Thursday, May 29, 2014

#ArmchairBEA: Giveaway and Beyond the Borders

It's party time!!!!

I can't believe the Armchair BEA conference is almost over. I've had so much fun meeting new people and reading all the blogs. It's been great! 

Today marks the start of the giveaway portion of the conference. Over 300 bloggers will be hosting contests on their blogs and giving away great prizes. I can't wait to see what everyone will be offering on their blog.

My giveaway will start today and end at midnight on June 1st. You could win a PDF copy of one of my books. All you have to do is do whatever is in the table below. I will pick one winner per book on June 1st. a Rafflecopter giveaway Beyond the Borders
The hardest part for any author is to write a literary piece from outside his or her comfort zone. I love to read books that take me into another culture, time and place. In yesterday's Author Spotlight I introduced you to one of my literary heroine, Margaret George. What I love best about her books is the way she is able to capture her character's culture and transport her readers into their time and place. I want to do that with all my books. I want my readers to view history from the eyes of those whose stories are rarely heard. I want to go beyond the text in our history books and present a real world with with people. In other words, no matter the culture. I want my readers to see that everyone, from the least to the greatest, are only human. Let's remove our heroes and monarchs from their pedestal. I want to know who the real human figure was not just the two dimensional image we have of them. I want to hear history from the viewpoint of the Native Americans, the slaves and other forgotten minorities. I want to preserve their culture and heritage. For if America was created for a diversity of people then why is it we only read about historical events from the white man's perspective? 

Answer this question in the comments section below with your name and email. One lucky winner will win ALL 6 of my books in PDF format! Winners will be chosen by those who answer correctly. I will announce the winner on June 1st.

My book, Calico (Children of the Shawnee: 1), is best known in the Native American community because ,although the main character is French/British, the story is told through the viewpoint of which Native American tribe?


  1. Haven't been able to read it but I would venture to say Shawnee Brian Ward

  2. Wow...what a crazy book selection. Thanks for offering!

  3. I have not read it either, but yeah, my guess would be Shawnee. lol