It's just after noon on the last day of the month, so it must be time for a drawing!
The winners of the Victoria's Secret lotions are:
Gail Fuller (small VS Pink lotion)
Nancy Parra (small VS Very Sexy lotion)
Caryn Caldwell (large VS Dream Angels Wish lotion)
Congratulations to all three of you!!! Prizes will be headed your way soon...
Many thanks to those of you who signed up for my newsletter! The first issue went out this week, and I hope you enjoyed it. (I'm counting on you all to let me know if there were technical difficulties or any other annoying things. Please don't hesitate to email me if you spotted something or if you have any suggestions. :) Next issue will probably be out in late April/early May and will have a subscribers-only drawing as a part of it.
And, finally, because I have one last box of truffles remaining, I give you Truffle Trivia #3:
I've been thinking a lot about story structure lately and have, over the past 8 years, tried a number of different strategies for making sure the books I work on have some kind of plot. One of the first structures I learned about was Joseph Campbell's The Hero's Journey, which details several steps a hero (or heroine) takes as he or she moves through the novel. The first step in Campbell's framework is the "Call to Adventure." It's followed by "Refusal of the Call" and "Supernatural Aid." What is the name of the step that follows this, and what's basically supposed to happen at this stage of the story?
First person to post the correct response, gets five tasty truffles. Good luck!