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Kate Grove

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April 30




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I am a daydreamer with wanderlust and a BA in Japanese language and culture. When I was 13, I realized there were some very fortunate people whose job is to write down the stories they made up! How awesome is that.

So I decided to be a novelist. Naturally, I immediately wrote a duology. Then stand-alone novel. Because I was aiming to be a novelist, not a short-storyist.
Whoever said to start with baby steps, didn't know me.

But life had other ideas and writing took a backseat for a while. I graduated high school, then went on to acquire a BA in Japanese language and culture. Then I found a dayjob and continued to write whenever I had time and energy.

Another turning point came in early 2019, when I had the opportunity to try out full-time wri

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Launch date!

Hello Everyone,
The official launch date is set. It's next Tuesday, actually! (San Francisco time, because that's where the publisher is based.)
It's a better version of The Snow King, with new chapters (and I've just realized I've introduced a new character, too)! Hope you'll enjoy. I'll post links whenever it goes live.
Meanwhile, you can check out the Tapas app and website, because that's where yo Read more of this blog post »
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