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Here Comes the Bride! Toss the Bouquet, Ruth Logan Herne is giving away 3 copies to celebrate the release of this wonderfully romantic book! Winners announced in the next Weekend Edition.
We Have Winners
Giveaway rules can be found here. Drop us a line to claim your giveaway at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please allow us the 6-8 weeks per our legal page to get your prizes sent out.
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!
Last weekend we celebrated the release of Glynna Kaye's, Claiming the Single Mom's Heart, part of the Hearts of Hunter Ridge series. CatMom and Connie Brown are winners of print copies of this Love Inspired romance.
We also celebrated National Library Week. Keli Gwyn is the winner of a Library Card Mug from Outofprint.com.
Villager, philosopher and Ad Man, Vince Mooney was our guest on Monday, talking about book reviews. Want tips on encouraging readers to review your books? Want tips on how to write book reviews? We hope you didn't miss this post. Sally Shupe is the winner of Janet Dean's The Bounty Hunter's Redemption. Sherida Stewart is the winner of a Kindle edition of Courting Miss Adelaide, and Bonton is the winner of a Kindle edition of The Price of Victory.
Tuesday Howard Books debut author Kara Isaac was our guest. Kara is a long time Villager and we we're delighted to share her journey with her post, "Write the Crazy Book." Beth is the winner of Close to You.
Wednesday Publisher's Weekly best-selling author and Seeker, Debby Giusti hosted and shared good news, along with travel details and pictures of her “Amish Road Trip!” Lara Hitchcock and Kate are the winners of Debby’s Plain Danger..and a surprise gift!
Thursday was "Top Three Tips For Selling Your Novel Without An Agent," with our special guest, Dani Pettrey. Trixi is the winner of an autographed copy of Cold Shot and $10 Starbucks gift card, because books and coffee are just made to go together. So good that we have two more Starbucks gift card winners: Loraine Nunley and Barbara Fox.
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Monday: Former police officer turned writer, Janice Cantore is our special guest today. Her post is "Ripped from the Headlines—Current Events and Fictional Stories." Janice is generously giving away three copies of Burning Proof, and to one commenter a Janice Cantore book of choice. Four winners! Thanks, Janice!!
Tuesday: Sandra Leesmith will talk about the importance of using what you know in setting your scenes.
Wednesday: Seeker Glynna Kaye is your hostess today. Stop by to chat with this Love Inspired author who delivers insights for the writing journey.
Thursday: Join us a day with Cara Lynn James with her post,"The End of the Road — how to keep your story's ending exciting and satisfying."
Friday: Best of the Archives: "Best of the Archives:The Unauthorized Cheat Sheet of Self-Editing Tips for Writers with Tina Radcliffe." Comments are closed each Friday so we can achieve our reading and writing goals.
Seekerville has gone to college!
Seekerville was recently interviewed by Shannon Sukraw Leinen for her Doctoral Research Paper. Name of Publication: NATIONAL SOCIAL SCIENCE JOURNAL Issue: Volume 45 # 2 ISSN 2154-1736
See page 41.
As Debby Giusti mentioned in her Wednesday post, STRANDED, from her Military Investigations series, will be reissued in a two-for-one with Miriam's Heart, by Emma Miller. The book releases in July, but can be pre-ordered NOW!
Just released! From some of your favorite Seeker authors. Get your copy today.
Join Ruth Logan Herne and friends for the Christian Scavenger Hunt.
Starting Friday at noon, and then going for two full days of rollicking fun! You'll start at LISA BERGREN'S site and be directed from there to 31 other sites... and a chance at a lot of prizes! Join the fun Friday, 4/22 at noon... and you've got all weekend to go through the stops!
FOR MORE INFO, GO HERE!!!
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Thank you to everyone who sent links.
Gilead Publishing is Announced (Steve Laube Literary Blog) & Industry Veterans Form a New Christian Publishing House (PW) **Must Read**
2016 Smashwords Survey Reveals Insight into the Habits of Bestselling Authors (Smashwords Blog)**Must Read**
Essential Tax Deductions for Writers (Writer Unboxed)
Stuck? This Random Writing Generator Can Help (or not!) (Writing Exercises)
Writing Tools (Everything You Could Ever Need) (Writers Helping Writers) *Excellent*
Infographic: Popular Words Invented by Authors (The Digital Reader)
The Key Book Publishing Paths:2016 (Jane Friedman)
Crutch Words: Why They Cripple Your Writing (Bookbaby Blog)
Avast! Piracy and the Self-Publisher (The Book Designer)
Finding Their Tribe: Faith-Driven Books by Women Pick Up Steam (PW)
Writer Igniter (DIY MFA)
How To Build An Author Business With Helen Sedwick (The Creative Penn)
Subtext: Creating Layered Characters (Jami Gold)
That's it! Have a great writing and reading weekend!