Posted by Lesley Conner on Feb 8, 2013 in Apex Publications Blog: Matters of SF, Fantasy, and Horror | 15 comments
Roses are red…
No, that isn’t right.
There once was a man from…
No. No. Not that either.
I’m not any good a writing poetry. I love to read it, but writing it is not a skill I possess. I bet some of you do, though.
What if I told you those poetry skills could give you a chance to win an ARC of What Makes You Die by Tom Piccirilli?
What Makes You Die is a new short novel by Bram Stoker award winning author Tom Piccirilli chronicling Tommy Pic’s struggle with mental illness, a Komodo dragon, and a childhood love lost. Everyone will have the opportunity to read it come March 19th, when the novel is released, but we’re giving you a chance to read it first.
All you have to do is write a short poem with the title “What Makes You Die”. It could be a haiku, limerick, free verse, whatever. I don’t care. Just make me laugh, make me cringe, make me cry. Make your poem better than any of the others.
Entering is easy. Leave your poem as a comment to this post sometime between now and February 19th. I’ll read all the entrants and pick my favorite. The winner will be announced on February 21st, winning the ARC of What Makes You Die by Tom Piccirilli and having their poem posted right here on the Apex blog.
*To win the ARC you must live within the US. International readers can still enter and have their poem posted on the Apex blog if they win, but would receive an eBook copy of What Makes You Die, rather than the ARC.
So what are you waiting for?
Write me a poem.
Go on. Get to it.
Are you like me and just not any good at writing poetry? Never fear. There’s still a chance for you to snag an ARC of What Makes You Die. We’re currently running a Goodreads giveaway until February 14th. Just click the ‘Enter to Win’ button for your chance to win.