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STRONG FEMALE CHARACTERS: A GUEST BLOG BY ‘INTO THE DEVIL’S UNDERGROUND’ AUTHOR STACY GREEN

Strong Female Characters By Stacy Green I’m very excited to be guest blogging at Open Book Society! My current novel, INTO THE DEVIL’S UNDERGROUND, is a heavily edited version of my debut novel that originally release in 2012. Scenes and characters have been gutted, and one of the toughest tasks … Continue reading

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WRITING TIPS: HAVE A SUPER-EXTREME WRITING DAY: A GUEST BLOG BY ‘SENTINEL’ AUTHOR JOSHUA WINNING

Writing Tips: Have A Super-Extreme Writing Day By Joshua Winning Like skinning a cat, there’s no one way about writing. Everybody has their personal own rhythm, just as some of us are morning people and some of us aren’t. However, if you’re struggling to find the time to get that … Continue reading

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Author : Caro
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A ROSE BY ANY OTHER NAME: A GUEST POST/BLOG TOUR BY ‘A FATAL SLIP’ AUTHOR, MEG LONDON

A Rose by Any Other Name By Meg London There are any number of details that go into writing a book besides the plot.  One of my favorites is picking the names for my characters.  My editor and I collaborated on the names for my Sweet Nothings series—she chose Brian, … Continue reading

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A MUSE MENT: GUEST BLOG BY ‘GHOUL NEXT DOOR’ AUTHOR VICTORIA LAURIE

A MUSE MENT BY AUTHOR VICTORIA LAURIE Several years ago, when I was first fleshing out the character of M. J. Holliday—the protagonist of my Ghost Hunter Mysteries series, I knew that I wanted her to have a pet suitable enough for her rather independent and fearless nature, and be … Continue reading

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SUPERNATURAL URBAN LEGENDS: A GUEST BLOG BY AUTHOR SHERRY SOULE

Supernatural Urban Legends Guest Post by author Sherry Soule Today bestselling author, Sherry Soule has some exciting news to share with us! All the previously published books in the Spellbound series have been rewritten and republished with more epic romance and suspenseful thrills. The new versions also include exclusive bonus … Continue reading

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IS ‘HER ROCKY MOUNTAIN GUARDIAN’S’ ‘EAGLE RIDGE’ A REAL PLACE? A GUEST BLOG BY AUTHOR MARGERY SCOTT

IS ‘EAGLE RIDGE’ A REAL PLACE? A GUEST BLOG BY HER ROCKY MOUNTAIN GUARDIAN AUTHOR MARGERY SCOTT People have asked me if the setting of Her Rocky Mountain Guardian is a real place. At first, I said it wasn’t, that it was merely a fictional place I conjured up in … Continue reading

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WHY I DECIDED TO GIVE MY BOOK AWAY FOR FREE: A GUEST BLOG

Why I Decided to Give My Book Away for Free By Author Sherry Soule A Guest Blog   Read author Sherry Soule’s recent Blog Post Supernatural Fun Facts for OBS here. To promote the new edition of BEAUTIFULLY BROKEN (with more romance and bonus scenes!) and to give fans of … Continue reading

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Author : Caro
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SUPERNATURAL FUN FACTS: GUEST BLOG BY SHERRY SOULE

SUPERNATURAL FUN FACTS: GUEST BLOG BY SHERRY SOULE Author, Sherry Soule has put together four unknown facts about her popular YA series, Spellbound. In this fun post, you can learn more about the intriguing, supernatural legends that makeup the eerie world of Fallen Oaks. Read on to learn some things you … Continue reading

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THE DARK SOUTH: A GUEST BLOG BY ‘NEVERMORE’ AUTHOR DAVID NIALL WILSON

THE DARK SOUTH By David Niall Wilson, Author of Nevermore: A Novel of Love, Loss & Edgar Allan Poe Over my years as an author (more than 25 of them since I got serious) I’ve placed my stories in a wide variety of settings.  Since I spent the early years … Continue reading

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THE TOP 10 THINGS I DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT ME WHILE WRITING ‘TIN GOD’: A GUEST BLOG BY AUTHOR STACY GREEN

The Top 10 Things I Didn’t Know About Me While Writing ‘Tin God’ by  Author Stacy Green Thanks to the gals at Open Book Society for having me on to talk about my new novel, TIN GOD. I’m very excited to be here! TIN GOD is the first book in … Continue reading

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SOMETIMES THE AUTHOR ISN’T THE ONLY COOK STIRRING THE POT: BY AUTHOR GARY ALAN RUSE

“Sometimes the author isn’t the only cook stirring the pot…” A guest blog by Gary Alan Ruse When the vast majority of people read a novel, they take it for granted that the book in their hands is exactly what the author intended it to be.  Many times it is…but … Continue reading

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WHO COULD PLAY THE CHARACTERS IN ‘ELEMENT’: A GUEST BLOG BY CM DOPORTO & BLOG TOUR

Open Book Society is excited to be a tour stop in CM Doporto’s Element blog tour, presented by Bewtiching Book Tours!  Keep reading for an entertaining guest blog written by Doporto that is a perfect fit for OBS as it’s very similar to our Casting Couch feature!  Also included in … Continue reading

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THE LEAP YEAR BOY BY MARC SIMON: WHAT IF? – GUEST BLOG

The Leap Year Boy by Marc Simon.  What If?  Guest Blog     “Where do you get your ideas?” This is the question fiction writers invariably get.   Ask a hundred writers and you might get a hundred different answers.  But I believe there are basically two places that generate ideas:  … Continue reading

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LINDSAY AVALON’S ‘BREAKING THE NEXUS’ BLOG TOUR: GUEST BLOG

Open Book Society is ecstatic to bring you another exciting blog tour!  This time we’re featuring Lindsay Avalon’s debut in her Mythrian Realm series, Breaking the Nexus!  Keep reading to see what Avalon has to say in her exciting guest blog post written just for OBS!  Also read on to … Continue reading

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CRIMINAL MINDS BY STACY GREEN: INTO THE DARK BLOG TOUR/GUEST BLOG

As a writer, a big part of my life is reading. I read for craft, for research, and for pleasure. I read true crime stories for ideas for books and characters, and I study others work to learn the nuances of being a great writer. But television also inspires my … Continue reading

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TO “PEDS” AND BEYOND: COMMUNITY AND THE WRITER BY JAMES S. DORR: GUEST BLOG

TO “PEDS” AND BEYOND: COMMUNITY AND THE WRITER  BY JAMES S. DORR First I would like to thank the Open Book Society, a community itself of readers and fans of imaginative fiction, for posting their review of my e-novelette “Peds” that came out in October from Untreed Reads Publishing.  What’s … Continue reading

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THOSE CHARACTERS THAT TALK IN MY HEAD BY ELIZABETH ZELVIN: GUEST BLOG

Those Characters that Talk in my Head Elizabeth Zelvin For Open Book Society Authors Corner My series protagonist, recovering alcoholic Bruce Kohler, started talking in my head long before I wrote my first mystery about him. I was running an alcohol treatment program for homeless people on the Bowery, which … Continue reading

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LADY IN FLAMES: A STORY WITHIN A STORY – GUEST BLOG BY IAN LEWIS

Lady in Flames: a story within a story By Ian Lewis Lady in Flames was released by Untreed Reads in August of 2012. It is the follow-up to The Camaro Murders, also available with Untreed Reads.    I plotted out “Lady in Flames” in one evening. This was a rarity for … Continue reading

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TALLY HARBOUR: A GUEST BLOG

Brought to you by author Tally Harbour. Visit author Tally Harbour and his “Strange People, Scary People” at his website here. Hello, people.   Especially do I hail you if you consider yourself a bit strange or even scary.   I say this, you see,  because I wrote a book titled Strange … Continue reading

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THE HUDSON DIARIES: A STUDY IN HISTORY BY KARA L. BARNEY – GUEST BLOG

The Hudson Diaries: A Study in History             When I first started The Hudson Diaries, I asked myself, “Why doesn’t Mrs. Hudson have a history?” Sherlock certainly has one, along with his older brother Mycroft to back him up, if not to defend him. We also gather more of Watson’s … Continue reading

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BEHIND THE SCENES: A NOVEL IS AN ADVENTURE FOR THE WRITER, TOO! BY GARY ALAN RUSE

Behind the scenes:  A novel is an adventure for the writer, too! A guest blog by Gary Alan Ruse When we read a novel, if it’s well crafted, the action and dialogue tend to flow smoothly from start to finish, playing out like a non-stop movie in our minds.  But … Continue reading

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