“The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.” -W.B. Yeats

Hump Day Updates–Goodies for YOU!

The Emerald City Writers’ Conference was A-freaking-mazing.

I fangirl gushed over Julia Quinn. I got a pic with her!! (To post soon.) I even remembered to tell her that I cried at the end of When He Was Wicked. *sigh* I still get choked up over it.

I dressed as Zombie Audrey Hepburn–so right, so very wrong.

I met and now stalk the awesomely funny Sarah Wendell, of Smart Bitches, Trashy Books, who held up a giant pair of panties in her keynote speech. Her example of our big girl panties. Gotta wear ‘em! Gotta love a gal with guts. I also scored a copy of her book. Sweet!

I got lots o goodies, in fact!

That I am giving away. Cuz I heart you!!

The goodies include:

  • Night Veil by Yasmine Galenorn
  • Blood Trinity by Sherrilyn Kenyon & Dianna Love
  • Everything I Know About Love I Learned From Reading Romance Novels by Sarah Wendell
  • Chances Are by Shelli Stevens
  • Tsunami Blue by Gayle Ann Williams
  • Love is Murder by Allison Brennan
  • Plus some HOT Club Swag from me.

Want a shot at these goodies? All you have to do is comment, telling me what you are grateful for this holiday season.

I’m grateful for…YOU!

:}Amber Scott

PS: I’ll draw a winner next Wednesday so share, comment and keep the love alive til then.

PPS: You get double entry if you share this, tell me, or/and are in my secret (sortof) Facebook group, The HOT Club.

48 Responses

  1. Rachel Vessar

    I am grateful for my family who love me. I’m also grateful for authors (like you) who write to transport readers (like me) to time and place. Shhhh! Books are my secret vacation. Haha!!! I am also a Hottie.

    Rachel
    pefrw(at)yahoo(dot)com

    December 7, 2011 at 8:23 pm

  2. I am grateful for great authors like you Amber!! But I am eternally grateful for my baby girl :) Shes the best thing that ever happened to me! Merry Christmas everyone and I hope your holidays are filled to the brim with love, laughter, and naughtiness!!!! I am a hottee and shared link on my face book page. Both names this tikme Amber:)

    December 7, 2011 at 7:03 pm

  3. Hey you imposter up there!! I love Amber!! LOL!! Sounds like a rockin giveaway!! I shared a link on my facebook page and Im sooo a Hottee!!!

    December 7, 2011 at 7:00 pm

  4. lisa

    We love amber, we love amber

    December 7, 2011 at 4:57 pm

  5. Elena Gray

    Hugs to you Amber! I am grateful to the amazing writer support group that I have. Without them my dream of being an author would be just that…a dream. Muah!! ;)

    December 7, 2011 at 4:14 pm

  6. Cre Harvey

    Hi Amber, I am grateful for all mu family and friends. I seem to be more of a hermit, which is more wierd whem you thing of my job is talking with total strangers and asking questions about ther household, rent and finances. But when I get home I love to curl up with a good book. Just thankful to be alive.

    December 7, 2011 at 3:30 pm

  7. Denise Z

    Thank you for the opportunity to win this awesome pack of goodies – I have formally placed dibs on the loot LOL and certainly appreciate the heads up ! I went ahead and shared the joy, but I still have dibs

    Tweeted = https://twitter.com/#!/ZDz59001/status/144542975102427137

    dz59001[at]gmail[dot]com

    December 7, 2011 at 3:28 pm

  8. Delphi a

    So fun!!!!

    December 7, 2011 at 3:12 pm

  9. Lisa Collins

    I so need me some goodies!

    December 7, 2011 at 3:06 pm

  10. I’m grateful for the people who believe in me <3 I'm also grateful for hot brooding heroes LOL

    thebookishsnob(at)hotmail(dot)com

    December 7, 2011 at 2:59 pm

  11. Tammi Hagberg

    I’m grateful for so many things in this world. Phones so I can talk to my family, we all live in different states, my neighbors and friends who surround me with friendship and love because my family lives so far away.

    My books, they keep my mind on different places and people . My dog Charlie and my cat Jake who love to cuddle while I read those stories. And the authors ,like you ,who make it possible for me to go to different worlds and places!

    And last but certainly not least in my thoughts is my husband, he’s my first thought in the morning and I think about him during the day and he’s the last thing I think about at night. My husband who spoils me rotten, yes I’d be the first to say so! Lol

    November 11, 2011 at 8:42 pm

  12. winnie

    I’m grateful for having all of my family with me and for chocolate of course! ;)

    chibipooh(at)gmail(dot)com

    November 7, 2011 at 6:08 pm

    • Word to the chocolate! And to family, too. Huggers!

      November 9, 2011 at 8:54 am

  13. I am thankful for my husband. He is the only person to truly “Get Me.” It only took a previous marriage and 31 years of life to find him (actually, he found me) but he was so worth the wait.

    Saph-Amber
    saphsbookblog at gmail dot com

    November 7, 2011 at 7:09 am

    • Awwww! That is too sweet and what a wonderful thing to be loved just the way you are. Hugs!

      November 9, 2011 at 8:53 am

  14. kelli

    I am grateful for my wonderful husband. I am also grateful I still have a job in this tough economy.

    November 6, 2011 at 4:45 pm

  15. Carien

    I’m grateful for chocolate covered Kruidnoten (a sort of gingerbread cookies). They’re a seasonal treat over here.

    November 5, 2011 at 10:28 am

    • Uh, yum and I’ll take twelve please!! Thank you for commenting, Carien! It always so great to ‘see’ your face.

      November 9, 2011 at 8:55 am

  16. Lacie

    Im greatful for my family and friends! Most especially my husband who lets me continue to explore who I want to be when I grow up and let’s me buy all the books I want ( well most anyway) :) and my kids for thinking Im the best mom ever.

    November 3, 2011 at 8:35 am

    • Aw! Good husbands buy books not flowers. And it is a rare breed that shares you with invisible people in your head.

      November 3, 2011 at 12:01 pm

  17. Denise Z

    Well this Hot Club HOTee is certainly glad you had such a good time at the conference. It is so fun to be able to enjoy it vicariously through you. I look forward to seeing the pic of your HOTee zombie Hepburn self :) Of course this season always makes us take a moment to be grateful for all of the wonderful things in this world. Of course family and home are at the top of the list as is only as it should be, but this year I am especially thankful for the book blogging community and authors that have allowed me to share their journeys, enjoy their books, and embraced my hand of friendship. What better blessing is there at this season or all year round is sharing joy with friends.

    dz59001[at]gmail[dot]com

    November 3, 2011 at 12:19 am

    • I completely agree, Denise. What a warm, generous community of book lovers!

      November 3, 2011 at 12:04 pm

  18. I think I’m just grateful for making it through the last year, and that I can hope for a better one to come.

    And all my fellow HOTees, of course!

    November 2, 2011 at 11:39 pm

    • Oh, Jennifer! I wish you an amazing year to come. Hang in there, darlin!

      November 3, 2011 at 12:05 pm

  19. I’m grateful for you, too, Amber! :) And Karen, and all my other writing buddies who help keep me inspired.

    In fact, I’m grateful for all my supportive friends and family – whether they are writers or not. :)

    November 2, 2011 at 6:22 pm

  20. JoAnna B

    I’m grateful for my family and friends for all their support during my recent medical issues.

    Shared on FB:
    http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1216717341

    beckerjo at verizon dot net

    November 2, 2011 at 5:47 pm

    • Here’s to some better health, hun!! That’s the worst kind of stress. Thank you for sharing and do something nice for yourself.

      November 3, 2011 at 12:07 pm

  21. I am thankful for my family and my creative spirit.

    shared and on my facebook page

    November 2, 2011 at 5:14 pm

    • Double amen to the creative spirit!

      November 3, 2011 at 12:07 pm

  22. Amber

    I’m grateful for my family. :)

    November 2, 2011 at 4:51 pm

    • Family makes all of the hard work worth it, eh? Even when they are mostly crazy, like mine. hehe

      November 3, 2011 at 12:08 pm

  23. Jackie

    I’m greatful for my family and friends but most of all for my mom’s health getting better. I’m also greatful for all the little ones in my class. They make it all worthwhile.

    November 2, 2011 at 4:12 pm

    • Aw! The little ones do make it all stay in perspective, don’t they? Here’s to your mom getting much better!

      November 3, 2011 at 12:08 pm

  24. I’m grateful for my Kindle for it is the best form of escapism I have in my crazy hectic life ;)

    On a more serious note I should probably add my family and friends too :D Oh oh oh and of course you Amber hehe You’re awesome!!

    Shared on FB :- https://www.facebook.com/shroudedheart/posts/258377654208726

    Twitter :- https://twitter.com/#!/ShroudedHeart/status/131866660272480257

    And a member of The Hot Club Woohoo!! :D

    November 2, 2011 at 3:55 pm

    • Thank you, sweetheart! I get so many compliments on the necklace I got on your etsy store. I send many.

      November 3, 2011 at 12:09 pm

  25. I’m extremely grateful for my family, friends and my health. I have so many wonderful friends online that I am also extremely grateful to have.

    Yay! Hot Club ;)

    November 2, 2011 at 3:49 pm

    • HOT Club rules! I’m right there with you. Friends make the funny funnier and the hard softer.

      November 3, 2011 at 12:10 pm

  26. I am grateful for school, for if there were no school I would not find the quiet time to sit down and write. Oh and for my family of course :)

    Off to share this on my blog FB page. Love you sweetie and you know how to contact me, cause you know of course I am going to win.

    November 2, 2011 at 3:31 pm

    • Praise school then! Whatever gets you and your muse the time you need most, right?
      Love you, too!!

      November 3, 2011 at 12:10 pm

  27. Rosanna Merrill

    I’m thankful for my family, my friends, my pets and to have a chance to what I love!

    November 2, 2011 at 3:30 pm

    • Pets! Oh the things pets give us without expectations. Snuggle ‘em for me.

      November 3, 2011 at 12:11 pm

  28. I forgot I twittered and facebooked this giveaway link!!!!

    November 2, 2011 at 3:25 pm

  29. I’m grateful for my family and my job :)

    November 2, 2011 at 3:22 pm

  30. Dawn Doyle

    oops, forgot to tell you I shared on twitter too: http://twitter.com/#!/dawnmomoffour/status/131848242399936512
    -Dawn aka dawnmomoffour
    thedoyle6@rogers.com

    November 2, 2011 at 2:41 pm

  31. Dawn Doyle

    I am grateful for my family and friends. I appreciate them NOW while they can know it. I’ve learned to tell them every day that I love them and am grateful for them.
    Shared on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/dawnmomoffour/posts/181094168643554

    November 2, 2011 at 2:39 pm

    • Yes. You never know, right? I’m grateful for today and ‘seeing’ your smile.

      November 3, 2011 at 12:14 pm

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