The winter edition of My New Bern Magazine is included inside today’s Sunday Sun Journal. This edition’s cover story: Best-selling novelist Nicholas Sparks of Trent Woods talks about local locations he has used in his books.

Look for our contest to win a free, signed copy of his latest book, ‘Two By Two’ ... Go to newbernsj.com/contests starting at 12:01 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 13. Entries taken through Sunday, Nov. 27.

(10 autographed copies will be given away. Once supplies are exhausted, an unsigned copy will be given to the next 10 winners)