Saturday, April 18, 2015
The Weekend Edition
Our library pouch winners are:
Monday: Jamie Adams
Tuesday: Heidi Robbins
Wednesday: Ms. Zey Zey
Thursday: Pat Jeanne Davis
Saturday: Kelly Bridgewater
We Have Winners
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.
Winner of a set of the Historical & Contemporary Collection of With This Kiss is Tracey Hagwood.
Monday Missy Tippens celebrated National Library Week! The theme of the week is Unlimited possibilities @ your library! Miss shared about Unlimited Possibilities in our writing. Winner of one digital copy of her upcoming Love Inspired book, The Doctor's Second Chance, is Donna. Winner of an Amazon e-book copy of With This Kiss Contemporary Collection is Kav and winner of the With This Kiss Historical Collection is Bettie.
Tuesday Myra Johnson talked about her experiences using library programs for book promotion. She shared some of the things she's learned about working with libraries, including what works and what doesn't. Becky (OhioHomeSchool) is the winner of The Oregon Trail Romance Collection, which includes Myra's novella Settled Hearts.
Wednesday Debby Giusti discussed Brainstorming--A Great Tool for Writers, with information on both group and solo brainstorming techniques. Becky Dempsey is the winner of Debby's latest Love Inspired Suspense, Stranded, along with a surprise gift.
Thursday Victoria Bylin visited to say she wouldn't be an author today without libraries. Hallee Bridgeman and Patti Jo Moore (CatMom) are the winners of Victoria's latest release Together With You.
Friday Seekerville welcomed author Julie Jarnigan! She shared about "The Organized Writer." Rhonda is the winner an e-copy of Brian Tracy's Eat That Frog ! Two winners of With This Kiss, Historical and Contemporary Collections are Beth Writes and Martha Fouts.
Next Week in Seekerville
Monday:Love Inspired Historical author Janet Dean will talk about ways to up the emotion in your stories as she revisits her post “Seven Tools to Add Emotion to your Writing.” Leave a comment for a chance to win With This Kiss historical and contemporary novella collections. That's two winners, one for each collection.
Tuesday: Bethany House author and marketing/events coordinator for My Book Therapy Melissa Tagg will talk “the talk” with her post “Tips to Take Your Dialogue to the Next Level.“ Stop by for a chance to win Melissa’s latest book, From the Start.
Wednesday: Seekerville is delighted to welcome Heartsong Presents author Karen Fleming back with her post, "Romancing Your Readers Like a Romantic Comedy." And what could be better than a great read (Karen's latest release, Her Hometown Reporter) and a Starbuck's beverage? Stop by and you could win both!
Thursday: Today we welcome back award winning author Melanie Dickerson, with her post, "Anatomy of an Edit." And one lucky commenter will win her new release from Thomas Nelson, The Huntress of Thornbeck Forest.
Friday: Author and editor Sandie Bricker is our special guest today. Sandy brings a very special announcement to Seekerville. Of course the prize vault is open!
You've Got Mail! Tina Radcliffe's 12th Sale to Woman's World Magazine is available now!
Award winning author Debby Giusti will be one of sixty authors hosting tables at Barbara Vey’s Reader Appreciation Luncheon, on April 25, in Milwaukee, WI. The afternoon will be filled with fun, gift bags full of books and door prizes, plus lots of raffle drawings for author baskets. NYT best seller Tess Gerritsen is the keynote speaker and a mega-signing follows that’s open to the public. Proceeds from the event will benefit the American Cancer Society. Debby will also attend the Friday evening Author Q&A, at 6:30 PM, that's open to the public.
Every weekend for the rest of April,
we're giving away a set (one copy of each) of With This Kiss-Historical & Contemporary Collections
Just say you want one!
Winners announced in the Weekend Edition.
Missy Tippens is taking part in a Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt, April 16-19! More info at her blog! www.lifewithmissy.blogspot.com
Mary Connealy will be speaking at the Clive, Iowa Library. Clive is a suburb of Des Moines. The library address is 1900 NW 114th St. Clive, Iowa. Phone # 515-453-2221.
She will be speaking at 6:00 pm, Tuesday, April 21st, about what made her start writing to begin with and where she gets her ideas. A bookstore will be there to sell books and Mary will be delighted to sign them.
Random News & Information
(Contributed by Seekers & Villagers)
Getting Self-Published Books into Public Libraries (PW)
How Do You Stay Productive Working from Home? (Inkthinker)
Business Musings: The Hard Part (Kristine Kathryn Rusch)
A Simple Way to Create Suspense by Lee Child (NYT)
Readers are Smart—Respect What They Bring to Books (The Editor's Blog)
Envisioning a Colorado Haven for Readers, Nestled Amid Mountains of Books (NYT)
The Best & Worst Writing Advice (Writers in the Storm)
How Typing is Destroying Your Memory (The Passive Voice)
Wait, Keep Talking: Author Self-Promo That Actually Works (Whimsydark)
How To Write a Fabulous Proposal by Emily Rodmell (EHarlequin)
‘They,’ the Singular Pronoun, Gets Popular (WSJ)
And some Happily Ever After for you here.
That's it. Here's our #NOLimits Quote of the Week: