I have recurring flying dreams. Almost every night I find myself in a situation of chase in which my method of escape is usually up high through the trees, deep into the forest in the hopes of eventually losing someone. There's a moment of freedom and vertigo in having the strength to get up into … Continue reading Fliers and the Psychology Behind Powers
https://www.amazon.com/Shadows-Fires-Hope-Kathryn-ebook/dp/B07H18GGYL/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1542671360&sr=8-1 The Shadows have three abilities: one unique power, the ability to enter a distant Realm and communicate through it, and one inert understanding of a human trait. "Eye catching from the start!" "a book based on the make-believe games that my friends and I used to play." "I took a step back into my … Continue reading Book 1: Only the beginning
There's only one month until Fire's Hope is released into the world and it's time for the fun to begin! As celebration for the release of Fire's Hope I have planned three big surprises to prepare everyone for the next book in The Shadows. If you preorder Fire's Hope, you're eligible to win one of these … Continue reading Week 35: One more Month!!! Preorder Giveaway!
The past few weeks have been a little slow, but so much has happened that I'm crazy excited about! So give me a moment to comb through my journal and arrange the events in chronological order rather than vomiting it all out in a frenzy! I got my first proof copy of Fire's Hope at … Continue reading Week 32: Final Update before everything catches on Fire
The time has finally come! Bree Barton's Heart of Thorns comes out tomorrow!!! I'm so excited for this book guys! and I can't wait to meet Bree to get my hard cover signed. Warning: Ahead there be spoilers! If you don't want spoilers go order your own copy of HoT!!! Amazon Barnes & Noble **disclaimer: I … Continue reading Week 31: Bree Barton’s Heart of Thorns Review
The Shadows: Fire’s Hope has been thoroughly edited and after a much needed vacation, I’ve decided to do a second wave of Beta-Reading! I’ve listened to feedback from my editor and Beta-Readers and several parts of the story have drastically changed! I’m so happy with how the story and style are looking now and while I … Continue reading Week 25: Starting a Second Wave of Beta Reading June 4
One of the questions I hear authors get asked a lot is "would you ever publish something you wrote in your teens" and they immediately laugh nervously with a unanimous "No!" Well... I wrote Fire's Hope when I was 13... In the high of writing a complete story for the first time and not just … Continue reading Week 22: The Editing Trenches–Everything I’ve Learned So Far.
One of the longest running themes I write about in my books is the importance of having parents who love and guide their children, however, most of my characters have one or more dysfunctional parents, or none at all. My main character has been molded over the course of the first series to becoming a … Continue reading Week 15: How Parental Figures shape characters
Exciting Times! I wanted to announce a new series of blogs ahead. In addition to my fun little recipes and movie reviews I'd like to provide five character studies for my main characters! But first a little update! A lot of things have happened last week! I spent all of last weekend drawing these five … Continue reading Week 3: BIG NEWS! + Character Sketch
This story, is not a cancer story. It doesn’t chronical the beautiful and tragic last days of a cancer patient. This story isn’t about her, it isn’t about a monster either. It’s about the Truth.