#UpbeatAuthors

by Kathryn Jane I belong to a Facebook group called #upbeatauthors. It was the brainchild of an author who was feeling (like many of us) overwhelmed by the negativity on social media. Her idea was to have a safe place where we could go to share positive outlooks, and uplifting words. A whole bunch of us jumped…

  by Kathryn Jane I had a blog almost ready for posting, but it wasn’t a good fit for today, so instead, in the light of the tragedy in Las Vegas yesterday, I will simply share what I believe to be true. Kindness and Love are the answer to all the troubles in the world….

The Scent of Change #Globalwarming #Inspiration @jacqbiggar

It’s raining! I don’t know about you, but those of us in the northwestern part of Canada are celebrating. Every year it gets hotter and drier and the earth is aging seemingly before our eyes. It was always a dream for DH and I to move to Vancouver Island. We came here on our honeymoon…

Favorite Authors

by Kathryn Jane Have you ever attended the RWA National Conference? I’ve been twice, RWA2014, and RWA2016, but I won’t be there this year because, well, reality. Between airfare, accommodation, and conference registration it would cost this Canadian about three grand, and that’s almost three month’s rent! But as we slip into July, and the…

Smiles are free!

  Or should be. A smile doesn’t have to be earned. Oh yes, some people make you work for them, but really? Why? When a random smile can change someone’s day, why would anyone be stingy? A few days ago, I happened to be sitting in a hospital’s physiotherapy gym, where several people were going…

Workshops For Writers

Hey there, I’m Kathryn Jane, and I have a passion for sharing information with other writers and authors. How many times have you said, wow, I wish I’d known that going in. Or muttered, isn’t there an easier way to do this? Or, how was I supposed to know this already? Why didn’t somebody tell…

Celebrating my first featured @Bookbub #Sale #MFRWauthor #RSsos @jacqbiggar

For an indie author, the tough job of writing a book, editing, choosing covers (all of mine are done by the fabulous Kim Killion), learning how to format (if you’re doing your own I highly recommend Vellum!) and uploading to your chosen vendors can seem overwhelming. Fortunately, there are many informative blogs, such as Kristen…

It’s #ReleaseDay for Love, Christmas #HolidayRomance #RSsos #mgtab @jacqbiggar

Love, Christmas by Bestselling authors from The Authors’ Billboard Genre: Contemporary Holiday Romance Release Date: October 18, 2015 Holiday stories that will be a song in your heart! You’ll love this heartwarming collection of 20 all-new Christmas stories from NY Times, USA Today, and national best-selling authors. Every title in the set is from a Christmas…