originally posted by Candace Rose Rardon
The Geography of Connection: Honoring your stories
UPDATE: I’m currently inviting you to share a new story of connection from Asia here — with another chance to win a book giveaway, too. I can’t wait to read your stories!
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“Since you cannot do good to all, you are to pay special attention to those who, by the accidents of time, or place, or circumstances, are brought into closer connection with you.”
— Augustine of Hippo
Last Friday, I set up what I expected to be a very simple giveaway on the blog. As a [very honored and excited] contributor to the latest Lonely Planet Travel Anthology, I’d received two copies of the book from the publisher, and to help share in my excitement for being part of the collection, I decided to give away one of the copies here.
I kept the method of entering the giveaway fairly straightforward—I merely asked people to leave a comment on the post, answering the following question:
What was your favorite travel experience?
I wrote up a quick post to announce the giveaway, snapped a few photos of the anthology to use across social media, and hit ‘publish’—after that, all there was left to do was wait.