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Save the Contemporary Winner

And the random integer generator has spoken. Over 80 people spread the word, and many a person mentioned their hope that the contemporary romance will not die but flourish happily. We certainly hope so.

Without further ado, or any ado at all, the winner is:

Margay! at

Congrats – please email Sarah or Jane or both, and we’ll make arrangements for a massive Amazon gift certificate to the tune of $100 to be delivered unto the inbox of your choice. Thanks for spreading the word, and stay tuned for more from Dear Author and Smart Bitches as we try to Save the Contemporary.

Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She self publishes NA and contemporaries (and publishes with Berkley and Montlake) and spends her downtime reading romances and writing about them. Her TBR pile is much larger than the one shown in the picture and not as pretty. You can reach Jane by email at jane @ dearauthor dot com


  1. Bonnie Ferguson
    Oct 27, 2008 @ 13:39:14

    Congrats, Margay! :)

  2. Margay
    Oct 27, 2008 @ 14:31:56

    Thank you so much!

  3. azteclady
    Oct 27, 2008 @ 15:27:08

    *hearty applause* Yay, Margay, how cool!

    Thank you, Jane!

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