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Monday Love Inspired author Glynna Kaye was your hostess with her post, "Opening the Story Lid to Engage Your Reader." Winner of a set of September releases by Glynna, Ruth Logan Herne and Debby Giusti is Jackie Layton.
Sandra Leesmith shared "Show Don't Tell Part 2" on Tuesday. Piper Huguley is the winner of a package of Godiva Dark Chocolate Raspberry coffee and the book of her choice of Sandra's novels or children's books.
Debby Giusti blogged about the inspiration behind her upcoming Love Inspired Suspense, The Soldier's Sister on Wednesday.She shared about the US Army's Wounded Warrior Program and the advocates who help our injured military heroes and heroines. Winner of three new Seeker releases: The Soldier's Sister, by Debby Giusti; Falling for the Lawman, by Ruth Logan Herne; and A Canyon Springs Courtship, by Glynna Kaye is Courtney Faith.
Thursday Seekerville welcomee back freelance editor Barbara Scott She shared with her post "Five Ways to Discover Your Unique Voice." Winner of James Scott Bell's, Self-Publish ATTACK! is Vince Mooney.
Ann H. Gabhart was our guest in Seekerville on Friday! Her post was "Letting Life Happen in Fiction." Winners of Ann's latest release from Revell, Small Town Girl are Amy C and Christina L.
Next Week In Seekerville
Monday: Jambo! On Monday, hop aboard the Seekerville tram and head out on safari! Myra Johnson, just back from a real-life photo safari through Ethiopia and Kenya, will be your guide as we trek through the wilds of Africa in search of big game. As we explore each animal's unique characteristics, be on the lookout for traits you may want to emulate as a writer . . . or possibly avoid!
Tuesday: Love Inspired Historical author Sherri Shackelford brings us, "Authors and Athletes Have More in Common Than You Might Think." Sherri has a very special giveaway too! A $10 amazon gift card and a pre-order of her February 2014 release, The Marshal's Ready-Made Family- two items to one commenter.
Wednesday: Join us today as we honor Joan Marlow Golan, recently retired Executive Editor of Love Inspired Books (formerly Steeple Hill), a division of Harlequin Enterprises. Joan's leadership provided the impetus for the steadily expanding inspirational romance line at Harlequin, and that growth provided publishing opportunities for scores of new authors. We'd love to have you stop by and wish her well on her retirement!
Thursday: Indie and Superromance author Rogenna Brewer is our guest today with her post "How to Pickup Your Writing Pace Whether You're a Tortoise or a Hare." Don't miss the fun!
Friday: The September Contest Update is here and the prize vault is open. Stop by to meet the September Contest Diva!
Tina Radcliffe aka Tina Russo, has lots of fun coming up this week.
First, her latest Woman's World short story, One Saturday Morning is now on newsstands.
Tina's first indie release, The Rosetti Curse, a romantic comedy of Italian proportions, will release at the end of this week on Amazon for Kindle.
She's guest blogging at Virginia Carmichaels blog,The Things That
Last on Thursday, August 29th.
And if you're hungry, Tina will be cooking up Chicken and Black Bean Enchilada Casserole in the Yankee Belle Cafe on Friday, August 30th! !
Finally, Tina is THRILLED to announce the sale of her fourth book, and the 2nd book in the Paradise series, Stranded in Paradise to Harlequin Love Inspired. No further details yet!
St. Ansgar Writer's Retreat
Back Row L-R Sherrie Hansen, Erica Vetsch, Gail Kittleson, Mary Connealy
Front Row L-R Lyn Cote, Rose Zediker, Roxanne Runstad
Please join Sandra Leesmith on Wednesday, August 28th as she guest blogs about researching your novel on Roses of Prose.
|Missy Tippens, Mary Connealy, Tina Radcliffe, Debby Giusti, Janet Dean, Audra Harders and Myra Johnson|
Random News and Information
At Harlequin, Tina James has been promoted to executive editor, Love Inspired. (Publishers Lunch)
5 Cool Apps to Save You from Social Media Overload (Jeff Bullas)
Let’s Get Visible. Cracking The Amazon Algorithms With David Gaughran (The Passive Voice)
Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing (A Tribute to Leonard) Philly.com
Explore the Manuscript Wish Lists of Countless Literary Agents (GalleyCat)
Will copyright be extended 20 more years? An old debate returns (GIGAOM)
Boxed Set Madness (Beyond Her Book)
Writer T-Shirt (Amazon)
The Book Thief Trailer (GalleyCat)
The Business Rusch: The Stages of An Indie Writer (Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
Overstock says it will permanently match Amazon’s print book prices (Gigaom)
2013 Keynote Luncheon Speech at RWA 2013 Atlanta, by author Cathy Maxwell (RWA)
This week Cindi Myers Market New's Blog shares about the Spotlight on Avon from RWA 2013.Tip: Follow the editors on Twitter. They sometimes issue calls for submissions via Twitter.
Mind Your En And Em Dashes: Typographic Etiquette (Smashing Magazine)
How to type symbols, accents, special characters, and weird punctuation (How to Type.net)
That's it! Have a great Weekend!