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Four Seas Ice Cream and Undertow

It’s no secret that much of what is in UNDERTOW is “doable” in real life on Cape Cod. It’s like a teen’s guide on what to do on the Cape. Jump from the Town Neck bridge? Yup. Bonfire on Sandy Neck? Check! Drive out on the sand with a vehicle? Damn straight! Nosh on decadent […]

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Sturgis West High School Fiction Craft Classes

I will be at STURGIS WEST this coming week, teaching Fiction Craft to the entire 10th grade!  If you are a 10th grader, my schedule runs as follows:   APRIL 15th: Classes D+E will learn about pinpointing the “What If” question and how to build rich characters with voice, body language, music, and attitude. APRIL […]

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Bug versus Windshield

My son puked on the bus I drive this morning, and I had no paper towels. A crack formed in the bus windshield and slowly lengthened as I drove. I managed to shrink a favorite top to my daughter’s teenaged-size (she was thrilled). It poured buckets and my parked car ended up an oasis in […]

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Why I need a Clone

Well – I need to clone myself at some point in the near future. While I am busy finishing up STORMFRONT, I also like to run in a million directions at once. REDBULL?! WHERE ARE YOU?!?! I am signing books with Katie O’Sullivan at Barnes and Noble in Hyannis on April 4th from 6pm to probably 7pm […]

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How I Write the Darkness

We are what we write, or so I am told. Some people have been reading the advanced pages of STORMFRONT and have mentioned that some of the most potent scenes are also the darkest, which I believe is true of life. We so often remember the toughest moments, rather than the blissful ones. My mother always accused me […]

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The Barnstable Patriot and Undertow.

Friday could have sucked. It could have sucked because I was dumb enough to blurt out, “SURE I’ll drive the band to Rhode Island,” when I really needed to grind through STORMFRONT. It could have sucked because the dog barfed on my new rug, but only after I realized she demolished my gloves. It could […]

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Writers Night Out – My Notes on Marketing

Tonight the Cape Cod Writer’s Center hosted a sold out WRITERS NIGHT OUT at UNOs in Hyannis – many thanks to Dean Coe who started the ball rolling on the self-published info night and to all those who came and worked hard on it! Especially Janet, who is a part-time slave of the CCWC. We […]

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Bookstores and Book Signings

I’ve had many Indie authors ask me how I landed book signings for UNDERTOW at various bookstores. The questions were the same: How did I ask them? What did I say? Who did I beg? Want the truth? I didn’t ask any of them. Instead, they asked me. Now, don’t get me wrong – I […]

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Fiction Craft Class for Teens!

I will be teaching another Fiction Craft Class for Teens on Saturday, January 25th at the Sandwich Library, thanks to the tireless efforts of YA librarian Kathy Johnson – THANK YOU KATHY! There may still be slots open, so please head over to the Sandwich Library website – on the right-hand side you will see the […]

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Book Marketing 101

Below is the article I wrote for Cape Women Online. It appears in their Winter 2014 issue. On January 23, 2014 UNDERTOW hit #2 on the Teens Bestseller list for Myths and Legends on AMAZON! Book Marketing 101 by K.R. Conway You’ve finally finished your novel. A beast that has been edited no less than […]

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White Shark Realty

Kate Conway, Cape Cod Real Estate Agent

Tales of Black-Winged Night

a black, queer, adoptee's journey to self-love, self-expression, and freedom.

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Living Life Lessons

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Darrick Dean

Find your Purpose. Find your Story.

YA Author Rendezvous

Creativity Unleashed: Books for the young and the young at heart

Undercurrents

Exploring those mysterious, underlying forces fueling a writing life

Nerdy Book Club

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Book Twister Reviews

"A good day is one where I can not just read a book, but write a review of it." - Christopher Hitchens

Holly Storrow

Watch. Read. Write. Life.

YA Book Addict

Writing to share my love of books...

THE SPELLBOUND READER

BOOK REVIEWS, GIVEAWAYS, NEW RELEASES & MORE

Christa Wojciechowski

Dark Fiction, Delirium, and Digital Marketing