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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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February #InkRipples: Tackling Common Misconceptions About Genre

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on February 6, 2017 in Books, Fantasy, Ink Ripples, Kai Strand, Mary Waibel, Writing, Young Adult |

In February, join the conversation as Mary Waibel, Kai Strand, and Katie L. Carroll talk genres for this month’s #InkRipples posts. There are lots of ways to define genre in literature (see the dictionary definition of “genre” or the Wikipedia entry on “literary genre”). For our intents and purposes of today’s discussion, let me specify by saying that […]

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January #InkRipples: The Allure of a Book Cover

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on January 2, 2017 in Art, Books, Creativity, Elixir Bound, Fantasy, Ink Ripples, Middle Grade, Writing, Young Adult |

Welcome to #InkRipples 2017! It looks like it’s going to be a big year for #InkRipples with lots of new bloggers joining Kai Strand, Mary Waibel, and me (Katie L. Carroll) in our monthly meme. We’re starting off the year by talking about book covers. The rise of online shopping and ebooks have changed the way […]

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BLUE BONES by Rick Starkey Cover Reveal

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on February 8, 2016 in Books, Cover Reveal, Guest, Middle Grade |

Blue Bones by Rick Starkey Release Date: March 7, 2016 Thirteen-year-old Rodney Becker has found the perfect cure for stage fright. Voodoo! Armed with the stolen finger bones of a dead blues guitar player and a mishmash of voodoo spells from the Internet, he and his best friend enter a graveyard at midnight to perform […]

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June Ripples in the Inkwell: Summer Reading Recommendations

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on June 8, 2015 in Books, Charlie Joe Jackson, Ink Ripples, Kai Strand, Mary Waibel, Middle Grade, Young Adult |

It’s the second Monday of the month and that means a new Ripples in the Inkwell post! May was all about change (my post was about how change is hard at any age). June heralds the start of summer, so Kai Strand, Mary Waibel, and I thought it would be fun to talk about summer/vacations. […]

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