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Kathleen McKee

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Kathleen McKee is an accomplished educator and gifted writer with a talent for bringing characters to life. Her heart-warming stories and their settings are drawn from memories of people she has met and places she has experienced.

Kathleen crafts narratives that are uplifting and moving, with a touch of whimsy, mystery, and history. She likes to include women who are strong, generous, compassionate, and capable.

Kathleen currently lives in Southeast Pennsylvania. You’ll find her there working on her next novel.
Visit her website at: https://kathleen-mckee.com/

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Kathleen McKee My first advice for an aspiring writer is to become an avid story teller. Sit down with a pad and pen, and begin to craft a tale. Getting something on…moreMy first advice for an aspiring writer is to become an avid story teller. Sit down with a pad and pen, and begin to craft a tale. Getting something on paper is wonderfully enriching.

My second advice is to listen to other people telling stories. Listen to dialog on the bus. Listen to friends talking to one another. Listen to what you're telling a colleague on the phone. Capturing realistic conversation is a critical element when creating dialog for the characters in your stories. (less)
Kathleen McKee I'd travel to the Alps in search of Heidi's home. The classic story was a treasure of my childhood. Now that I think about it, I should read Heidi…moreI'd travel to the Alps in search of Heidi's home. The classic story was a treasure of my childhood. Now that I think about it, I should read Heidi again. I wonder if the same elements would still touch my spirit.(less)
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Poustinia (Poustinia #1)

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A Specter of Truth

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Time Flies

I don’t know about you, but I find that the hours in a day are gone before I’ve accomplished all that I had intended to do. Is it because I get sidetracked, flitting from activity to activity? Is it because I don’t plan well? Is it part of the aging process?

My father used to talk about being on the “slippery slope” when he was up in years. I’d assumed he was referring to how slowly... Read more of this blog post »
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“Believe in yourself. You are braver than you think, more talented than you know, and capable of more than you imagine.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

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Kathleen McKee Glad to meet you, too, Donna. Best wishes to you!


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Donna I want to thank you, Kathleen, for becoming a friend on Goodreads. Glad to meet you here.


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