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Jun 13, 2014 - Contest, General, News, Updates    5 Comments

4 Day Weekend!!

While I don’t necessarily appreciate getting another year older I do appreciate, however, when my wife tells me she’s taking a couple of days off to spend some time with me for my birthday weekend.  It’s actually Tuesday, but since it falls on such a lousy time of the week, we’re celebrating this weekend.

Besides, it’s Friday the 13th!  And there’s a full moon tonight!  How cool is that??

I’m figuring we’ll probably try to catch a movie or two.  Not sure which ones.  She wants to see 22 Jump Street.  Me, not so much.  Since it’s my birthday I’m really glad I get to choose!

Is everyone having a great summer so far?  It’s pretty much winter here, with no one (of sane mind) going outside during this weather so I’m getting plenty of writing done.  Progress is going great in the 3rd Tales of Lentari story.  As I mentioned earlier, on Facebook, this one seems to be stretching out quite a bit, and I’m reluctant to scale anything back in the story, so this just may turn out to be a 2 parter.  You guys alright with that?

I’m rapidly exhausting my list of names so if you have any other suggestions I”d be more than happy to hear them!  Let me know which gender they are as well as which species.  Or, if you prefer, I can just use the name where I think they would fit best.

Anyone else think it is time to hold some type of contest?  Yeah, me too!  So what should I have you guys do?  Answer trivia questions?  Perform some type of task?  Hmmm.  I’ll start thinking about it.

Hope everyone has a great week!  Stay safe and read lots!

J.

Apr 24, 2014 - Contest, General, Giveaways, News, Updates    5 Comments

Signed print copies!

I should let everyone know that I have a Goodreads giveaway ending on the end of the month.  A signed copy of Lost City (Tales of Lentari #1) is up for grabs and is open to residents of:  USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, and Australia.   If you haven’t entered for a chance to win, now’s the time!  Use the link below to get yourself entered at Goodreads!

Goodreads Book Giveaway

Lost City by Jeffrey M. Poole

Lost City

by Jeffrey M. Poole

Giveaway ends May 01, 2014.

See the giveaway details
at Goodreads.

Enter to win

Since I’m so very close to releasing Something Wyverian This Way Comes (Tales of Lentari #2), I’ve decided to start another drawing for a signed print copy once the book becomes available.  I’ve already held one drawing (congrats to Jenni!) so let’s see if we can give away another copy!

To be entered, all you have to do is Like SWtwC’s Facebook page and Like my Amazon Author’s page.  If you already have, great!  You have my thanks!   Once these things are done just leave me a message on this thread and you’re entered.  Be sure to leave a comment as this is where I’ll check to see who’s entered and will draw from those names.  That’s it!

Here are the links to use:  Facebook page , Amazon Author’s page

Mar 5, 2014 - Contest, General, Giveaways, News, Updates    Comments Off on Winner of the Trivia Time Challenge!

Winner of the Trivia Time Challenge!

Hello all you honorary citizens of Lentari!  I’d like to announce the winner of last month’s Trivia Time Challenge.  And the winner?  Ms. Jenni Fuhrmann!  Congrats, Jenni!  If you’ll email me your mailing address I’ll put you down for one print copy of Something Wyverian This Way Comes just as soon as it is released!

I’d like to express my thanks to everyone who played!

J.

Feb 5, 2014 - Contest, General, Giveaways, News    1 Comment

Lost City Goodreads Giveaway!

Silly me!  I create a giveaway on Goodreads for someone to win a print copy of Lost City and I don’t even bother posting the link to it.  Whoops.  🙂

Ok, here you go!

 

Goodreads Book Giveaway

Lost City by Jeffrey M. Poole

Lost City

by Jeffrey M. Poole

Giveaway ends February 28, 2014.

See the giveaway details
at Goodreads.

Enter to win

 

Jan 23, 2014 - Contest, General, Giveaways, News, Updates    10 Comments

Trivia Time!

Now I realize that the answer to this question is easy enough to determine since everyone can just do a search on their e-readers, but I want to challenge the readers to see how many knows this without having to do so.  If you don’t know, that’s ok.  But do me a favor and let me know if you looked it up, ok?  And try not to look at what other people have written!  Let’s test those memory banks, people!!

Anyone who gets the answer is entered into the drawing!  The prize will be a print copy of Something Wyverian This Way Comes (Tales of Lentari #2) when it becomes available.  Unlike the Goodreads Giveaway, this contest is open to any fan regardless where you live.   This contest will end on the last day of February!

Okay, here goes…

Question:  What is Kornal’s jhorun?

If you know the answer then leave a comment here and let me know!  Only people who comment here, with the correct answer, will be entered into the drawing!  Good luck to all who play!

Short Stories finally on Kindle!

BC - Short Stories

BC – Short Stories

I wanted to make a brief announcement for all those fans who have Kindles.  I’ve finally released the two short stories on Kindle.  Disneyland Debacle and Winter Wonderland are bundled together and is as cheap as I can make it, which is $0.99.   I’m still going through it to make sure the formatting took place properly, so if you notice anything out of the ordinary be sure to let me know!  Here’s the link:  Bakkian Chronicles – Short Stories.  Of course, it’s being released through Smashwords, too, so give it a little bit of time and the major retailers should have it in their stores.

Don’t forget to sign up for your chance to win an autographed copy of Lost World (Tales of Lentari #1)!  The giveaway is going on right now on Goodreads.  The link is on the last post!  Good luck to all who enter!

Happy reading!  Seeing how I have a 2nd writing day this week, I’m off to take advantage of that!  Pryllan and the gang are calling my name!

J.

Jan 6, 2014 - Contest, General, Giveaways, News, Updates    Comments Off on Lost City giveaway!

Lost City giveaway!

I have one autographed copy of Lost City (Tales of Lentari #1) up for grabs!  It’s hosted over on Goodreads and runs through February.  I added a few new countries to the eligibility list based on the most frequent countries visiting the blog.  Therefore, this giveaway is open to residents from:  USA, Canada, UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, and Australia.

Good luck to everyone who enters!

 

Goodreads Book Giveaway

Lost City by Jeffrey M. Poole

Lost City

by Jeffrey M. Poole

Giveaway ends February 28, 2014.

See the giveaway details
at Goodreads.

Enter to win

 

I have one last update for everyone.  The Bakkian Chronicles short stories collection (yeah, I know – there’s only 2!) should be available on Kindle by the end of the week with a price tag of $0.99.  It’ll contain both Disneyland Debacle and Winter Wonderland.  I’ll also release it through Smashwords so that it’ll show up at all the other main retailers.

That’s it for now!  I hope everyone has a great week!

J.

Nov 17, 2013 - Contest, General, Giveaways, News, Updates    16 Comments

Coolest-trivia-about-your-hometown Contest!

For this next blog contest I thought I’d get to know some more of the fans and see where they live!  So here’s the thing:  based on where you live, what’s the coolest tourist attraction, or most unique thing your hometown is known for?

I’ll give you an example.  I’m in Lake Havasu City, AZ.  My town is known for being the home of the London Bridge.  Coming in at a strong second would be the spring break hotspot that draws in thousands of college kids every year.

Tell me about your town!  What are you known for?  At the end of the month I’ll have my wife pick her favorite and that person becomes the winner!

What’s at stake:  a Bakkian Chronicles cap, as modeled by Peanut on my Facebook page.    Want to enter?  Tell me about your town!

J.

Newest Goodreads Giveaway!

The last Goodreads giveaway I did last month for Lost City had so many people vying for a copy that I thought I’d create another one.  Up for grabs is another copy of Lost City (Tales of Lentari #1), autographed by yours truly.  Would you like to enter but are not sure how to do so?  All you need to do is be a member of Goodreads.com, and if you aren’t already, no problem.  Membership is free.  It’s a place where you can meet up with authors or fellow readers and talk about the books you love, or hate I suppose.  Many authors are willing to chat about their books and answer any questions their fans might ask.

I’m already a member, and quite a few of my friends are, too.  So if you are thinking about joining up now would be the perfect opportunity to do so!  And when you’re ready, here’s the link to Lost City’s giveaway:

Goodreads Book Giveaway

Lost City by Jeffrey M. Poole

Lost City

by Jeffrey M. Poole

Giveaway ends December 01, 2013.

See the giveaway details at Goodreads.

Enter to win

 

Good luck and happy reading!

J.

And the winner is…

Hello everyone!  For those of you dying to know who won signed paperback copies of The Prophecy, Insurrection, and Amulet of Aria, the winner is… Jarod Ansted!

Congrats, Jarod!  If you’ll email me your mailing addy I’ll get your books sent off to you!  Use:  jmpoole (at) gmail dot com.  I hope you like them!

Many, many thanks to everyone who entered!  I really appreciate all your interest in the books!  Your support and comments are what keeps me inspired every week when writing more Lentarian adventures!

I hope everyone has a great week!

J.

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