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New Adult Scavenger Hunt: Team Green's Lynn Stevens, Author of Full Count

Dear Alison and friends,It's that time of year again...Time for the New Adult Scavenger Hunt!!!!! 

Welcome to the New Adult Scavenger Hunt! This bi-annual event was inspired as a way to give readers a chance to gain access to exclusive bonus material from their favorite authors…and a chance to win some awesome prizes! 
**KIM BONUS: I included my own RAFFLECOPTER GIVEAWAY at the bottom. Don't forget to enter to win some free books!! 
At this hunt, you not only get access to exclusive content from each author, you also get a clue for the hunt. Add up the clues, and you can enter for our prize–one lucky winner will receive one book from each author on the hunt in my team!But play fast: this contest (and all the exclusive bonus material) will only be online for 96 hours!
Go to theNew Adult Scavenger Hunt page to find out all about the hunt. There are TWO contests going on simultaneously, and you can enter one or all! I am a part of the Green Team–but there is also a Blue Team for a ch…

A Holiday Wish & Nerdy Book Club Feature "It's Not You, It's Me..." by Kim Briggs

Dear Alison and our readers, If you subscribe to my newsletter, this is a duplicate. You don't need to keep reading but feel free to comment. If you don't then, it's new to you!! 
Wishing you a joyful holiday season! Please know I'm always thinking of you and so very thankful and blessed to have you in my life.  Today, Nerdy Book Club is featuring a guest post I wrote, "It's Not You, It's Me: Talking About The Things We Don't Talk About: Mental Health in YA Fiction" by Kim Briggs. I am really proud and a little (extremely) starstruck to be featured by Nerdy Book Club. The article captures my more serious and thoughtful side, the side I don't often reveal in my newsletters, my writing, or on the blog, InkSistersWrite,  a side I keep hidden most of the time, but a side that's there nonetheless. I know how very difficult the holidays can be for many people, and I want you to know I am always here for you. You are not alone. It's okay not to b…

KIM GOES 20% OFF!!

Dear Alison and friends,
You see that countdown? That's the countdown to Christmas, but I should update it for the Kim's Countdown to 20% off Manuscript Review and Writing Coach services because that deal ends tomorrow. I received a huge response via my newsletter. Evidently, people like a deal. "Who knew?" said the biggest fan of deals ever. 
So I wanted to let our beloved readers in on that deal and another deal that happens tomorrow. Here's a hint...one of my books will go on sale for .99!!! 
I told you I was going Holly Jolly crazy. I'll write a short post tomorrow about that deal, along with details about the New Adult Scavenger Hunt, which starts next week. 
If you like to get in on the 20% off, use PROMO CODE: 2017DEAL in the comments, your reply email, or on my contact page: KimBriggsWrite.com .Give yourself or someone you love the gift of a dream. I'll bill you through Paypal, but you don't need to send me your manuscript, query, or pitch no…

THE GIRL WITH THE RED BALLOON: Review, Interview, and GIVEAWAY!

Dear Kim (and friends),


Today's post is a package within a package within a package.
I bring you a
book review,
interview,
and giveaway,
all wrapped into one post.


On the blog today we welcome Katherine Locke, author, cat wrangler, and YA book advocate. Recently Katherine and I connected on stage at the annual Fall Philly SCBWI Conference. We talked activism, writing, and I fanned all over her new book, The Girl with the Red Balloon.

Prior to Philly, I followed Katherine’s blog, reading her posts about character and writing, and her journey to publication. I also participated in monthly GAY YA (now YA PRIDE) book talks on Twitter where she sometimes moderated, and often participated, I also followed her on Twitter for her insights into this crazy *** world.  Then, just prior to her book's release YA Reads connected us via their 2017 Debut Author Bash so that we could host a giveaway of The Girl With the Red Balloon here. 

I mean, even for me, that's a lot of background, jus…