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The Ruby-Slippered Sisterhood Blog-O-Versary!!! Five Years and Counting!

freeimage-7967369-webIt’s Our Birthday!!!

Today marks FIVE YEARS of the Ruby Slippered Sisterhood Blog….

That’s 1,667 posts and over 60,000 comments, and more than 675,000 reads from visitors we love!!

(And don’t forget the hundreds of Ruby books that have come out since we started in 2009!)

Thanks to you, Loyal Readers,

we’re in the mood to CELEBRATE!!!

In typical Ruby style, we’re going to enjoy our party by GIVING AWAY PRESENTS!!

Even if you normally check the blog without commenting, we’d really love to hear from you today! As we continue to grow and evolve, we’d need to hear from ALL our visitors about what brought you to the Ruby blog, what you enjoy seeing here, and what you’d like to see from us in the future.

Just leave a comment below, and you’ll be in the running to win in random drawings that we’ll hold throughout the day.

Remember, those of you who are Golden-Heart-eligible writers have MORE chances to win starting this Wednesday, September 24, with our Fifth Annual MAKE IT GOLDEN contest. Check out the rules here, then come back Wednesday to upload the opening of your romance manuscript (the first 50 words, maximum) for a shot at winning your Golden Heart entry fee, and more!!

For today, though, grab a slice of cake, put on your (Ruby) party shoes, and let’s party!!!

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Here’s a list of prizes random commenters* can win:

(*note: Sorry, due to shipping expenses, physical book prizes can be awarded to U.S. or Canada residents only unless otherwise noted. If you’re a resident elsewhere, please let us know in the comments so we can consider you for other prizes, or be ready to name a friend in the U.S. or Canada we can ship the book to.)

Kate Parker – autographed copy of The Counterfeit Lady, US and Canada only

Shelley Coriell – print copies of The Broken and Self-Editing for Fiction Writers

Addison FoxThe Manhattan Encounter (print or ebook) and a $20 gift card to Amazon or Barnes and Noble

Heather McCollumSiren’s Song and Captured Heart – digital or paper (US)

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Rita HenuberPoint of No Return digital copy

Tina Beckett – choice of digital or print copy of His Girl from Nowhere

Tamara Hogan – digital or print (US) of Tempt Me and a $10 iTunes gift card

Liz Talley – Winner’s choice digital or print (US) The Sweetest September

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Kim Law – autographed copy of Sprinkles on Top (US)

Lindsey Brookes – Amazon downloads of Kidnapped Cowboy and Operation: Date Escape

Hope RamsayInn at Last Chance and Last Chance Family – US and Canada only

Vivi Andrews – digital copies of Jaguar’s Kiss and Taming the Lion (ARC)

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Bev Pettersen – digital copy of A Scandalous Husband with a $10 Amazon gift card

Darynda Jones – digital copy of one of her books, reader’s choice

Katie Graykowski – Amazon downloads of Perfect Summer, Saving Grace, and Changing Lanes

Laurie Kellogg – Winner’s choice of digital copy of one of her books

Sally Eggert – US only Amazon digital copy of In the Dark.

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Ruby Blog-o-versary!!!

Can you believe it… we’re three years old today!

That’s right, The Rubies have been your companions on the yellow brick road to publication for three years! We’ve dodged flying monkeys, faced down the wicked witch, cowered in the face of the Wiz (to find out he wasn’t so scary after all), and finally, been blessed by the good witch, who taught us that inside each and every one of us lurks enough heart, brains and courage to persevere in the tough world of publishing.

And because we at the Sisterhood believe that ALL accomplishments, no matter how small, should be rewarded, we’re in the mood to celebrate three years of successful blogging by rewarding all of our loyal followers who have brought so much to our blog.

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