Sliding in late here… It’s been a very looong editing day, but I’m excited about how it went and very grateful for the progress I made. 😉 It did get a little crazy for a while there though. Here’s what I sent a group chat I’m part of. XD One of my friends suggested that … More When an Author Goes Crazy…
Camp NaNoWriMo day two is in the bag! 😀 I just hit halfway through chapter two of my story, and I’m still getting a feel for it. I plan for this mostly to be an epistolary (told through letters) story, but I have some setting up/character development to do before the letters happen. 😀 Right … More Half and Half
The super awesome Abigail Harder tagged me for this, and it looked like so much fun, I couldn’t resist. 😉 Thanks, Abigail! I hereby introduce you to… the Voted Most Likely Blogger tag! RULES Rule 1: The Doctor lies. Oops, sorry, that wasn’t it… Real Rule 1: Thank the lovely blogger who tagged you. (Thanks … More Voted Most Likely Blogger Tag
I knocked out four chapters of rewriting last week! Thanks to them being “easy” chapters, some really YUMMY chocolate, and God providing time and concentration. 😉 Today I emailed sent a preliminary email to my beta-readers, started work with my cover designer (SQUEEE!), and knocked out another chapter. Just two more to go! 😀 In … More And the Rewriting Continues!
There are three stories that have been fighting for my brain space this week (and I’ll let you guess which one won the most). First, “The Story I Should Be Working On”, a.k.a. “The Night Archers”, sequel to The Twin Arrows. I researched lightning strikes, medieval terms for family members, and even *almost* named the … More Stories at War
First of all, HAPPPPPPYYY AUTUMN!!! I wore a sweater last week, and I can’t wait our weather is cool enough for that to become a regular thing. I love my sweaters. ❤ Even though I believe in letting autumn be autumn (and we’re slowly decorating the house with pretties), I’ve been working on a Christmas … More Happily Busy
*waves to August* *gawks in surprise that it’s really gone* August was full of celebrations and work and sweet family moments. Here’s a quick update on my full plate last month. 😉 Pleasure read: Wires and Nerve (four stars) The Tail of Emily Windsnap (three stars) The More the Merrier (three stars) Ember Falls (five stars) … More Plate Update: Hedgehogs, Nettles, and Orphans
Last week, I confessed that I had paused my writing halfway through the climax of The Twin Arrows‘s sequel. Good news–I finished that draft!!! (Draft two, in the bag. *does a happy dance*) Poor Gavynn is freed, and his adventure over… But he’s not out of the woods yet. 😉 Something about this story isn’t … More Climax Finished, Ending Not Quite
“So, Kate, how is your book going?” *slides library book under couch* *minimizes Goodreads* *shuts tab with a video of a Food Network baker making a cake that looks like a pizza* *exits four Wikipedia tabs* Uh, I’ve been taking a little break. 😉 Don’t worry, it hasn’t been all cake and research, I’ve been … More Standstill
Does your family have “leftover day”? Like where you go through the fridge and either score the last hamburger or end up with beans and bananas and existential dread? I promise this leftover day on my blog will be better than that because I have leftover book stock from the convention! I’m offering signed copies … More Leftover Book Stock Time!