How do you select the names of your characters?

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“Open Book” is a group of writers who get together each week to answer some of the questions that people pose about our work.
Each week they ask the writers to write a blog post on the same topic, and then share their post with each other’s readers.
It’s a great way to get some insights into how different writers attack the same challenges in different ways.

Story Time – Curse Breaker: Sundered by Melinda Kucsera

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Curse Breaker: Sundered by Melinda Kucsera

* Recorded & Edited by Timothy Bateson for the #OWSCyCon2019 “Story Time” feature
* This excerpt used and recorded with the author’s permission as part of the book promotion events of #OWSCyCon2019.

Story Time – The Chains That Bind by Sarah Buhrman

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The Chains That Bind (Runespells Book 3) by Sarah Buhrman

* Recorded & Edited by Timothy Bateson for the #OWSCyCon2019 “Story Time” feature
* This excerpt used and recorded with the author’s permission as part of the book promotion events of #OWSCyCon2019.

Book Review – Nite Fire: Smoke & Mirrors

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Smoke & Mirrors builds on the world set up in the first two books in the series, and does so without disappointing.
You may think that for Dahlia Nite has already been through enough for several lifetimes, and you’d be right. But since escaping from Drimera she has…

“What was an early experience where you learned that language had power?”

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“Open Book” is a group of writers who get together each week to answer some of the questions that people pose about our work.
Each week they ask the writers to write a blog post on the same topic, and then share their post with each other’s readers.
It’s a great way to get some insights into how different writers attack the same challenges in different ways.

Story Time – The Used by Theresa Jacobs

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The Used by Theresa Jacobs

* Recorded & Edited by Timothy Bateson for the #OWSCyCon2019 “Story Time” feature
* This excerpt used and recorded with the author’s permission as part of the book promotion events of #OWSCyCon2019.

Story Time – Slave Elf by Connie Cockrell

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Slave Elf by Connie Cockrell

* Recorded & Edited by Timothy Bateson for the #OWSCyCon2019 “Story Time” feature
* This excerpt used and recorded with the author’s permission as part of the book promotion events of #OWSCyCon2019.

“What’s the most difficult thing about writing characters from the opposite sex?”

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“Open Book” is a group of writers who get together each week to answer some of the questions that people pose about our work.
Each week they ask the writers to write a blog post on the same topic, and then share their post with each other’s readers.
It’s a great way to get some insights into how different writers attack the same challenges in different ways.

Story Time – The Settlement by Joseph Carrabis

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The Settlement – A Tale Told ‘Round Celestial Campfires by Joseph Carrabis

* Recorded & Edited by Timothy Bateson for the #OWSCyCon2019 “Story Time” feature
* This excerpt used and recorded with the author’s permission as part of the book promotion events of #OWSCyCon2019.

Book Spotlight – Saints and Curses by Alexis Lantgen

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Explore worlds of light and dark, where magical whimsy and grim tidings alike are painted across the tapestry of human experience. Indulge in tales of the fantastical where enchantments are bought and sold at the local corner store, your morning latte gives you special abilities…