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Take Me Out To The Ball Game?!
Take Me Out To The Ball Game?!
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.
Captain Jack Sparrow Exclusive Expose! "My Life with the Seekers." And if you missed it Monday, you're definitely a day late and well, you know... Per the instructions of Captain Jack, "Basket of goodies goes to Pepper Basham. Copies of delightful Seeker Books go to Carol Garvin and Holly Jacobs." Savvy??
Vickie McDonough visited Seekerville Tuesday with her post, What's Holding You Back From Succeeding In Your Writing? The winner of Vickie's latest Barbour Publishing release, Finally a Bride is V.V Denman.
Wednesday Seekerville Welcomed Belle Bridges Author Lindi Peterson. Winner of Her Best Catch is Renee Ann.
Thursday was our April Contest Update. Winner of Kelly L Stone's Time to Write is Mary Bailey, and Winner of Mary Connealy's RITA finaling book, Doctor in Petticoats is Karen Whiting.
Our Friday guest was Shannon Vannatter with Writing the Second Book. Winner of Shannon's second book from Heartsong Presents, White Doves, is Brenda Anderson.
The Best of Seekerville From the Archives and First Five Pages Critique post was Cara Lynn James' Another Light Bulb Moment. Winners of a Five Page Critiques (two is such a nice round number) are Sarah Thomas and TravelingStacey! Oops..let's add one more in honor of Captain Jack...Autumn!!
Next Week In Seekerville
Please note that this week we have 6 days of posts and no Best of the Archives on Saturday. We will still be drawing a name for the First Five Pages Critique. Request your name be entered in the drawing at anytime or leave a note on our Facebook Page.
Monday: Dutton author Rainbow Rowell is our special guest with her post, Rainbow Rowell : A Woman Writing in a Man's POV. Stop by and meet her and you might win her release, Attachments. (and do check out her web page!)
Tuesday: Christy Award finalist, Carol Award winner and 2011 RITA Award finalist Mary Connealy is your hostess with Research That Leads Only To Questions. She is either giving away a book or a cow. Either way they both lead to Deep Trouble.
Wednesday: Today Learn How Best Selling Authors Achieve High “Rewards-Per-Page” Scores, with Guest Blogger Vince Mooney. We have a Seekerville book giveaway and a surprise opportunity for you writers too!!
Thursday: Love Inspired cowgirl Audra Harders is your group leader today. Don't miss it!!
Friday: Join our guest Kathi Macias as she shares, Do You Have Issues with Fiction? Kathi has a copy of People of the Book from New Hope Publishers to share with Seekerville as well.
Saturday: We are thrilled to welcome Stephanie Morrill with Go Teen Writers. She is the author of the The Reinvention of Skylar Hoyt series. Stop by for fun, information on an interesting contest Stephanie holds and a book giveaway.
This week Mary Connealy will be the featured in the Author's Spotlight at Words Seasoned with Salt. Don't miss an entire week devoted to Mary's books!
April Fools! The gals over at Inkwell Inspirations pulled one over on at least a few of us in Seekerville with An Exclusive Peek at Mary Connealy's Upcoming Release. Check out Suzie Johnson and Barbara Early's post from Friday.
Missy Tippens' book, A Family for Faith, is now officially released! She'll be blogging a few places this week:
Tuesday she'll be on RWA's Fantasy, Futuristic and Paranormal chapter website in preparation for a workshop she'll be teaching in June with Lindi Peterson.
Wednesday you can find Missy on the e-Harlequin Love Inspired blog about The Story Behind the Story.
Thursday look for Missy on Lyn Cote's Strong Women, Brave Stories blog.
Looking ahead... If you live in the Bowling Green, Kentucky, or Huntsville, Alabama, areas, please visit Missy's website for book signing information. She'll be in KY April 15-16 and AL April 30. She'd love to meet you!
Thursday, April 7, 2011 — Win a signed copy of your choice of Julie Lessman's books including A Heart Revealed during Casey Herringshaw's Purity of Hearts Week, April 4 - 7, where she'll be giving her personal testimony . Join Julie at An Audience of One blog on Thursday.
- Show Me the Money has recently been updated (Brenda Hiatt)
- Christian Authors Nominated for Romance (Christian Retailing)
- Kurt Vonnegut Story Grids for Writing & Editing (GalleyCat)
- The Three Musketeers coming in 3-D (GalleyCat)
- Barnes & Noble: ebooks Will Pass Print-Fast (CNN Money)
- "Sue Grimshaw is joining Ballantine Bantam Dell as category specialist and editor-at-large, effective March 28, reporting to Gina Wachtel, v-p associate publisher, mass market, Ballantine Bantam Dell. Grimshaw was most recently at Borders, where she was a buyer for romance, horror, westerns and large print books; she also wrote for the retailer’s blog True Romance. (PW)
- Jessica Alvarez has joined BookEnds Literary Agency as an agent, effective immediately. Previously she was an editor with Harlequin and has more recently been a freelance editor.(Publishers Lunch)
- Christian Writers Guild has acquired Sally Stuart’s Christian Writers Market Guide, the annual resource for authors of Christian books and articles. Stuart has published the Guide for the past 26 years. Tyndale House will continue to publish the book, which will be retitled in 2012, to The Christian Writer’s Market Guide by Jerry B. Jenkins, who owns the Guild. Headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colo., the Christian Writers Guild offers training to writers through e-mail courses, conferences, contests, mentoring, and peer groups.(PW)
Have a great week and before we leave, congratulations to Friend of Seekerville, Tina Pinson whose release In the Manor of the Ghost finaled in the Grace Awards.
PS. If any of your are in the Love Inspired Book Club, would you contact me, please and thank you. ~Tina