Author Archives: Kourtney

Does Social Media Make You Miserable?

For the past 3 months, I’ve curtailed the time I spend on social media. I check Facebook and Twitter once a week. I respond to all notifications and I try to take about 30 minutes to interact with friends’ posts … Continue reading

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Shifting Priorities

I ended up taking a couple extra weeks in my blog break. Sorry for the delay in my return, but it’s been very productive for my writing. I’ve been hard at work on my first draft of Book 3 of … Continue reading

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Winter Blog Break

With all the weekly author events, my monthly new newsletter commitments, and my writing schedule, I’ve decided to take a break from blogging for the holiday season. I’ll still be on Facebook and Twitter, but I’m going to take a … Continue reading

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Thanks For All Your Support During My Book Release!

  I’ve had a few days to wind down from the book release and the blog tour and I wanted to say a big thank you to everyone who bought my book, tweeted or shared about my book, or hosted … Continue reading

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What is my Inspiration for the Character of Kat Preston?

  As you might expect, I’m a bit exhausted from the blog tour for TGWSG, so I thought I’d share one of my favorite guest posts from the tour! Guest Post from Butterfly-O-Meter Books’ Blog: My Source of Inspiration for … Continue reading

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How to Support An Author During Her Release Week

Tomorrow (October 17) is the release date for The Girl Who Saved Ghosts! I feel like I’ve been preparing for this day all year. It’s always exciting and nerve-wracking to see how sales go! Thanks so much for being here … Continue reading

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A Day In the Life of an Author

Recently, I put together a post for an ezine called Modern Creative Life. I spent a few weeks working on this post and it’s all about what my “typical Tuesday” is like. If you’ve ever been curious about what my … Continue reading

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The Girl Who Saved Ghosts Releases in One Month!

  I can’t believe there are only 4 weeks left until The Girl Who Saved Ghosts is released! This entire year has been about revising the book, proofreading the book, marketing the book. And there’s still so much to be … Continue reading

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COVER REVEAL FOR BOOK 2 IN THE FAIRDAY MORROW SERIES FAIRDAY MORROW AND THE TALKING LIBRARY   Eleven-year-old Fairday Morrow had no clue that moving from Manhattan to the small town of Ashpot, Connecticut, would lead to an unsolved mystery. … Continue reading

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My Beach Week

The view from my bedroom in Old Saybrook. Last week, I snuck away for a week. I took a week off from teaching, but I didn’t post anything online because I detest making it easier for burglars. I only has … Continue reading

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