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On 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." The chocolate winner is Renee Blare and the two winners of first chapter critiques (up to 15 pages) are Julie Hilton Steele and Cindy Regnier.
Wednesday 2013 RITA® Award Nominee and Grand Central Publishing author, Jennifer Delamere talked about the keys of storytelling in her post "Crossing Australia." The two winners of her current release, A Lady Most Lovely are Cecilia Dowdy and Lyndee Henderson.
Thursday we welcomed back Leslie Ann Sartor. Leslie who discussed the writing life with her post "On The Verge." Winner of Leslie's latest ebook release, Stone of Heaven is Jackie Smith, and the winner of a $10.00 Amazon gift card is Heidi.
Mary Connealy spent Friday telling you all how to use Windows Movie Maker to make a book trailer. Winner of the first ever in the known universe signed copy of Fired Up--Book #2 of the Trouble in Texas Series is "tickmenot".
Next Week In Seekerville
Monday: Love Inspired author and a Yankee Belle Café host, Mindy Obenhaus is our guest today with “Five Things I Learned After I got THE CALL” She'll be giving away a copy of her September debut The Doctor’s Family Reunion.
Tuesday: Join us for a guaranteed fun time with Seeker Villagers Mary Curry and Julie Hilton Steele as they share "An Introvert's Guide to Having a Great Conference Experience." Have they got some fun planned for you!
Wednesday: Today critique partners, Naomi Rawlings and Melissa Jagears, share how they critique all wrong according to the internet, but wouldn't change a thing since they're becoming better writers because of it. Giveaways of both their debuts are involved.
Thursday: Ya' wanna talk edgy? Ya' wanna discuss what flies and what doesn't with publishers while folks are partying at conference? Ya wanna share ideas that are too potent to discuss... and talk about them anyway? Then join us on Thursday for the release of Ruth Logan Herne's newest independently published novel, Running on Empty an award-winning story that had to wait until the time was right, the opportunities arose, the moment came to pass. That time is now. Come on over, let's talk about writing the stories God put on your heart! And yes, she'll be giving away something besides free advice... There will be hugs of encouragement to those in need!
Friday: "Live From ACFW in Indianapolis" with Ruth Logan Herne. Up to the moment coverage like never seen before (that's not even close to true, but come over anyway), on-the-spot reporting that rivals the birth of Prince George!!!! (that is a bold falsehood as well, but I know some of the peeps at conference and they've assured me that they'll send some out-of-focus pics to share!!!!) Leave a comment and Ruthy will throw your name in the cat dish for a surprise package of chocolate and books.
Tina Radcliffe is blogging on the ACFW Blog on Wednesday, September 11th!
And on Friday, September 13th, she's cooking her famous Rejection Pork Chops at the Yankee Belle Cafe.
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!
Missy Tippens will be a guest on the Get Lost in a Story blog on September 18th. Hope you'll drop by! She'll be doing a giveaway.
Join Mary Connealy at Petticoats and Pistols. The Doctor is IN!
Best-selling author Mary Connealy will be hosting a web cast on October 8 at 8:00 PM EDT, where she will be introducing readers to her latest release, Fired Up. During the live online event, Mary will be discussing the series, previewing her upcoming releases and answering reader questions. Throughout the hour, readers will have an opportunity to chat with other fans, answer trivia about the book and submit their own questions for Maryto answer during the evening.
A number of prizes will be given away to those participating in the discussion, including copies of Mary's books and gift cards. At the end of the webcast, the winner of a Kindle Fire HD will be announced. The Kindle giveaway is being held in conjunction with the Fired Up blog tour being coordinated by Litfuse Publicity Group.
RSVP here,and you will receive a reminder near the correct date and time.
Random News and Information
No, seriously: Oyster comes pretty close to being a Netflix for ebooks (GIGaom)
20 Things I Learned From Shirley Jump (Maree Anderson)
Conference Packing Tips (ACFW Blog)
7 Reasons Why Social Media Isn’t Growing Your Fiction Readership (And What to Do About Them) (The Book Designer)
Smashwords Counts 250,000 Self-Published Books (GalleyCat)
Sourcebooks In Publishing Partnership with Wattpad, and More (Publishers Lunch)
New Kindle Paperwhite Has Goodreads Built into Device (GalleyCat)
Kindle MatchBook Helps Digitize Your Print Library at a Discount (GalleyCat)
Cindi Myers shares publisher spotlight info from the Romance Writers of America convention in Atlanta. This week: St Martin’s Press. (Cindi Myers Market News's Blog)
SYTYCW. Here's a peek into what makes 50+ editors from Harlequin, Mills & Boon, Love Inspired, Kimani, Harlequin Teen, Mira, Luna, Spice, HQN and all the other imprints work to bridge our worlds.
That's it Seekerville! Have a great weekend.