By popular demand the Aussie Author Challenge is back for its 7th year!
Whether you are a patriotic Australian, an aspiring or armchair tourist or simply an international reader wanting to discover some talented new authors and interact with like-minded readers, the Aussie Author Challenge could be for you!
The objective of this challenge is to showcase the wonderful diversity of the work being produced by Australian authors.
This dedicated page here at Booklover Book Reviews will be your one-stop shop for the challenge.
In addition to 3 different challenge levels…
- When I host giveaways of books written by Australian writers, participants of this challenge will be eligible for extra entries into the random draws (1 extra entry for challenge registration + 1 extra entry for each book review link accepted at that time).
- We will be interviewing both established and up and coming Australian authors.
- A link to every book review published as part of this challenge will be featured in an Aussie Author Challenge Update section of our Booklover Book Reviews Newsletter (currently 500+ subscribers). You can sign-up to receive this newsletter at the top of this page (right sidebar).
Read on to decide which challenge level suits you and how you can get involved.
Read and review 3 titles written by Australian authors, of which at least 1 of those authors are female, at least 1 of those authors are male, and at least 1 of those authors are new to you; Fiction or non-fiction, any genre.
Read and review 6 titles written by Australian authors, of which at least 2 of those authors are female, at least 2 of those authors are male, and at least 2 of those authors are new to you; Fiction or non-fiction, at least 2 genre.
Read and review 12 titles written by Australian Authors of which at least 4 of those authors are female, at least 4 of those authors are male, and at least 4 of those authors are new to you; Fiction or non-fiction, at least 3 genre.
How to Join:
1. Tell the world you are committing to this challenge and at what level – you can do that either on your own website, facebook or google+, or any other form of social media that will allow you to convey your feelings about each book after reading them. In that commitment provide a link to this page and display the Aussie Author Challenge 2016 badge to show your support for the initiative. Then register for the challenge by adding a link to your challenge commitment using the Registration Linky below.
2. Each time you read and review a book please provide a link back to this challenge page. Then add a link to that review to the Aussie Book Reviews Linky below.
3. When you have completed this challenge tell the world about the achievement, and submit a link to that completion announcement via the Challenge Completion Linky below.
When sharing your reviews via twitter, or more generally discussing this challenge, use the hashtag #aussieauthor. If you ever have any difficulties using the form below don’t hesitate to email me at email@example.com.
Resources you may find useful:
- Links to around 1000 reviews of titles by Australian Authors written by participants of the 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and Aussie Author Challenge 2015
- Australian literary award winners: Miles Franklin Award, The Age Book of the Year, Prime Minister’s Literary Award, Patrick White Award, Ned Kelly Awards, The Stella Prize, Aurealis Awards
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