Why are genres determined by reader expectations?

Today I’m blogging on the Australasian Christian Writers group blog. Monday is our writing craft day and my post on genre and reader expectations can be found at the following link. Hope to see you there! http://australasianchristianwriters.blogspot.com.au/2013/09/why-are-genres-determined-by-reader.html

ACRBA tour: What would Jesus drive? (Car Park Parables series) by Paul Clark and Graham Preston

  September 16 – 20 Australian Christian Readers Blog Alliance Introducing  What would Jesus drive? (Car Park Parables series) (Even Before Publishing March 2012) by Paul Clark, illustrated by Graham Preston   About the Author:   Paul Clark is married with two kids. He has nearly 20 years experience in children’s and youth ministry having worked …

Book Recommendation – Raspberries and Vinegar by Valerie Comer

Book Description: An opinionated local-food advocate falls in love with the junk-food-loving reluctant farmer next door.Love her or hate her, Jo Shaw doesn’t much care. She’s a woman on a mission, joining her best friends in buying a dilapidated farm to prove that growing most of their own food and living sustainably is possible. Too …

Interview with Aussie YA fantasy author Lizbeth Klein and book giveaway

Today I’m interviewing Aussie YA fantasy author Lizbeth Klein on the International Christian Fiction Writers blog. We’re giving away a print copy of Lizbeth’s debut novel, Firelight of Heaven (Aussie mailing addresses only). My interview with Lizbeth Klein can be found at  http://internationalchristianfictionwriters.blogspot.com

ACRBA tour: An Unholy Communion by Donna Fletcher Crow

2 – 6 September 2013 Australia Christian Readers Blog Alliance Introducing An Unholy Communion Lion Hudson (1 April 2013) by Donna Fletcher Crow About the Author: “Donna Fletcher Crow has created her own niche within the genre of clerical mysteries.” – Kate Charles, author of Deep Waters First light, Ascension morning. From the top of …

Book giveaway bonanza at Australasian Christian Writers blog launch

I’m excited to be a part of the launch of the new Australasian Christian Writers group blog today. To celebrate our launch week we are giving away up to 16 books including fiction and non-fiction in both print and ebook format. To join in the celebrations and enter the week long book giveaways from today …

Heartsong Presents: September new releases

My first fiction book with Harlequin’s Love Inspired Heartsong Presents line, Falling for the Farmer, will be released in February 2014. On the last Tuesday of each month I’m posting information on the new Heartsong Presents releases for the following month. Harlequin publishes four Heartsong Presents books each month: two contemporary inspirational romances and two historical …

ACRBA tour: Captured by Calvary by Ray Hawkins

19 – 23 August Australian Christian Readers Blog Alliance Introducing Captured by Calvary (Even Before Publishing Feb 2012) By Ray Hawkins About the Author: Ray Hawkins, retired after over 40 years as a Churches of Christ minister, enjoys sharing themes from the Scriptures through Devotional writing. Married to Mary, multi-published inspirational romance author, they have …

ACRBA tour: Captured by Moonlight by Christine Lindsay

5 – 9 August  Australian Christian Readers Fiction Alliance is introducing  Captured by Moonlight (WhiteFire Publishing May 15, 2013) by  Christine Lindsay About the Author: Christine Lindsay writes historical inspirational novels with strong love stories, and she takes pride in her Irish roots. Her great grandfather and grandfather worked as riveters in the Belfast shipyard, …

Welcome!

I’m excited to announce I’m launching my author blog here in August. I currently blog at http://30MinuteBibleStudies.wordpress.com and I’m shifting my blogging focus to this blog as my debut contemporary inspirational romance book release draws closer. I signed a six book contract with Harlequin’s Heartsong Presents line. My first book, Falling for the Farmer, will …