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Iola Goulton
Helping Christian authors achieve their writing goals
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Friday Fifteen: Lea Waterhouse
Yesterday I reviewed Dawn on the Road, the debut YA novel from author Lea Waterhouse (click here to read my review). Today Lea is here to share her Friday Fifteen: the fifteen authors who have most influenced her life and writing. Most authors who visit to ...

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Review: Dawn on the Road by Lea Waterhouse
YA Road Trip Dawn Berlin is a high school senior with her life mapped out for her. At least, her mom has Dawn’s life mapped out, starting with an Ivy League college. But Dawn wants to go to art school and study photography. And her first choice of school ha...

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Review: The Writer’s Book Launch Guide by Keely Brooke Keith
Short, but to the point This is a short book, because it’s one that is meant to be acted upon rather than just read (in fact, there is an accompanying Writer’s Book Launch Journal for tracking the details of your book launch plan). But while it might be sho...

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Five Tools for Managing Online Giveaways
By Iola Goulton Last week I introduced five ways to build your email list, including offering giveaways and participating in cross-promotions with other authors. This week, I’m going to go into more detail on the how of giveaways and the tools you can use. ...

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Review: Raging Storm by Vanetta Chapman
Exciting Sequel to Deep Shadows Raging Storm is the second book in Vanetta Chapman’s The Remnant series, following Deep Shadows, and it’s definitely a series you need to read in order. If you haven’t read Deep Shadows, I recommend you read it before even re...

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I'm Reviewing Still Life by Dani Pettrey at Suspense Sisters Reviews!
I'm over at Suspense Sisters Reviews today, reviewing Still Life by Dani Pettrey. It's the second novel in her new Chesapeake Valor series, recommended for those who enjoy fast-paced thrillers from authors such as Terri Blackstock and Ronie Kendig. Click he...

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Five Ways to Build Your Author Email List (and One Way Not To)
By Iola Goulton Over the last year, Australasian Christian Writers has had several posts on author platform and marketing. We’ve had posts on the importance of building your author brand and platform . We’ve had high-level how-to lists on building your auth...

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Review: Murder on the Moor by Julianna Deering
Another Excellent Drew Fathering Mystery I have enjoyed every one of Julianna Deering’s Drew Farthering Mysteries, but I think Murder on the Moor is the best yet. It’s the fifth book in the series, and although there is a minor subplot arching over the seri...

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ACRBA Tour and Review: Once Confronted by Lynne Stringer
6 - 10 February 2017 Australian Christian Readers Blog Alliance is Introducing  Once Confronted (By the Rhiza Press, 1 October 2016 ) By Lynne Stringer About the Book: After a normal day turns disastrous, Madison Craig tries to put her life back together. S...

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Review: The Swap by Nancy Boyarksy
Great first line—it promises suspense by the bucketload, and that’s definitely what The Swap delivered. Nicole and Brad are from LA, and have swapped houses for three months with Muriel and Freddy Lowry of Chiswick, London. Nicole hopes the trip will help r...
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