This weekend we're celebrating the release of Debby Giusti's Plain Truth. Debby is generously giving away three copies to commenters. Winners announced in the next Weekend Edition!
Please don't forget to take the Brain Fry Survey based on the September 1, post. Check that post out here. The survey ends has been extended through Monday, and will help us with 2017 programming. Click here to go to the survey! Yes, it's anonymous.
We Have Winners
If you are not familiar with our giveaway rules, take a minute to read them. It keeps us all happy! All winners should send their name, address, phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org, to claim prizes.
Pat Jeanne Davis is the winner of the Labor Day Surprise Book Package.
Tuesday: Winnie Griggs was our guest today with "Not So Common Senses." Beth Erin is the winner of Texas Cinderella.
Wednesday: Ruth Logan Herne brought you "Writing Strategies You Can Live With 24/7/365!" Three winners of The First Gift are Tanya Alger, Josee Telfer and Connie Queen!
Thursday: "Inspiration and Perspiration and Dumb Luck" with Ruth Logan Herne. Winner of the Jesus Calling set is Jan Drexler. Two winners of The First Gift are Yvonne Weers and Boo Smelser.
Next Week in Seekerville
Monday: Laurie Schnebly Campbell will return to talk about "Preparing for Productivity." Before you ever start Chapter One, these tricks will set you up for success. Laurie will once again give away class registrations, so don't miss it!
Tuesday: Myra Johnson reports on her ACFW conference experience in "What Happens at a Writers Conference Stays at . . . Well, Not Always." Ever wondered what some writers really do at a conference? Here's your chance to find out! Myra will also give away two copies of her latest release, Castles in the Clouds, one print copy and one audio version on CD!
Wednesday: CHRISTIAN READERS ROCK! After CFRR and ACFW, life is slowly getting back to normal, so join Julie Lessman as she recaps her AMAZING experience at this year’s inaugural Christian Fiction Readers One-Day Retreat in Nashville with highlights like the Pucker Up Panel and Speed Chatting (think Speed Dating with authors!). Julie has a special giveaway planned, so come on by!
Thursday: Angela Ackerman returns to Seekerville with her post, "3 Ways To Use The Setting To Steer Your Story’s Plot." Two lucky commenters will win a copy of one of the recently released, Setting Thesaurus books- The Urban Setting Thesaurus or The Rural Setting Thesaurus. Winners choice in ebook format!
Friday: Best of the Archives: "Five Things I Learned About Writing From Jack Reacher." Your hostess is Tina Radcliffe. Comments are closed on Fridays so we all can catch up with our reading and writing.
Tina Radcliffe will be speaking at the Southwest Valley Writer's Conference on October 29th. Registration is now open. For more information and to get on their mailing list check here.
More fun news! www.tinaradcliffe.com got a facelift. Stop by to see Tina's new digs.
FREE DOWNLOAD on Julie Lessman's A GLIMMER OF HOPE, the prequel novella to her award-winning novel Isle of Hope. Get your free e-copy of AGOH at AMAZON, BARNES & NOBLE, or KOBO.
SALE on Julie Lessman's 5-star novel ISLE OF HOPE, listed on Family Fiction Magazine's Top 15 Novels of 2015! Buy Link
PREORDER AVAILABLE on Julie Lessman's new novel, LOVE EVERLASTING, book 2 in the Isle of Hope series. Preorder Link
Random News & Information
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Two-Factor Authentication: Who Has It and How to Set It Up (PC)*MUST READ TO PREVENT FB HACKING!*
Mythbusting The Amazon Algorithm – Reviews and Ranking For Authors (SPR)**
The Art of Editing-Books Podcast (The Guardian)
For Writers… How I Doubled My Productivity This Summer (Marie Force Blog)**
Six-figure Book Promotion Strategies for Authors (Written Word) **
Critique Groups: 6 Ways they May Hurt Your Writing…and 6 Ways they Can Help (Anne R Allen's Blog...with Ruth Harris)
How to Run a Successful Book Price Promotion (Where Writers Win)**
5 Moral Dilemmas That Make Characters (& Stories) Better (WD)
It’s not Creative or Commercial, It’s Both (ALLi)
Just Tie the Darn Knot (Writer Unboxed)**
13 Ways to Find New Readers for Your Books (Savvy Book Marketer)
Interview with Literary Agent, Ann Byle (Gilead Publishing)**
How to Avoid Book Publishing Blunders, Bloopers and Boo-Boos (The Book Designer)**
Will Amazon Kill FedEx? (The Passive Voice)
Short on Time? Read the ** articles and come back later for the rest!
Have a great writing and reading weekend.