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Giveaway rules can be found here. Please drop us a line to claim your giveaway at firstname.lastname@example.org. All prizes not claimed in 8 weeks go back into the prize vault. We wish we could contact all our winners individually, but we'd rather write books! And P.S. - if we forget to send your prize DO let us know after 8 weeks per our rules.
Congratulations to our 137 Speedbo writers. You are all winners. We've got double giveaway this weekend. Share if you met your Speedbo goal and get your name in the basket for a Spring fling of a Seeker book of choice. Ebook for international winners.
This week's winner of a $25 Amazon Speedbo gift card is Mary Hicks. Winner of a one chapter manuscript critique is Julie Hilton Steele. The box of books winner is Connie Queen.
You are urged to go back and review the last four weeks to claim any giveaways with your name on them. Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4. Mailings began this week!
Revell and Love Inspired author Jan Drexler was our guest on Monday, with her post, "Writing: Art or Business?" Kathryn Barker, Olivia, Dee LeRoye, Cathy Sheldon Davis and Deanna Steven are the winners of A Mother for His Children! Woot!
Tuesday we ended Speedbo with a BANG! Today NY Times Bestseller, Linda Goodnight stops in to launch her new book, The Memory House. She shared some editing tips,and served up a refreshing glass of Miss Julia’s delicious peach tea. Winner of The Memory House is Mary Curry.
On Wednesday Debut Love Inspired author Jill Kemerer was our guest. She's ready to help you edit your Speedbo pages with her post "Tricks to Keep Your Eyes Fresh When Revising." Edwina is the winner of her release Small-Town Bachelor .
Throw Away That Thesaurus!! Wow, is that a statement or what? Thursday Audra Harders shared why using a Thesaurus may be counter productive for writers. Winners of Cathy Yardley's Rock Your Revisions are Pam Jernigan and Jeri Hoag.
Friday Barbara White Daille stopped in today to ask "Where in Your World are We?" Barbara talked about choosing the setting for a story and the fact that what matters is orienting the reader into your fictional world, no matter where that might be - even if it's simply your own backyard. The three winners of one autographed print copy of her previous book, The Texan's Little Secret, are Sandy Smith, Lyndee H and Julie Hilton Steele.
Next Week in Seekerville
Monday: Mary Connealy will be here with her usual wit. Her unparalleled insight into the most vital aspects of writing and as always, her un-riveled modesty. She'll be giving away a copy of each of the Seekers new books, With This Kiss Historical Collection and With This Kiss Contemporary Collection.
Tuesday: Screenwriter, forensics expert, speaker and children's author, Jennfier Dornbush is our special guest today with her post, "10 Things Hollywood Taught me About Being a Writer." Stop by to chat and we have a special giveaway in honor of her visit. (If her names sounds familiar, that's because many of you heard Jennifer speak at the 2014 ACFW Conference. She is the author of Forensic Speak!)
Wednesday: What is Young Adult Fiction Anyway? Want to know what this whole Young Adult fiction rage is all about? Have your ever considered writing YA, but didn't know where to start? How do you incorporate romance into young adult writing? Bethany House YA author Dina Sleiman will be stopping by to talk about Young Adult fiction and to give you some tips on how to write it.
Thursday: SPEEDBO'S DONE. NOW WHAT? Ruth Logan Herne is glad you asked, because April is Revision Month in Seekerville, and Ruthy's going to take you on the wild ride of ruthless slicing and dicing to create a better mousetrap... or book with "It's All in the Timing." Chat with her today and she'll toss your name into the dog dish (the cats have staged a coup and hidden their new dish!) for a wonderful prize she hauls out of the prize vault-- and she'll even dust it, first!
Friday: Rita finalist Rose Ross Zediker will be here with ten surefire topic if you’re asked to give a speech. Rose will be giving away one copy of her latest release, Reclaiming the Cowboy's Heart.
The ACFW Silent Auction is LIVE! Bid early and often. It closes April 6th. Make us look good.
Bid on a Kindle Fire HD....plus, the winner gets to pick their 13 books. One from each Seeker!
On March 20th Robin Lee Hatcher featured the contemporary and historical anthologies WITH THIS KISS. Five winners won their choice of one of the anthologies Congratulations and thanks again to Robin Lee Hatcher for the spotlight. And thanks to her readers for all the lovely comments.
CONTEST TO HAVE A CHARACTER NAMED AFTER YOU IN A BOOK!!
Help us celebrate the April 10 release of The Seekers’ “With This Kiss” novella collections with a contest where you can win having a character named after you in Julie Lessman's next book, a signed copy, and your choice of any of Julie's books or Seeker books PLUS choice of top CBA book from Julie's library. Here's the link and GOOD LUCK!
Save the Date! Missy Tippens will be taking part once again in a Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt! More info at her blog later. www.lifewithmissy.blogspot.com
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