One more conference to go until our big October Birthday Party.
We Have Winners
What's on your bulletin board or to do list?
Lots to do before then, including writing, writing and more writing.
What's on your bulletin board or to do list?
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. All prizes are mailed within 6-8 weeks of winner announcements. But if we goof up, holler.
On Monday, Carol Award finalist, Ruth Logan Herne presented From Seed to Fruition: Building Characters From Inside Out.Winner of a Ruthy and Glynna story basket is Zack and Zoes Mom and winner of a Ruthy and Winnie story basket is Cathy Shouse.
Love Inspired author Tina Radcliffe brought you, So Many Acronyms, So Little Time, on Tuesday, winner of Glynna Kaye's At Home in His Heart is Esther.
Harlequin Love Inspired Editorial Assistant, Rachel Burkot was our extra special guest Wednesday. I hope you didn't miss her visit!Winners from our day with Rachel are:
Glynna Kaye's At Home In His Heart, Print-winner is Daisy Tea.
Ruth Logan Herne- 2 three-book sets of Reunited Hearts, Small-Town Hearts and Mended Hearts,Kindle, Nook or Print-winners are Susan Anne Mason and Beth Vogt.
Cheryl Wyatt's Steadfast Soldier, Print-winner is Amber S.
Tina Radcliffe- 2 sets The Rancher's Reunion, and/or IOU for Oklahoma Reunion, Kindle or Print- winners are Laura Russell and Linnette.
Audra Harders' Rocky Mountain Hero- Kindle or Print-winner is Valri.
Debby Giusti- (2 prizes-one each)The Officer's Secret & Killer Headline, Kindle or Print-winners are Eileen and Carol Garvin.
Janet Dean's Historical-Wanted: A Family, Kindle or Print-winner is MaryAnn.
Missy Tippens' A Family For Faith, Kindle or Print-winner is Helen Gray.
Camy Tang's Winner's choice of Deadly Intent or Formula for Danger, Kindle-winner is Pat Trainum.
Thursday Seeker Audra Harders presented, Are You Listening? Winner of an e download of Rocky Mountain Hero or hard copy, is Traveling Stacey.
The August Contest Update was Friday. Winner of Mary Connealy's Out of Control is Sheri Salatin.
Saturday's The Best of Seekerville from the Archives and First Five Pages Critique featured Glynna Kaye's Watering Camels. WinnerS of a first five pages critique are Laura Russell and Pat Jeanne.
Next Week In Seekerville
Monday: Love Inspired Historical author Christine Johnson will be our guest, talking about world-building for a small town. She's generously offered to give away 3 autographed copies of her August 2011 LIH, The Matrimony Plan.
Tuesday: Barbour and Abingdon author Myra Johnson will bring us "The Romance of Horses," a compendium of resources for when your story just wouldn't be the same without a horse. Myra will be giving away 2 copies of her newest release, A Horseman's Heart, just out this month from Heartsong Presents.
Wednesday: Come hang out with Revell author Julie Lessman. She's bringing us: "EDIT" A Good Four-Letter Word."
Thursday: Your hostess will be Barbour and Bethany House author Mary Connealy. She'll be giving away a copy of her most recent book, Out of Control!
Friday: We have guest Sandra Byrd. She'll share with us about Writing Historicals Without Getting Into a Jam. And there'll be a chance to win a copy of her newest book To Die For: A Novel of Anne Boleyn.
A Horseman's Heart, Myra Johnson's August release from Heartsong Presents. Great cover!
Glynna Kaye can be found keeping cool at the Love Inspired Authors Blogspot! Don't miss her post.
Wednesday, Seeker Debby Giusti will be blogging on the Craftie Ladies of Suspense. Stop by to say hello and see what Debby has to say about "Stepping Out in Faith."
Barbara Vey's Beyond Her Book Blog featured The Officer's Secret in the WW Ladies Book Club Blurbs feature here.
Pam Hillman will be blogging with Carol Moncado on Wednesday August 10th at PenTalk Community.
Mended Hearts, Ruth Logan Herne's August release from Steeple Hill is now available for preorder.
Great review for Out of Control here at Words Seasoned with Salt!
Random News and Information
- Notes From the Career Development Desk (Jennifer Represents...)
- Winston Churchill had a speech edited because he ended a sentence with a preposition. He is reputed to have said, “This is the sort of bloody nonsense up with which I will not put.” If you WANT to obey this rule, here is a list of 70 or the most common English language prepositions. There are about 150 prepositions in all.
- The solution to every writing problem that has ever existed. (Nathan Bransford)
- The gals over at Writer's Alley really had some fun with movies this week. Grab some popcorn and check it out!
- When in doubt, head over to Grammar Girl. Your first defense against bad grammar.
- Where the Magic Begins Contest Deadline Has Been Extended To Midnight CST August 15, 2011
- Free ebooks at eBooksNewser (Media Bistro)
- Do You Try Your Agent's Patience? ([e-reads])
- Show Don't Tell by Karen Ball (The Steve Laube Literary Agency)
Lastly, we want to congratulate a friend of Seekerville and her very funny alter ego!~Sherri Shackelford/Amanda Hugginkiss has sold to Love Inspired Historical for a 2012 debut!