Saturday, May 21, 2022

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.  Please send to If the winner does not contact us within two weeks, another winner may be selected.

Monday: Jan talked about writing as both an art and a business. Winner of an e-book copy of Jan's new release,The Sign of the Calico Quartz, is Connie Porter Saunders!

Wednesday: Debby Giusti blogged about Inspirational Travel and the historic train ride she took. The winners of her June two-in-one, Soldier Protector, are Jeanne Crea and JPC Allen. Congrats, ladies. 

Thursday: Winnie gave us an early look at her upcoming release, Her Amish Springtime Miracle. The winner of a copy of the book is Sarah Taylor

Friday: Jennifer Beckstrand provided a guest blogpost on "Character and Characterization." Digital copies of THE PEANUT BUTTER CHRISTMAS go to KB, Edwina and Sandy Smith. Congrats to the winners!

Monday:  Erica will have some fun news and a chat about second printings.

Tuesday:  Laurel Blount has a brand-new release and she'll be here to tell us all about it. 

Wednesday:  Cate will be here to talk craft.
Friday: Pam shares a few hard-fought tips about wrangling newsletter subscribers.

Coming August 23rd!
Preorder now!

She came home to make things right. Will she be given a second chance?

Gloriana Prescott has returned to her Texas hometown to make amends—even if the townsfolk she left behind aren’t ready to forgive. But when her mother’s ranch manager, Justin Broussard, is tasked with saving the struggling rodeo so his teen daughter can compete, Gloriana sees a chance to prove she’s really changed. But can she prove to Justin, and the town, that she’s trustworthy? 

a 2-IN-1 featuring
The Officer's Secret and The Soldiers Sister
by Debby Giusti
Releasing June 2022
Pre-order NOW!

Releasing on Wednesday, May 25th!

Releasing  On  Tuesday  MAY 24

An orphaned baby brings together an unlikely couple who learn the true meaning of family. 

When Hannah Eicher discovered sweet baby Grace in her barn last spring, the adorable infant seemed like the answer to her prayers. The young Amish baker has always wanted a familye of her own and now that she’s fostered Grace for nearly a year, her adoption application is almost certain to be approved. But an unexpected visitor to Hope’s Haven could change everything . . .

And in honor of this upcoming release Winnie has a fun giveaway going on right now. The prize for TWO lucky winners will be a gift box comprised of the first book in the series, a dragonfly bookmark, an insulated mug, a Home Sweet Home figurine and a foldable nailfile.  To learn more and to get your name in the hat, look for details HERE

The Latest Writing Tools by LA Sartor at An Indie Adventure

Writing, Independence, and Selling Direct by Derek Sivers at The Creative Penn

What is the Climax of a Story? by Gloria Russell at Write To Done

The Conference Appointment by Tamela Hancock Murray at Steve Laube Agency

Outlining Your Novel for Success by CS Lakin at Live Write Thrive

How a VA Helps Indie Authors Build Their Careers by Clare Flynn at Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi)

Writers: Pantser, Plotter ... Roadster? by William F Wu at Writers In The Storm

6 Vellum Alternatives: Other Formatting Software by Jason Hamilton at Kindlepreneur

Ways to Find Your Best Ideas Before Writing by KM Weiland at Helping Writers Become Authors

Some Thoughts on Publishing by Mary Gillgannon at Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers blog


  1. Last week had so many wonderful blogposts! The upcoming week looks great, as well. Lots of high school graduations in my area this week. Congrats to the grads, including my sweet granddaughter, Anna! :)

  2. Happy Saturday, Seekerville!

    And it certainly is graduation season, Debby. Congrats to all the graduates!


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