Author Archives: Kirsten

We have a winner!

Congratulations to Leslie F., winner of the 2014 Holiday Book Giveaway! Many thanks to all who entered. I’ll be sending out an email to you within the next day or so — and, if you subscribed to my newsletter, it … Continue reading

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writers, writers, an ungovernable bunch …

Megan McArdle has a column up about the meltdown at The New Republic. It’s an interesting read in general for anyone in the writing or publishing business. But in particular, I chuckled to myself when she began describing some of … Continue reading

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Holiday Giveaway!

Hi! I love the holiday season! And, to celebrate, I’m giving away a nice little prize: signed, first edition paperback copies of three of my books (Santa Hunk, Dark Chemistry, and Loose Dogs) PLUS a $20 Amazon gift card :) … Continue reading

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Santa Hunk: get ready for my holiday novella!

So if you’re one of my Facebook friends (and if you’re not — why not???) you know that I’ve been working on a paranormal romance novella … with a holiday theme :) I’m sharing it now with my beta readers. … Continue reading

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“Free Money” is FREE!

Free Money, my Elmore Leonard* tribute story, is free for Kindle today through October 12. Free Money is a Noiry Crime/Suspense Story… … set in Rochester, NY. If you know the area you may recognize one of the scenes, Devil’s … Continue reading

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Dark Chemistry spotlight in Rochester D&C

The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle featured Dark Chemistry in its author spotlight. Here’s the article. Thank you, D&C!

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Dark Chemistry on sale, 99 cents!

It’s been an exciting past few weeks as I’ve picked up several really nice reviews for Dark Chemistry. Here’s one: Firstly, I love the original premise: controlling people via pheromones. This book covers everything from chemistry to economics to romance … Continue reading

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Starting the next book, and it’s gonna be a paranormal

Those of you who know me, know that I always have multiple novels in process. (Kind of like my reading. I’m reading about 8 books right now. No joke. A little outta control tho…) Now one of them has grabbed … Continue reading

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In which I lose my mind possibly? and start fermenting vegetables :D

It started when I became interested in so-called “Resistant Starch” — a class of starches that are not digested in the small intestine, but instead pass through to the colon, where they become food for gut flora, including critters that … Continue reading

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A DIY Artist Taboret for $150 (or less!)

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This post is a long time coming, but since I didn’t make any promises out loud, who cares, right? :) The story starts late last year, when I was brainstorming on ideas for Christmas presents for the resident teen. Those … Continue reading

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