Kristin Dow

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Kristin Dow worked in network television before leaving her day job to write. She has completed two novels: UNBRIDLED HOLIDAY and LIBERTY & MEANS. Beyond writing and motherhood, she loves Europe, home design, and special meals served with wine. She also tries to hike and snow ski whenever possible in her beloved Colorado.

If you've read her work, she would appreciate a review on Amazon and/or Goodreads. You can also follow her on Twitter @kristin_dow. But most of all, thanks for reading!!!!

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Kristin Dow LIBERTY & MEANS started as a daydream which I used in the opening of the book. Before I knew it, the characters started popping into my head and…moreLIBERTY & MEANS started as a daydream which I used in the opening of the book. Before I knew it, the characters started popping into my head and the story took shape. This book has been in the works for years (don't even want to calculate how long) so I'm excited to finally release it.(less)
Kristin Dow Being your own boss and only having to answer to yourself. Those moments when you're in the zone and your fingers are dancing on the keyboard. Having…moreBeing your own boss and only having to answer to yourself. Those moments when you're in the zone and your fingers are dancing on the keyboard. Having a reader tell me how something I wrote hit home with them or made them laugh. That's the best!(less)
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Writer's block is the common term for any stoppages in the creative flow, but for me, it feels more like a brain clog.
I've been outlining my 3rd novel and had such a clog. As I jotted down scenes, things were falling flat because I had decided to take the story in a certain direction and I wasn't feeling it. I wasn't taking advantage of the setting (Santa Barbara) to help bring the story to li... Read more of this blog post »
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Breezy, entertaining, funny read. Graham has heart and a voice that's easy to connect to. Her insights on writing are also helpful to those doing the same; glad I read it for that alone.
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Melanie Dobson Hi Kristin~ It's nice to connect with you via Goodreads!


Kristin Dow Thanks, Majenta; glad to connect.
If what I write seems up your alley, I'm running a summer special on both my books. UNBRIDLED HOLIDAY .99
LIBERTY & MEANS $3.99. Happy reading!


Majenta Greetings, Kristin! Friend Request accepted, thank you for requesting! Congratulations on your publishing success! I hope you've been having a good week and will have a good weekend

Best wishes from Majenta


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