Archive for 'Writing'
Posted on 17. Sep, 2012 by Kate.
I’ve had a few fun pictures come in this week showing my book on bookstore shelves–so exciting!
This one is kind of fun. My sister snapped a shot of an actual customer looking at my book.
Thanks everyone for helping me get to see my book in stores.
Chas and Jenni, you won a copy of THE GUY [...]
Posted on 10. Sep, 2012 by Kate.
Congratulations to Amie A.! She was the first person to email me with Eva’s favorite candy–Junior Mints.
Just a note to Mary M.–I entered you in the random drawing.
Now, for the next two random winners: Emily W. and Karen H.
Each winner will receive a copy of my book, THE GUY NEXT DOOR. Send me your mailing [...]
Posted on 03. Sep, 2012 by Kate.
First, congratulations to Lisle who Random.org selected as the winner of last week’s Countdown Celebration. I’ll get your book, Codeword by Traci Hunter Abramson, out to you. Hope you enjoy it.
Secondly, a big THANK YOU to everyone for helping me get the word out. If you haven’t heard, my book is now available on Kindle [...]
Posted on 28. Aug, 2012 by Kate.
It’s done, it’s done, it’s done! And you get the first peek. Nate did an amazing job on this. I owe many thanks to family and friends who dropped everything to debut in my book trailer. (Seriously, thanks guys! You are unbelievably supportive!)
Go ahead and watch it now, and then feel free to share it [...]
Posted on 27. Aug, 2012 by Kate.
THANKS EVERYONE for “liking” my facebook page and sharing the contest! You are the best. And now . . .
The winner is Rebecca Jamison. Congratulations! Click here to send me your mailing address.
Rebecca’s book, Persuasion: A Latter-day Tale, came out earlier this year. Come back tomorrow to see my new book trailer and enter to win another book.
What’s for [...]
Posted on 21. Aug, 2012 by Kate.
In a mere two or three weeks my book will hit store shelves. That fact leaves me in a party kind of mood. What better way to celebrate than to host a weekly giveaway up until my book is released? Since I don’t have any copies in my hands yet, I’ll be giving away other [...]
Posted on 03. Aug, 2012 by Kate.
My book went to press this week! And maybe I’m just dumb, but I can hardly concentrate on anything I’m so excited! Today I finally got to see the cover, and so I thought I’d share it with you. My publisher says it will be in stores the first or second week of September. (There [...]
Posted on 28. Jun, 2012 by Kate.
As promised, here is the whole wheat tortilla recipe. However, I’m in a bit of a writing crunch so you won’t be getting the full picture tutorial I usually post with recipes. I am posting the latest Kate’s Kitchen at the end of this post so if you want to see how to make the [...]
Posted on 16. Apr, 2012 by Kate.
Back in February I attended an LTUE panel about middle grade fiction. Eric Patten was on that panel. I came home and told my 12yo, You have to read this new series called The Hunter Chronicles.
True story. I was that excited about it. Here’s the teaser:
ONE BOY. UNTOLD ENEMIES. A WHOLE WORLD TO SAVE.
IT’S GOING TO BE [...]
Posted on 04. Apr, 2012 by Kate.
About a month ago these three authors came to visit schools in Sanpete County and do a book signing at two of our libraries. They were fascinating. We received positive feedback everywhere they went. In the coming months, I’ll be doing three giveaways–one for each author. Yeah, I’m going to spread it out. I’m mean [...]
Posted on 13. Jan, 2012 by Kate.
This is totally worth eight minutes. It’s even funnier to me as I make revisions, seek for each character’s unique voice, and banish purple prose. Happy Friday! (If you only have a few seconds, skip to 4:23 for a most impressive use of alliteration.)