Monday: Open Critique Day! Always a fan favorite!! Even though Ruthy was in North Carolina and forgot to mention it.... Thank you Missy Tippens for jumping in and huge thanks to the brave souls who dared to share their work... believe us when we say that this is HUGELY IMPORTANT to handling editors, agents, rejections and reviews... You just can't please everyone, darlings!
Wednesday: Candee Fick talked about giving readers what they want. In addition to sharing her manuscript wishlist as a new romance editor, she also gave away an advance reader copy of A Picture Perfect Christmas to Sherrinda Ketchersid.
Friday: Marilyn Leach joined us with tales of England as she researched her latest cozy mystery, All Hallows' Dead.
Monday: Mary Connealy is our hostess. Mary will be giving away a copy of her novella collection: Three Christmas Novellas.
Wednesday: Mindy Obenhaus will attempt to answer the age old question Where do I start (to write a book).
Friday: There are times when readers must choose NOT to read. Beth will hold your hand and offer comfort for those tragic occasions (like weddings).
Our own Ruth Logan Herne will be at the Art of Writing Conference and The Christy Award Gala on
Tickets are still available and this looks to be an amazing day of learning, laughing and celebrating great Christian fiction. Ruthy is a finalist in the Short Form category with her beautiful story of a mother's sacrificial love in "Her Secret Daughter", a February 2018 release from Love Inspired. She'd love to see you there!
And if you can't make it in person, join us in spirit and technology by hopping over to The Christy Awards facebook page on Wednesday evening beginning at 7:30 PM Central Time! Here's the link!
ON SALE FOR 99 CENTS--LIMITED TIME--Tried and True, book one of the Wild at Heart series.
Erica Vetsch will be signing books at Christos BookCenter locate at: 3611 Salem Rd SW, Rochester, MN 55902 on November 10th. Come by if you're in the neighborhood!
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Book giveaway runs the month of November for
AMISH CHRISTMAS SECRETS!
You'll also find Debby chatting on the
Christian Fiction Readers Retreat Blog:
The Sound of Distant Thunder is on sale!
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