Monday: Jan Drexler walked us through the creation of her new series on Monday. The winner of the first title in that series, "The Sound of Distant Thunder," is Connie Porter Saunders!!! Congratulations, Connie!
Wednesday: Melanie Dickerson walked us through her plotting genius - a combination of many plotting techniques taught by some of the best in romantic fiction. The winner of an eCopy of her latest release Magnolia Summer, is Lee-Ann B.
Friday: Winnie Griggs offered a detailed discussion on the various functions Secondary Characters can perform in your story using the movie Pirates of the Caribbean as her starting point.
Monday: Erica Vetsch is our blogger today!
Wednesday: Publishers Weekly Bestselling Author, Debby Giusti will share pictures and information about her recent trip to Ireland with emphasis on "International Travel Tips for Writers." Foreign research is best done in person. Find out what Debby has learned from her many trips to foreign destinations. Leave a comment to be entered in the drawing!
Friday: Pam Hillman is our blogger today!
WE HAVE A CHRISTY AWARD FINALIST!
We are thrilled to announce that Ruth Logan Herne's February 2018 book "Her Secret Daughter" has been nominated as a Christy Award finalist in the "Short Form" category encompassing novels under 60,000 words, Senior Editor Melissa Endlich, Love Inspired Books, editor. Winners will be named at a gala dinner and awards ceremony held at Lipscomb University in Nashville on November 7th, 2018. Congratulations, Ruthy!
Jan's newest book is available now! Look for it at your favorite bookstore or online retailer!
The fourth and final book in
Debby Giusti's Amish Protectors series,
AMISH CHRISTMAS SECRETS
will release October 1 and can be
Debby will host a book signing at
Books-A-Million, Peachtree City, GA,
on Thursday, OCT 11.
Proceeds will benefit The Alzheimer's Association.
Magnolia Summer by Melanie Dickerson is now available for sale! We're celebrating with a social media takeover with JustRead Publicity Tours, starting Thursday, September 27, 2018! Come on by (http://justreadtours.com) and enter the giveaway to win a copy plus an of Mel's previous released titles!
Woman's World Gets a New Editor but Keeps its Sharp Focus by Tony Silber, Forbes
Self-Doubt Is Not Good by Julie Duffy at Writer UnBoxed.
What's Stronger Than Your Character's Fear? Their Unmet Need by Angela Ackerman at Writers In The Storm
R&R: Rants and Raves - Confusing Clauses by Amanda Cabot at An Indie Adventure
Deconstructing Best Sellers in Your Niche Genre by C.S Lakin at Live Write Thrive
The Importance Of Creative Process: 5 Key Conditions To Help You Thrive by Joanna Penn at the Creative Penn
Train Your Eye For Better Writing: 3 Writing Techniques Adapted From The Visual Arts by Tess Callahan at Writers Digest
Some photos from ACFW that Mary sent!