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Contest Update

July 22, 2010

Things are steaming up with the FIRST EVER, BOOK-GIVEAWAY contest. There’s still time to get in on the fun, or keep going if you’re already participating. 

Here’s a recap of the contest prize and rules: 

THE PRIZE:  My mint-conditioned copy (autographed to me) of The Earth MovedOn the Remarkable Achievements of Earthworms by Amy Stewart. Amy Stewart is a regular contributor to the San Francisco Chronicle, Bird Watcher’s Digest, and Organic Gardening, and the author of From the Ground Up, Flower Confidential, and Wicked Plants

New Announcement:  Amy Stewart has a new book coming out in 2011, Wicked Bugs, so now is a good time to start collecting her ever-popular books for your library. 

Here’s how you can win

  1. You must be a subscriber to play, so be sure to sign up. It’s FREE!
  2. Get 5 or more of your friends, family members, and co-workers to subscribe to To qualify, you must sign up a minimum of 5 new subscribers. Be sure to tell everyone that it’s FREE.
  3. Entries will close July 28, 2010 midnight.
  4. After all of your friends have subscribed, email a list to me at,
  5. After the deadline, I’ll verify that each person is, in fact, a new subscriber.
  6. The person who has signed up the most subscribers is the winner. In the event of a tie, I will draw one name.
  7. The winner will be notified by email. The winner’s name will be announced on

Questions? Email: with Contest in the subject line.

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