This is humorous writer quotes weekend in Seekerville. Send your humorous writer quotes to Seekers@Seekerville.net. We'll pick our top favorites for the NEXT Weekend Edition. If we pick yours you'll win a Seeker ebook of choice from our current releases.
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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.
Monday Vinspire author Amy J Cappatan was our holiday hostess with her post, "How to Throw a Fantastic Facebook Launch Party (Without Losing Your Sanity)!" DebH and The Artist Librarian are winners of an e-copy of her YA release, Angelhood.
Tuesday we talked about your website. Matt Jones of Jones House Creative, our special guest with his post, "Lazy Website Syndrome." Winner of a $10 Amazon gift card is A.J. Cattapan.
Wednesday we had a pawsome day with the return of Sparkle Abbey. They shared, "The Heart of Your Story,"with us! Chill'N is the winner of a Sparkle Abbey book of choice. BTW, the next installment for Sparkle Abbey, is coming in June. Take a peek at Downton Tabby.
Thursday Amanda Barratt came to Seekerville to talk about writing with integrity and how integrity affects every aspect of our lives. Virginia C is the winner of her debut offering in Barbour's The Most Eligible Bachelor romance collection!
Friday was time for the June Contest Update. Laurie Tomlinson was our June DIVA!! The three winners of a first- five page critiques are Kathy Bailey, Donna Philips and Robin Mason . The book winner is Jackie Layton.
Monday: Mary Connealy kicks off the month daring to QUESTION some classic literature and talk about how writing has changed. Did we change...or did the world change? Mary will be giving away a signed copy of Now and Forever.
Tuesday: Keli Gwyn joins us today with her "41 Tips For Transporting Your Readers Back in Time". Keli calls on a host of amazing historical authors to demonstrate word usage and style that brings historical fiction to life! Join us for a fun-filled day of old-style romance!
Wednesday: We are delighted to welcome inspirational Regency romance author Michelle Greip to Seekerville with her post, "Creating a Swoonworthy Hero." Stop, chat and you might win a Regency hero in the form of an ecopy of Brentwood's Ward!
Thursday: "So you want to set a book in Norway (or the exotic locale of your choosing), but don't have the time, nor money, to visit for proper research? Let's take a trip..." Welcome back L.A. Sartor as she discusses using Google Earth to help you put authentic touches to your setting. Stop by and chat and you might win a copy of one of her books.
Friday: Pepper Basham is back in Seekerville since her recent swim off Unpublished Island. stop by as she tells you "Just Keep Writing!" The prize vault is open, and you could win an ecopy of The Thorn Bearer.
Congratulations to Glynna Kaye who double finaled in the short contemporary category!
High Country Holiday by Glynna Kaye (Love Inspired)
Pine Country Cowboy by Glynna Kaye (Love Inspired)
Ruth Logan Herne welcomes any and all to an Author's Tea today, Saturday May 30th, from 1-3 in the after-of-noon hosted by the gracious and amazing ladies of the Hilton/Parma Public Library, 7 West Avenue, Hilton NY 14468.
Refreshments will be served (of course!) and you can join Ruthy and others for chat, books, giggles, and old-fashioned small-town friendliness! Ruthy will have books available, a gift basket raffle, and feel free to bring books you already have and she'll sign 'em for you!
Random News & Information
HA!! Harlequin's Date, Ditch or Marry Quiz!
The June Calendar is UP! Check out our exciting line up here.
Hope you didn't miss all the contests listed in yesterday's Contest Update.
The DreadedTraining Debate-What if it Can't be Taught (Writer Unboxed)
Need some white noise while you write? Check it out here.
In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity (ACFW Blog)
Amish Romance Novels Are the New Fifty Shades (Good Housekeeping)
The Great Slot Mystery (Steve Laube Agency Blog)
Please shut up: Why self-promotion as an author doesn't work. (Whimsydark)
Never Complain, Never Explain (Craft Tuesday at Write on the River)
Turn Your Phone into a Distraction Free Zone ( Gwen Hernandez)
Worth your time. Check out Marie Force's Virtual Workshops here.
And we leave you with our weekly #NoLimits.
Have a great reading and writing weekend!