Win Mom a personalized romance novel for Mother’s Day (done)

(This contest is over. Leigh Pittman was chose our winner.)

To celebrate Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 13), is sponsoring a little writing contest, and the winner will be awarded one of our personalized romance novels. We are not asking for anything near the scope of our short story writing contest that produced the book Celebrating Romance 2 to commemorate our 20 years in business.

Instead, to win this contest, you simply have to tell us in 50 words or less which of our novels or eBooks you think a mom in your life would like to star in and why (that mom can be you, by the way, if you’re inclined to enter).’s 40-some books come in exotic settings like Tahiti, Jamaica, Africa, Rome, Key West, the Caribbean, cruise ships, a dude ranch, a ski resort and more. We also have a vampire series, historical fiction, detective books and a golf fantasy novel. Each comes in “wild” or “mild” versions where any couple becomes the stars with 26 bits of information like names, eye and hair color, affectionate nicknames, make of car, best friends, favorite color, perfume/cologne, favorite music, radio station and more.

The winner gets his or her choice of any of our personalized novels – paperback, hardback or eBook (valued up to $126.95).

So if you know a mom, or grandma, or mom-to-be who loves to read romance novels – or if you’re a mom yourself – enter our contest for a chance to win a book to keep or to give to that special mom to make her the star she is in her own personalized novel.

To enter the writing contest:

Go to and look at the available titles.

Then follow these 4 steps:

1. Write 50 words or less telling us which book a mom in your life would like to star in and why – the more creative, the better;
2. Submit your answer as a plain text email by clicking here: Make Mom a Star. Please include your full name and use a valid email address so we can contact you if you win;
3. Follow YourNovelCom on Twitter;
4. Like YourNovel on Facebook.

The contest details:

• No purchase is necessary.
• All 4 steps must be completed to qualify.
• Only one entry per email address.
• The contest is open to U.S. and Canadian entries only.
• Void where prohibited by law.
• You must be 18 years of age or older to enter.
• Judging is based on originality; judges’ decision is final.
• This contest ends May 7, 2012, at 11:59 PM, EST, and the winner will be notified within 48 hours.
• The winner will be contacted by email and announced here.
• The winner will be given a Gift Card code for one free book within 48 hours from when the contest has ended.
• The Gift Card will expire one year from the date issued.
• Gift Cards have no cash value; only redemption value for any one product on the website valued up to a hardback with photo, including regular shipping and handling.
• All entries become the property of and may be posted in full or in part on our website, blog, Facebook, or Twitter page.

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