**horrific ear-bleeding reverb and an instant jump back**
**shading eyes with one hand, squinting into the darkened auditorium, giving the sound man a pathetic whimper**
**timidly reaches out one toe, an inch, two, sets down foot and nears the microphone once again**
"Ladies and gentlemen and awesome Writer Off the Leash readers, I am proud to announce the winners of the OUT OF THE FRYING PAN signed-copy giveaway. And the winners are --"
**excessive drum banging and crashy-crashy cymbal slams**
MARTHA PEACE and LORA YOUNG
WOO-HOO! A huge round of applause for our intrepid winners.
And before your pouty lower lip drops to the ground because you didn't win, you get another chance to snatch up your free signed copy of OUT OF THE FRYING PAN. This time there's a giveaway over on Goodreads. Here's your chance . . .