Happy Fifth Birthday, Auralia! (Enter to Win One of Two Prize Packages)

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Today, Auralia turns five years old!That is to say, Random House's WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group published my first novel, Auralia's Colors, on September 4, 2007.I'm still in a state of grateful disbelief and giddy enthusiasm. So, in the spirit of Bilbo Baggins, I'm giving stuff away to some of the party guests... Here's how you can join the party. (It's easy.) You might be one of two to win a prize package. (Details below.) 1. Raise a glass, and write an original, imaginative … [Read more...]

Have You Ever Attended a Birthday Party… for a Book?

Auralia s Colors - The Red Strand of The Auralia T

On September 4, 2007 — five years ago Tuesday — Auralia's Colors, the first book in my four-volume fantasy series called The Auralia Thread, was born.It was quite a reason for rejoicing at Overstreet headquarters, as I'd dreamed of sharing my stories with the world since I was a small child, and I'd been "in labor" on this particular story for over a decade.It was a life-changing experience in many ways. As people have discovered the books, read them, and responded, I've been blessed with … [Read more...]

A Christmas gift idea

Christmas is coming.Pick up any of my five books to give as Christmas gifts, and I'll mail you the following as a no-charge bonus:  … [Read more...]

How to get a signed volume from The Auralia Thread for free…

Buy a book from The Auralia Thread from your local bookstore, and I'll send you another book from the series free of charge!Here's how this deal works... … [Read more...]

Auralia goes camping! Then, she goes to the Hollywood Bowl!

Where have you discovered The Auralia Thread lately?How about Live at the Hollywood Bowl?My friend Chuck writes to say, I had the privilege of playing with the LA Phil at the Hollywood Bowl tonight and I had The Ale Boy's Feast with me. Here are some pictures from on stage. Sorry for my phone's photo quality... I think you'll still get the idea. Wow. It's the next best thing to being there!That's only the first of two stories that surprised me this week. Here's the other … [Read more...]

The Ale Boy’s Feast – The White Strand of The Auralia Thread

“The Ale Boy’s Feast is a great, sprawling poem. Its rich language moves and breathes and awakens every sense. Jeffrey Overstreet has made something beautiful here. His story reminds us that beauty is an agent of grace.” —JONATHAN ROGERS, author of The Charlatan’s Boy“Jeffrey Overstreet writes like Van Gogh painted. He is a literary impressionist, and his understated yet vivid narrative style overwhelms the imagination. The Ale Boy’s Feast does more than just tell the end of a story; it invi … [Read more...]

Got 89 cents?

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While You’re Celebrating the Fourth of July…

... I'll be packaging up The White Strand of The Auralia Thread, a novel called The Ale Boy's Feast.So if I'm not blogging very often, well... now you know why. … [Read more...]

The series is almost finished…

In less than two weeks, I'll be turning in the first completed draft of my new book The Ale Boy's Feast.As I do, I keep getting the same response from readers: "I was surprised when the conclusion of Raven's Ladder left me hanging. Is that the end? Isn't this a trilogy?" The answer is no... … [Read more...]

Congratulations, Raven’s Ladder contest winners!

Okay, I'm running late with these photo contest results, but better late than never. … [Read more...]


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