WHOO-HOO ... today we're celebrating the preorder release of A GLIMMER OF HOPE, the novella prequel to Julie Lessman's Isle of Hope series. A Glimmer of Hope is available for preorder for only 99 cents, 66% off release-day price, so check it out
AND ... leave a comment if you'd like to have your name entered into the bait bucket for ONE OF THREE eCOPIES of either A Glimmer of Hope OR Isle of Hope. Winners announced in the next Weekend Edition.
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 the lovely No Regrets mug from last weekend is Elizabeth Van Tassel.
What would be better than pursuing your dream of writing and supplementing it with a part time job that allows you to set your own hours or utilize your own personal skill set? On Monday, guest blogger B. K. (Brenda) Jackson opened the discussion on juggling your dream of writing with the very real obligation of paying the bills. Winners of the ebook 130 Work From Home Career Ideas are : Jackie, Rhonda, Leslie, Jill, and Edwina.
Sandra Leesmith discussed "Godly Professionalism," and the importance of RWA on Tuesday. LeAnne Bristow is the winner of a reimbursement for one 2016 membership fee for RWA. OhioHomeSchool is the winner of the deep dark chocolate truffles from See's Candy.
Margaret Daley was our special guest on Wednesday, to share about NINC. Novelists, Inc. Bonton (Bonnie Roof) is the winner of Margaret's recent Love Inspired Suspense Deadly Noel.
Amanda Cabot joined us on Thursday to us today to help us understand rejection and how to overcome and to teach us about SARAH! Sharee Stover and Jill Weatherholt are the winners of a copy of On Lone Star Trail - please specify if you'd like ecopy or paperback.
Next Week in Seekerville
Monday: Mary Connealy brings us a wonderful post by Victoria Alexander, "Twenty Things I Learned in Twenty Years as an Author." Mary will be giving away three books...to three winners.
Tuesday: Debut Love Inspired Suspense author, Meghan Carver is our guest today, sharing the spotlight with Punxsutawney Phil. Her post is, "Find Your Genre…The Groundhog Way." She's got copies of her release, Under Duress to share as well.
Wednesday: Time for the February Contest Update. This is a busy update so don't miss it. Stop by to meet our February Diva/Divo. The prize vault is open!
Thursday: Join us today when the gals from the Yankee Belle Cafe (Mary Jane Hathaway, Jan Drexler, Mindy Obenhaus, Cate Nolan, Ruthy Logan Herne and Missy Tippens) stop by and talk about integrating our real selves with our author status while having fun in the kitchen... a low-key way to connect with people and develop readerships. With six of us, some kind of fun prize will most likely be involved, which might include having Missy Tippens come and cook you dinner! (This is not LIKELY to happen, but who knows? It might?)
Friday: Best of the Archives: Featuring Julie Lessman, and her post, "The Perfect Pickup Line (Or How to Hook a Reader!)." Comments are closed on Fridays to allow us all more time to write and read.
|Safe in the Fireman's Arms and Rocky Mountain Reunion|
Tina Radcliffe will be going down under to appear on the blog of the Australian Romance Readers Association, on Sunday, January 31, (Saturday in the US) with her post, "Why No Story Should be Without a Furry Secondary Character."
On Friday, February 5, Tina will be cooking in the Yankee Belle Cafe. Stop by!
Then from February 5 through February 12 you can find her at the lovely blog home of Everyone's Story, talking about "What's Your Plan B?"
Stop by to chat and of course there are giveaways!
LOVE LETTERS TO THE LOVE OF YOUR LIFE! Join Julie Lessman on February 1st when she kicks off a month of "Love Letters to the Love of Your Life." It all takes place on Keiki Hendrix's Vessel Project blog, where various authors will be featured every day of February, posting a love letter to their husband or significant other.
So come by on FEBRUARY 1st to leave a comment on Julie's "Love Letter" blog, and you'll be entered for an ecopy of Isle of Hope or an early ecopy of A Glimmer of Hope. Winner announced on Julie's Journal Jot blog on Friday, February 5th.
Thanks to everyone who sent links!
The February Calendar is UP!
Indie Contracts (Kristine Kathryn Rusch-Business Musings)
If I Run, Video Interview with Terri Blackstock (Family Fiction)
Long Awaited Jane Austen Adaptation is Here (Vanity Fair)
7 Top Ebook Price Promotion Stats You Need to Know (BookBub Partners)
A List of 35 Blog Images You Can Take Yourself (The Write Conversation)
16 Publishers Showcasing Their Books & Authors on Pinterest (BookBub Partners)
Social Media Tips for Keeping Your Sanity (Writers in the Storm)
Paramount Pictures to Adapt Little House on the Prairie (GalleyCat)
Big freeze as indies and Amazon imprints sweep Kindle Top 10 (Roger Packer)
It's coming....details soon. Sign up starts February 20th.