Author Archives: Kirsten

Loose Dogs in the Apple Store

If your e-reader of choice is an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iBooks — or if you download ebooks onto your computer via iTunes, you’re in luck! My novels are available through the Apple store. Here’s Loose Dogs. My … Continue reading

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Loose Dogs, On Sale Now! $3.99!

Very excited here — today’s the big day! The ebook version of Loose Dogs is officially available from: Smashwords Amazon Barnes & Noble    Looking to save a couple dollars? I don’t blame you! Sign up for my e-newsletter and … Continue reading

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Tweaking the Loose Dogs teaser copy

I actually like doing this — but at the same time it’s a bit harrowing. Need to get it right. Need to come up with copy that makes people really really want to read the book. Here’s where it is … Continue reading

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Writing, Dreams, and Consciousness

Hiya! I took a break from fiction to finalize a non-fiction piece that’s been almost-completed for months now. It’s on one of my favorite topics: the relationship between writing, dreams, and states of consciousness :-) Yeah, I know, dorky!!! :-D … Continue reading

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Can Job on Youtube :-)

I played around a bit on PowToon today. What do you think?  

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Chick lit, Women’s lit, and Fiction’s Dark Arts

One of the odd pleasures about writing fiction is that you don’t always know what you’re doing until after you’ve done it. There are parts of the mind (the parts that Jungian psychologist Robert Johnson refers to as the Shadow) … Continue reading

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Loose Dogs Launch Party: Saturday, March 23!!!

Save the date!!! There will be PRESENTS!!! Amazon gift cards!!! Free copies of the book!!! And much, much more: Dog toys from Cuddlee Critters Charming tea towel with an embroidered Dachshund Whimsical doggy wall hook from Ikea Copies copy of … Continue reading

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My dog reviews Loose Dogs :-D

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The Eight Stages of Short Story Writing

1. Excitement. Something has popped into your head–an idea, a hook, a scene. You’re positive that a terrific story will unfold around it. You sit down and commit your idea to the page. Yep. This just might work . . … Continue reading

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Come join my DH Lawrence group on Goodreads

Every once in a while I get interested enough in a writer that I decide to read “everything” he or she has written. (No literally everything, perhaps, but a lot!) This started in college, when I discovered that the college … Continue reading

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