Guest Posts

Guest Post by Gail Z Martin: Creating Fictional Holidays

Posted by on Oct 28, 2013 | 0 comments

Today I’ve got a special world building treat for the writers out there. Gail Z. Martin stops by my blog to talk about making holidays in fictional worlds. Without further babbling on my end, here’s Gail: Creating Fictional Holidays by Gail Z. Martin One of the things I love about world-building is the chance to create entirely new holidays.  I personally believe that you can never have enough holidays, so the chance to invent a few of my own is really too much to resist. As with any world-building, holidays need to fit into the belief structure of the place and people...

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Amazon to Local Writer: “Neener Neener.”

Posted by on Oct 12, 2012 | 0 comments

A guest post from obscurity by Anne Holly Amazon taunts me. I know if I close my profile page, it will laugh behind my back. Thus, I must keep staring at it, just to make sure. As I write this, it happens to be October 10, 2012, exactly two years since my first book went up for sale. By some standards, two years is a very short time in a profession. By others, two years is nearly an elder. By Kindle author standards, I feel like I’m settling into middle age somewhere. But I’m rather letting myself go, I admit. Since 2010, I have released two romance novels, five erotic-romance shorts, a...

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Guest Post by Michael Lee: On Creating Talbot

Posted by on Nov 7, 2011 | 1 comment

Today I’ve got a guest post from Michael Lee, who has a paranormal book called From Russia with Blood. Here’s the blurb: 400 year old vampire Ian Redd joined British Intelligence during the Cold War. But after the Berlin Wall came down they decided they no longer needed his services. He was retired, almost permanently. Ian escaped and has lived the quiet life in a small town until a professional hit team arrived at his doorstep. Who sent them? That’s a question that will lead Ian into the arms of a beautiful woman named Larissa Barton and into the most dangerous operation of his...

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Guest Post by S.J. Davis: The Gears and Gadgets of Steampunk

Posted by on Oct 20, 2011 | 10 comments

Boy do I have a treat for you today. What, I ask you, is better than vampires? How about vampires and steampunk. See, I knew that would get your attention. I have a guest blog today from author S.J. Davis, who wrote a book called Invisible Sun that features both! Check out the description: In Victorian London, at the beginning of the Industrial Age and the height of man’s obsession with alchemy, scientists gave birth to the foundation of modern genetic science. As steampunk airships cut across the foggy city of Gravesend, vampires are brought to life. But instead of scavengers prowling the...

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Guest Post by Ashley M. Christman

Posted by on Oct 11, 2011 | 0 comments

For your reading pleasure today, I have a guest post by Urban Fantasy/Paranormal author, Ashley M. Christman. Here’s the blurb for her newest offering, Nightingale: Being Sidhe is hard, but a Sidhe without a heartbeat? Life is lucrative and easy for Dr. Grace Caldwell–daughter of vampire father and fey mother–until her ex-boyfriend, FBI agent Jack Montgomery, blackmails her into helping him solve a prostitute’s murder. If only she wasn’t as attracted to Jack as ever, she could concentrate on finding the murderer and get back to her regularly scheduled life. And...

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Guest Post by Laura Bickle: Old Ghosts

Posted by on Aug 23, 2011 | 4 comments

Today I have for you guys a guest post by author Laura Bickle. Here’s the description for Sparks, the second book in her Urban Fantasy series about medium Anya Kalinczyk: WITHOUT A TRACE… Anya Kalinczyk is the rarest type of psychic medium, a Lantern, who holds down a day job as an arson investigator with the Detroit Fire Department—while working 24/7 to exterminate malicious spirits haunting a city plagued by unemployment and despair. Along with her inseparable salamander familiar, Sparky, Anya has seen, and even survived, all manner of fiery hell—but her newest case sparks...

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