Seekerville would like to thank all our friends and special guest
bloggers for making our third birthday so special.
Please be sure to grab a last piece of cake and enjoy yourself,
we've got a lot of exciting stuff to share today
DO WE HAVE WINNERS??!!!
"Are ya kidding me?"-Ruth Logan Herne
Thanks for your patience as we get all these prizes out. And if you need a reminder of the rules, here they are: Please contact Seekerville through our new web email if you are a winner and if needed, provide your snail mail address. Please note our giveaway rules in the right lower column of Seekerville.And if you have won a prize and haven't claimed it we will email you but please try to contact us soon.
Thanks for playing party games with us in the October 24th Weekend Edition. Winner of a one chapter critique is Widsith and the Seeker surprise book winner is Love2Read Romance-Laura.
On Monday SF, fantasy, thriller author, and Writer's Digest columnist Nancy Kress was our very special guest with From Idea to Plot. Winner of Characters, Emotion & Viewpoint by Nancy Kress is Andrea Strong.
Avalon author Sandra Leesmith shared on Tuesday with Don't you LOVE ROMANCE? Good Guess Mary Kay! The photo was taken in 1976. The ten page critique winner is Mary Kay M, and the two winners of a Seekerville gift surprise are MJ and Vickie McDonough.
Steeple Hill Love Inspired author Glynna Kaye was your hostess today with How I Write. Winners of Glynna's upcoming release from Love Inspired, Second Chance Courtship are Julie Hilton Steele and Edwina Cowgill.
Additionally, Glynna's agent, (and Julie, Mary, Myra and Missy's agent) Natasha Kern of Natasha Kern Literary Agency not only picked a winner of a proposal critique but generously offered a prize to two other writers who submitted their first paragraphs.
1. Winner- The Thornbearer by Pepper Basham - Natasha Kern will read and critique a full proposal which consists of a synopsis and 3 sample chapters.
2. First Runner up - The Trail of the Sandpiper by Tina Pinson - Natasha Kern will read a 3-5 page synopsis and provide a critique.
3. Second Runner up - Saving Callie by Cindy Nord - Natasha Kern will read a 3-5 page synopsis and provide comments on the concept and overall structure.
Thomas Nelson author Cara Lynn James shared with My Writing Routine on Thursday. Cara's winners are: Renee Lynn Scott--The Writer's Little Helper, Dianna Shuford--Love on a Dime, and Edwina Cowgill--$15.00 gift card from Christian Books.
Friday's post was A Day in the Life of Missy Tippens. Winner of her choice of one of Missy's last two releases or one from e-harlequin is Rebekah E.
Saturday we presented The Best of Seekerville from the Archives with Cheryl Wyatt's Plotstorming-Preparing for a Writing Spree. The one chapter Seeker critique winner is Kav. The Unpubbed Island Necklace is Abbi . Winner of Book In A Month: the fool-proof system for writing a novel in 30 days by Victoria Lynn Schmidt, Ph.D is Pat Jeanne. The surprise Seeker book giveaway goes to Cindy Wilson.
The Seekers are thrilled to give away a Kindle as the grand prize super blow-out birthday gift.. .
The winner of a Seekerville Kindle and Et al. is Linnette R. Mullin.
Congratulations to all our winners!
Next Week In Seekerville
"It's so easy to mock that which we think we understand." -Mary Connealy
Monday: Barbour author Mary Connealy shares with Seekerpaloosa-Hair of the Dog. Mary will be drawing one lucky name for a copy of Lassoed in Texas.
Tuesday: Seekerville welcomes writer and editor Alicia Rasley with The Top Five Mistakes Authors Make in Proposals. Alicia is also giving away a copy of The Power of Point of View.
Wednesday: Golden Heart WINNER and Silhouette Desire debut author Cat Shield is our special guest.
Thursday: Love Inspired debut author Audra Harders is your hostess. Ask her to show you the hunky cover of her January 2011 release Rocky Mountain Hero!
Friday: Seekerville's November Contest Update. The prize vault will be open.
"We will leave no woman (or man) behind." Tina Radcliffe
Cara Lynn James' latest release from Thomas Nelson will be available in January 2011. You can preorder Love on Assignment (Ladies of Summerhill) here.
And you can find Cara at www.caralynnjames.com
Missy Tippens is thrilled to announce she's made another sale to Love Inspired! Tentatively titled Hope for Hannah, the book will be released in early 2012. (A Family for Faith releases in April 2011).
Julie Lessman has a new contest for all you reviewers.
Check out her REVIEWER CONTEST here.
"Time and brain cells are precious commodities."-Janet Dean
- Your last reminder..DO NOT MISS the Harlequin So You Think You Can Write Event!
- Amazon Ranking Explained (The Passionate Writer)
- Diana Quincy shares the latest Romance Deals on her blog. Recognize anyone WE KNOW?
- Check out friend of Seekerville, Marilyn Brant on the Blake Snyder blog with The BS2 x 4.
- NaNoWriMo. Let the writing begin!
The Party's Over...What's Coming in Seekerville?
Check out our under construction Writer's Resource Room. The room will hold our extensive Seekerville collection of How-To resources. Everything from How To Write a Query Letter to POV all in one handy spot.
Seekerville brings you the writer a new weekly feature. The First Five Pages, a Weekly Critique opportunity that begins today.
Thanks again for being our special birthday party guests. We look forward to sharing another year with you on the road to publication and beyond.
And BTW, if you hid four cans of cream cheese frosting on Unpubbed Island...I found them.