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Winners of $10 Amazon gift cards from last week's Weekend Edition "Ruthy Goes Rogue with Random Uprising" are Carol Garvin, Andrea Strong, and Terri Weldon! Thanks for celebrating Ruthy's new contract!!!
Monday Love Inspired author Missy Tippens brought us a nice friendly kick in the pants--Ruthy style with "5 Ways to Beat Average." Winners of Missy's latest release, The Guy Next Door, are Tracey Hagwood, The Artist Librarian, Cindy Huff (Jubilee Writer).
Oh, no, she's back!!! Tuesday we dug out our grammar texts and started cramming, as the Grammar Queen returned with her post, "More Commonly Confused Word Pairs!" Cindy Huff is the winner of Self-Editing for Fiction Writers, Second Edition: How to Edit Yourself Into Print, by Renni Browne and Dave King.
What’s the MOST valuable thing Julie Lessman learned from a writer’s conference? Well, I can tell you this — it’s not just a lesson for writers, but a lesson for life, so we hope you didn't miss Julie’s encore presentation of “Conference CPR.” Wilani Wahl and Patti Jo are the winners of a signed copy of any of Julie’s books, including her upcoming October release, Surprised by Love.
Friday we welcomed the third author of the "Big Sky Centennial" continuity, Carolyne Aarsen! Carolyn stoped by to tell why she's "Crazy About Continuities" Winner of three copies of Her Montana Twins are Meghan Carver, Jennifer and Lyndee. And winner of Her Montana Twins AND three books from the "Hearts of Hartley Creek" series is Cindy Regnier.
Next Week in Seekerville
Monday:Love Inspired Historical author Janet Dean will be challenging writers to torture their characters in her post "Raising the Stakes." She will offer examples on how to create anxiety in our characters, even in what appears on the surface as routine events. Leave a comment for a chance to win a $10 Amazon gift card.
Tuesday: Triple Header! Helen Gray returns with the launch of the third book in her Ozark series. Join her today with her post, "Writing in Harmony," and a chance to win Ozark Wedding.
Wednesday:Award winning author Debby Giusti blogs today,and will share information about the Writers' Police Academy she attended last weekend. The event sold out in 12 hours and is a coveted conference for suspense and mystery writers. Learn about law enforcement and crime scene investigation as well as bizarre crimes and other inside information provided at the four-day event. Debby will be giving away a copy of her upcoming Love Inspired Suspense anthology Holiday Defenders, featuring her novella, "Mission: Christmas Rescue."
Thursday: Seekerville is delighted to welcome two-time Golden Heart finalist and Indie author, Piper G. Huguley today, with her post, "Why You Should Submit to the RWA Golden Heart® This Year." Stop by and chat and you could win a very nice $10 Amazon Gift Card.
Friday:Today we will be joined by C. Hope Clark, author of both fiction and non-fiction and owner of the successful blog Funds for Writers. Funds for Writers has been named one of Writer's Digests 101 best websites for writers from 2001-2014. Setting is as important as the protagonist in C. Hope Clark's mysteries, and in her new release, Murder on Edisto, setting defines not only the place but also the plot and the character's journey. Healing on Edisto Beach discusses the important of selecting setting, and how it helps an author write her best. Hope will be giving away a copy of her September release, Murder on Edisto, book one of The Edisto Island Mysteries.
Mary Connealy LIVE WEB CHAT! You can join the Facebook page for Mary's Web Chat.The chat is on September 23rd at 7 pm Central Time.To find out more find the Author Landing Page & the Webcast Landing Page. Up for grabs are a Kindle HDX, AND the Trouble in Texas Series.
And on Thursday, September 18th, Mary Connealy will be at Petticoats & Pistols talking more about her new release Tried and True.
Friday, September 19th, Tina Radcliffe is guest blogging with the fillies at Pistols & Petticoats. We're all going to be surprised at what she is blogging about, and in fact Charlie the Cat may be ghost blogging for her.
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