Lot's of exciting things coming up in Seekerville ...
Check out the December calendar to stay up to date on the blog,
our town and Yankee-Belle Cafe guests.
Please note that Abingdon Press Senior Acquisitions Editor for Fiction,
has left a message on our town web page.
Save the date, December 31st is the Seekerville all day New Year's Eve Party.
And...January 1st we launch a new feature, short reads,
fiction and non fiction selections by the Seeker authors.
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.
Barbour and Bethany Publishing author Mary Connealy shared"NANOWRIMO--is this something Mork made famous??" on Monday, and it was a Mary oops day...more winners! Winner of Harry & David Pears is Melanie Dickerson.Winner of Cowboy Christmas is Runner 10 and the winner of a Mary Connealy BOC as available on Amazon in print or ebook is Heather Day Gilbert.
Love Inspired Suspense and Barbour author, Susan Sleeman, was our guest Tuesday with "Romantic Suspense - Is There Really a Formula?" Winner of The Christmas Mission is Walt Mussell.
Wednesday Seekerville welcomed Love Inspired Historical debut author Debbie Kaufman. Debbie shared on "Writing the Exotic Setting"-winners of The Doctor's Mission are Ginger and Christina.
Thursday: Love Inspired author Ruth Logan Herne shared, I Got the Music in Me! on Thursday. Check it out to find out how you can win a copy of Yuletide Hearts. Two winners of a Christmas basket of goodies are Kayla and Gail Kittleson.
Friday:Harlequin author and friend of Seekerville Cheryl St. John returns to talk about "Creating Tension In A Scene." Winner of Cheryl's Christmas anthology, Snowflakes and Stetsons is Keli Gwyn.
Next Week In Seekerville
Monday: This is a crazy time of year. It's sometimes hard to remember the Reason for the season. Love Inspired Historical author Janet Dean will be our hostess today, bringing us hints for "How to Keep Christ in Christmas."
Tuesday: Today we welcome Robin Lee Hatcher, Christy and Carol Award winner, eight-time RITA Award finalist, two-time RITA Award winner, and the recipient of the Romance Writers of America's Lifetime Achievement Award. Robin, who has published more than 25 books for multiple CBA publishers, will talk about "Weaving Faith into Your Romance."
Wednesday: "HO-HO-HO!! FUNNY YOU SHOULD SAY THAT ... or Putting Humor in our Writing!" with Revell author Julie Lessman. Julie will be giving away a signed copy of winner's choice of one of her books or a top CBA book from her library AND a detailed handout from Ruth Axtell Morren's and Julie's ACFW workshop, "A Kiss is NOT Just a Kiss!"
Thursday: Seekerville is delighted to welcome back author Caroline Fyffe today with her post, Writing a Novel is Like Buying a Horse. One lucky commenter will win Caroline's latest release, Texas Twilight, a western historical romance available in ebook.
Friday: You've finished your manuscript and had critique partners and others read through it several times, but that still doesn't mean you're finished. Join Barbour author Janet Lee Barton today as she blogs about "Learning to be Flexible." Janet will be giving away a paper copy of I'd Sooner Have Love.
Keep your eyes on the Words Seasoned With Salt Blog for Seeker Appearances as they share their favorite songs of the season.
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 8-25, 2011- Join Julie Lessman 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.
Check out the Philosophy of Romance review of The Sweetest Gift.
Random News & Information
- The Seven Secrets of the Prolific by Hillary Rettig (Savvy Authors)
Weather Thesaurus Entry: Snow (The Bookshelf Muse)
- At Last, Lie/Lay Explained by Cherie Tucker (Author Magazine)
- Amazon Has $6M For Authors Who Use Lending Library (eBookNewser)
- I Write Multiple Genres: How Do I Choose An Agent (Rachelle Gardner)
That's it for this weekend. Stay warm and keep writing and reading!