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The Pastor's Christmas Courtship!
Winners announced in the next Weekend Edition.
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
The Pumpkin Spice winner from the last Weekend Edition is Sharee Moore.
Christy Barritt, the award-winning author of fifty quirky mysteries and spine-tingling suspense novels, was our special guest on Monday with her post, "Solving the Genre Conundrum: Suspense v. Mystery." Winners of an ecopy of Disillusioned are Megan Brummer and Dana McNeely.
Tuesday Tina Radcliffe shared "Comfort Reads." Renee McBride is the winner of a comfort reads giveaway!
On Wednesday,Publishers Weekly Bestselling author Debby Giusti shared "Writing Strengths and Weaknesses." We analyzed the strengths and weaknesses of our own writing and learned ways to improve your craft and your stories. Kaybee is the winner of Debby's latest release, Plain Truth, a journal, The Writer's Prayer, and a $9 Starbucks Gift Card.
Thursday Jewell Tweedt was our guest with Be Awesome! Be a Book Nut! Winner of Lesson's Learned-Grace's Secret is Bettie.
|Seeker Glynna Kaye with her new release!|
Monday: Janet Dean is your hostess as she shares her love of this country and its history in her post "I'm Thankful to Live in America." Leave a comment for a chance to win either Janet's Christmas novella "A Daddy for Christmas" or one of the historical eBooks written by Seekers Pam, Julie, Cara, Janet, Audra, Ruthy, Mary or Myra.
Tuesday: Let's Talk Turkey! Sandra Leesmith will discuss how fixing turkey dinner is like writing a romance novel. Join Sandra to share recipes and Thanksgiving fun. Be eligible to win a surprise package of Seeker books.
Wednesday: Seekerville is delighted to welcome editor and author Barbara Scott back with her post, "What Does an Editor Really Do?" Stop by to chat. Leave a comment and you could win a copy of the Christmas novella collection Sleigh Bells Ring, which includes Barbara Scott’s “I’ll Be Home for Christmas.” Romantic Times named it a Top Pick and gave the book a 4-1/2-star review.
Friday: Join us for the Best of the Archives. Today's post is "True Lies." with Seeker Myra Johnson. On Friday's comments are closed so we can catch up with our reading and writing.
Tina Radcliffe is DELIGHTED to have lost count of the # of her sales to Woman's World, but she knows she has a story out this week. That's really something to be thankful for!
Huge thanks to radio personality and blogger Cyrus Webb for naming Ruth Logan Herne's "Back in the Saddle" to the Top 50 Best Books of 2016 list!
Join Debby Giusti at the Love Our Readers' Luncheon on FEB 11, 2017, Marietta, GA. Tickets on sale now! For reservations and information check here.
Enter for a chance to win books by 55+ of your favorite authors. Including Ruth Logan Herne, Pam Hillman, Myra Johnson and Mary Connealy! Click Here to Enter--Only Two Days Left Until the Contest Closes.
The Cast of the Christmas Story, a very special Christmas devotional.
Mary Connealy, Pam Hillman and Julie Lessman are among the contributors. As well as Seekervillager Barbara Scott. Click Here to Download
Seekers and Villagers are in USA TODAY!!!! Read more about favorite holiday traditions. From Mary Connealy Julie Lessman, Ruth Logan Herne, Anna Schmidt, Barbara Scott, Lynette Sowell and Lenora Worth. Click to read.
Get your name in MeezCarrie's Thankful Hearts Giveaway. On the Reading is My Superpower blog. 10 books + $100 Amazon Gift Card. Included in the giveaways is Mary Connealy's Christmas Novella, Room at the Inn for Christmas. And Mary also has a day all her own on Reading is My Superpower. About the Thanksgiving Season and what she is thankful for. Click Here
Random News and Information
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Going to RWA 2017 Orlando-Disney World with us? The schedule is up. Click here.
Some Formatting Tips That Wil Make Your Copy Editor Happy (Romance University)**This is for all writers, published, unpublished, indie & traditional.
How to Write Backstory but Not Bog Down Your Book (Now Novel)**
Attention Villagers: The Inspirational category of the SARA Emma Merritt Contest needs our help. Let's give it to them. Do you have an inspirational story you would like to get in front of an editor from Bethany House and an agent from 3 Seas Literary Agency? San Antonio Romance Authors has opened the 2016 Emma Merritt Competition to published and unpublished authors for an unpublished work. The entry is the first 5k-8k of your original work. Deadline is Nov 30. For more information here is the link: http://sararwa.com/emma-merritt-contest/
Steve Laube Launches a Writer’s Learning Center, New Imprint (PW)
This post is a classic: The Straight Dope on PM (Jennifer Represents)
7 Signs Your Book is Professionally Published (The Book Designer)
Advanced Craft Tips (Romance University)**
Look at these other library shelf program options instead of Goodreads: Litsy.com & Bookstackk.com
Mastering Stylistic Tension (Writers Helping Writers)
13 Literary Mugs Every Bookworm is Sure to Love (BookBub Blog)
Using Archetypes to Learn More About You and Your Characters (Sara Letourneau Writer)**
Four Traits of a Master Writer and How You Can Develop Them (Writer Unboxed)
How to Find Publishers (Jane Friedman)**
Publishing Scams: Six Red Flags That Scream "Rip Off" (Tech Featured)
An Introduction to Effective and Descriptive Metadata (DBW)
Now Novel’s NaNoWriMo Hub: How to be NaNoWriMo Winners (Now Novel)
Short on Time? Read ** First and come back later for the rest!
That's it! Have a great reading and writing Weekend.