Tuesday, July 26, 2016

#FreeImages #FreePhotos of #Flowers White Roses from @kathrynekennedy


Sometimes it’s hard to find images that are actually free on the Internet. Today I’m sharing photos of white roses that you are free to use on your blogs, websites, etc. I own the roses and took the photos myself, so you don’t need to worry about royalties or copyright issues. Feel free to copy and paste. Enjoy!













Friday, June 24, 2016

New Cover for #Ebook MOON DANCER! By @kathrynekennedy

I had a few readers email me that the writing on the cover was a bit hard to see. So here is the revised cover, based on feedback. Hopefully, the text is more visible now. Thank you all!


Tuesday, June 14, 2016

#Cover Reveal #Ebook New Release Coming Soon: MOON DANCER, a novelette within the world of BENEATH THE THIRTEEN MOONS by @kathrynekennedy


As I’ve mentioned before, I have been writing short novelettes as I recover my health enough to eventually write a new series. I also recently went through short stories I have written that I never pursued for publication (or were published in print magazines) because I started to write full length novels. You may have seen some of the story titles and a brief description on the SHORT STORY page of my website. Since the stories are no longer available, I have decided to publish some of them for my readers through the magical land of ebook publishing.

Today I am happy to announce that I finished the cover for MOON DANCER, a story I actually wrote before the novel, BENEATH THE THIRTEEN MOONS. I hope to have the cover up on my website for pre-order as I revise and edit the story. This is one that I did not pursue for publication since I started the book shortly after, so I’m happy to say it’s an original story that has not been in print before. However, it needs a bit of editing.

A Moon Dancer (or Bone Dancer) is mentioned in BENEATH THE THIRTEEN MOONS, but only a paragraph during Mahri and Korl’s lifemate ceremony. MOON DANCER gives the reader a more detailed look into the world of a dancer of Sea Forest. They use one or more bones, depending on the skill of the dancer, carved of the great Narwhal horn, the strongest and most rare substance on Sea Forest. The bones have natural spirals that are raised and sharp as knives, and half the allure of watching a Moon Dancer is the threat of peril to the dancer. Many of them carry scars from previous dances, and if the dancer is unskilled, or not attuned to her ‘ka (dancing bones), they often die a bloody death by the cuts they receive during the dance. But if skilled, and given the proper amount of the magical zabba root, the ‘ka produce a melody unlike any other, creating a song that enchants any who are lucky enough to hear it. You will read a bit more about how the ‘ka are created in MOON DANCER. But, the story is primarily about rivalry disguised as friendship, and the struggle between two women over the same man.

And love that can only blossom from tragedy.

I’m looking forward to getting started on the revisions, and hope to finish within a few months. In the meantime, what do you think of the cover? Does it portray the movement and mystery of a Moon Dancer? I kept it similar in design to the cover of BENEATH THE THIRTEEN MOONS, so readers can readily identify it with the novel. I’d love to hear your thoughts!

My Magical Best,
Kathryne
http://www.kathrynekennedy.com

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Arizona Desert Dreams Conference, By @kathrynekennedy

In my last post I gave some tips on how to have a successful conference, especially if you're a published author. I am happy to follow with a post of our Arizona Desert Dreams conference http://desertroserwa.org/desertdreams .

I had a wonderful time! We even had a bit of rain, which here in the desert is something to celebrate, as it cools off the weather and clears up to a cool day of sunshine. I have posted some pictures below. We had a nice turn-out for the book signing, and a dear friend of mine helped me set out all my books, so I have a few pictures of the signing below. I also included some pictures of baskets I made, which might help give you some ideas when you put together some of your own. It was a smaller conference this year, which made it more intimate, which I also enjoyed. And I couldn't resist a few pictures of the hotel grounds, it's a lovely place. So enjoy!









Friday, April 22, 2016

Limited Time #EbookSale : The Lady of the Storm--Booklist's 101 Best Romance Novels of the Last 10 Years!

From today until May 5th, The Lady of the Storm will be featured on Barnes & Noble's 101 Nook Books for Under $2.99 (although The Lady of the Storm will only be $1.99!) If you enjoyed the first book in the series, The Fire Lord's Lover, you will be sure to have a lot of fun with the second! Here's the direct link to my book, but you can find it on page 4 of the feature: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/lady-of-the-storm-kathryne-kennedy/1100202501?ean=9781402267970


Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Limited Time #EbookSale: My Unfair Lady by @kathrynekennedy

From today until April 25th only, My Unfair Lady (A Library Journal Editor's Pick) will be part of Nook's 500 Under $5 Sale, with a promotional price of $1.99 across all platforms (ie: Amazon, Google Play, etc.). I wrote this book with a comedic edge that has many readers laughing out loud. That said, it includes all the passionate romance you will find in all of my books. If you haven't read this one yet, and have a sense of humor, now is the time! http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/my-unfair-lady-kathryne-kennedy/1100202485?ean=9781402229909