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Jambo! On Monday, we hopped aboard the Seekerville tram and head out on safari! Myra Johnson, just back from a real-life photo safari through Ethiopia and Kenya, wasour guide as we trek through the wilds of Africa in search of big game with her post Hakuna-matata: It's the Seekerville Safari! Winner of a bag of roasted coffee beans from Kenya is Ellen Parker.
Tuesday Love Inspired Historical author Sherri Shackelford brought us, "Authors and Athletes Have More in Common Than You Might Think." Winner of 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) is Tanya Agler.
Indie and Superromance author Rogenna Brewer was our guest on Thursday with her post "How to Pickup Your Writing Pace Whether You're a Tortoise or a Hare." Don't miss the fun! Winners 2k to 10k: Writing Faster, Writing Better, and Writing More of What You Love by Rachel Aaron are Sherri Shackleford and Jeanne T.
The September Contest Update went up on Friday. The two winners of a critique to prepare for the ACFW First Impressions Contest are Elaine and Pat Jeanne. Winner of a copy of Debby Giusti's September, Love Inspired Suspense, The Soldier's Sister (Kindle or Paperback) is Heidi.
Next Week In Seekerville
Monday: Seekerville is closed for the Labor Day Holiday.
Tuesday: Love Inspired and indie author, Tina Radcliffe is your hostess. She's holding the annual meeting of Whiners Anonymous with her post on "Rejection and Despair:Just Another Day in Writer Paradise." She'll be giving away a pair of big girl or big boy drawers, as applicable. Don't miss it.
Wednesday: 2013 RITA® Award Nominee and Grand Central Publishing author, Jennifer Delamere talks about the keys of storytelling in her post "Crossing Australia." Jennifer is bringing a giveaway of her latest release to share with two lucky commenters.
Thursday: Today we welcome back Leslie Ann Sartor. Leslie will discuss the writing life "On The Verge." Come join the fun and check out the giveaway!
Friday: Mary Connealy will spend Friday telling you all how to use Windows Movie Maker to make a book trailer. Her instructions will be given in a way best understood under heavy sedation. Please bring ether, perhaps in the form of an IV drip. Also a pillow and a registered anesthetist where legally required. And, to make you forget your ordeal, she will be giving away the first ever in the known universe signed copy of FIRED UP--Book #2 of the Trouble in Texas Series. It is a PRE-RELEASE GIVEAWAY BECAUSE SHE GOT HER AUTHOR'S COPIES AND NO ONE CAN STOP HER!!!!
Julie Lessman Sightings:
August 30 - September 12:WHOO-HOO ... one of Julie Lessman's VERY creative reader friends put together celebrity collages for each of Julie's books, choosing who she thought the characters would look like. This two week's featured books are A Love Surrendered (August 30 - September 5) and A Light in the Window (September 6 - 13),so check out which celebrities she chose at Kissed Books Blog!
August 31st: It's Open Mic night at Southern Writers Magazine, and Julie Lessman is up, so be sure to check it out here and then head on over to the Take Five section of the magazine's website to hear Julie read her favorite romantic scene from her latest book, Love at Any Cost. And just for fun, if you can find the two word mess-ups Julie made while reading the excerpt, let her know through the "Contact Julie" tab of her website, and she'll toss your name in the hat for your choice of any of her books. Good luck and be sure to check out all the cool tabs at Southern Writers Magazine's website!
Tina Russo Radcliffe's first indie release, The Rosetti Curse, a romantic comedy of Italian proportions... released this week on Amazon for Kindle.
Be sure to check out our Village Webpage for the September Calendar of Events!
Random News and Information
Introduction to OneNote for Authors (Jami Davenport)
LifeWay Christian Stores Buys Berean (PW)
Sourcebooks Aquires Simple Truths (PW)
Facebook Promotion Guidelines Update: What You Need To Know (The Hangar)
Xulon to Offer Free Publishing for Faith Titles (PW)
The Ultimate Book Launch Guide: 33 Ideas Any Author Can Use (Jared Dees via GalleyCat)
SYTYCW. 2013 Harlequin Mills and Boon Writing Contest Overview.
Book Marketing: The Long Term Launch (The Creative Penn)
Cindi Myers Market News's Blog continues the spotlights from the Romance Writers of America convention in Atlanta with a summary of the Spotlight on Pocket and Gallery Books.
We leave you with the Beach Boys- Summer's Gone.