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Carolyn Wilman's You Can't Win if You Don't Enter is a great primer for people who are getting started with sweepstakes and contests. If you're an experienced sweeper, there's a lot of good information for you, too, including interviews with various judging agencies.
For more details, read my You Can't Win if You Don't Enter Review.
Note that I reviewed the US version, but there is also a version of You Can't Win if You Don't Enter that's targeted for Canadian contestors as well.
The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio is a heartwarming, feel-good book that also happens to be chock full of tips on entering and winning contests.
Author Terry Ryan writes about how her mother staves off poverty, deals with an alcoholic husband, and raises 10 children with a little help from her favorite hobby - entering contests. While you're caught up in the story, you might just get inspired to create some better contest entries yourself.
For more information, read my Review of The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio.
The Secret is about changing your outlook to make yourself more successful at anything you do, from your career to entering sweepstakes. Some people love this book, others hate it, and I recommend taking it with a grain of salt. However, I do think it's really motivational in terms of thinking positively and entering lots of sweepstakes -- which are the keys to winning prizes.
For more information, see my Review of The Secret.