Sunday, February 12, 2012

Escape to Romance Event




Welcome to Escape to Romance, hosted by myself, DemonLover of Demon Lover's Books and More and Book Savvy Babe. Since it's a week of love, we are celebrating romance with the Escape to Romance event. We have so much going on this week, from author visits, interviews, and chats, to romance discussions, and lots of awesome giveaways and prizes! The more you participate, the more chances you have to win! Our grand prize of the event is a RomCon Registration Ticket! If you can't make RomCon, or you are international, don't worry, you can win a $30 to Amazon or The Book Depository!
Authors stopping by include Delilah Marvelle, Shannon K Butcher, Jenn LeBlanc, Brenda Novak, Melissa Mayhue, Shana Abe and more!

Click Here to visit the RomCon website.


To Kick-Off this event, Michelle Callahan, the
RomCon Co-Founder is here!



Hi Everyone! We are so excited to be just months away from the third annual RomCon® - the only romance readers’ convention dedicated 100% to the fans! We don’t have a single writing workshop. Not one. Instead, we bring readers and authors together in over 80 reader events spanning three days to chat face-to-face, play games and remember what it was like to have fun. (Remember that long-lost childhood pastime?)
We are giving away a ticket for this event, so I thought I’d give you all a taste of the fun and chaos we’ve got planned for June 22-24 in Denver at RomCon 2012.

Here are my Top Ten Reasons To Go To RomCon® 2012.
1 – The fantastic and whimsical Titanic Tea Party! We are honoring the 100 year anniversary of the Titanic tragedy with a romantic journey back through time. Deeanne Gist and a host of authors will escort you back to 1912 and assign you an authentic Titanic passenger persona for the event. While learning and serving a formal and proper tea at your table, you will play games, learn some amazing facts, and find out whether you live or die at the end of the Titanic Tea Party. Victorian costumes welcome, but not required.

2 –Monte Carlo Night (aka – The Grand Opening of Casino RomCon) A night of murder, mystery, a musical show, and gambling all rolled in to one. We’ll have a who-dun-it caper going on, with authors as the characters, a Las Vegas style musical number, and over 18 gaming tables! Come dressed to kill…because it’s Black Tie.

3 – Chocolate Mangasm II – More fun, more naughty but giggle-worthy games, and enough chocolate to satisfy the most intense cravings. Join Delilah Marvelle and a host of erotic romance authors for the biggest bachelorette party around!

4 – The Search For A Legendary Hero contest – Legendary romance cover model CJ Hollenbach will emcee the contest live, on stage on Saturday night. We’ll have ten gorgeous men, as voted on by all of you, on hand to compete for the title of Legendary Hero while representing their version of the perfect hero. We’ve got a Spartan, a Detective, a Cowboy, a Fighter Pilot, and more. Who will be chosen? It’s all up to you!

5 – Intimate Chats – and lots of them. You, your favorite author, and 12-15 friends in a boardroom setting talking about books. Sounds like heaven to me…

6 – Paranormal Dine-In for Inter-Species Peace – Fans of the wild and crazy Dine-In tradition will not be disappointed as we host this dinner to promote peace in the paranormal world. Be warned, there are RULES, and if you break one we might set the werewolves loose…

7 – A fun weekend with my girlfriends. Yes, I know, but since when does “real life” leave us alone for three days of pure girl-time?

8 – Speed-Date-A-New-Author - I feel weird trying to strike up conversations with authors I’ve never read. But guess what? You don’t have to. Three minutes. The authors speed-chat and you get to smile, listen, and move on! Whew!

9 – Lots of free books and other stuff. Did I mention Free Books?

10 – And last but not least, I’m going to get my picture taken with a hunky model…or three. They’ll be available in the photo room all weekend, so get your sexy clench move ready! You can be on your own book cover with one of our Legendary Hero contestants.

There’s more, but I promised to stop at ten. Check out the RomCon 2012 website for more info. You can sign up for the Buddy Program if you don’t want to fly solo for the weekend. Don’t worry, we’re a friendly group of insta-friends. We all love romance. We all love the same books, the same heroes, and the same Happily-Ever-Afters. I sincerely hope you will treat yourself to a wonderful weekend among friends.
Leave a question, or let us know what you most want to do at RomCon for a chance to win a free convention ticket!

Hugs to all, and see you at RomCon!

Michele C


The giveaways for this event will vary every day. There are 2 giveaways that run the entire event, The RomCon Registration and a $30 GiftCard to Amazon or $30 worth of books of your choice from the Book Depository. 
These giveaways have daily entries, as well as a few main entries. So each day you comment on a post or tweet about the contest, you get an extra entry. We want readers to be engaged in the event all week, so the more you participate, the more chances you have to win. Be sure to check back each day! Enter now in the rafflecopter forms below (1 is for the RomCon ticket and 1 is for the GiftCard)



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20 comments:

miki said...

So sad this convention is so far from my country. i would have loved to discover it

it seem really great

Judy said...

Thanks for the great giveaway.

Kelly "DemonLover" said...

Miki- Sorry the event is so far away... but check in each day to win some great prizes.

Judi- Welcome, Keep coming back to chat with some great authors all week and don't forget to visit the other sites.

DL

Carol L. said...

What a great giveaway. I can't attend this year but will be planning on it in the future. The Titanic Tea Party sounds awesome.
Carol L
Lucky4750 (at) aol (dot) com

Barbara E. said...

RomCon sounds like such a great event. I sure wish I lived nearer so I could go.

Kelly "DemonLover" said...

Barbara E
You can still come to the events on our pages this week and win some cool stuff and chat with some amazing authors.
DL

Kriss Morton-Weekley said...

Oh ROMCOM looks so fun! THANKS for hosting such an awesome event! LOVE the event badge too!

Holly Polk said...

Hi! :) You have been awarded the Stylish Blogger Award from my blog Full Moon Bites!

You can go here to learn more: http://fullmoonbites.blogspot.com/2012/02/full-moon-bites-won-stylish-blogger.html

(Also-great giveaway!)

Michelle Bledsoe said...

This is an amazing contest. I made a promise to myself that one day I would go to RomCon. Maybe this year...
koonie2888 at yahoo dot com

Susan W. said...

I've not heard of RomCon before and it sound fun! Thanks for the great giveaway!

Romance Reader Enthusiast said...

I'm entering just for the books/GC. I take care of an elderly parent and RomCon is just not in my cards right now. But I am jealous of anyone that is going.

Thank you for hosting this great giveaway.

Happy Valentine's Day.
Lynn

lareynolds0316@gmail.com

Seleste deLaney/Julie Particka said...

I'm really hoping to make it to RomCon. At this point it's iffy, but I'm crossing fingers and toes!

Sharon said...

I would love to go to RomCon!! One day I will. Where is it going to be next year? thanks for the contest

Ning said...

I would love to go. Maybe next year. Although if I get a ticket I'll definitely go lol

Kati R said...

I'm interested in the Hero contest. It sounds like a lot of fun.

Bona Fide Reflections said...

Wow! You guys out did yourselves on this giveaway! Thank you so much for the opportunity to win!

Happy Reading,
Laurielu
Bona Fide Reflections

Michelle Bledsoe said...

I talked to my daughter about RomCon and she wants to go if I win...LOL

koonie2888 at yahoo dot com

Diana (@Offbeat Vagabond) said...

Well the free books definitely sounds nice LOL! I love all the events, my favorites are the Paranormal Dine-In for Inter-Species Peace and The Search For A Legendary Hero contest. I definitely want to find a Spartan LOL! Taking a picture with a hunk goes without saying. Now about the Chocolate Mangasm; will there be men covered in chocolate because that would be a dream come true. This is amazing. I wish I could go to RomCon, I hope things clear up on my side to see of I could possibly do it. It sounds like Heaven LOL! Thank you guys so much, this is amazing :)

donnas said...

Sounds great. I would love to meet some of the creators of my favorite characters.

AquarianDancer said...

What are you looking forward to the most, Michele? I can't wait for the Titanic Tea Party or the author panels. It's fun to talk to multiple authors in one sitting and who doesn't love to dress up?

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