We're talking about our favorite movie kisses in Seekerville as August 25th, and National Kiss and Makeup Day approaches.
I've been converted to the swoon-worthy kiss from North and South. What about you? (Best Period Drama Kisses from Lady Victorian)
We Have Winners
Be sure to contact us if you are a winner (send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your snail mail address unless email is specified). We don't have time to track you down. Do let us know if you don't receive your prize in 6-8 weeks. Rules are located here, on our legal page.
Monday we welcomed bestselling and Christy Award-winning author DiAnn Mills! "Where is Your Warrior?" Writers march to their computers every day to battle with words. If you doubt your fighting skills, DiAnn provided ten ways you can find the warrior in you. Kathy Albright is the winner of DiAnn's new release Firewall.
Tuesday we welcomed back Love Inspired Historical author Sherri Shackelford with her post, "Are We Selling Books or Selling Out?" Heidi I and Heidi Robbins are the winners of The Cattleman Meets His Match!
Award winning Love Inspired Suspense author Debby Giusti shared, "Reflections on RWA 2014," on Wednesday, with information she gleaned from the conference, along with her observations about why RWA is a conference worth attending. Winners of Debby's newest release, Mission: Christmas Rescue, featured in Holiday Defenders are: Tracey Hagwood, Wilani Wahl, Sherida Stewart, Misty Gaoutte-Clarkson, and Walt Mussell. Congrats! Debby reminds everyone who likes her stories to please consider posting a review!
Thursday we welcomed Vickie McDonough with tips and tricks on "Writing Historical Dialect" Winners of Song of the Prairie are Doreen and Helen Gray.
Friday we celebrated with Astrea Press debut author Chris Lorenzen! Chris inspired us with her first sale story, "It All Started Because I Wanted to Meet Debbie Macomber." Oopsie- Cindy W is the winner of of her e-book, A Husband for Danna.
Next Week in Seekerville
Monday:Maybe She's Born With It.... Nah. Probably not. Tyndale author Pam Hillman is your hostess Monday and she wasn't born fast, but she was born thorough. Pam's on a mission to increase productivity, whether that is in writing books, blog posts, answering interview questions, cooking dinner, or ... you get the drift.
Tuesday:Montlake Romance and Indie author Sandra Leesmith will talk about how a rejection letter can be a great thing. Yes, there are such things as wonderful rejection letters. Join us and lets discuss how that can happen.
Wednesday:Multi-published author Pamela Tracy will join us with the suspenseful thriller, "Curious Case of the Rabid Reader."Join us for a fun interview with the author.
Thursday:Today we'll talk setting with Love Inspired author, and 2014 Carol Award finalist, Mindy Obenhaus, in "More Than a Setting" and she’ll be giving away a copy of her September release Rescuing the Texan’s Heart.
Friday: Seeker and 2014 Carol Award finalist Tina Radcliffe is back in rehab. Writer Rehab. Her series continues with: "Salvation for the Plotless Wonder."
Tina Radcliffe is guesting at the Seriously Write Blog on Wednesday, August 27th. Stop by for her post, "I'm Peddling as Fast as I Can."
Then join Tina Friday in the Yankee Belle Cafe for a yummy Burrito Bowl!
She'll top it off with birthday cake as she joins the gang at Stitches Thru Time who are celebrating their blog birthday. Tina's post is called, "Guarding Your Growing Work," and she's giving away a birthday present of course!
Check out the September 2014 Releases in Category Fiction at Soul Inspirationz and enter the HUGE Giveaway! Ends Sunday, August 24 NZDT
Exciting news! You can now get a digital subscription to the Love Inspired book lines delivered automatically to your e reader. Details here.
Get The Scoop on One of the Newest Romance Imprints! - Interview with Managing Editor, Sandie Bricker (Novel Rocket)
Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook Review (PW)
Reading Literature on Screen: A Price for Convenience? (NYT)
Valley of the Sun Romance Writers Group will only be accepting entries for a few more days and they are LOW ON ENTRIES!! More information on how you can enter can be found here.
Don't forget the Phoenix Rattler closes to entries on August 29th. Details here.
The Amazing Book Race: We pitted Amazon vs. Google in a same-day delivery test, and this is who won (GeekWire)
The 15 Habits of Highly Successful Authors and Writers (The Publishing Profits Podcast Show)
ALS ‘Ice Bucket’ Challenge an Unprecedented Viral Hit, Christian Celebs Get Wet for the Cause (Christian Retailing)
New Pure Amore imprint to promote abstinence (Christian Retailing)
Publishers Are Giving Away Bestsellers For Free (The Book Insider)
Agent Steve Laube is speaking at the Desert Rose RWA on Tuesday August 26th: MONTI'S LA CASA VIEJA. 100 S. MILL AVE., TEMPE 85281 (Non members welcome to up to three meetings before joining.) Agenda: 5:00 p.m. | Optional Dinner & Networking-6:00 p.m. | Business Meeting, Reports, Announcements, Roses & Quills & Raffle | Book Signing | 6:45 – 8:00 p.m. Main Program will be: Today's Agent: Changing Times 101
There's One New Book on Amazon Every Five Minutes (Passive Voice)
That's it. Have a great weekend!