Just chillin' this weekend.
How about you?
How about you?
A special shout out to Dianna Shuford who finaled in the ACFW 2010 Genesis Contest in the Romantic Suspense category. Dianna won her entrance fee to the contest here in Seekerville.
Congratulations to the RWA Faith, Hope & Love Chapter, Touched By Love contest finalists. A special WOO! HOO! to our friends of Seekerville. Hope to get to congratulate you at RWA Nationals.
The finalists are...
Short Contemporary Romance
Winners will be announced at RWA's National Conference in July.
We Have Winners!
Oops! We missed last Friday's winner! Our special guest was author Leigh Dunch on How To Avoid a Booksigning Disaster, and the winner of her Harlequin American release, The Officer's Girl, is Terri Dawn Smith.
Saturday's Weekend Edition-Underdogs winner of a little something from Unpubbed Island is Patty Smith Hall.
Monday we hosted Revell and Steeple Hill Love Inspired author (and RITA finalist) Irene Hannon in Seekerville. Winner of their choice of Irene's releases is Holly (Oceandreamer).
Cheryl Wyatt posted, Getting into (TOO MUCH) Character, on Tuesday. Winner of Getting Into Character, by Brandilyn Collins' is Barbara Early.
Winner of Debby Giusti's, Steeple Hill Love Inspired Suspense release, Killer Headline, from her Wednesday post Healing Character Wounds, is KC Frantzen.
We welcomed back Revell author Maggie Brendon on Friday with her post, Hair-Tearing 101. Winner of Maggie’s brand-new release, A Love of Her Own is Renee (ReneeLynnScott).
Next Week In Seekerville:
Monday: 2010 Genesis Finalist and Seeker Pam Hillman is posting today.
Tuesday:Steeple Hill Love Inspired author Ruth Logan Herne is your hostess today. Her post is called, "Love With the Perfect Stranger... For Research Purposes ONLY, of course..." Ruth will be giving away a copy of Waiting Out the Storm and Courage-building Chocolate for approaching unknown writing industry professionals. Two winners.
Wednesday: Steeple Hill Love Inspired author Glynna Kaye will be here. Her post is "A Word From Your Inner Critic. " And she'll be giving away a copy of Dreaming of Home.
Thursday: Thomas Nelson debut author Cara Lynn James shares today. Cara is giving away a copy of the first book in The Ladies of Summerhill series: Love On a Dime!
Friday: Steeple Hill Love Inspired debut author Tina Radcliffe will be taking you for a stroll down Memory Lane with her post, "The First Time." Stop by for a little reminiscing and a special give away.
Save The Date:
June 1: Baker and Candle Books, children's fiction and non-fiction author Anne Adams.
June 2: Berkley author Kaki Warner.
June 8:Faith Words debut author Carla Stewart.
June 9: New York Times best-selling author Cindy Woodsmall.
June 11: Love Inspired author Winnie Griggs for an encore visit.
June 18: Desert Breeze debut author Tina Pinson.
June 25:Barbour author Erica Vetsch returns.
Congratulations to Debby Giusti (Protecting Her Child) and Glynna Kaye (Dreaming of Home) for their placement in The Write Touch Readers Choice Award Contest.
Cara Lynn Slaughter will be blogging on Monday, May 24th at Writing by Faith Blogspot. There will be a drawing for Love on a Dime, the first book in the Ladies of Summerhill series.
You can find Mary Connealy at:
Operation Encourage an Author TODAY, with a book giveaway
Margaret Daley's blog on Sunday, May 23rd with a drawing.
Lena Nelson Dooley's blog on Sunday, May 23rd, with a book giveaway
Petticoats & Pistols on Wednesday, May 26th posting on A Snapshot of History ~ Solomon D. Butcher.
Trish Perry's blog on Thursday, May 27th.
Cheryl Wyatt's Steadfast Soldier (Wings of Refuge Series) releases on Monday May 24th. You can order it on Amazon.
- Kudos to Jackson Pearce for her great writerly videos. Check out Everybody's Free (To Buy A Laser Printer)
- This is making the rounds and if you haven't seen it, well, let me just say that it's truth, not fiction. Parnell Hall, Signing in the Waldenbooks.
- Check Out the Penguin Books 75th Anniversary site.
- How To Build a Platform for Your Brand (Huffington Post)
- The "Winners" of the Moby Awards for Best & Worst Book Trailers (GalleyCat) My personal favorite is Best Performance by an Author: Dennis Cass in Head Case.
Have a great weekend and thank you to http://photofunia.com for the great effects!