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Katie’s personal musings

Guest Interview – Chris Andrews

My friend Chris is back! Where did you get the idea for this book? Was there a big moment of inspiration, or was it a slower process? Epicentre grew from the idea or image of a mermaid stalking a beach, looking for someone to drown and hating herself for doing it. I don’t remember where… {read more}

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New Interview!

Fellow author Chris Andrews was kind enough to interview me on his blog for a second time, this time to talk about the final book of the Southern Star trilogy!

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The Trilogy Concludes

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New Interview!

And in return for my interviewing him, Chris Andrews interviewed me!

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Chris Andrews Guest Blog

And now for a guest interview from my friend and fellow author, Chris Andrews! Chris’s Facebook page  Chris’s Amazon profile   Character and Structure: An Unholy Alliance   Chris’s Story Structure Diagram Chris’s Newsletter sign-up page What prompted you to sit down and write this book? I found most of the classic books on storytelling very… {read more}

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Finally!

I’m on Instagram at last. Right now it’s mostly pictures of my pets, but it’s a start.

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Super Series Spotlight Multi-Author Promo Tour!

And I’m back with another blog post! I know it’s been a while, and I’m sorry for that, but don’t worry; there’s plenty more news coming down the pipeline. For this promotional tour, I and a group of other authors will be talking about one of the series we’ve published. For me, the series chosen… {read more}

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Writing About Grief and Loss

Characters tend to die a lot in fiction, for obvious reasons. For one thing it’s an easy way to introduce drama and suspense, and to raise the stakes in dangerous situations. It would after all be a bit silly if you wrote about a war in which none of the named characters died (unless you’re… {read more}

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And We’re Back!

Hey everybody! KJTaylor.com  is back up and running at last! Many many apologies for the long absence. The site was temporarily taken down by the service provider thanks to a hack-in by person or persons who I sincerely hope will die a horrible gory  death. It took a while to find out how much damage… {read more}

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Closure of Satalyte Publishing

It is with great regret that I announce that Satalyte Publishing, the publisher that produced Tales of Cymria and The Last Guard and was under contract for two further novels by me has shut down. The rights for all four books have reverted to me, and I am currently trying to find a new home… {read more}

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