We're starting to decorate in Seekerville-hanging our wreaths and greenery and bringing down the big boxes of ornaments from the attic. Hope you'll join us for another exciting week of Linkwriting posts. Free eggnog daily!
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 here. All prizes are distributed within 6-8 weeks of winner announcements. Send us a note if we dropped the ball. We do that on occasion.
The winner of our monthly drawing from our Seekerville the Town webpage is Carol Moncado, who won The Art of War for Writers by James Scott Bell. Check out this month's book selection!
Monday Tyndale author, Pam Hillman shared with Pam Throws a Wide Loop To Corral Social Media. Winner of Stealing Jake (ebook only) by Pam Hillman is Cathy Shouse.
Tuesday we were thrilled to have a visit from a very special guest, Ramona Richards, Senior Acquisitions Editor for Abingdon Press Fiction Hope you didn't miss it or her open query invitation for friends of Seekerville that ends DECEMBER 5th! Ramona also brought presents!
Sherri Shackleford-Sherry Kyle's, Delivered with Love
Dan Cav-Richard Mabry's, Code Blue
Pepper Basham-Joyce Magnin's, Charlotte Figg Takes Over Paradise
Cynthia Lovely-Vannetta Chapman's, A Simple Amish Christmas
Gee-Vanessa Miller's, Long Time Coming
Love Inspired yuletide author Ruth Logan Herne rang the bells on Wednesday. She offered a special challenge to the first 20 people to pick up the gauntlet.
Thursday we welcome author Sandi Rog to Seekerville with her post Anyone Can Call Themselves An Editor. Andrea Strong is the winner of The Master's Wall and Yahshua's Bridge from Audra. JeanneT and Vince win Yahshua's Bridge from our generous guest Sandi Rog.
The December Contest Update went up on Friday. Winners of Ruth Logan Herne's Yuletide Hearts are Susan Mason and Helen Gray.
Next Week In Seekerville
Monday: Barbour and Bethany Publishing author Mary Connealy shares "NANOWRIMO--is this something Mork made famous??"
Tuesday:Love Inspired Suspense and Barbour author, Susan Sleeman, will bring us "Romantic Suspense - Is There Really a Formula?" One lucky commenter will be drawn as a winner of one of Susan's books!
Wednesday: Seekerville is delighted to welcome Love Inspired Historical debut author Debbie Kaufman. Debbie is sharing on "Writing the Exotic Setting" and giving away TWO copies of The Doctor's Mission.
Thursday:Our beloved upstate New York snark (aka Love Inspired author Ruth Logan Herne) removes her Grinch cap long enough to share how breaking down Christmas hymns and Country music songs makes for great story telling! Ruthy will be giving away a Christmas basket of goodies to two elf-friendly commenters!
Friday:Harlequin author and friend of Seekerville Cheryl St. John returns to talk about "Creating Tension In A Scene." She's generously offered to give away a copy of her Christmas anthology, Snowflakes and Stetsons!
Mary Connealy is a finalist for Book of the Year with Out of Control on Loves Western Romance (along with a lot of other great books!) Every vote gets the voter's name in a drawing for a gift basket, so go vote!
December 4th through December 11th Cara Lynn James will be blogging about A New England Christmas at Author Memories, Anita Mae Draper's blog. She'll be giving away a copy of Love by the Book.
December 2-5, 2011
WANNA SEE THE BEST AND MOST UNIQUE PRESENT Julie's HUBBY EVER GAVE Julie???
Then join Julie at Southern Sassy Things blog for a HUGE Birthday Bash featuring TONS of giveaways AND a chance to win a signed copy of any of Julie's books including Julie's new release, A Heart Revealed OR a writer’s critique and official detailed handout from the ACFW Workshop Ruth Axtell Morren and I taught entitled “A Kiss is NOT Just a Kiss.”
Join Julie at Amanda Barratt's blog for a interview giveaway to win a signed copy of one of Julie's books including Julie's new release, A Heart Revealed.
December 8-25, 2011- Join Julie at Project Journal blog for a interview giveaway to win a signed copy of one of Julie's books including Julie's new release, A Heart Revealed.
Tina Radcliffe is cooking (sort of ) at Yankee-Belle Cafe TODAY, December 3rd. (or you can find the recipe and photos on Brain Drops)
Don't Miss Pam Hillman's Stealing Jake KindlePalooza!!!
Don't miss your final chance this year to get Myra Johnson's One Imperfect Christmas as a free e-book download! Visit your favorite e-book seller Wed., Dec. 7, through Fri., Dec. 9!
Myra's latest release, Gatweay Weddings (3-in-1 collection that includes her 2010 Carol Award finalist romance AUTUMN RAINS), has been spotted in WalMart, Sam's Club, and various Christian bookstores!
Ruth Logan Herne's, Yuletide Hearts sighting in Highlands Ranch, Colorado. (click on photo to enlarge)
Random News and Information
- How to Create an E-book for the Kindle Reader (MaximumPC)
- An Agent's Day (Rachelle Gardner)
- Time Videos A Romance Cover Shoot (Beyond Her Book)
- The Most Important Thing an Aspiring Author Needs to Know (Jim Butcher Live Journal)
- Book Wish Essay Contest. 6 Winners Get Manuscript Critiques (and the critiquers are the likes of Meg Cabot, Ann M Martin and more!)
- Agent Spotlight features John Rudolph of Dystel & Goderich Literary Management (Literary Rambles) for all you YA & MG writers
- Show Me The Money (Brenda Hiatt)
Saturday night, December 31st, Seekerville is bringing in 2012 with an all-day party that ends at midnight. What would a party be without prizes? And those prizes include: gift cards, books, critiques and a chat session with very special Seeker. We've even got a few surprises. All winners will be announced before the clock strikes 12 PST! So save the date and see you there!