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Monday Love Inspired Suspense author and Seeker Debby Giusti blogged on "Giving Thanks for Turning Points in a Writer's Life." The discussion focused on those important steps toward publication and beyond. Debby's drawing was for a copy of her Christmas anthology, Holiday Defenders, and a special gift. The lucky winner is Becky!
Wednesday Seeker Tina Radcliffe brought you, "The 7 Habits of Highly Effectual Writers: Part I." This is the first in a series based on Stephen R. Covey's international bestseller. Winner of a Kindle copy of Stephen Covey's The 7 Habits of Highly Effectual People is Walt Mussell. Winner of the Seeker 2014 Holiday book of choice is Vonni Harris.
Friday: The Best of the Archives: The Everyday Author's Guide to Establishing a Book Marketing Plan. Winner of the Seeker 2014 Holiday book of choice is Tracey Hagwood. Winner of an ecopy of The Indie Author Power Pack: How To Write, Publish, & Market Your Book by David Gaughran and Joanna Penn is Helen Gray.
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Next Week in Seekerville
Monday:Mary Connealy is hoping to come out of her turkey-induced coma by Monday. To celebrate Cyber Monday, Mary will be giving away an $25 Amazon gift card and talking about the Cyber in her lives and why she'd probably never have written a book before they invented computers.
Tuesday: Today we kick off the final book from the Big Sky Centennial continuity series Ruth Logan Herne took part in by welcoming Arlene James to Seekerville. Author of more than 80 books (!!!!) Arlene will be sharing her time and wisdom as we ring in the holiday season!
Wednesday:An avid Chicken Soup for the Soul reader for decades, Ruth Logan Herne is celebrating her role in "Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Forgiveness" by sharing her thoughts, views and motivations on chicken soup for the soul... and the wisdom of Jewish mothers who knew chicken soup was good for the common cold, as well! Ruthy will be offering two copies of "The Power of Forgiveness", a hard copy and an electronic version. Stop by for a dose of inspiration and some Christmas cookies... because they're good for the soul, too!
Thursday: Today welcome back indie author, Leslie Ann Sartor. Are you thinking of writing a series? Leslie will share tips and insights on creating a "bible" to help you keep your story world details organized.
Friday: December Contest Update in Seekerville! You'll get to meet the December Contest Diva/Divo too! The prize vault is open.
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On Black Saturday, (TODAY!) join Audra Harders and 6 more authors in a group booksigning at the Barnes and Noble, Centerra Shopping Center in Loveland, CO. Stop by from 1:00 - 3:00 pm and join us for laughter, chocolate and of course, BOOKS! Audra will be signing copies of Second Chance Ranch AND of course, encouraging everyone to download Hope for the Holidays...Contemporary and Historical collections!!
Julie Lessman Sightings:
November 24-December 8, 2014: Julie is on the Artist Librarian blog for an interview and giveaway of winner's choice of any of her books, including her latest release, Surprised by Love!
December 1-7, 2014:Join Julie on the Carole Jarvis' blog for an interview and giveaway of winner's choice of any of her books, including her latest release, Surprised by Love!
Yes, it's true. Tina Radcliffe is cooking in the Yankee Belle Cafe...again!. Then that's it. No more home cooked meals until 2015. Join her on Friday, December 5th!
Pam Hillman Sightings:
The #40DaysofPrayer 4 #40LostBooks has launched with the first post today, Day 1. Hashtag #40LostBooks and Facebook note explaining how this came about: http://tinyurl.com/40LostBooks
December 12-13th you can find Pam in a multi author booksigning. If you are in the area, stop by! More information here.
Seekers Missy Tippens & Debby Giusti have a new cover to share! Pre-orders should be available soon after Thanksgiving. This volume of recipes and short stories will make great Christmas gifts, and all proceeds will go to Big Brothers Big Sisters.
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Random News & Information
Coming soon to the eHarlequin Community!
The December calendar is up in the Village. Stop by and check out the fun that's coming up.
Don't Pay to Self Publish (JA Konrath)
HarperCollins Forms Partnership With JetBlue (GalleyCat)
Why You Should Welcome Anything Less Than 5 Star Reviews (Future of Ink)
Outlining: Why I Made the Switch and Tips for Trying It (Writer Unboxed)
Blazing the Self-Publishing Path : An indie pioneer looks to the future of self-publishing (PW) and follow up blog post here.
The Rise of the Seven-Figure Advance (The Passive Voice)
Top Four Best Practices for Writing Great Book Blurbs (DBW)
Three Secrets of Three-Dimensional Antagonists (K.M. Weiland)
Adding More White Space to Your Life (Writer Unboxed)
That's it! Have a great rest of your holiday weekend!