ZOMG YOU GUYS! (How was my Amy impression there? Pretty good, eh?) This week is a very special week at IB. This week, we are hosting and promoting a blog tour featuring Out of True, a collection of poetry by our very own Amy. Also, we are giving away copies of the book. GIVING AWAY. Like FOR FREE. Stay tuned to find out how you can enter to win a copy of Amy’s poetry.
Here’s a preview for the schedule this week. If you miss any posts, I’ll be linking them up in the sidebar under a smaller version of the blog tour graphic! I’ll also be tweeting and Facebooking them during the week; follow us on Twitter here and on Facebook here if you want to get the latest IB news!
Monday: Interview with Amy right here at IB + the first giveaway
Tuesday: Our own Mandy (@borkadventures) takes Amy’s poetry into the real world with a post in her Inspired Adventures series!
Wednesday: Andreas (@heinakroon) and Meg (sj’s other half at Snobbery, @megiggleston) have illustrated poems that they dig from the collection.
Thursday: A guest post from Amy at Heather’s blog (@Between_Covers) about Margaret Atwood, one of Amy’s inspirations!
Friday: If the tech gods are willing, Lori at @TNBBC (whose laptop died this week–we’re rooting for you and your laptop, Lori!) will have an audio clip of Amy reading my favorite poem from the collection. Yes, she used my favorite poem on purpose because Amy is the BESTEST. Lori will also be hosting our second giveaway unless her technology fails her–if so, I’ll just pick an extra winner from here. ;)
Saturday: Serena (@savvyversewit) will have a VIDEO of Amy reading an exclusive, never-before-read poem that is not in the collection. This is super-special blog tour content, you guys. Serena is also hosting a giveaway for our third paper copy of the book, so you will definitely want to hop over there to enter.
You might notice there are no reviews in the tour! Mostly, this is because I work so closely with Amy, and felt weird asking for reviews since she writes here and we’re hosting the tour. If you’d like to read a review, you can pop over to @KateSherrod ‘s blog here for a lovely, thoughtful review of Out of True. Our own Laura also posted her thoughts about the collection here.
So. The giveaways.
I have three paper copies total of Out of True. One paper copy will be given away on this blog, one will be given away at TNBBC, and one will be given away at Savvy Verse & Wit. Make sure you watch the sidebar or our social media to see when those giveaways pop up! I’m also going to give away two digital copies of Out of True for e-reader-having people! (It comes in ePub, MOBI, and pdf, so you’ll have a copy for any e-reader.) Don’t worry, Luna Station Press–I am not pirating these copies, I am purchasing them because I love our followers so very much.
I’m trying out the Rafflecopter giveaway system for the first time at IB; please use the interface at the end of the post to enter the giveaways. If for some reason this goes spectacularly wrong, I will fix it before the time is up. The giveaway ends Monday, October 22 at 11:59 pm (technically Tuesday at 12:01 am, but if you’re like me, it doesn’t matter if it’s after midnight–if you haven’t slept yet, it’s still Monday, dammit). Lori and Serena will have their own systems and time frames for their own giveaways.
Stay tuned later for an interview with Amy! Yay!