Kourtney Heintz

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Kourtney Heintz is the award-winning and bestselling author of The Six Train to Wisconsin (2013), the first book in The Six Train to Wisconsin series. She also writes bestselling young adult novels under the pseudonym K.C. Tansley.

She is a member of the Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, Romance Writers of America, and Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.

She has given writing workshops and author talks at libraries, museums, universities, high schools, conventions, wineries, non-profits organizations, and writing conferences. She has been featured in the Republican American of Waterbury, Connecticut; on WTNH’s CT Style; and on the radio show, Everything Internet.

She resides in Connecticut with her warrior lapdog
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Kourtney Heintz Living in my story worlds with my characters. Discovering who they are and how they work. And touching a reader's life--that's really really amazing.
Kourtney Heintz I don't believe in a muse. Writing is something I do every day. It's my job. If something isn't working in the story, I get what I term writer's pause…moreI don't believe in a muse. Writing is something I do every day. It's my job. If something isn't working in the story, I get what I term writer's pause. It's where I hesitate to move forward because there is a problem. I don't stop writing. I skip ahead or go over what I've written until I realize where the issue is and I fix it. (less)
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The Girl Who Loved Ghosts Release Day!

Today is the official release day for The Girl Who Loved Ghosts!


I’m really grateful to the reviewers that have been posting early reviews on Goodreads. Here’s some of what they have been saying about Book Three of The Unbelievables:


“Ms. Tansley has built a realistic backdrop with vivid details, poured on emotional challenges and raised the stakes for her characters as each tentacle of this tale en

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