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Monday Love Inspired Historical author Janet Dean dared writers to search and destroy pointless scenes with her post entitled "No Tea Scenes Allowed." Kathy Bailey is the winner of a copy Courting the Doctor’s Daughter.
Harlequin Heartsong Presents author Helen Gray returned with her post, "Writing Your Book is Like Writing a Melody" on Tuesday. Winner of her latest release, Ozark Reunion is Julie Hilton Steele.
Wednesday Debby Giusti's blog post, titled "Yes, you can!" motivated all of us to keep working and writing. The winner of Debby's drawing for one of her LIS novels, reader's choice, and a writer's journal is Bridgett Henson.
Thursday Sandra Orchard returned with "Tips for Crafting High Action Scenes!" You suspense writers do not want to miss this post. DebH is the winner of an e-copy of Blind Trust.
Margaret Brownley galloped in on Friday, to talk about "The Long and Short of Writing Novellas." Why is short the new long? And how can a novella help your writing career? Sherida Stewart is the winner of Four Weddings and a Kiss.
Next Week in Seekerville
Monday:Come rock to the beat of cowboys, ranchers, blue heelers, horses, cattle and romance as "hearth and home" author Ruthy Logan Herne talks about her upcoming release His Montana Sweetheart and how much fun it is to change things up now and again! Join Ruthy as she chats about challenging yourself to step out of your comfort zone while cementing your brand. If you dare to leave a comment, Ruthy will throw your name in the hat for a $20 Amazon gift card that you can use for ANYTHING.... And that will give her a chance to catch up on her last mailing!!!!
Tuesday:Sandra Leesmith will add more helpful tips for writing a novella in her post "Plot Structure of a Novella." She will be giving away an available copy of a novella of your choice written by one of the Seekers and a copy of your choice of one of her novels.
Wednesday: What a treat it is for Seekerville to welcome author Roz Denny Fox, who will talk about Harlequin's Heartwarming line. Roz has written over 37 books for Harlequin and will be available to answer questions about the Heartwarming guidelines. Roz will be giving away copies of her recent Heartwarming books to two lucky winners.
Thursday: Today, we are excited and delighted to welcome debut Love Inspired Suspense author, Mary J. Alford. Do stop by for details on her road to a first sale with her post, "The Dance," and for a chance to win her first release, Forgotten Past, which garnered 4 1/2 stars from RT Bookreviews.
Friday: Robin Lee Hatcher doesn't believe in analyzing creativity too much. Stop in on Friday to read how she handles "The Mystery of Creativity." We'll be giving away a copy of Four Wedding and a Kiss.
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Debby Giusti has an article in the June issue of FAYETTE WOMAN MAGAZINE, "Fun Beach Reads by Georgia Authors." Check out the books Debby recommends for your summer reading pleasure. You'll find her write-up on page 48-51. (Be patient. The magazine takes time to load.)
Mary Connealy News: Enter the Sweet on Love iPad Mini giveaway. Enter anytime between June 18 and July 8 by CLICKING HERE to join the Facebook Party. A chat will be held on July 8th and the winner will be announced at the end. The iPad Mini is the grand prize but there will be lots of prizes, lots of fun.
And...get your name in a drawing for a copy of Four Weddings and a Kiss on Lena Nelson Dooley's blog.
Mary is signing books today, Saturday, June 21 at Barnes and Noble in Sioux City, Iowa at the Southern Hills Mall from 11-1. Stop in!
BOOK FUN MAGAZINE IS OUT AND IT'S GOT A SPECIAL SEEKER ANGLE THIS MONTH! Go to http://www.bookfun.org and find Seekerville featured as June's blog of the month. Article on page 132.Then check out Rural Roots by Mary Connealy beginning on page 93.
Random News & Information
ARE YOU GOING TO #RWA 2014 SAN ANTONIO? If so, drop us a line. We'll send out a group email blast a couple times during conference letting you know when and where we are hanging out during the conference. Send your email to email@example.com
Even if you are not attending, but you live in the area, be sure to stop by the FREE Literacy Autographing Wednesday, July 23, 2014 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter Hotel in the 3rd floor ballroom. Several Seekers will be signing.
If you are interested in Boroughs Publishing Group...YOU ARE INVITED TO BOROUGHS PUBLISHING GROUP'S ANNUAL MEET & GREET OPEN HOUSE FRIDAY, JULY 25TH 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. San Antonio Marriott - RIVERCENTER SUITE 1906
Only two weeks left to enter. Deadline July 1st for the 2014 Indiana Golden Opportunity Contest! Inspirational judges: Shana Asaro, Associate Editor Harlequin Love Inspired and Becky Philpott, Associate Acquisitions Editor HarperCollins. More information and other category judges info can be found here.
Literary agency Alive Communications has hired Lisa Jackson, former associate publisher of Tyndale, and Brian Thomasson (a senior editor at NavPress) to join the Colorado Springs-based firm as agents. (Publishers Lunch)
Mike R. Underwood: 25 Secrets Of Publishing, Revealed! (Or: Inside The Bookish Shatterdome) (Terrible Minds)
A Step-by-Step Guide for Creating a Magnetic Email Incentive (Michael Hyatt)
Slash and Burn: Cutting Words From Your Novel (Janice Hardy)
Jane Austen’s Collection of Critical Feedback From Her (Sometimes Harsh) Friends and Family (Passive Voice)
Big Changes for Amazon Categories (Author Marketing Experts, Inc.)
2 Tools for Improving Your Writing (Beyond Paper Editing)
(Stop) Comparing Yourself to Successful Authors (The Editor's Blog)
Becoming An Author – How Do You Spell Success? (The Future of Ink)\
This Is Your Brain on Writing (NYT)
That's it! Have a great weekend