Category Archives for "ROW80"

20131009 ROW80 check-in

By Kathrese McKee | ROW80

Nothing fancy this time. I’m a sponsor for these eighty days, so I’ll be poking around in your blogs, seeing what’s up with you. Looking forward to that. This isn’t my first time to do ROW80, but I’m planning to make it my most successful round by separating ROW80 check-ins from regular blog posts. We […]

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Author Interviews

By Kathrese McKee | ROW80

This week, I wrote my first Author Interview, and I thought it might be helpful to list the steps I took: Considered whether author interviews fit in with my blog’s focus. Not for this blog, certainly. But for my momsread blog, yes. Decided who I would invite. That seems weird, but I’ve run across websites […]

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Continuing Education for the Writer

By Kathrese McKee | ROW80

Have you ever felt that there are nearly as many people offering writing courses and books on craft as there are authors who are actually trying to produce new works? I’m on the Writer’s Digest mailing list. Need I say more? Five or six emails per week offering this or that course. Then there’s the […]

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Intolerance of the State

By Kathrese McKee | ROW80

How many Young Adult dystopian novels have hit it big in recent years? The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins springs to mind, and so does Glitch by Heather Anastasiu and Matched by Ally Conde and many others. In fact, Goodreads published an infographic showing more dystopian novels are being published now than at any time since the 1960s. My […]

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Star Wars, Still My Favorite

By Kathrese McKee | ROW80

My first date ever was back in the days when the first ever Star Wars movie came out. Back then, it was just Star Wars, not Star Wars, Episode IV: A New Hope. I know this sounds cruel, but I don’t remember his name. All I remember is the movie. Star Wars had it all: an epic […]

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