Weekend Edition: Winner of last week's Weekend Edition offer of a Ruthy book (either Refuge of the Heart, More Than a Promise or The First Gift) is Laurie Wood! Congratulations Laurie! Let us know which book you'd like at firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday: Missy Tippens shared about R.U.E., resisting the urge to explain.
Wednesday: Ruthy barrelled into town with talk about grabbing stories out of thin air and looking at them from every possible angle... and the winner of a copy of her newly re-released book "The First Gift" is Pat Jeanne Davis!
Friday: Winnie Griggs discussed why it's all a matter of perspectivee in our writing
Monday: Jan Drexler is peeking out of her writing cave to invite you to spend some time in her world. How does she create story settings that make her readers feel like they've come home? Stop by on Monday for some great tips.
Wednesday: Publishers Weekly Bestselling Author Debby Giusti will attend the RWA National Conference and wants to share some travel tips for anyone who plans to attend a conference in the not-too-distant future. Stop by to read her blog, "What Debby's Packing in her Suitcase...for the RWA National Convention."
Ruth Logan Herne is addressing a local book club on Tuesday 6/19 at the Maplewood Branch Library in Rochester, the very same library she'd hike to as a small child to feed her cute kid passion for books, books and more books. The book club just finished reading "Back in the Saddle", and Ruthy can't wait to hear what they have to say!
Jan Drexler's "Journey to Pleasant Prairie" series is on sale for the month of June! E-books (both Kindle and Nook) are listed at special prices at BarnesandNoble and Amazon - starting at 99 cents!
25 Ways to Promote Your Book with Instagram by Kelly Schuknecht
Non-verbal Communication in Writing by Jeanne Kisacky at Writer Unboxed
Start Your Novel with a Bang! 12 Ways to Hook Readers by Sara Shepard at the BookBub Partners Blog.
And all of us in Seekerville would like to extend huge congratulations to the ACFW Genesis finalists! Many of us are Genesis/Noble Theme alumni and we've got lots of good stuff to say about that chance to shine!
Here are the finalists for the 2018 Genesis Contest.
Historical (up to Vietnam Era)
Melanie N. Brasher
Elizabeth Ann Boyles
Leanna Lindsey Hollis MD
Elizabeth Ann Boyles
Rebecca May Hope
Kathleen D. Bailey
Shannon Moore Redmon
Darlene L. Turner
Laura C. Brandenburg
Sara C. Anderson
Gretchen E.K. Engel
Jamin N.S. Goecker
Winners will be awarded during ACFW’s annual conference gala in Nashville.