Thursday, January 5, 2012

Lisa's Awesome Line Edit Contest!!!

Are you an author who needs a little more help when it comes to gerund phrases and commas? Do you slip up with your tenses from time to time? You may be heavy on adjectives, "ly" adverbs, or crawler words like very, and you have no idea. I will know it and, if you win this contest, I’ll point out every single thing to you. Yes, line edits for your entire manuscript. I’m a newspaper editor and, in the past few years, it’s transferred well to the literary world. This is a contest to win a line edit from me and here’s how you enter the drawing:
- Follow this blog and comment “Hello, Lisa. It’s me.” (sounds creepy butIlikeit) This equals one entry.
- Follow me on twitter and tweet to me “Hello, Lisa. It’s me.” This equals one entry.
- Retweet me each time I mention this contest and tweet “Hello, Lisa…” Just kidding. I’ll keep track of my mentions. Each retweet equals one entry.
(You can’t retweet the same tweet over and over, but I’ll give you several opportunities to rack up more and more entries)
Because, guess what. The more entries you have, the more of a chance you have to win.
But Lisa, you say, can I enter if we are friends? In this digital age, we meet people online all the time and call each other friends (facebook does, anyway). So here’s what I say to that. If I have never stood in front of you and looked at your face, then you may enter. I’m not saying a physical encounter makes us friends or not, that’s just the parameters for this contest.
So…that leaves me with the deadline – Jan. 31.
Are you excited? I am! Without further ado, let’s begin!

TWITTER LINK: http://twitter.com/lisaslanding

52 comments:

  1. Hello, Lisa. It's me.

    It does sound creepy, butIlikeit too, lol. :-)

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  2. P.S. This is a freaking awesome contest!! I'm going to go tell my writer friends!

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  3. Hello, Lisa! It's me :D Aw drat... I'm already following you..

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  4. No, it's fine Jami. And Ashley and Nellcrash are entered too. But don't forget that retweet puts your name in the hat more times.

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  5. I feel incredibly creeper-like.

    Hello Lisa. It's me.

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  6. Wait a minute. S.K. I have your comment but I don't see you in the list of followers...I'm confused.

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  7. Hello, Lisa. It's me.
    *cackles dramatically*

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  8. ...Alrighty then. If I have nightmares tonight I guess it's my own fault. But I like being scared; it's fun. Am I a total weirdo or is there anyone else out there that likes that kind of adrenaline rush?

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  9. Hello Lisa. It's me.
    (this is creepy)

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  10. Okay, I'm seeing a lot of comments here from people that haven't followed the blog. Just so you know, that doesn't count. Make sure you hit the follow button up there.

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    1. Hello, Lisa. It's me :D Such a good idea XD Thanks for this!

      Ps. I followed your blog :D

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    2. Got ya! You're welcome and thank ya!

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  11. Hello, Lisa. It's me.

    Bwahahaha. I'm cool with adrenaline rushes...can't say for sure I've had one from being weirded out, but ya know...:P

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  12. Hello, Lisa. It's me.

    This would be super creep if someone was looking though a crack of a door, like in the Shining.

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  13. YES, it would. I just watched The Shining again a while back...creepy!

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  14. Not entering, just dropping in to say this is a cool contest. Love all the "Hello, Lisa. It's me"s up there =D

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  15. Hello, Lisa. It's me, and me, and that other guy over there...no idea who he is.

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  16. No kidding. I giggle every time I look at them.

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  17. Hello, Jamie...and hi to your friends too;)

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  18. Hello, Lisa. It's me =)

    LOL Great giveaway!

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  19. Hello, Lisa. It's me.

    This is the best way to be creepy without it being taken the wrong way. Thank you!

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  20. Yeah, it's so fun seeing these comments. I grin each time I see a new one.

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  21. Hello, Lisa. It's me.

    And I'm following too!

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  22. Wow, thanks for doing this.

    Hello, Lisa. It's me.

    And I just followed.

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  23. Hello, Lisa. It's me.

    [I love your sense of humor XD].

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  24. Hello, Lisa. It's me. (The real one.)

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  25. "Hello Lisa, it's me"

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  26. hello lisa:D not entering just saying hello<3

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  27. “Hello, Lisa. It’s me.”

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  28. Hello, my creepy new friends. ;)

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  29. Hello, Lisa. It's me.

    Great idea Lisa :)

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  30. Hello, Lisa. It's me. Other writers tell me I have excellent punctuation and grammar skills, but I can't remember the names of most rules. Besides, my brain often tricks me into putting a comma when I want a pause; then I forget to m-dash back and fix it. Saying no to a chance to win another edit would be silly, but I offer an exchange if I don't win. I can see in other people's writing all the things I miss in my own, plus plot holes, inconsistencies, etc.

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