Leave a comment and you could win a copy of Refuge of the Heart or The Sweetest Rain. We have three print copies and one Kindle copy of each book to give away. Let us know you want a chance at your very own copy! Winner announced in the next Weekend Edition.
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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.
Thank you for sharing your cookie recipes last weekend! They look amazing!!! Winners of a bag of books are: Kelly Blackwell, Sierra Faith, Rachel Koppendrayer and Deanne Patterson.
Tuesday Sandra Leesmith hosted a delightful day filled with our love of animals in our stories. Winner of the glass chocolate kiss and their choice of one of Sandra's books is Becky of Ohiohomeschool.
Wednesday Dina Davis, assistant editor for Love Inspired Historical and Love Inspired Suspense, shared her tips for creating interesting characters that really grab a reader’s—and editor’s—attention. Book winners are: Ruthy's "Healing the Lawman's Heart" Elva Cobb Martin and Helen Gray, Glynna Kaye's "Rekindling the Widower's Heart" Becky B. and Sherida, Missy's "The Doctor's Second Chance" Jackie and Unknown, and Deb Giusti's "Person of Interest" Barbara Scott and "Stranded" Suzanne Baginskie. And $8 Amazon gift card winners are: Bettie, Kathryn Barker and Wilani Wahl!!! Congratulations and thank you for making Dina's day so wonderful!
Thursday Love Inspired Historical author Jessica Nelson dropped by to chat about "Butterflies, Godiva and Other Writerly Metamorphoses." S. Trietsch is the winner of The Matchmaker's Match, Jessica's September, RT Book Review's 4 1/2 Star TOP PICK! release,and Godiva chocolate.
Next Week in Seekerville
Monday: Yes, it's time for the September Contest Update. Stop by to meet our contest divo/diva. The prize vault is open and we have some F.U.N for you!
Tuesday: We're bringing in September with one of our favorite guests, Davalynn Spencer with her post, "T-Minus 24 Hours and Counting …" And she's giving away an e-copy of Book 4 of The 12 Brides of Summer that includes her novella, The Columbine Bride.
Wednesday: Seekerville is delighted to welcome back Love Inspired author Jill Kemerer, with her post, "Sneaky Ways to Write More Each Day." Stop by! You could win a copy of Unexpected Family, her September release!
If you haven't noticed, look closer, both Tuesday and Wednesday's guests are offering you time and organizational tips. So pay close attention, because on both days, Seekerville is going to toss in an extra giveaway! A digital timer to help you get in your daily word count.
Thursday: Aside from writing the book, PROMOTION is the name of the game. Amy Brantley offers great advice on how "Book Promotion Doesn't Have To Cost A Fortune." The giveaway she's offering will make you drool...
Friday: Best of the Archives: featuring Ruth Logan Herne and her post: Erotic vs. Evocative, how to write a feeling-packed scene that doesn't need to delve too deeply into physics... because it layers emotion onto the page in ways to tug the reader's heart... and maybe their soul.
The Love Inspired Facebook page featured Glynna Kaye's October cover-Rekindling the Widower’s Heart!
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Sandra Leesmith is excited about her cover for her new release Love’s Dream Song. Are there any bloggers out there interested in participating in a cover reveal? If so, contact Sandra through her website.
Random News & Information
Thanks to Seekers and Villagers who shared links.
The September Calendar is UP!
Nourishing the Writer’s Spirit Retreat (Danica Favorite)
Adult Fiction Print Units Bouncing Back in 2015 (PW)
What are the Most Popular Title Trends in Your Genre? (Book Bub Partners)
How Can You Entice Teens to Your Library Programs?(School Visit Experts.com)
Ten Things You Shouldn’t Say to Authors (and Ten You Should) (Bethany Fiction)
How to Get Blurbs for Your Book & Use Them In Your Marketing (BookBub Partners)
How to Price Kindle Books to FREE without Exclusivity (Smashwords Blog)
Hiring an Editor or DIY? (DIY Author)
Create Sounds to Work By (Defonic)
Why Broken Sleep is a Golden Time for Creativity (Aeon)
That's it. Have a great reading and writing weekend!