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Why Is It Taking Me So Long To Write The Second Elixir Book?

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on March 24, 2017 in Anecdote, Books, Creativity, Elixir Bound, Elixir Saved, Family, Kylene, WIP, Writing, Young Adult |

It’s been over four years since the ebook version of ELIXIR BOUND came out and over three years since the paperback version released (so forever in terms of publishing a companion novel). I’m sad to report that I’m only about 2/3 finished with the draft of the companion novel ELIXIR SAVED. And even once the draft is […]

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March #InkRipples: Tropes Are All In The Execution

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on March 8, 2017 in Books, Creativity, Ink Ripples, Writing |

Join Kai Strand, Mary Waibel, and Katie L. Carroll (that’s me!) for March #InkRipples, which is all about tropes. Love ’em or hate ’em, tropes are an integral part of storytelling. Even if you’ve never heard the word before, you’re sure to have come across them in books, movies, or television as they are a […]

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Middle Grade Adventure PIRATE ISLAND Is Going To Be A Book!

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on March 1, 2017 in Art, Books, Great CT Caper, Middle Grade, Pirate Island, Self-Publishing, WIP, Writing |

Last week brought you my big baby news, and as promised, this week I’m bringing you book news. I’ve decided to jump into self-publishing, starting with my middle grade adventure PIRATE ISLAND in the fall. So this year I’ll be bringing a human baby and a book baby into the world! This is a move […]

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Trailer Reveal AS YOU LAY SLEEPING by Katlyn Duncan

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on February 15, 2017 in Book Trailer, Books, Guest, Young Adult |

My critique buddy Katlyn Duncan is here on the blog again today, this time to reveal the trailer for her YA thriller AS YOU LAY SLEEPING. Welcome, Katlyn! Please follow and like us:

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Timeless with a Twist from Sharon Chriscoe Author of RACE CAR DREAMS

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on February 13, 2017 in Books, Creativity, Guest, Picture Book, Writing |

I’m very excited for today’s guest on the Observation Desk is the author of the picture book RACE CAR DREAMS. The boys got this one for Christmas and love it! Sharon is doing a one-day Amazon giveaway on Wednesday, so make sure to check out my Twitter (@katielcarroll) or author Facebook page on Wednesday for details […]

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