Category Archives: Books

Preface to the Revised Edition of Libby

The deed is done. I’ve revised Libby. I’ve resubmitted the novel for publication. I’ve asked Amazon to notify people who have already downloaded the book, so they have the opportunity to switch to the revised edition if they’d like. I’ll … Continue reading

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Run away. Run away.

I’ve pulled “When Libby.” Many readers love the book. A typical reaction is this recent 5-start Goodreads review: great story of personal growth. funny quirky, with a bit of romance tossed in. :) was a great read. But I can’t … Continue reading

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Goodreads Book Giveaway! 101 Dog Training Tips!

Goodreads Book Giveaway 101 Dog Training Tips by Kirsten Mortensen Giveaway ends September 25, 2012. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win

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I heart my (violent) readers

News flash! “When Libby Met the Fairies” is NOT a stock romance. So no — I’m not sorry Libby isn’t a “strong,” Feminist, heroic character — because that’s not what she is. She’s a troubled and rather weak woman, yanked … Continue reading

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THANK YOU! Libby hits #11 in Free Kindle Store!

I am so grateful to ALL of you who downloaded my novel over the past few days. Thanks to you, “When Libby Met the Fairies” is now up to #11 in Amazon’s Free Kindle Ebooks store! This is the kind … Continue reading

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New cover for Libby!

I am so psyched!!!

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mama did NOT say there’d be days like this. exactly. lol

So I’m giving away five copies of Can Job, print edition, on Goodreads. And I’ve been monitoring how my giveaway has compared to the others by watching it in the site’s “Most Requested” list. I check again this morning — … Continue reading

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“Dogs” now in beta–and readers are liking it!

So this makes me sooooooooooooo very happy — I’ve recruited a few peeps to beta read my new novel, and the feedback so far has been so encouraging! I planned to stop after the first 5 chapters, but couldn’t put … Continue reading

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I am editing. Loose Dog.

So I’ve got this novel, you see. I love the concept. It’s a first person novel, narrated by a woman who is an animal control officer. And she’s got problems. Man problems, for starters. Her ex-fiance has shown back up … Continue reading

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#bestreads2011 Blog Hop. Kindleriffic!

Thanks to John Wiswell for hosting this blog hop! Please go visit his blog for more #bestreads2011. Here are mine :-) A Classic Portrait of a Lady. One of the great things about my Kindle is that there are so … Continue reading

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