Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Bringing Sexy Back Short Story Contest

How Will You Bring Sexy Back?
Donna Hill Promotions is Bringing Sexy Back and we want you along for the ride! During the next three weeks we are sponsoring a Bringing Sexy Back Short Story Contest. The content of your submission will be based on one of the titles of a book(s) from the authors listed below. Pick one title from the author (s) of your choice and write your version of an absolutely sexy, romantic, classy scene between your main characters (please be sure to make up your own characters). Scene should be tasteful, but hot and definitely romantic. Your version of the perfect moment, the perfect first meeting, perfect date, perfect night! Your choice.

We will have three winners chosen by the authors participating in this contest. The winners will win books from our featured authors as well as one special winner will win a gift basket of Bringing Sexy Back body products and a gift certificate to a very special restaurant. The winning pieces will be posted on the Donna Hill Promotions website as well as our featured authors’ website.

A.C. Arthur
Donna Hill
Michelle Monkou
Lesley Hal
Jermaine Watkins
Deatri King Bey
Suzetta Perkins
Candice Poarch

Rules & Regulations
You must be a US resident who is 18 years or older.
Must have your entry turned in by February 1, 2007 at midnight EST.
Story must be between 200-250 words.
These stories must be original pieces that haven’t been published.
You must email it to dhp_ga_missy@yahoo.com
Donna Hill Promotions has the right to use your likeness and name in promotions as well as on their website. An agreement must be signed for your winning story to be listed on the Donna Hill Promotion website as well as the sites of the authors who participate.
Winners will be announced on February 14th, 2007.
Any questions or concerns please contact dhp_ga_missy@yahoo.com
Any book that the author has written in or been a part of can be used. Contestants can’t use characters from any of the books due to copyright laws. If so, the entry will be disqualified. You may submit as many times as you wish, but each submission must use a different title from a different author.

Thursday, January 04, 2007

The Mis-education of the Negro--RE-PUBLISHED

Recently, I was asked to submit an article for "Blogging In Black." Well, I did. My topic was the Miseducation of the Negro. The article touches on the ramifications of desegregation and the institutional racism of publishing. The link is below.

The Mis-Education of the Negro

I'd love to hear your comments.