Welcome to another Week End Edition where dreams come true, and memories are made.
Or we just veg on the beach and chat.
We Have Winners
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. We'd like to remind you that accepting a prize via email conversation means you acknowledge the rules.
Monday Seekerville welcomed Love Inspired Historical Senior Editor Tina James for a historical costume party and the launch of Love Inspired Historical romance to four monthly releases. Winner of the January Love Inspired Historical releases, courtesy of Tina James and Love Inspired is Julie B from the Pier on Coney Island.
The winners of the Seekerville prize packages are: (may be listed as their historical counterpart)
4.Rose Ross Zediker
9.Anne Shirley with an E
Tuesday Grammar Queen (Dared to) Return for another grammatically correct post. Grammar Queen graciously consented to proofread up to 20 manuscript pages (standard formatting rules apply) for grammar, spelling, and usage only (the story itself will not be critiqued). The winner is Casey.
Wednesday Seekerville brought you Learning To Hit The "High" Notes (CD & Book giveaway) with An Epic No Less. Winners of An Epic, No Less CD coupled with a signed copy of A Hope Undaunted are Cindy (thesbgirls) & Debbie Clark.
Thursday Ruth Logan Herne shared The Good, The Bad and The Ugly...my former life as a contest diva. Winner of a chocolate treat basket is PattyJo (CatMom).
Friday we welcomed back Rose Ross Zediker with Lessons Learned from NaNoWriMo. Winners of Rose's debut Heartsong Presents release Lily of the Field are Edwina, Jan Drexler and Patsy.
Saturday we brought you Buckle Up! It's Going to be a Bumpy Ride by Julie Lessman. The Best of Seekerville from the Archives and First Five Pages Critique winner of an anonymous Seeker critique is Lianne.
Monday: Love Inspired author Missy Tippens is your hostess with The Fudge vs Broccoli Choice. Come learn how your brain may be keeping you from your writing dreams. And win broccoli. Oh, no one will come?? Okay, come win some chocolate. :)
Tuesday: Love Inspired author Cheryl Wyatt is blogging today. Don't miss it. A day with Cheryl is always a surprise!
Wednesday: Love Inspired Suspense author Debby Giusti, who debuts her Military Investigation series in 2011, is your hostess today.
Thursday: Guideposts, Zondervan and Love Inspired Suspense author Camy Tang joins us with her post, 18,000 Words in 13 and a Half Hours and very unique giveaway!
Friday: Love Inspired author Tina Radcliffe brings you The Unpublished Author's Boot Camp Manual for 2011. She's giving away some Basic Training goodies as well.
Start planning now. A triple threat is coming. Join Mary Connealy, Rose Ross Zediker and Erica Vetsch signing February 12th from 1-3 at Crossroads Book Store in Sioux Falls, SD.
Join Audra in Loveland, Colorado, for her first booksigning! Is this exciting, or what? The fun happens at the Barnes & Noble in Centerra Plaza, if you need directions you'll find them on her website http://www.blogger.com/www.audraharders.com. Visit January 22, between 1 pm and 3 pm, pick up a book and of course, chocolate!
Tina Radcliffe is at the Crafty Ladies of Romance's newly redecorated blog spot today, Sunday, January 16th. Stop by for a chance to win The Rancher's Reunion and check out the Will Sullivan Interview!
eHarlequin has a great interview blog called Pubbing 1.0 and 2.0. "Our pubbing 1.0 blogs share stories from authors releasing their first book with Steeple Hill to show how they managed to break in." Stop by on Friday, January 21st for Tina Radcliffe's interview.
Beginning Tuesday, January 18th, visit RT BOOK REVIEWS Magazine web edition at Author Home Page for Tina's Debut Author Spotlight interview.
Stop by Petticoats & Pistols on Saturday, January 22 where she'll be visiting and giving away The Rancher's Reunion and revealing she's a Rhinestone Cowgirl.
And don't miss the great reader pictures on The Rancher's Reunion website http://www.thesullivanranch.com/ (Be sure to check out Vince & Rose!)
Don't forget, Love on Assignment, the second in the Ladies of Summerhill series, a January release, is now available.
And Cara Lynn James is the FEATURED AUTHOR on the ACFW site Fiction Finder.
...have in common besides writing great books?
The Perfect Agent. Learn more on Monday, January 17th on The Writer's Alley.
18th Annual Heartsong Awards!
Each year, members of the Heartsong Presents book club vote for their favorite authors, books, and covers.
Congratulations to Myra Johnson, favorite new author, favorite contemporary cover-Where the Dogwood Blooms, favorite contemporary romance-Autumn Rains & Where the Dogwood Blooms
Seekerville also wishes to congratulate friends of Seekerville Erica Vetsch, Shannon Taylor Vannatter and Susan Paige Davis!
Check out Camy's gorgeous new website!
- January 18th online registration opens for Romance Writers of America 31st Annual Conference New York, New York June 28 - July 1, 2011.
- Contests- and How Writer's Survive Them (Words Seasoned with Salt Blog)
- Editors Just Gotta Have Fun. Associate Editor Adam Wilson, Cruisin' (Harlequin Blog)
- BiblioOZ.com What books were on the NYT bestseller list the year you were born?
- Vote for your favorites! The FamilyFiction Readers Choice Awards 2011.
- Why Barnes & Noble is Thumping Borders (Yahoo Finance)
- Cindi Myer's Market News Blog has some great new short markets this week. Check it out!
- Crash Course in Writing Romance (Savvy Authors)
- And finally, stop by Because I Said So, and check out the post I'm Hijacking This Blog. Let's add our prayers to Dawn's.
Have a great writing and reading week!
-Thank you to LetterJames for today's images.