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.…moreLiving 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. (less)
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…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 past two weekends have been dedicated to tech updates to my life aka setting up the new iPad and iPhone and wiping the old ones clean.


For most people this is a smooth, easy transition. But I’ve come to realize I’m an outlier. If something can go bizarrely wrong, it will. If there’s a .05% chance of some weird glitch happening–it happens to me.


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In the sequel, the 3 main characters return to Darkwater Creek, NE, as adults. All three have their own scars (emotional or physical) from childhood that they carry with them into adulthood. The themes of love, truth and justice run deep in this seri ...more
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The Six Train to Wisconsin by Kourtney Heintz
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The Girl Who Saved Ghosts by K.C. Tansley
"DISCLOSURE OF MATERIAL CONNECTION: I have a material connection because I received a review copy for free from Netgalley and the publisher.

Kat Langley is exhausted. Ghosts are visiting her day and night for her to assist with their reckoning. Kat..." Read more of this review »
The Girl Who Saved Ghosts by K.C. Tansley
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Searching for help, Kat leaves school for the ancestral home she’s only just discovered. Her friend Evan, whose family is joined to her own by an arcane histo..." Read more of this review »
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