We're doing an early Veterans Day salute in Seekerville this weekend. Be sure to mention those you are saluting in the comments.
If you are a winner please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with your address or email address as needed. See our legal page for giveaway details.
We still have a few people who have not contacted us regarding their birthday month giveaways. Is that you? Check here: week one, week two, week three and week four.
OOPS! And week five!
Seekerville Birthday Bash iPad Mini Winner, Cindy Regnier with her mini!
Monday Mary Connealy shared what she's learning from her first venture into Indie Publishing. All learned from Ruthy...so no doubt all completely made up. Winner of Mary Connealy's is The Advent Bride is Jubileewriter (Cindy Huff). Winner of Pam Hillman's The Evergreen Bride is Kelly Blackwell. Winner of Hope for the Holidays-Historical Bundle is Rebecca Dempsey, and Lindi is the winner of Hope for the Holidays-Contemporary Bundle.
Tuesday Seekerville welcome Jennifer Slattery. Jennifer talked about how to get your books into bookstores and libraries. Brenda Anderson is the winner of Beyond I Do.
We revisited Montana and writing continuities (serialized novels) on Wednesday with Love Inspired author Jenna Mindel who stopped by to talk about His Montana Homecoming, book 5 of the Big Sky Centennial series! Winners of His Montana Homecoming are:Carolyn Chambers Clark, Walt Mussell and Natalie Monk.
Thursday we welcome back mystery writer Marilyn Leach who took us on a tour of England as she takes us on a trip to England and shared the inspiration behind her successful cozy mystery series. Winner of Into the Clouds is Tracey Hagwood.
Michelle Ule stopped by Friday to talk about the type of videos she's made to charm and entice her readers! Winner of Bridging Two Hearts is Jeanne T. Winner of A Log Cabin Christmas is Eileen Barnes. And winner of an ebook only copy of The Yuletide Bride (Michelle's contribution to the 12 Brides of Christmas novella ebook collection) is Kav.
Monday: Love Inspired author Missy Tippens has invited good friend and critique partner Lindi Peterson to join her to talk about book covers for both traditional and indie publishing. They'll be giving away e-book copies of Missy's latest, The Guy Next Door, and of Lindi's new release, Rich in Hope.
Tuesday: Who's doing NaNoWriMo this month? Better question--who ISN'T? Seeker Myra Johnson, that's who! On Tuesday she'll count down the top 10 reasons why she hasn't jumped on the NaNo bandwagon. (Can you spell C-O-W-A-R-D?) However, for all you brave souls who are either doing NaNo this month or at least briefly considered it, Myra will help you power through by giving away a $10 Starbucks gift card to one lucky commenter!
Wednesday:Today join Christy Award-finalist Joanne Bischof in a fascinating foray into the audio-book world with her guest blog, "From Page to Performance: The Making of an Audiobook." Not only will you get insider’s glimpse into this industry, but you’ll also have the opportunity to win a paperback or audiobook of Joanne’s latest novella, This Quiet Sky.
Thursday:Today Ruth Logan Herne barrels into the quaint village in her typical bull-in-a-china-shop manner talking about nothing really important but with enough finesse that by the time she's done, you think she actually knows something. She doesn't, of course, but she will give away three copies (e-copy or paperback) of Love Finds You in the City at Christmas and three e-copies of Try, Try Again another delightful Ruthy-story of second chances, high hopes and holidays! Get in the holiday spirit with the Ruthinator and you might just get a cookie. Or two!
Friday: Dan Walsh returns to Seekerville today with "This Brave New Publishing World." Stop by and share your opinion for a chance to win your choice of three giveaways! This is certain to be an informative day! DON'T MISS IT!
On Saturday, November 15th, Sandra Leesmith will be signing books at the Scottsdale Civic Library local author event. Autographed books make terrific gifts. If you are in the area, please stop by and say hi.
Julie Lessman Sightings:
NOW - November 8, 2014:Check out Margaret Chind's Creative Madness Mama blog to read Julie Lessman’s favorite excerpt from Surprised by Love, an interview, and giveaway of winner's choice of any of Julie's books, including her latest release, Surprised by Love!
November 7-14, 2014:
Head on over to Everyone's Story blog where you can win your choice of any of Julie Lessman's books, including her latest release, Surprised by Love!
November 14, 2014:Julie Lessman is hanging out on The Journey blog, where you can win your choice of any of her books, including her latest release, Surprised by Love!
Check out pages 13-15 of your November RWR for a terrific article by Love Inspired author Janet Tronstad, "When She is a He." Mary Connealy, Missy Tippens and Janet Dean are quoted.
|Preorder your contemporary boxed set here & your historical boxed set here.|
For the FOURTH YEAR, Seekerville will again be offering entry fee reimbursement to the 2015 Golden Heart Awards to TWO contestants. This year we are again narrowing that to the Inspirational Category entry only in an effort to keep the category open. Send your proof of entering the 2015 RWA Golden Heart Awards to our email address. Winners announced when RWA verifies the category has enough entries.
Crown Reorganizing Christian Division (PW)
Alive Communications has changed its name to Alive Literary Agency to mark the business's 25th anniversary. (Publishers Lunch)
Embrace Change-Guest Post by David Gaughran (JA KONRATH)
7 Ways Writers Can Use Facebook Rooms (The Book Designer)
How To Write A Book In A Month – #WNFIN (Future of Ink)
Diversion Books Launches the EverAfter Romance Online Bookstore (GalleyCat)
Clean up your inbox with Unroll.me (Thanks to Writers in the Storm for this tip)
5 great apps to banish your fear of the blank page (FreelancersUnion)
Mass Market Paperback: Not Dead Yet (PW)
Aiming for the NYT Bestseller List (Let's Get Digital)
And finally, we like to share our own veteran pictures each year!
|Cara Lynn James, Lieutenant, US Navy.|
|Tina Russo Radcliffe, Specialist 4th Class, US Army|