Another Weekend Edition!
Thanks for spending a portion of your day with us!
Thanks for spending a portion of your day with us!
We Have Winners
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
Vrrrroommm!!! From Zero to Pubbed in 60 Days was our Monday post with Pam Hillman, author of Stealing Jake. Winner of a three book surprise is Stephanie Rae.
Tuesday Avalon author Sandra Leesmith shared "Friends: Our Characters Need Them Too." Winner of their choice of her Avalon release The Price of Victory, or a copy of her children's books, Percival the Naughty Prairie Dog or Hector Wants to Play is KAV.
Wednesday Glynna Kaye, shared "Juicy Words." Winners of Glynna's Love Inspired release, At Home in His Heart are Casey and Cindy W.
Thomas Nelson author Cara Lynn James, whose third Ladies of Summerhill book, Love By The Book, released in July, was our hostess on Friday, talking about "The End," her favorite part to write! Winner of Love By the Book is Jennifer.
On Friday Seekerville friend & double Genesis Finalist, Pepper Basham shared "When Life Happens...WRITE On Sticky Notes." Two winners of a sticky note pad and surprise Seeker book are Amanda and Angie.
Saturday we brought you The Best of the Archives, Ruth Logan Herne's Holy Hot Heroes Batman and the Five Pages Critique. Winner of Mended Hearts is Jackie Layton. Winner of one of our last five pages critiques is Cathy Shouse.
Next Week In Seekerville
Monday: Join Ruth Logan Herne as she celebrates the release of Mended Hearts, her latest Men of Allegany County novel while she talks frankly about Wanted: Hot, Wholesome Women! Smokin’ Qualities Every Heroine Needs and Your Hero Longs For! Ruthy will be drawing names for two delightful gift baskets that include a signed copy of Mended Hearts and a surprise "Friend of Seekerville" book with the odd goodie or two.
Tuesday: Seeker Debby Giusti is bringing you: Here’s the Scoop about the ACFW Conference from the ACFW President Margaret Daley who will be our guest. Margaret is a Love Inspired, Love Inspired Suspense, Abingdon Press and Summerside Press author. She is one busy woman! Margaret will also be giving away a copy of From This Day Forward.
Wednesday: Love Inspired author Tina Radcliffe brings you "Camping Outside the Promised Land" and an opportunity to win her October release, Oklahoma Reunion.
Thursday: Seeker Audra Harders hosts debut author Donnell Bell. Donnell will share research tips and tricks as she prepares for the debut of her Bell Bridge book, The Past Comes Hunting, release around September 15.
Friday: It's time for the September Contest Update. The prize vault is open! Stop by for a chance to win Mary Connealy's Out of Control!
We have a special day planned for Saturday! Writing tips from two-time RITA winner Irene Hannon and a drawing for the winner's choice of her Carol-Award nominated Love Inspired story, A Father for Zach, or her newest release, Deadly Pursuit.
We will still be holding The First Five Pages critique drawing. Request to be in the drawing on any blog post this week in Seekerville. Or post on Facebook. Winner announced in the Weekend Edition. Only THREE more critique opportunities left!
Pam Hillman will be blogging August 30th with Brenda Anderson at Spire Reviews.
Check out the amazing Tyndale ad for the Digital First Authors here.
Julie Lessman Sightings:
August 20 to September 1, 2011, join Julie at Nora St. Laurent's blog, Finding Hope Through Fiction, for a chance to win a signed copy of any of her books including her upcoming release, A Heart Revealed.
August 25 to September 10, 2011, join Julie at Casey Herringshaw's blog, Writing for Christ, for a chance to win a signed copy of any of her books including her upcoming release, A Heart Revealed.
August 25 to September 3, 2011, join Julie at Lena Nelson Dooley's blog, A Christian Writer's World, for a chance to win a signed copy of any of her books including her upcoming release, A Heart Revealed.
August 25 to September 3, 2011, join Julie at Pat Iacuzzi's blog, American Historical Christian Fiction, for a chance to win a signed copy of any of her books including her upcoming release, A Heart Revealed.
Random News and Information
this special page we have set up and your name goes in the hat for a Seeker book package surprise. Three winners will be announced in the September 18th Weekend Edition. You don't need to reveal the name of who you nominated. Just tell us you did the deed. We in Seekerville LOVE LIBRARIANS!!
- Time for Book Publishers To Fight Dirty(Chicago Tribune)
- First Self-Published Author To Sell Over 1 Million Books in the Kindle Store Lands a Distribution Deal with S & S (PW)
- Merriam-Webster Adds 150 New Words Including "Tweet" and "Bromance" (Reuters)
- Thanks to Steve Laube's Blog for sharing this video: Jane Lynch Terrorizes A Bookstore For Her New Book (YouTube)
- An Epiphany Is Not a Character Arc by Jason Black (Author Magazine)
That's all for now.
Praying for those in the path of Hurricane Irene.