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Sunday, December 23, 2012

The Twelve Days of Not-Apocalypse by Tara West!

We can officially say, “The day after tomorrow is Christmas!” Welcome to A Writer’s Mind’s, WHAT EVERY WOMAN WANTS BENEATH HER CHRISTMAS TREE BLOG EVENT. Today it’s my pleasure to welcome over talented author, Tara West, to share a little holiday humor with us. Tara will graciously be giving away an eCopy of The Apocalypse Collection to one lucky commenter

Let’s hear from Tara… sounds like she’s singing!

THE TWELVE DAYS OF NOT-APOCALYPSE BY TARA WEST

Dec 23

On the first day after the NOT-apocalypse
My ex-love returned to me
Some dried food for emergencies!

On the second day after the NOT-apocalypse
My ex-love returned to me
Two…Russian bomber hats!
And some dried food for emergencies!

On the third day after the NOT-apocalypse
My ex-love returned to me
Three...portable transistor radios!
Two…Russian bomber hats!
And some dried food for emergencies!




On the fourth day after the NOT-apocalypse
My ex-love returned to me
Four…unused gas masks!
Three...portable transistor radios!
Two…Russian bomber hats!
And some dried food for emergencies!

On the fifth day after the NOT-apocalypse
My ex-love returned to me
Five…thrift store compasses!
Four…unused gas masks!
Three...portable transistor radios!
Two…Russian bomber hats!
And some dried food for emergencies!

On the sixth day after the NOT-apocalypse
My ex-love returned to me
Six… brand new goggles!
Five…thrift store compasses!
Four…unused gas masks!
Three...portable transistor radios!
Two…Russian bomber hats!
And some dried food for emergencies!

On the seventh day after the NOT-apocalypse
My ex-love returned to me
Seven…Chinese semi-automatic rifles!
Six… brand new goggles!
Five…thrift store compasses!
Four…unused gas masks!
Three...portable transistor radios!
Two…Russian bomber hats!
And some dried food for emergencies!

On the eighth day after the NOT-apocalypse
My ex-love returned to me
Eight…concealed handguns!
Seven…Chinese semi-automatic rifles!
Six… brand new goggles!
Five…thrift store compasses!
Four…unused gas masks!
Three...portable transistor radios!
Two…Russian bomber hats!
And some dried food for emergencies!

On the ninth day after the NOT-apocalypse
My ex-love returned to me
Nine…iodine tablets!
Eight…concealed handguns!
Seven…Chinese semi-automatic rifles!
Six… brand new goggles!
Five…thrift store compasses!
Four…unused gas masks!
Three...portable transistor radios!
Two…Russian bomber hats!
And some dried food for emergencies!

On the tenth day after the NOT-apocalypse
My ex-love returned to me
Ten…economy-sized pump water purifiers!
Nine…iodine tablets!
Eight…concealed handguns!
Seven…Chinese semi-automatic rifles!
Six… brand new goggles!
Five…thrift store compasses!
Four…unused gas masks!
Three...portable transistor radios!
Two…Russian bomber hats!
And some dried food for emergencies!

On the eleventh day after the NOT-apocalypse
My ex-love returned to me
Eleven…packs of organic seeds!
Ten…economy-sized pump water purifiers!
Nine…iodine tablets!
Eight…concealed handguns!
Seven…Chinese semi-automatic rifles!
Six… brand new goggles!
Five…thrift store compasses!
Four…unused gas masks!
Three...portable transistor radios!
Two…Russian bomber hats!
And some dried food for emergencies!

On the twelfth day after the NOT-apocalypse
My ex-love returned to me
Twelve…cases of ammo!
Eleven…packs of organic seeds!
Ten…economy-sized pump water purifiers!
Nine…iodine tablets!
Eight…concealed handguns!
Seven…Chinese semi-automatic rifles!
Six… brand new goggles!
Five…thrift store compasses!
Four…unused gas masks!
Three...portable transistor radios!
Two…Russian bomber hats!
And some dried food plus whatever was left of my dignity!

Sky here. Too funny, Tara! Loved it. Wishing you and yours a wonderful holiday season.

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It's the end of the world as we know it, and the Eclective feels fine.

The Shifting Sands by Tara West: When a jealous goddess threatens to destroy all of humanity, a young woman and her family must overcome impossible odds to survive.

Light by Emma Jameson: In the zombie apocalypse, the hope for humanity's survival is pinned on Daniel. Unfortunately, Daniel is an android. And humanity may be past all hope...

Alien Butt Plugs by PJ Jones: The aliens are coming! And Jeb's first line of defense may be worse than the anal probe he fears.

Seeds by M. Edward McNally: For Meats and his fellow Guns, life was simple. Keep your respirator clear, your weapon ready, and an eye on your neighbors. Until one day Meats found some seeds, and everything got complicated.

Cleavers by Heather Marie Adkins: Creatures such as the Cleavers should never exist. But in Tora's world, they're real, and death is more likely than survival.

The Last Christmas by Alan Nayes: On the verge of the Apocalypse, a young couple wish to spend one last Christmas together.

Combustion by RG Porter: Kate wakes to find her world scorched and survivors in short supply. She needs to unravel the cause before time runs out.

Purchase HERE.

Tara West bio:

A former Texas high school teacher, Tara enjoyed coaching her writing team and even the hectic deadlines that came with running the school publications. After taking a break to raise her baby girl, Tara now works from home as a cover artist.

In her spare time, Tara loves to read, exercise and spend time with her family and friends. She contributes the cover art for her Whispers novels and has designed covers for over 500 other books.
Tara is currently co-writing book four in the Whispers series with Heather Marie Adkins. She also recently released her first YA fantasy, Curse of the Ice Dragon.

Visit Tara at her Website, Blog and Facebook.

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8 comments:

bn100 said...

Fun post.

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Mary Preston said...

I loved this thank you. Very clever.

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Tara said...

Thanks, BN100 and Mary. I'm glad you enjoyed it. :)

Heather Marie Adkins said...

Lol! My fave is Chinese semi-automatic rifle. That exists? *toddles of to Google*

Great collection of stories, though I may be biased since I'm in it ;)

M. Edward McNally said...

Great stuff, Tara. :-)

alan nayes said...

Fun lyrics, but where's the video of you singing this?

Cathy McElhaney said...

Very cute! Thank you for this!

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Tara said...

Hi, and thanks everyone for commenting. Mary Preston was randomly chosen. I've sent you an email, Mary!