Gift Basket Giveaway: Win All Four Auralia Thread Novels, a Map, and a Teleidoscope!

Here are the details…

The Waterbrook Multnomah Publishing Group is giving away five Auralia Thread gift baskets – five! – that include the following:

  • autographed copies of the entire four-book series: Auralia’s Colors, Cyndere’s Midnight, Raven’s Ladder, and The Ale Boy’s Feast
  • a print of a map of The Expanse, signed by the artist, Rachel Beatty, and suitable for framing
  • a cherry-wood teleidoscope, crafted by The Wood Merchant (La Conner, Washington – one of the small towns in which Jeffrey Overstreet wrote The Auralia Thread)

Easy Steps:

  1. LIKE. If you haven’t already, choose “LIKE” at
  2. RECOMMEND. On your own Facebook page, post a status update encouraging your friends to “LIKE”
  3. SHARE A STORY.* Auralia is a young woman of imagination and creativity. Her revelations inspire some people, bewilder others, and turn the world upside down. In 50-200 words, tell us about an “Auralia” from your own life: a person with a great imagination. It might be a friend, a stranger, a famous artist, or an unknown. Describe what they’ve given the world. Describe how it changed your world. POST THIS at as a comment on one of the updates marked “GIFT-BASKET GIVEAWAY.” Or send it via email to

DEADLINE: Monday, April 18, 2011, at Noon (Pacific Standard Time).

*Please note: We reserve the right to share any of these entries on websites related to The Auralia Thread.

WINNERS: Jeffrey Overstreet will choose the most thoughtful and interesting entries, and five winners will be drawn at random from those selections.

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About Jeffrey Overstreet

Jeffrey Overstreet departed the Patheos network in order to escape click-bait advertisements that were offending him and his readers. He will re-launch Looking Closer at soon. He is the author of The Auralia Thread, a four-volume fantasy series that begins with Auralia's Colors, and a memoir of "dangerous moviegoing" called Through a Screen Darkly. He teaches creative writing and film studies; speaks internationally about art and faith; served as Writer-in-Residence at Covenant College; and is employed by Seattle Pacific University as a project manager, copyeditor, and writer.