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If you are not familiar with our giveaway rules, take a minute to read them here. It keeps us all happy! All winners should send their name, address, and phone number to claim prizes. Send to Seekers@Seekerville.net
Thank you for sharing our month long birthday with us. All that's left is the clean up..oh and to pick the Grand Prize Winner.
The winner of an iPad mini is Laura Conner Kestner!
Winners of Do You Hear What I Hear? are Heidi Robbins and Carol Garvin. Winners of Silent Night, Star-Lit Night are Valri and Trixi. Winners of Room at the Inn are Amber Schamel and Susan Stitch! Congratulations, ladies!
A Seekerville birthday cheer and welcome for Jen Turano who led the party grand finale with her post, "Top Nine “Who Knew” Moments Since Becoming a Writer. " Tracey Hagwood is the winner of three books in Jen's last series - "A Class of Their Own." That includes "After a Fashion," "In Good Company," and "Playing the Part."
Wednesday we were delighted to welcome Tyora Moody to the Village with her post "Using Visual Content to Attract Readers." Patricia W and Patti Jo are the winners of two E-copies of The Literary Entrepreneur Toolkit: Building and Managing an Online Presence for Authors.
Kara Isaac returned to Seekerville today! Her post is The Benefits of Being a Middle Distance Writer. TBD is the winner of Close To You or Can’t Help Falling (winner’s choice). TBD is the winner of some of Kara's favorite New Zealand chocolate up for grabs.
Next Week in Seekerville
Monday: Mary Connealy asks the eternal question....How is being an author like a four car pileup in rush hours. Mary is giving away a copy of Room at the Inn for Christmas (ebook)
Tuesday: "Welcome to the Lone Star Cowboy League: Boys Ranch." Seekerville is totally thrilled to welcome Love Inspired Associated Editor, Shana Asaro and the authors behind this heart-warming continuity series. Comment for a chance to win a bundle of the first three books in the series.
Wednesday: You won't want to miss Gilead Publishing's super girls Nichole Parks and Katelyn Bolds as they talk shop with a great post on "Redefining Tag Lines." You'll also have a chance to win a paperback or ebook copy of Cowboy Christmas Homecoming, one of two Gilead Christmas novellas that have just released featuring Seekerville's own Mary Connealy, Ruth Logan Herne, and Julie Lessman.
Thursday: Come on over as Waterbrook Press and Love Inspired author Ruth Logan Herne talks about Wranglin' That Cowboy Without Using Spurs although she might spur you into some creative ways of setting up cowboy scenarios! And she might be looking for likely cowboys and girls to play host or hostess for our annual 2016 Rockin' It New Year's Eve Party! She's got two copies of "Silent Night, Star-lit Night" to give away to two wonderful folks who leave a comment and make her feel less alone in the world.
Friday: Join us for the Best of the Archives. Sandra Leesmith will bring back her April post entitled Setting Your Scenes. On Friday's comments are closed so we can catch up with our reading and writing.
Don't miss the chance to enter the ginormous Fall Christian Fiction Scavenger Hunt this weekend! The hunt goes all weekend long, and as you follow the trail... and pick up the clues in red!!!... you'll end up with multiple chances to win an amazing array of books and prizes from 28 of your favorite Christian authors! The HUNT STARTS HERE at Stop #1.... and then links you to the next stops in order!
Win three signed paperbook copies of three of Julie Lessman's favorite books when Julie helps Andi Tubbs celebrate her ten-year blogaversary of the Radiant Light blog. Contest ends Sunday. Here's the link: RADIANT LIGHT BLOG.
ALSO!!! From Waterbrook/Multnomah for Book Clubs! Enter your book club to win an online chat with Ruthy ( Ruth Logan Herne ) AND free copies of "Home on the Range" for your book club... with snack recipes included! GO HERE TO ENTER!!!!Random News & Information
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How Filtering the Point of View Affects Show, Don’t Tell (Writers in the Storm)**
How Long Should You Wait for an Answer (Steve Laube Blog)**
DEAD ON! Ten Secrets to Writing “Killer” Romantic Suspense by Brenda Novak (Romance University)**
The JABBIC is Open-Enter your 2016 novel, novella, short story, or compilation cover here. (Houston Bay Area RWA)
Book Publishing Glossary (Nathan Bransford)
Wanted: Appropriate Filters (Books & Such Literary Agency)**
Understanding Inner conflict with Story Expert Michael Hauge (Writers Helping Writers)**
Why Most Amazon Reader Reviews are Worthless (PW)**
Writing Three-Dimensional Characters (Bookbaby Blog)
How To Automate Your Marketing (Tim Grahl)
Returns 101: What New Authors Need to Know (BookLife)**
Do Less, Write More: How the Right Author Assistant Can Sell More Books (DBW)**
Have Trouble Getting That Book Done? Try Doing Less (Jane Friedman)
13 Social Media Rules That Every Author Needs to Know ( Novel Rocket)
Amazon charges non-Prime members more at physical bookstores, hinting at new retail strategy (GeekWire)
NaNoWriMo 2016 Tip #1: Read 148 Tips From Previous Years (GalleyCat)
NaNoWriMo 2016 Word Counting Calendar (Dave Seah)
That's it! Have a great reading and writing Weekend.