Friday, August 30, 2013

It's a whiskerslist: the kitty classifieds Giveaway!


Please note qualification changes!

It's finally here! My first book, whiskerslist: the kitty classifieds's official release date is this Tuesday, September 3! Amazon's been filling orders for two weeks, so some readers have already received theirs, but it will be available at other retailers this Tuesday!

The book, whiskerslist, (yes, it's all lowercase) is a parody of craigslist (yes, it's all lowercase ... get it?). It's nearly 200 posts that cats may write for a craigslist-type site. These frisky, freewheeling felines are looking for dates and hookups. They want to buy and sell crappy toys and rent sink space. They're offering classes in hairball crafting and even looking for comrades to help them crash the Westminster Dog Show.

Many Catladyland readers contributed photos to the book -- thank you! You helped make it awesomely silly and completely fun!

I'll be visiting some bookstores, cat shows and radio programs for signings, interviews and readings. Here's a list of what's to come (so far). I hope you'll come out and say hi and help spread the word to anyone you know that lives in one of those areas!

Please note: the book is PG-13ish. It's not really a young kids' book. Like craigslist, some of the material is a little racy, but it's not offensive ... at least I don't think so.

We've already gotten some really positive reviews on Amazon, and Jackson Galaxy (My Cat from Hell and Cat Daddy), Francesco Marciuliano (I Could Pee on This: And Other Poems By Cats) and Yasmine Surovec (Cat vs. Human) all gave fantastic advance praise! I'm so grateful!

Oh, and now there's a whiskerslist site! Your cat can actually create postings and comment on other cats' posts. There are some really funny ones so far!

And don't forget to like whiskerslist on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Would you like to win a copy? We're giving away a copy of whiskerslist: the kitty classifieds to three lucky Catladyland readers!

How to qualify:
Leave a comment on this post, telling us what your cat would post on whiskerlist. Would he or she sell the dog? Find a job at a catnip farm? Buy used Q-tips? This will get you ONE entry.

If you'd like to double your chances, hop over to the whiskerslist site and actually create the post (it can be simple -- you don't need a logon), tell me you made the post in a comment here.  It's not necessary in order to qualify  -- you can simply leave a comment. Leave your email address (we need to be able to contact you). Please do all of this by Friday, September 6, 2013 at noon, CDT.

The whiskerslist team will choose the three winners via an online random number generator.

If we cannot contact you within 48 hours of the notification email, we will choose another winner.

One entry per person.

Contest subject to change.

Thank you, good luck, and THANK YOU for all the support!


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