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 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
The last five months have been crazy, I've already gone on about the goals that I've met in the last five months, from raising the money for publishing, finding an editor, and building a small writer platform, and it shocks me to realize 2017 is coming to a close! Last fall I set goals for … Continue reading Week 8: Stricken by Christmas! TAG
I have been tagged by Alison Haines on twitter https://twitter.com/AuthorAlisonH to do a 20 Questions Writer Tag and I'm super excited! Thank you so much for tagging me, Alison! 1. What type of writing do you do? I write young adult and new adult fiction for a long running book series, The Shadows 2. What genres and/or … Continue reading Mid Week 7: Writer Tag
With Thanksgiving tomorrow on my regular posting day, this week, instead of skipping a week, I decided to post early! The Holidays are always crazy for me, but I'm not going to skip on writing! I'll be doing my regular December challenge, something I've been doing for several years now, and my goal is to … Continue reading Week 6: The Trek-Outlining is Essential!
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.