The best marketing plan in the world can’t save a poor quality book

Today I’m blogging on the Australasian Christian Writers group blog. I’m talking about the importance of writing and publishing good quality books that meet reader expectations. Hope to see you there! http://australasianchristianwriters.blogspot.com.au/2014/09/the-best-marketing-plan-in-world-cant.html

Friday Weekend Escape to Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA with Shirley Raye Redmond

I’m delighted to welcome my author friend, Shirley Raye Redmond, to my blog today. We’re going to escape for the weekend with Shirley to her home town of Los Alamos in New Mexico, USA. Enjoy! Los Alamos, New Mexico: Where Discoveries are Made By Shirley Raye Redmond I am blessed to live in Los Alamos, …

Book Recommendation – Helsinki Sunrise by Marion Ueckermann

Book Description: Three weeks alone at a friend’s summer cottage on a Finnish lake to fast and pray. That was Adam Carter’s plan. But sometimes plans go awry. On an impromptu trip to her family’s secluded summer cottage, the last thing Eveliina Mikkola expected to find was a missionary from the other side of the …

Friday Weekend Escape to Finland with Marion Ueckermann

I’m delighted to welcome back my friend, Marion Ueckermann, to my blog. Today we’re escaping for the weekend with Marion to Finland. Enjoy! By Marion Ueckermann Helsinki Sunrise, a Passport to Romance, blog tour follows on from yesterday’s How to Keep Your Readers Turning the Pages blog with Zoe McCarthy in Southwestern Virginia, USA. Today’s …

ACRBA tour Rebecca’s Dream by Carol Preston

  1st – 5th September 2014 Australian Christian Readers Blog Alliance Is Introducing Rebecca’s Dream (Even Before Publishing, March 2014) By Carol Preston About the Book Rebecca Oakes is thirteen years old when her mother, Suzannah, dies in the small town of Marengo, New South Wales, in 1873. With her older brother and sisters soon involved …

Book Recommendation: Too Pretty by Andrea Grigg

Back cover blurb: Being beautiful isn’t easy – just ask Ellie Paxton. Frustrated by a long string of empty relationships, Ellie makes a promise to God not to date for six months, a promise she’s determined to keep. Tired of being continually misjudged because of her looks Ellie moves to Sydney for a fresh start. …

Celebrate ACW’s birthday and win a $150 Gift Card

This week my Australasian Christian Writers (ACW) group blog is celebrating its first birthday by embarking on a scavenger hunt and giving away a $150 Gift Card. The winner can choose to receive their gift card from Koorong or WORD (Australian winner only), Soul Inspirationz (New Zealand winner only), or from Amazon.com or Light the …

Friday Weekend Escape to Pukerua Bay, New Zealand with Andrea Grigg

I’m delighted to welcome my Aussie author friend, Andrea Grigg, to my blog today. We’re going to escape for the weekend with Andrea to a beautiful bay in New Zealand. Enjoy! ~~~~~ Hi everyone! It’s Andrea Grigg here, ready to whisk you away to the gorgeous little seaside suburb of Pukerua Bay, about 40 mins …

Heartsong Presents September New Releases

My third fiction book release with Harlequin’s Love Inspired Heartsong Presents line, The Doctor’s Return, was released in August 2014. Today I’m posting information on the new Heartsong Presents releases for September. Four Heartsong Presents books are released each month under the Love Inspired brand: two contemporary inspirational romances and two historical inspirational romances. The Love …

Friday Weekend Escape to Martha’s Vineyard, USA with Lisa Belcastro

Today we’re escaping for the weekend with my author friend, Lisa Belcastro, to the gorgeous Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts, USA. A place I’d love to visit! Lisa is giving us a tour of her home town and sharing her island paradise with us. Enjoy! Take a Presidential Vacation on Martha’s Vineyard By Lisa Belcastro I’m …