This week we're giving away swag from the RWA conference in New York City. Tell us you want your name entered! Winner announced next weekend!
More Harlequin Signing Pictures
|Regina Scott & Rene Ryan|
|Tanya Agler & Lisa Jordon|
|Shelley Shepard Gray & Tina Radcliffe|
|Editor Emily Rodmell & Tina Radcliffe|
|Editor Emily Rodmell & Executive Editor Tina James|
|L-R Emily Rodmell, Tina Radcliffe, Tina James & Missy Tippens|
|SYTYCW Winner Tanya Wright|
|Associate Editor Shana Asaro|
|Assistant Editor Giselle Regus & Tina Radcliffe|
|Tina & Rose Ross Zediker|
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
Winners from the last Weekend Edition of an autographed by the authors copy of The Homestead Brides Collection are Artist Librarian, Lyndee H and Sandy Smith.
Vince Mooney, friend of Seekerville and our resident philosopher, gave tips on Monday, for writing crystal clear prose in his post entitled “How to Recognize, Edit and Compose ‘Crystal Clear’ Prose.“ Kat is the winner of one of the Seeker novella sets: With This Spark, a collection of historical romances or Coffee Shop Romances, a contemporary collection. Winner’s choice.
Tuesday we were delighted to welcome back, Sarah Ladd, with her post,"Getting Unstuck: How to Keep Writing When Writer's Block Strikes." Jill Weatherholt is the winner of her amazing new release,The Curiosity Keeper.
Wednesday Thomas Nelson author Laura McNeill was our special guest with her post, "On Writing: Interruptions, Blessings, & Minions." Danielle Hull is the winner of an ecopy of Laura's suspense novel, Center of Gravity, that Seekerville is giving away in her honor.
Thursday we welcomed award-winning author Sandi Rog to share her incredible writer’s journey that took her from the depths of a troubled marriage, MS, and cancer to the heights of God’s love, sure to encourage and inspire you with “Blessings in Disguise.” Winner of Out of the Ashes is Jeanne T.
On Friday, Seekerville was Live from NYC for the 35th Annual Romance Writers of America Conference. Cindy W is the winner of conference swag!
Sandra Leesmith is happy to announce that Ruth Ann Dell won the 2012 conference CD and Amanda Barratt won the collection of conference cassettes.
|Arriving at the Waldorf Astoria for the Harlequin Black & White Ball|
Next Week in Seekerville
Monday: Pam Hillman is our hostess with "Shelf Life, Books, and Oreos." Everything in this world has a shelf life. Or does it? You be the judge. Come celebrate with Pam as she celebrates the release of Stealing Jake. Oreos and books will be served.
Tuesday: "Networking in the Writing Business." Sandra Leesmith will talk about what to do after the conference. (Besides get some rest of course) She will provide helpful suggestions to organize all that information and make the best use of contacts made at the grand affair. This information can be applied to those not attending as well.
Wednesday: Glynna Kaye will be bringing us "Jump-Start Your Story With an Art Fact Sheet" -- tips she's learned from using a Love Inspired AFS before she writes the book. She'll be doing a drawing to give away a copy of her upcoming release, "Rekindling the Widower's Heart."
Thursday: Seeker Tina Radcliffe brings you "The Secret Life of the Inspirational Romance Writer." What goes on behind those closed doors. Bring your cameras and notepads. The prize vault will be open.
Friday: 2015 Christy Award, Carol Award and RITA Award finalist, Kate Breslin is our special guest. We are thrilled to welcome her back with her post, “Good Story Comes From Writing What We Know." Don't miss a chance to chat with Kate!
Yes, it's a .99 sale, because Christmas in July should always begin and end with romance from your favorite authors! Find both collections on sale here starting TODAY!
|RWA President Cindy Kirk and Lenora Worth|
|Senior Editor Melissa Endlich & Editor Emily Rodmell|
|Tina Radcliffe & Assistant Editor Giselle Regus|
|Editor Charles Griemsman and Tina Radcliffe|
|Janet Dean, Rose Ross Zediker, and Lenora Worth|
|Janet Dean, Missy Tippens and Debby Giusti|
|Back row-Tina Radcliffe & Laura Scott|
Front row-Mary Curry & Mia Ross
- Romantic Suspense is on the upswing!
- The secret micro trend is Gothic
- Contemporary books as ebooks are hot especially motorcycle guys and sports books
- Small town contemporary series are hot
- Historicals are steady
- Seeing more diversity in books
- Audio books are big on the west coast
- Editors are looking for hockey heroes
- Paranomals are trending down
|Irene Hannon, Tina Radcliffe and Kate Breslin|
|Tina Radcliffe & Tanya Agler|
Live Streaming! 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. 2015 RITA & Golden Heart Awards Ceremony with Emcee Lisa Kleypas.
|Julie Hilton Steele, Mary Connealy, Merrillee Whren|
|Merrillee Whren, Tina Radcliffe, Mary Connealy & Julie Hilton Steele|
|Irene Hannon & RITA!|
|Editors Giselle Regus & Rachel Burkot|
So long New York!
See you for #RWA 2016 San Diego!