The Spirit Of… Scavenger Hunt

Win an iPad mini!

That’s right. In preparation for the release of my newest novel, The Spirit Of…, I have put together an online scavenger hunt for all of my current and future fans, the winner of which will win a brand new iPad mini. All you have to do is find, answer or complete as many of the tasks as you can, earning points along the way. Some of the tasks are simple, while others will demand that you do a little more digging.

Three prizes are up for grabs:
The Grand prize – iPad mini.
2nd place – $75 gift Amazon gift card
3rd place – a signed collection of all of my books (If you already purchased the print editions, the winner will receive a $10 Amazon Gift Card per book they already have).

Now there wouldn’t be a contest without some rules:

  1. No purchase required to play and win.
  2. There must be at least 50 participants to qualify for the distribution of prizes. If there are less than 50 participants, I have the right to cancel the contest in full if I so choose.
  3. You do not have to answer or complete every task to participate.
  4. Points for each task are on a scale from 1 to 10, and have been tabulated based on the importance and difficulty of the task.
  5. The highest point total wins. Final decisions on total point counts are mine, based on the validity of the answer and the completion of each task.
  6. If there is a tie, the winner will be decided by a Bonus Task, which will be sent to the participates who have tied. Those participants will then have three days to complete the bonus task. The winner will be chosen at my discretion, based on the answers provided.
  7. To be eligible for prizes, entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. on May 31, 2016. Entries can be sent via email, a personal message on Facebook or a direct message on Twitter.
  8. When sending your entries, place the number of the task followed by the answer (or required task URL/info, as listed in parenthesis next to the task). If sending via email, please put “The Spirit Of… Scavenger Hunt” in the Subject Line. Any and all attachments will be discarded and the participant will be disqualified from the contest.
  9. I’m sorry to say, but my family is ineligible for prizes. That shouldn’t keep you from playing, just know that your entries will be treated as non-contest entries.
  10. Contest is open to anyone with an Internet connection.

With that out of the way, please post any questions in the comments section, have fun and good luck!

The Spirit Of… Scavenger Hunt

  1. Follow me on Twitter (Put Your Twitter handle) (5)
  2. Like my page on Facebook (Put Your Facebook Name) (5)
  3. Follow this blog (Put Your Name or Blog) (5)
  4. Follow my Instagram (Put Your Instagram Name) (5)
  5. Tweet or Retweet this contest (Put your Twitter handle) (7)
  6. Share this contest on Facebook (Put your name/Facebook page) (7)
  7. Repost this contest on your blog (Put your Blog) (7)
  8. Write a comment on this post to let me know you’re playing (Put the name listed on the comment) (2)
  9. Comment on one of my blog posts (Put the name listed on the comment and the name of the post) (6)
  10. Review one of my novels on Amazon and/or Goodreads (Put the name listed on the review and the site the review was posted) (10)
  11. Retweet the teaser trailer for The Spirit Of… (Put your Twitter handle) (8)
  12. Share the teaser trailer for The Spirit Of… on your social media accounts (4 points per account) (put your name/handles for each account)
  13. Purchase one or more of my novels and post a pic with your book(s) on social media (Put a link to your social media post) (10 points for each print edition; 5 points for each kindle edition)
  14. Pre-order The Spirit Of… (on Kindle, Nook or iBooks) (10)
  15. Where did I graduate college? (4)
  16. What was my degree? (3)
  17. What is the name of my Design and Publishing Company? (8)
  18. What does my company represent to me? (9)
  19. Name one of the services I offer on my website. (2)
  20. What are the names of my films currently for sale on Amazon? (3 points for each title)
  21. What California Senator did I illustrate into a cartoon? (6)
  22. Who did I name the Masters of Horror on my Instagram? (3)
  23. What screenplay did I try to raise money for on Kickstarter? (4)
  24. What awards have I won? (4 points for each correct award named)
  25. Who is my favorite author? (6)
  26. How many novels have I published? (2)
  27. Which of my novels is a second edition? (5)
  28. What are the names of Ken Brody’s daughters? (6)
  29. What happens to Stacey in the prologue of Jaxxa Rakala: The Search? (3)
  30. Who was my original dream cast for Jaxxa Rakala: The Search? (8)
  31. What are the names of the two main characters in In the Light of the Eclipse? (2)
  32. What fairy tale character is represented in In the Light of the Eclipse? (5)
  33. Where did Matthew Stevens attend college? (6)
  34. Who are the members of Matthew Stevens’s archaeology team? (8)
  35. What car does the narrator reference in The Spirit Of… prologue? (3)
  36. What character does Lauren Steines not like? (4)
  37. How many pages is Year of the Songbird? (3)
  38. What disability does Madeline have? (6)
  39. What is the name of the man who enters Madeline’s land in Year of the Songbird? (2)
  40. What planet are the crew of the Equinox heading to at the beginning of Memoirs of Keladrayia: Jaxxa Rakala? (8)
  41. Name one of my short stories. (4)
  42. Which of my published short stories was written for Year of the Songbird? (6)
  43. What are the 3 tests given to the traveler? (8)
  44. What was the first book I reviewed on my blog? (6)
  45. What grade did I give Cemetery Tours? (2)
  46. Where does author Ana Spoke live? (3)
  47. Whose book did I Beta read in April, 2016? (4)
  48. What movie did I name the best of 2015? (3)
  49. What is the meaning of life? (1)
  50. Send answers via Facebook or Twitter (10); Email your answers (8)

Amen Dello Keli.

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The Spirit Of… A Novel; Written by Bryan Caron

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