Welcome to the Weekend Edition!
As we launch into week 4 of SPEEDBO!Do let us know how you are doing in the comments!
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
This week's Speedbo prize winners can be found here.
Monday: "A Foot in Two Worlds: Writing in Two Different Genres" with guest Dana Mentink. Jessica Ferguson gets to have her cake and eat it too! She won both, Dangerous Testimony and Sit, Stay, Love.
Tuesday: The 3 winners of Myra Johnson's upcoming release, A Rose So Fair, are Jackie Smith, Patti Jo, and Marcia!
Wednesday: Debby Giusti encouraged us to "Dream Big!" The winner of the very first Seekerville giveaway of an advanced copy of her May release, AMISH REFUGE, is Wendy Newcomb. Congrats, Wendy!
Thursday: Debut Harlequin Heartwarming author, LeAnne Bristow is our guest with her post, "Pressing on When Life Pushes You Back." Jessica Baughman is the winner of Her Texas Rebel.
Monday: Janet Dean's post "Speedbo Got You Down? Give Yourself the Gift of Kindness." Leave a comment for a chance to win a five page critique or an eCopy of one of Janet's novels.
Tuesday: Amanda Cabot joins us today to discuss "The Power Of A Family Tree." Having trouble keeping family members straight as you write a trilogy or saga? Amanda shares with us the advantages of giving your characters a lineage and how organizing your character's history from the very beginning can save you major headaches as you continue to create. A copy of A Stolen Heart, Book 1 in the Cimarron Creek Trilogy, will be the prize of the day!
Wednesday: Bestselling author Elizabeth Musser will be in the house to offer a glimpse into her very unusual writing life and how she's managed to remain relatively (but certainly not totally) sane! Stop by for a chance to win her most recent release, The Long Highway Home.
Thursday: Jill Weatherholt is our special guest with her post, "The Payoff of Perseverance." She's celebrating her debut release from Love Inspired. Stop by and comment for a chance to win one of two copies of Second Chance Romance!
Friday: Seekerville brings you another Best of the Archives to inspire your Speedbo week. Comments are closed on Friday so we can catch up on our reading and writing.
Tina Radcliffe will be speaking to the Christian Writers of the West (ACFW) on "The Romantic Arc," on Saturday, April 22 (the weekend AFTER Easter). This date has been updated from April 15.
Details on the CWOW webpage.
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5 Sneaky Ways to Steal Time to Write (The Write Practice)
Second Chance at Love—Get it Right the First Time (Romance University)
Five Bad Habits of Good Writers -Free Download (Alicia Rasley)
3 Golden Rules for Your Amazon Author Page (SPR)
Publishers Plan for Future Without Family Christian (PW)
Critiquing an Agent's Pitch Letter (Janet Reid)
Why Write a Synopsis (Steve Laube Literary Agency)
Three Things to Consider Before Talking with an Agent (MacGregor Literary)
What Kind of Advance Can I Expect ? (Books & Such Literary Management)
Advice from Kurt Vonnegut that Every Writer Needs to Read (ProWriting Aid Blog)
All Day to Write, But Where Did the Time Go? (Live, Write, Breathe)
April 1 Deadline! Enter and send proof of entry to us. Details here.