Saturday, April 20, 2019

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.  Note our new email address and please send your emails to

Monday: Jan Drexler brought us a great post, Help Your Readers Fall in Love with Your Characters.

Wednesday: Debby Giusti shared a beautiful post, Sacrificial Love... A Holy Week Reflection. The winner of a copy of Amish Safe House is Sarah Taylor! Congrats, Sarah!

Friday: Winnie Griggs shared tips and pointers on The Black Moment.

Monday:  Erica Vetsch will share some tips she gleaned from The Greatest of All Time. (Tune in on Monday to find out who and what this person was the greatest at, and what the link to writing is.)

Wednesday:  Melanie Dickerson is in the house to talk about secret identities in stories and how to pull that off. She's giving away a copy of her latest release, The Warrior Maiden!
Friday: Pam Hillman will be bringing our post today. We're going to talk about who YOU are and how you relay that to your readers.

In anticipation of the release of The Crossing at Cypress Creek, book #3
in Pam Hillman's Natchez Trace Novel series,
the first two ebooks are on sale for the entire month of April!
Click here to get The Promise of Breeze Hill!

Releasing May 1st. Order your copy today to have it delivered by release day! Four stories of mail-order plans that go sideways, including Erica's story, The Galway Girl.

Order your PRINT copy HERE. (To be shipped soon!)

Dreams of Finding Mr. Right Go Wrong in the Old West

The Galway Girl by Erica Vetsch
Kansas, 1875
A mail-order mix-up sends Irish lass Maeve O’Reilly to the Swedish community of Lindsborg, Kansas. Will Kaspar Sandberg consider it a happy accident or a disaster to be rectified as soon as possible?

Open to writers of all genres and levels, the spring conference of Oregon Christian Writers is Saturday, May 18, from 8:30–4:30 at First Baptist Church, 3550 Fox Meadow Road, Eugene, Oregon. Chris Fabry, award-winning author and radio personality, will keynote on the theme “Unwrapping Your Bigger Story.” Afternoon workshops cover fiction, nonfiction, essays, self-editing, marketing, critique, and public speaking. To view the day’s schedule and register, visit:

The Flip Side by Kathleen McCleary at Writer Unboxed.

How to Marie Kondo Your Manuscript by Erica Vetsch at Learn How To Write a Novel

The Character Arc In Six Specific Stages by C.S. Lakin at Live Write Thrive

Five Tips For Writing Tears That Carry Power by Margie Lawson at Writers In The Storm

How I Wrote An Extended Series by Michelle Cox at The Writer's Dig

Saying No To Twitter: What Authors Need To Know by Daniel Berkowitz at Jane Friedman

What Does Your Online Activity Say About You? by Rachelle Gardener at Rachelle Gardener

Dark Friday by Steve Laube at Steve Laube Agency


  1. Happy Weekend, Seekerville!

    Wishing you all a wonderful celebration of our Lord's Resurrection!

  2. .
    "Jesus saith unto him, Thomas, because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed."
    John 20:29, KJV

    Faith: it's the key to almost all our endeavors.


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