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Novel Authors and Publishers

If you are a novelist, novel publisher, or novel reader, here's a group where you can share more info, discuss strategies, and create partnerships.

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51 Ways to Blog as a Novelist

We all know that blogging is one of the best ways to get attention in today's Internet world. A blog is a godsend to your website, bringing it traffic, fans, and more. But you have to post regularly.

Stuck for what to blog about? Here are some tips for novelists, but the same tips can apply to writers of nonfiction, memoirs, children's books, business books, and more.

  1. Review other novels, especially from other lesser-known novelists.
  2. Write a blog post using the voice of one of your main characters.
  3. Have that main character tell some side stories not included in the novel.
  4. Write about the setting - time and/or place. Use some of the research you did to ensure that your novel was accurate.
  5. Invite your readers to review your book. Feature their testimonials on your blog.
  6. Interview some of your readers: via Q&A text or via an Internet radio show or via a teleseminar.
  7. Podcast your book, one section at a time.
  8. Write about trends in your genre.
  9. Write about your favorite novelists, especially those that write in your genre. Include their photos and a sampling of their books.

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Comment by Jennifer Robins on January 10, 2014 at 12:00pm

Five star review for Outside That Door. Take a trip back in time to the revolutionary war like Carl and Beth did unwillingly and don't know how to get back

Outside That Door 

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Comment by Santonio Thompson on November 20, 2013 at 8:08am

The King Of suspense Santonio Thompson delivers a paced thriller filled with adventure,excitement,and suspense! Buffy The Butterfly will take some young readers to a place they have never been and others to a place they have never been able to completely leave.

Comment by Roland Hopkins on November 11, 2013 at 4:37pm

If you want to read a book that is a hard hitting, fast paced, murder and meyhem thriller and you are a sports enthusiast, then you need to read Spring Training Murders.

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An s/m Romance novel written by a submissive with 6+ years of real-life bdsm experience. There's trust, respect, mutual admiration. There is No abuse or cruelty, just affection and warmth from dominant to submissive. 'Subfrenzy' is a book about about how real dominance and true submission affect one another, in a safe relationship.

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Comment by Steve Downes on September 13, 2013 at 4:30am

why 51? LOL ...some good tips here

Comment by Bob Bonelli on September 5, 2013 at 11:46am

The Lubyanka Strategy by Bob Bonelli


In Bob Bonelli's new novel The Lubyanka Strategy, two veteran agents, one CIA and the other FSB, are attacked in a Moscow suburb. Heavy chatter over the Internet points to imminent terrorist activity targeting both Washington, D.C. and Moscow. The spy agencies of both the United States and the Russian Federation unite in an attempt to save innocent lives in a heart-pounding race against time. Is the attack on the agents connected to the chatter? Is there more to the chatter than impending death and destruction?  Independent contractor Michael Clark is asked by the CIA to find the answers, as he continues his personal struggle with all that he lost so many years ago. The story unfolds in modern day Moscow and reveals the warm human side of the Russian people. But the sinister plan behind the terror is shocking.


The Lubyanka Strategy is the first of a series of action thriller novels in which the main character, Michael Clark, is an older heroic figure who faces international intrigue while dealing with his own personal struggle with loss, love, faith and the drive to be part of something greater than himself.



Bob Bonelli is an accomplished business executive, innovative entrepreneur and writer.

Raised in the inner city of Brooklyn, New York, Bob earned a degree in Electrical Engineering and served our nation working for a defense contractor on a classified submarine based missile system. He went on to thirty successful years in the financial industry before returning to his engineering roots and co-founding Adsorbed Natural Gas Products, Inc. in 2011. Bob has been a guest on Fox News, Fox Business, CNBC, Bloomberg Television and on many Talk Radio programs.


For more information about The Lubyanka Strategy, please contact:

Bob Bonelli

15 Waldon Road Califon, NJ 07830


Comment by Craig Dressler on August 23, 2013 at 11:03am

Christian Thriller Trailer

The following is the book trailer for the Christian thriller entitled Heart of Terror.  The Midwest Book Review said of the book: "Heart of Terror is an exciting twist of thriller and faith, very much recommended reading."  The novel is available as an ebook as well as in hard copy from and from the Barnes and Noble website.


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