Monday, November 21, 2011

YA Heroines Tourney & (maybe) a new song!

As you may remember, earlier this year, the awesome YA Sisterhood book blog held a YA Crush Tournament, in which our very own Zachary placed second, thanks to your amazing support!

This fall, it’s the girls’ turn. Nominations are NOW OPEN for the Heroines Tournament. As of yesterday, Aura was 21st. The cutoff will probably be 16 or 20, and the count is very close, so if you think Aura’s a great heroine, please nominate her. She needs your votes!

Nominations close at Thursday, November 25 at 12:01am Central Standard time. So, basically, by Wednesday night. Thank you so much!

A few people have asked me what bribes--I mean, incentives--I’ll be offering if Aura makes it into the tournament. While I haven’t figured out what I would post in terms of bonus content (I already posted a LOT of SHINE teasers during the Crush Tourney), I do know one thing:

If Aura makes it into the tournament, there’ll be another song from Logan. I had so much fun (the tear-shedding, nose-blowing kind of fun) writing “Forever,” I would love to try it again. And this time, the song will be about how cool Aura is, not how sad and broken Logan is/was.

"Logan" is thinking a song of praise, along these lines:

OR these lines:

Except, you know, "Aura Salvatore" instead of "Brian Boitano."

Sound good? Yay! I’m sure I’ll think of more incentives later, but right now my main focus is giving Aura the best possible final book of the trilogy, in the form of SHINE.

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You should consider a career in "Incentive creations" You are very good at coming up with things. lol

Posted by: Blogger Karen at 11/21/2011 12:56 PM

I just try to think of stuff that'd be fun for both me and the readers. I got the idea the other night when Logan & Zachary were coming up with weird cool things about Aura--it reminded me of the "What Would Brian Boitano Do?" song from South Park.

If you want the song, you know what to do! :-)

Posted by: Blogger Jeri at 11/21/2011 10:44 PM

I am determined to vote Aura from the beginning! I hope she wins or at least come second like Zachary too. Can't wait to read Shine and I wish Aura a good luck! :)

Posted by: Blogger Celine at 11/25/2011 11:01 PM

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