Kelly McClymer's Blog, page 15

October 28, 2011

Please welcome Karen Rose Smith to the blog. With her exploration of psychic energy, Karen is a perfect addition to the Halloween themed posts of the last two weeks, though she doesn't write for teens, but for adults of all ages. 

[image error]ALWAYS DEVOTED is a departure for me from my usual romance career and my first original e-pub venture.  I wanted to stretch my boundaries a bit into an area I hadn't written in before—mystery.  So this novella is a romance/mystery with a paranormal element.  (This...

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Published on October 28, 2011 11:07 • 11 views

October 24, 2011

Please welcome author Edie Claire. She's one of the fabulous authors participating in my Halloween Treat series of posts about great spooky reads to get readers in the mood for Halloween. Don't forget — they're all holiday sale priced at 99 cents — get 10 for $10. Sale runs through October 31st!!

If you could choose to see dead people…would you?

Okay, confession time. I have always loved ghost stories. Both reading them and writing them. Spooky stuff enthralls me; next to Christmas, Halloween i...

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Published on October 24, 2011 10:00 • 5 views

October 19, 2011

Please welcome author Phoebe Matthews. She's one of the fabulous authors participating in my Halloween Treat series of posts about great spooky reads to get readers in the mood for Halloween. Don't forget — they're all holiday sale priced at 99 cents — get 10 for $10. Sale runs through October 31st!!

Nine Horoscope-in-Catsup Stories

A writer friend mentioned that zombies were the next hot protagonists for romance novels and I tried to get my head around the idea of anyone romancing a zombie...

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Published on October 19, 2011 10:00 • 8 views

October 17, 2011

Please welcome author Tawny Stokes. She's one of the fabulous authors participating in my Halloween Treat series of posts about great spooky reads to get readers in the mood for Halloween. Don't forget — they're all holiday sale priced at 99 cents — get 10 for $10. Sale runs through October 31st!!

NOTE: Tawny is giving away 3 books to commenters — so leave a comment and tell us your favorite spooky read.

Demons and Zombies and Exorcists, Oh My!

Halloween is just around the corner.  I love...

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Published on October 17, 2011 10:00 • 9 views

October 16, 2011

Time for another installment of The Ex-Files...except, I'm debuting my newest YA novel, BLOOD ANGEL, this week. You'll have to wait for the next chapter of The Ex-Files until next week. But you can catch up with the chapters if you need to: OBLIGATORY STATEMENT: This is part of  the wedding promotion. I promised my daughter I would finish this chicklit novel (begun while she was in Madagascar in the Peace Corps, and mailed to her chapter by chapter...until chicklit died and I turned to...
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Published on October 16, 2011 13:00 • 5 views

October 15, 2011

Please welcome author Flo Fitzgerald. She's kicking off my Halloween Treat series of posts about great spooky reads to get readers in the mood for Halloween. Did I mention they're all holiday sale priced at 99 cents — get 10 for $10. Sale starts TODAY and runs through October 31st!!

A Gentle Ghost Story

A few years ago I was living in New York City in an area between Washington  Heights and Inwood in Upper Manhattan.  Very near the Cloisters Museum.  The post office branch was called Fort...

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Published on October 15, 2011 10:00 • 4 views

October 14, 2011

Please welcome Damyanti Biswas to the blog today. As part of the Third Writer's Platform Building Campaign, she is here to share her thoughts on reading for pleasure vs. reading like a writer. The question is: can a writer ever read with the innocent pleasure of a reader after the journey to write well begins? Please feel free to share your experience in the comments.

Do You Read like a Reader or Writer?

Firstly, a big thanks to Kelly for inviting me to this wonderful blog, and then for asking ...

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Published on October 14, 2011 10:57 • 10 views

October 13, 2011

Please welcome author Stacy Juba. She's kicking off my Halloween Treat series of posts about great spooky reads to get readers in the mood for Halloween. Did I mention they're all holiday sale priced at 99 cents — get 10 for $10. Sale starts October 15!!

 

Psychic Chills and Thrills With Dark Before Dawn

 

I've always been fascinated with psychics. While I know that there are many fake psychics in the world, I believe that real psychic talent does exist. As a child, I was fascinated with the...

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Published on October 13, 2011 10:00 • 8 views

October 9, 2011

Time for another installment of The Ex-Files.

OBLIGATORY STATEMENT: This is part of  the wedding promotion. I promised my daughter I would finish this chicklit novel (begun while she was in Madagascar in the Peace Corps, and mailed to her chapter by chapter…until chicklit died and I turned to writing my YA novel The Salem Witch Tryouts). She is now home, has earned a Master's Degree in Public Health from the University of Michigan, and is engaged. So, really, I owe her.

Brief recap of the...

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Published on October 09, 2011 14:15 • 8 views

October 5, 2011

Please welcome Author Jana DeNardo, a fellow Write Campaigner. Jana has an interesting insight into the Platform Building Campaign when it comes to writers who are shy, or don't want to share TMI with readers.

Jana's Favorite Kitties

While I'm not new to writing, I'm relatively new to the whole 'building a platform' thing. It's a daunting task to say the least, especially if you're not particularly computer savvy. In talking to other author friends, I've become aware of something I never...

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Published on October 05, 2011 10:59 • 4 views