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Saturday, July 18, 2009

Seeds--news and seeking submissions

SEEDS IN SEASON Mid Summer NEWSletter

Updates and reminders



Dear subscribers and friends,

Happy summer! Happy iced lemonade and volleyball! Happy swimming and hiking!

I hope you are enjoying sunshine, time off for relaxing on the lawn, and children’s laughter!



New stories at Seeds in Season. See them at http://aprilboyer.com/SummerNews.shtml



*Reminder: the contest and drawings will conclude July 15th .

Enter the contest for the book “Living With Courage (Lessons from Daniel)” by Bill Crowder by simply sending me an email as a visitor if you have not previously done so. You are still qualified if you’ve only contacted me for bible study or newsletter subscriptions.



*Be entered in the drawing for the book “You Can Do It (Guide to Self -Publishing)” by Athena Dean, by sending your comments about the website, how it has helped you, about articles that have impressed you, about your book if you have been published, or about your personal testimony.



Three new contests will begin July 31 and run until Oct.31 for:

> “New Visitor” drawing – win: 2 gift books by RBC

> “New Comments” drawing – win: the sacred music cd “Eyes on You” by Ruth Wood of

Comfort Cafe

> New! Find the verse hidden somewhere in the website’s content “Psalm 91:11“ - win: A $10

Barnes and Noble’s gift certificate. First contact wins.



*Remember that Seeds in Season Writer’s Resources Website has gone from a quarterly e-zine to publishing 3 times a year. Reminder: we need your submissions! Please contribute your devotionals or articles specifically about writing or the writing life to encourage someone browsing the web, or someone looking for answers about God. We are a ministry, and cannot pay for articles. But I can re-pay you by listing your books, links and information.



*The webzine calendar is this: 3. Summer/fall Aug. 1 -Oct. 15 . Submissions should be emailed before July. 31, the sooner the better please!

1.Holiday edition October-February, with a deadline of Sept. 30 .

2. Spring/summer edition March-July, deadline Feb. 1.

Small additions will be made as able. Check for new information and links.



*Notice: New Features

*pdf file for all announcement information. For more complete information about all the events or news, click on the link to be taken to the pdf file = http://aprilboyer.com/ANNOUNCEMENTS.pdf . These events will be changed as often as possible, but will not follow the regular publication calendar.



*Read Angela Duncan’s gracious and humbling comments about Seeds in Season and the SIS Bible Study. “Work of the Faithful” at http://aprilboyer.com/WorkFaithful Special.pdf



*New Archives containing my own articles from Winter 2008 - spring 2009 will become available at http://aprilboyer.com/archives.pdf # 1 is now available for you to borrow.





* Greater Philadelphia Writer’s Conference

Marlene Bagnull, conference director of “Write His Answer”

August 6-8. Visit website for more. http://www.writehisanswer.com/philadelphia/



*American Christian Writers Conferences

July 31 and August 1, 2009 Minneapolis, MN
August 8, 2009 (Saturday only) St. Louis, MO

Please see their website for more: http://www.jameswatkins.com/acw/acwconferences.htm



* WOMEN ALIVE (Magazine/internet)

Interested in articles that encourage spiritual growth.

Guidelines >> www.womenaliveministries.com/?Guidelines

*BIBLE STUDY MAGAZINE (Magazine)

Looking for direct, informative and engaging writing style.

Guidelines >> www.biblestudymagazine.com



THOUGHT for today:

"His purposes will ripen fast,
Unfolding every hour;
The bad may have a bitter taste
But sweet will be the flower.” ~Cowper



We may never know the results of our labor until we kneel before God’s throne. In that moment,

we will know the sweet flower of obedience to God during our time on earth. How will you spend that time?

How will you use the words you write?

“And the world passes away, and the lust thereof; but he that does the will of God abides forever.” I John 2:17





Check the website’s new content index for this edition.

http://aprilboyer.com/summerNews.shtml



Thank you, and God bless you,

April B



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