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League auctions and viral videos

*** Cross-posted from The League of Reluctant Adults ***

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

I am currently in what writers affectionately call “deadline hell.” I have a book due in four days and am working very hard to meet that deadline, which means I’m a hermit in a bathrobe who isn’t going anywhere except for twitter. And no, it’s not as glamorous as it sounds.

Anyway, thought I’d post a couple links and a video today here at the League.

After the devastation in Japan, two groups of League members have generously put together a couple eBay auctions to benefit the recovery effort. If you’re looking for a group analysis of your work in progress and would like 100% of the final sale price will to go to the American Red Cross.

Team Fang is Mario Acevedo, Dakota Cassidy, Stacia Kane, JF Lewis, Nicole Peeler, KA Stewart, and Anton Strout.

Team Claw is Sonya Bateman, Michele Bardsley, Carolyn Crane, Kevin Hearne, Jackie Kessler, Diana Rowland, and Jeanne Stein.

Richelle Mead also has a bunch of auctions up featuring signed copies of hers and other fabulous authors’ books.

Please see the individual auctions for more details about what is included.

Or you can donate directly to the Red Cross if you’d like to help out — go to www.RedCross.com or www.RedCross.ca. Every dollar is appreciated!


Okay! Now that I’ve done the important stuff, I want to share this video with you — in case you haven’t already seen it. It’s the latest viral video on YouTube and the singer, Rebecca Black, has been a trending topic on Twitter for a few days now and an interesting experiment in whether or not bad publicity will turn out to be good publicity.

I honestly thought it was a parody or a satire of pop music being brainless and insipid dreck, but guess what? It’s (allegedly) totally legit. This comes from a company where rich people can get music videos made for their kids. It’s slick, Disney-channel pretty, and one of the worst songs ever! EVER!


One comment to “League auctions and viral videos”

  1. Ash'o
     · March 20th, 2011 at 6:47 pm · Link

    Scary world! First Queensland floods, cyclone, New Zealand earthquakes and now Japan “(

    P.s, I love your books! “)
    You have inspired me so much that now all I wanted to do sit down and write.

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