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What Are The Best Books I’ve Read This Year?

OpenBook Blog Hop September 7th 2019
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September 9, 2019
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There are so many books out there that it’s very hard to pick the best two or three that I’ve read this year. However, that’s the topic for this weeks #OpenBook, so I’m going to show you what I consider my top three for the year. And a little hint: I’ve featured all three of them here for very good reasons.

What Would Make You, As An Author/Reader, Abandon (Stop Reading) Someone Else’s Book?

OpenBook Blog Hop August 26th 2019
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August 26, 2019
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This week on the OpenBook blog tour, we’re looking at what makes different authors consider abandoning (or stop reading) someone else’s book.

What does literary success look like to you?

OpenBook Blog Hop August 19th 2019
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August 19, 2019
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This week on the OpenBook blog tour, we’re looking at what different authors consider to be literary success. I have a feeling some of the answers might surprise you.

What Is The Most Difficult Part Of Your Creative Process?

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August 12, 2019
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There are a lot of different aspects to the writing process. This week, I answer the question of what I find the most difficult part, and how I work my way through it.

Does Writing Energize Or Exhaust You?

OpenBook Blog Hop July 22nd 2019
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July 22, 2019
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I’ve talked to a lot of writers over the years, and this has honestly never been a question that’s come up – until now! So, rather than sitting down and writing the outline of my response as soon as the question was posted, I had to spend a while thinking about it.

What Was Your Hardest Scene To Write?

OpenBook Blog Hop July 15th 2019
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July 15, 2019
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If you ask any writer what kind of scenes they find hardest to write, you’re going get a lot of different answers, depending on the author. 

Do Your Stories And Worlds Reference Seasons And Do They Play Into The Plots Of Your Books?

OpenBook Blog Hop July 8th 2019
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July 8, 2019
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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.

What Are Common Traps For Aspiring Authors?

OpenBook Blog Hop July 1st 2019
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July 1, 2019
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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.

How do you select the names of your characters?

OpenBook Blog Hop June 24th 2019
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June 24, 2019
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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.

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

OpenBook Blog Hop June 17th 2019
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June 17, 2019
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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.