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Last weekend's winner of a beach towel and Seeker Book of Choice is Terri W.
Monday we were delighted to welcome New York Times bestselling author, Linda Goodnight back to Seekerville. Linda breezed in with wonderful advice about the five common mistakes in writing.Rebecca McLafferty is the winner a copy of her choice of The Memory Keeper or The Rain Sparrow.
Tuesday Myra Johnson brought us “A Random Top 10 List of Romance Novel Clichés.” To celebrate Myra’s soon-to-be-released Castles in the Clouds, book 2 in her Flowers of Eden series (coming in August), Myra is giving away a copy of book 1, The Sweetest Rain—or, if you’ve already read it, any other of Myra’s published novels. Winner is DebH.
Publisher's Weekly bestselling author, Debby Giusti was your hostess in Seekerville on Wednesday talking about "The Unexpected Blessings of the Writing Life." Debby is giving way one of her books, winner's choice, and a fun surprise gift to two lucky people! Check out her list of titles on her website: www.DebbyGiusti.com Debby's winners are Sally Shupe and Connie Queen.
Thursday: We're so excited to have Victoria Bylin return to Seekerville! Her post is called, "Lessons Learned From The Book That Nearly Did Me In." Winners of their choice between Until I Found You, Together With You, or Someone Like You, are Laura Conner Kestner, Rhonda Starnes and Dana Lynn.
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Monday: Janet Dean is your hostess today. She'll be talking about characterization in her post "Put Meat, Not Fat, on the Bones of Your Characters." Janet will be giving away a copy of The Bounty Hunter's Redemption.
Tuesday: We are super excited to have Villager Meg Brummer guest host in Seekerville today. Join Meg for "The Art of Drive-By Writing." The prize vault is open!
Wednesday: Author and professional coffee drinker, Jaime Jo Wright is our guest today with her post, "End of Chapter Hooks." One lucky commenter will win a print or e copy of The Cowboy Bride's Collection from Barbour Publishing, featuring her novella, "The Cowgirl's Lasso!"
Thursday: Erica Vetsch returns with "You've Got Style" as she shares the ins and outs of an author Style Sheet. Stop by and learn about this handy tool. She also giving away a copy of His Prairie Sweetheart!
Friday: Best of the Archives: featuring Sandra Leesmith and her post "Swag Promotional Tools." After all, conferences are coming up and we want to be prepared. Comments are closed on Fridays to allow more reading and writing time!
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July 13, 5:30-7:30 is the "Readers for Life" Literacy Autographing at the San Diego Marriott Marquis & Marina. Four hundred authors will be participating. If you are a reader in the area, plan to attend. The event is free and open to the public. More details here, along with a list of participating authors.
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Megan Besing, Cynthia Herron, Iola Goulton, Dawn Ford, Laura Conner Kestner!!!! WOOT!!!
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