Kristen Martin

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Kristen Martin is the International Amazon Bestselling Author of THE ALPHA DRIVE trilogy and SHADOW CROWN series. She lives in Southeast Texas and loves all things young adult, science fiction, and fantasy.

An avid YouTuber, Kristen joined the AuthorTube community in March 2015 and films weekly videos offering aspiring authors writing advice, inspiration, ways to live a balanced lifestyle, and behind-the-scenes footage at author events and writing conferences. She loves connecting with readers and writers, so be sure to reach out!

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Kristen Martin Thank you for the question! The Alpha Drive actually started out as a contemporary, new adult novel that was loosely based on my life in college. I…moreThank you for the question! The Alpha Drive actually started out as a contemporary, new adult novel that was loosely based on my life in college. I wrote half of it before giving up on it, then let it sit for about a year. One day, while I was doing my hair, the entire plot for The Alpha Drive suddenly hit me. I realized right then and there that I wanted to write YA sci-fi. I threw the straightener onto the bathroom counter and ran over to my desk, where I jotted all of my ideas down. These ideas were a breath of fresh air and brought excitement back to this story. Sometimes it's best to take some time away from your work and come back later with a fresh perspective!(less)
Kristen Martin Thank you so much! I am so happy you're enjoying the videos. I do have a video called "Marketing Your Book 101" on my channel that you will probably…moreThank you so much! I am so happy you're enjoying the videos. I do have a video called "Marketing Your Book 101" on my channel that you will probably find helpful :) I also answer the specific questions you asked above in my "Building Your Author Platform" video. I hope that helps!(less)
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Hi guys, welcome back and Happy almost St. Patrick’s Day! I’ve been getting a lot of questions recently on how to write realistic dialogue, so instead of answering those emails one by one, I’m hoping that this video/post will suffice as a response. If you'd rather watch the video on this topic, feel free to click play below. Otherwise, read on!

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Teresa ☼ Hey Kristen!! Thank you for accepting my friend request :) I hope you’re day is wonderful and happy reading + writing x

(also can I just say I read your book The Alpha Drive a few months ago and really liked it? Ahh you did such a good job on that book!)


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