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Smokey Mountain Dreams AUDIO Spotlight

Smokey Mountain Dreams AUDIO Spotlight

Today the narrator of Smoky Mountain Dreams, John Solo, interviews the author of the book, Leta Blake. Come find out how Leta writes a book, what sparked the idea for this particular story, and why you should read/listen to Smoky Mountain Dreams! When you are fleshing out a story of this length, how do you develop from the first draft to the beta reading stage? Meaning, do you lay out…
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Q & A with TJ Klune

Q & A with TJ Klune

Please welcome TJ Klune to the blog today! He answers some burning questions about his books, including his newest release set to drop November 20, The Consumption of Magic. Q. Did you find it difficult striking a balance between the humorous and serious plotlines? A. It really depends on the book. The Tales from Verania series will always first and foremost be comedies, but I knew going into these new…
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C.L. Mustafic Guest Post

C.L. Mustafic Guest Post

Personal Brushes with the Aftermath of War by C.L. Mustafic Living in Bosnia means I live with the constant reminder of what war can do to people. My family, the one I married into, suffered great losses. My husband lost his brother and father, whose remains were later found in one of the many mass graves. My sister in-law lost her husband, and has a child who suffered irreversible brain…
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Anna Butler Guest Post

Anna Butler Guest Post

Here be Dragons. Or Lions. Take Your Pick I have a reading habit that some people might find deplorable. The end of the Victorian era and the years up to the First World War were rich in novels that formed a genre to themselves: imperialist adventure stories. They were tales about the big empty spaces on the world map, the unexplored centres of continents and vast countries (Africa, China, the…
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Anyta Sunday Guest Post

Anyta Sunday Guest Post

(Un)Masked, the paranormal gay romance I co-wrote with the awesome Andy Gallo, tells the story of Jay and Lethe, and their fight with a curse that has haunted Lethe’s family for centuries. But there’s another really important character in this story – Wellington, my lovely home town, the windy capital of New Zealand. Come with me on a tour of some of the places that have inspired (Un)Masked, and feel…
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K-lee Klein Guest Post: What’s the Difference?

K-lee Klein Guest Post: What’s the Difference?

A warm welcome to K-Lee Klein who is here today talking about the difference in the second edition of Unbroken Hearts. Unbroken Hearts is set for release on October 11th from Dreamspinner Press. It’s the second installment in the Unbreak My Heart universe, and Brett and JT are still front and center, along with Millie, Ray, and Whizzy. If you’re familiar with the first editions of the series, you might…
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Elizabeth Varlet Guest Post

Elizabeth Varlet Guest Post

Please welcome Elizabeth Varlet to GBRs today talking about a topic close to her heart. When I began writing this series, I did a lot of research regarding LGBTQA issues. One of the biggest topics was the terrible reality for the youth whose families don’t react well. So many young people are kicked out of their home or worse. All four of the Sassy Boyz experienced what it is like…
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Annabeth Albert Guest Post: Apple Scones Recipe

Annabeth Albert Guest Post: Apple Scones Recipe

Cinnamon Apple Scones by Annabeth Albert Hi! Thank you so much for having me! I’m here to celebrate my latest release TENDER WITH A TWIST which stars a kinky woodcarver and a much-younger chef. The chef loves to cook vegan food that the woodcarver can enjoy. The book has a lot of different food in it, but one particularly memorable meal features cinnamon apple scones. I love to bake, so…
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Xavier Axelson Guest Post

Xavier Axelson Guest Post

We are thrilled to have Xavier Axelson with us today chatting about writing romance v. horror. As a writer of horror you can imagine my surprise when the first thing I had published was a romance, not just romance, but a holiday romance! I did it to challenge myself and see if I could pull it off. Somehow I did and then I wrote a Valentine’s Day story and that…
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Lord of the White Hell: Ginn Hale Guest Post

Lord of the White Hell: Ginn Hale Guest Post

Please welcome Ginn Hale to the blog today taking about her wildly popular Lord of the White Hall sale and reboot! Character Study by Ginn Hale What makes a character compelling is a question authors ponder and debate often and fiercely. That’s because a compelling character—or the absence of one— can make all the difference between a book readers love too passionately to put down for food or sleep and…
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Patricia Logan Guest Post

Patricia Logan Guest Post

Please help me welcome Patricia Logan to the site today! Going back in time… I realize that some writers keep files of books partially written, unedited, masterworks that will eventually reach completion. I’m not one of those but I admire them. I’ve only ever abandoned two writing projects in my life. The first was my second MF book. Once I decided that my true love was MM romance, I never…
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