Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Kathryn McKade
About
Posts

Post has attachment
Top Reads of 2015
Some people have an instinct for storytelling. They are able to take all the disparate parts - plot, structure, setting, character - and weave them into a tale so fascinating, so heartfelt, so exciting that you not only can't see the seams, but don't even t...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
5 Secrets of Creativity You Already Know But Might Have Forgotten
Most writers worth their salt already know everything on this list… but sometimes we need a reminder. I came across this yesterday during a short-lived bout of cleaning. I hope it helps you as much as it has helped me. There are cycles of creativity Just as...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Light and Dark
Summer is finally loosening its grip, and fall waits just around the corner. The last of summer's endless heat is always a welcome time in Arizona, and every year autumn is too brief for my tastes. Shorter days, cool nights, clear blue skies and golden yell...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Release Day! LOUDER THAN WORDS
I couldn't be happier to announce the release of LOUDER THAN WORDS, a YA novel by my friend Iris St. Clair! I had the privilege to read this book in its infancy, and it's a wonderful story of friendship, trust, and finding your inner strength. Louder Than W...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Unpublishing and New Challenges
With the closing of publisher Eggplant Productions, my sci-fi novella LAST NIGHT IN GHOSTTOWN is officially out of print. While I hope to make it available again down the line, the specifics of how and when are still very much undecided. Which officially ma...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Publishing: One Step Forward...
… and two steps back. By now the news that Eggplant Literary Productions is closing has spread around the internets. Which means that my novella, LAST NIGHT IN GHOSTTOWN, will be out of print sometime within the next month. Needless to say, this has come as...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Cover Reveal: LOUDER THAN WORDS by Iris St. Clair
I'm thrilled to present the cover for LOUDER THAN WORDS, a touching YA romance by Iris St. Clair , releasing September 16, 2014 from Swoon Romance. I consider myself privileged to have read an early draft of this, and I loved every word - I can't recommend ...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Guest Blog and Giveaway
I have a guest blog up over at the Femmes Fatales blog today, "Writing the Unexpected" - please come on over and say hello! Huge thanks to my wonderful host Kris Neri , author of Magical Alienation and High Crimes on the Magical Plane . * And the giveaway...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Link Soup: Writing Tidbits
Lately I've been lucky enough to come across exactly the article I needed, at exactly the right moment. (I love it when that happens!) These have helped me kick start my creativity (and my motivation) again - I hope they're helpful to you, too. * And a remi...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Giveaway: LAST NIGHT IN GHOSTTOWN Cover Art!
Like free stuff? Who doesn't! Like the gorgeous cover art for my sci-fi novella LAST NIGHT IN GHOSTTOWN? How could you not! If you've ever wanted a copy of the super-shiny cover art by Diogo Lando for your very own, now's your chance! You know you want it! ...
Add a comment...
Wait while more posts are being loaded