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Blind Dating by: Kerry Taylor

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  Good morning, everyone! I sure do hope you're having a wonderful Memorial Day weekend. Before you fire up that grill, and start charring burgers, hot dogs, bratwursts let's take a moment to check out Blind Dating by Kerry Taylor.


First we'll get to know a little bit more about Kerry Taylor:



A single mom of three living in Madrid, Kerry Taylor has been through many tugs-of-war in her life – from being stalked and abused to separated from her estranged husband – all while expressing her life through writing in different forms.
She has released a series of autobiographies in the form of short stories and poetry: Stones of My Heart, Life’s Pebbles, Emotional Rollercoaster of a Single Mom, and Gravels of Moments.
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Of course, we all know location is all important in romance writing. Here's Kerry's ideas on that:

Location, Location, Location

Why is this important in a romance novel?
Every reader feels the need to visualise where th…

The Dream Tour by J.J. DiBenedetto

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Today, we have a character interview and reviews of the first four books of the Dreams books by J.J. DiBenedetto. Before we begin, let's get to know a little more about this talented author.



J.J. (James) DiBenedetto was born in Yonkers, New York. He attended Case Western Reserve University, where as his classmates can attest, he was a complete nerd. Very little has changed since then.
He currently lives in Arlington, Virginia with his beautiful wife and their cat (who has thoroughly trained them both). When he's not writing, James works in the direct marketing field, enjoys the opera, photography and the New York Giants, among other interests.
The "Dreams" series is James' first published work. You can find J.J. here on the web: Blog Facebook Facebook Fan Page Amazon Author Page Amazon Author Page - U.K. Goodreads Smashwords We're interviewing Beth, the best friend of the main character, Sara, today. Sit back and enjoy what Beth has to say: Thanks for talking to us. S…

The Crimson Clan by David R. Bennett

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Wow! Do we have a great book today on Out of Control Characters. David R. Bennett is also one of my fellow authors at Freaky Fiction Writing for my soon-to-be released book: Canoples Investigations Tackles Space Pirates. Enough about me. Let's get on to David's great book: The Crimson Clan.


First, we're going to get to know a little more about David. He is, after all, the genuis behind this book:



David R Bennett is an author from Spring, Texas in the United States of America. He lives with his wife, Brandy, and his son, Ethan.
David R Bennett is a pen name that comes the reordering of his initials real initials. He, also, thinks the name has a ring to it.
Not only is he an author, he, also, is an illustrator. His real name is what is credited with the cover art to his novels.
He attended Rocky Mountain College if Art + Design in Denver, Colorado where he earned a Bachelor's of Fine Arts in Advertising Graphic Design. The graphic design techniques he learned in co…

The Mark of the Successor by KateMarie Collins

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Today, we welcome fellow Solstice Publishing author KateMarie Collins to Out of Control Characters. Kate has quite a few books available, but today we're talking about her current release, The Mark of The Successor.


Let's get to know a bit more about KateMarie:


1.Talk to us about The Mark of the Successor
It started as a challenge! I used to belong to an online writers group. When the group was really active, we’d throw out a single subject (sentence, situation, one word) each week. If inspiration struck, you wrote a short story on the topic. This particular week, the topic was a ‘known unknown’ – we had to take something everyone knew and write like the character had never seen it before. I chose a young, naïve child being sent to school for the first time, spotting the bus. The challenge piece itself is still in the book, as the prologue. The character, Lily, just would not get out of my head until I wrote an entire story.

2.Author Bio
I was born in the late 1960’s, I currentl…

Monster by Ben Burgess Jr.

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Oh goodness, what a morning, and here we are with a new tour on Out of Control Characters. Today, we're hosting Ben Burgess, Jr about his book, Monster.


First, we'll meet Ben and find out everything there is to know about him:



Ben Burgess Jr is the author of the new novel "Monster" and the author of the poetry book "Times Have Changed and Life is Strange" He is an active performer of spoken word poetry. Ben Burgess Jr uses his love of writing to inspire and influence youths to strive for what they believe in, and to never give up on their dreams. His poetry book "Times Have Changed and Life is Strange" is currently used in two schools in the lower east side of Manhattan. Ben Burgess has a BA degree in Business Management, and a MA degree in Educational Leadership. He is the proud father of his daughter Jaelynn and is active in trying to improve urban neighborhoods and communities. Of course you want to know where to find Ben on the web, and …