Author Archives: Kourtney

When’s the Next Author Signing?

 JOIN ME ON JUNE 10TH AT THE CHESHIRE STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL Come on down for some great live entertainment, tasty food, and cool vendors! Mark your calendar for  Saturday, June 10th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.! I’ll be at the … Continue reading

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The Best 100 Novels Challenge

When I first read about the 100 Best Novels Challenge on Nathan Bransford’s blog, I thought this would be a fun challenge.  It was definitely fun at first, but then I reached 50 books and it got hard. Really hard. … Continue reading

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My Reading Round Up

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been reorganizing all my books. This is a 1/3 of what I tackled. As I dusted and rearranged my books, I realized it was time for a reading round up here on the blog. … Continue reading

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The Six Lessons Vertigo Taught Me

1. Appreciate the Small Things From December through April, walking around outside went from impossible to challenging to doable with care. Being able to move my gaze around the yard while I am walking Emerson is a new treat. 2. … Continue reading

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Why Friend Weekends Are the Best Weekends

Brett came to visit me and as always we found something new to explore: Kettletown State Park. It was a pretty easy trail for a mile. I haven’t hiked since last fall so it was nice to get out in … Continue reading

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Why Self-Hosting a Blog Became Important to Me

Welcome to my new blogging home! I kept everything I could about the old blog, including my 7 years of posts and my theme, and migrated it over to my website. I’m sure lots of you are wondering why after … Continue reading

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The Story of the Door

  Ah, the door. I promised a story, so here goes. A couple years back, I begged my old friend Ant to take me to Sleepy Hollow. I love the Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Washington Irving. After reading Jessica … Continue reading

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TGWIG’s Sequel Gets a Title!

BOOK NEWS My publisher has decided on the title for The Girl Who Ignored Ghost’s sequel! I’m so excited to announce it because it was one of my suggestions! Drumroll please… The title for the second book in The Unbelievables … Continue reading

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Dog Days of Winter

I lay down in the snow one day and just looked up at the trees. When I lived in the city, Emerson and I would take walks and go lay on a bench and stare up at the trees. I … Continue reading

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Taking My Time

  I spent the past year rushing. Rushing to get revisions done. Rushing to line up promo events. Rushing to create marketing materials. Rushing. Rushing. Rushing. I can’t remember a single moment where I wasn’t trying to do something faster … Continue reading

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