway. Much appreciated.


N. R. Williams said...

Thank you, Vicki.

Hi Margo and Tony. You're welcome of course, 200 followers deserves a celebration. And I'm glad you appreciate 'Write Hope.'

L.G.Smith said...

Hi Nancy, fellow Colorado writer here and new follower by way of the A to Z challenge/Writers on the brink/Chiseled in Rock...

The Golden Eagle said...

Lots of links here! Thanks for the information. :)

Congratulations on 300+ followers!

N. R. Williams said...

Hi L. G. Nice to meet another Colorado author. Love that.

Thank you, Golden.

Marne said...

Aw, Nancy Thank you for the shout out for our new blog! You are so sweet. Hope you are planning a trip to Grand Junction in June for the writer workshop. It is a beautiful time of year over here...

Deirdra Eden-Coppel said...

Hey, I love your site and as I browsed your blog I decided to award you the Fantastic Fantasy Award.

Go to and pick up your award.

N. R. Williams said...

You are welcome, Marne. Unfortunately I won't be able to drive to Grand Junction. But Charlotte Webb is a fantastic speaker. I saw her last year. Enjoy!

Thank you Deirdra, that means a lot to me.

Nicole MacDonald said...

Cograts at reaching 300+ Nancy :) It'll only go up! And I donated a copy of my book too, I hope it helps.
The Arrival, Book 1 of the BirthRight Trilogy available now

Rachna Chhabria said...

Thanks for the info and all the links.

Roland D. Yeomans said...

Japan and New Zealand need our thoughts, prayers, and actions, however small.

J.C. Martin :

is putting together an anthology, whose profits go to help Japan. It is called STORIES FOR SENDAI. Check out her blog for more details.

Oh, yes, I will be on her blog March 23rd for an interview on THE BEAR WITH TWO SHADOWS.

Congrats on the 300 followers, Nancy! Roland

N. R. Williams said...

Thank you, Nicole, Rachna and Roland.

Kristin said...

Congrats on reaching 300 followers. That's awesome!!!

N. R. Williams said...

Thank you, Kristin.

Rachael Harrie said...

Hey Nancy, congrats on 300 followers, and I hope your book is selling well! Thank you so much for donating to Write Hope, and for mentioning it again on your blog. We really appreciate it.



N. R. Williams said...

You're welcome Rach.