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Final STOP Blog Tour de Force!!!!!!!

January 30, 2011

O.M.G.!!!!   You’ve made it to the Final Stop in Blog Tour de Force’s GET LOADED tour!

You’ve read! You’ve clicked! You’ve entered each author’s giveaway! (No?! Hurry! Go now!)

Today is the LAST CHANCE to enter to WIN our Grand Prize: 1 brand spanking new KINDLE loaded with our 12 authors’ fantastic ebooks! And the last day to get a shot at each author prize.

Now, for the real fun. The SCAVENGER HUNT:

So. **Email the answers to the following questions to: indiebookibc(at)gmail(dot)com with “Get Loaded” in the subject line.** The more answers you get, the more entries you get and the more FUN we all have!!!

K. Off you go…

1. What was A Tale Of Many Reviews’ Julie’s favorite line from Play Fling?

2. Go to Fade Into Fantasy and tell us what Theresa thought of Heartsblood by Carolyn McCray.

3. What book inspired The Black Raven’s Erotic Cafe to join the Blog Tour de Force as a sponsor?

4. What did Booksie’s Blog have to say about Death By A Dark Horse by Susan Schreyer?

5. Among our 12 author stops, which one was your favorite and why?

6. Tell the Brighter Scribe if you’re “From Friends” or “From Seinfeld”. (For the email, just tell us you did and we’ll verify.)

7. What’s the title of Rachel Thompson’s book?

8. What book did Conversations With Self review?

9. What phrase did I Smell Sheep get from Amber Scott readers? Leave one that says “Baaaaa!”

10. What collective is Mark of the Stars’ Jessica Subject a member of?

11. What did Mark of the Stars think of Kait Nolan’s Forsaken By Shadow?

12. Among our 30 Sponsors, who do you think was most supportive and all around coolest?

13.  What book did Thrillers Rock Twitter review?

14. How did Ann Charles describe herself in 140 words or less at Quills and Zebras?

15. At Mark of the Stars, in the review of Excelsior by George Sirois, how many random facts is there a link for?

16. How many comments were left on Rebecca Tsaros Dickson’s tour post?

17. What tour books are participating in Bestseller For A Day?

18. How do authors get in on the Bestseller For A Day action?

19. Leave a comment here saying “I Heart Indie Reads!!”

20. What book is the Mancode and Chickspeak featured in?

21. What book features magic called Praxis?

22. What book won the prestigious 2010 Daphne de Maurier award? What did the recipient say at the ceremony?

23. Tell us which book on the tour your most excited about discovering.

24. Tell us which book features a horse in the plot.

25. Being the first Blog Tour de Force tour, we hit a glitch or two along the way. Next tour this April will be a Cage Match, where authors face off fighting for comments, winner take all. Tell us what you thought of this tour overall.

1st Place Winner of the 12 tour eBooks will be announced LIVE on Tuesday’s IBC Blog Talk Radio Show so click and tune in: 4:30pm Pacific Standard Time (PST)!

The GRAND DADDY prize winner will be announced Feb. 8th!

Each author prize will be announced on their site as well as here!

Make sure you visited all 12 authors because comments on each stop are Kindle entries. And the more entries equals the more chances to WIN!

So much great stuff! #phew

If you’re coming in late, worry not. Just start at stop #1 and follow the link trail back to here. Or skip to who you missed:

Stop #1 HeartsBlood by Carolyn McCray

Stop #2 A Matter of Principle by Kris Tualla

Stop #3 I Could Tell You Stories by Rebecca Tsarus Dickson

***mini-hunt #1***

Stop #4 The Dark Road by Marissa Farrar

Stop #5 Excelsior by George H. Sirois

Stop #6 Nearly Departed In Deadwood by Ann Charles

Stop #7 Where The Rain Is Made by Keta Diablo

***mini-hunt #2***

Stop #8 Irish Moon by Amber Scott

Stop #9  A Walk In The Snark by Rachel Thompson

Stop #10 Forsaken by Shadow by Kait Nolan

Stop #11 Pull The Trigger by Melissa Ecker

Stop #12 Death By A Dark Horse by Susan Schreyer

If you’re a writer wondering how YOU can be a part of our next Blog Tour de Force in April, do your part to support this one, spread the word and contact us at for more information.

Coming soon to Indie Book Collective: Bestseller for a Day! A program designed to drive indie authors’ books into readers hands and their name up Bestseller lists.

Monday, February 14, Valentine’s Day, we will be pulling out all the stops to launch our first Bestseller for a day book, Play Fling, the paranormal romance comedy by the IBC’s own @AmberScottBooks Amber Scott.

We are asking for YOUR help by Tweeting, Facebooking and spreading the Bestseller for a Day word. The better Play Fling performs, the better we will be able to drive YOUR book, too.

Spots for Bestseller for a Day are already filling. February 28th, the amazing @craftycmc Carolyn McCray’s controversial Dan Brown-type thriller 30 Pieces of Silver will push up the charts. It’s a read that will keep you up all night piecing together clues and chasing intrigue. Supporting this bestseller will be a breeze!

Want us to consider you and your ebook for Bestseller for a Day? We need to see you active on our @IndieBookIBC stream with RTs and shout outs, on our Facebook page, and on our Goodreads page. Sign up for our FREE Tuesday, 5:30pm PST February 8 social media workshop for writers to learn our special tips to actively grow your Twitter account. And then do it! Work your blog and all your social media planks, baby!

We are a Collective and we need to see your Indie spirit in action to consider you for this incredible opportunity! Contact us after our Valentine’s Day promotion via Twitter direct message or email us at if you feel you meet our qualifications.

PS: If you have any press contacts or a regular column that can help spread the word about our event, please let us know!

Also, be watching the @IndieBookIBC Twitter stream for MORE!!

Grand Prize: a Kindle, loaded with 12 ebooks!

1st Prize: 12+ ebooks from our amazing authors!

Author Goodies: up for grabs at each tour stop so look for all the clues at each site!


*ebook a requirement for consideration

28 Comments leave one →
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