Rachel Kovaciny

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Born only a few miles from where Jesse James robbed his first train, Rachel Kovaciny has loved the Old West all her life. She now lives in Virginia with her husband and their three homeschooled children. In her free time, Rachel writes for the magazines "Femnista" and "Prairie Times," reads, bakes, blogs, watches movies, and daydreams.

Her book "Cloaked" was a 2018 Peacemaker Awards finalist for Best Western YA/Children's Fiction.

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Rachel Kovaciny If I get blocked on one project, I switch to another -- that's the main reason I generally have at least two writing projects going at any given time.…moreIf I get blocked on one project, I switch to another -- that's the main reason I generally have at least two writing projects going at any given time. Usually one in the first draft and another in revision. Then even if I'm a bit stuck, I don't have to waste any of my writing time, which is much too rare and precious to throw away on banging my head against my laptop or begging characters to cooperate.(less)
Rachel Kovaciny Forget "write what you know." Write what you love. You can learn enough about any subject to "know" about it, but if you don't love that subject,…moreForget "write what you know." Write what you love. You can learn enough about any subject to "know" about it, but if you don't love that subject, you're going to be miserable eventually. (less)
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I've never gone on a blog tour.  Or a book tour.  But there's a first time for everything!

I'm setting up a tour for my upcoming release, Dancing and Doughnuts, and this post right here is me calling for people to sign up to help host it!  Which does NOT mean saying you'll let me sleep on a couch in your basement between book signings.  

Actually, since I've never hosted a blog tour, maybe it do... Read more of this blog post »
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