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About Wishes (Three Wishes Blog Blitz)

2 Sep 2013

Today I’m participating in the Three Wishes Blog Blitz, hosted by author Juliet Madison!

From 2nd to 6th September you’ll have the chance to win some awesome prizes at all the blogs participating in the blitz, including mine. All you have to do is follow my instructions below for winning the prize I have on offer, and then you can click over to Juliet’s blog to enter her prize draw, and see the list of all other blogs taking part and enter their giveaways as well.

Why is it called the Three Wishes Blog Blitz? Juliet’s new  romantic comedy release, I Dream of Johnny, is about three wishes, a high-tech genie in a lamp, and one very unfortunate typo that proves magic isn’t all it cracked up to be…

So if I had three wishes from a genie, what would they be?

That’s a hard one cause you have to be careful with wishes - put it the wrong way and you could totally get the wrong thing eg wish to be rich, and you could end up rich by inheriting all your families stuff when they are all killed. If you’re from a rich family, of course.

You don’t want to waste a wish either. Eg, an obvious one would be for me to automatically lose 20 kilos, but then what if that means I run out of wishes and I can’t wish for, say, world peace? Wishes really should be used on things that  you can’t do for yourself. They aren’t a replacement for effort.

What if instead of a wish, you had an anti-wish? Rather than wish for something good to happen, wish for nothing bad to  happen - what impact would that have?

For example - I wish that my car would never break down. I wish that I would never put on another kilo, no matter how much I ate or how little I exercised. I wish that my carpet would never get dirty no matter how it was treated.

I wish that we never had to have another Federal Election - hmm, that one needs some work, because it could mean that we’re stuck with whoever wins for all eternity.

Can you imagine Kevin Rudd or Tony Abbott in a hundred, or two hundred years? shudder

So maybe an anti-wish isn’t a good idea either.

Well, if I had to, I think this would be my three wishes:

1) I wish for my husband to be cured of all his ailments. He’s got a number of health problems that began to crop up within the first six months of our marriage, so we really never got that cruisey period you’re supposed to get at the start of a marriage.

2) I wish I could go to England for a holiday. I’ve always wanted to go to England, but every time it even gets mentioned as a potential future plan, something happens that puts it out of reach.

3) I wish I had a housekeeper for the rest of my life. No more housework. Yippee!

Can you come up with a great anti-wish? The best Australian response will be mailed a copy of my first novel - Secret Ones (urban fantasy romance) - and emailed a copy of both The Lies We Tell and Arranged to Love (both contemporary romance) in the electronic format of your choice.

The best international response will be emailed The Lies We Tell, Arranged to Love and The Right Connection, a fantasy romance novella.

Once you have entered my giveaway, visit Juliet’s blog & enter her giveaway too, and visit any or all of the other participating blogs to enter more prize draws. You could potentially win a whole heap of prizes! Good luck! Visit the official Blog Blitz post here.


Recent release

Much Ado About Love

Trix Leon has put her heart and soul into Messina, and now it could all be taken away from her. Ben Anthony seems to have the ability to save her but while she trusts him with her pleasure, will she trust him with her love? Based on the Shakespeare play 'Much Ado About Nothing'.

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