As a special year-end, holiday-season treat, BCS is giving away a signed hardback copy of Patrick Rothfuss’s mega-bestselling fantasy novel The Name of the Wind.

To enter this giveaway, comment on this post and tell us what your favorite story in BCS in 2013 is and briefly why.

Your reply will enter you in a random drawing for the book, which is signed by Mr. Rothfuss. (For the Full Rules, click on ‘Show Hidden Text’ at the end of this post.)

This giveaway ends Wed. Dec. 18, at midnight PST, so we can get the book in the mail to the winner before the holidays has already ended.

To get you started, here are a few of our best-reviewed stories of 2013.

Of course you aren’t limited to those. We published over 50 stories in 2013; you can scroll through our Issues from 2013 pages and find your favorite.

Boat in Shadows, Crossing,” by Tori Truslow (also an audio mp3)

The Crows Her Dragon’s Gate,” by Benjanun Sriduangkaew

The Penitent,” by M. Bennardo (also an audio mp3)

The Coffinmaker’s Love,” by Alberto Yáñez

Walls of Skin, Soft as Paper,” by Adam Callaway (also an audio mp3)

Cherry Blossoms on the River of Souls,” by Richard Parks

Good luck!


Full rules for the signed Patrick Rothfuss The Name of the Wind giveaway:

You must leave your comment on this The Name of the Wind Giveaway post. Comments left anywhere else will not enter you in the giveaway.

You must mention a story that ran in BCS in 2013, and at least show some attempt to give a reason why it’s your favorite. Comments that do not mention a story that ran in BCS in 2013 and show some attempt to give a reason why it’s your favorite it will not enter you in the giveaway.

You must post your comment before midnight PST on Wed. Dec. 18. Any comments posted after that will not be eligible.

Each person will be entered only once in the random drawing (even if you leave more than one eligible comment).

You must use a valid email address when you submit your comment (otherwise we won’t be able to contact you if you win).

BCS will conduct the random drawing from all eligible entries. The signed copy of The Name of the Wind will be mailed to the winner.

BCS is not responsible for comments that get lost or caught in our spam filtering or don’t show up in our system, or email addresses that get garbled or otherwise rendered unusable for contacting an entrant.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Twitter. Participants are providing information to BCS and Firkin Press and not to Facebook or Twitter or anyone else.

If you have any questions, feel free to ask them in this post or via our Contact page. Good luck!

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