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Aldan, Slave Turned Warrior

By Kathrese McKee | Feature

For the next several weeks, I will be posting quotes from Mardan’s Anointed.Aldan, Slave Turned WarriorThe following quote contains some of Aldan’s thoughts on war. At the beginning of Mardan’s Mark, Aldan was the slave of a Norlan pirate captain. Freed from that life, he chooses to take sides against Norland. In doing so, he […]

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Status: Shooting for the Moon

By Kathrese McKee | Feature

You may have noticed that the book progress monitor (coffee mug) has declined to 96%.  That’s because writing a long novel is like shooting for the moon; some adjustments are necessary to land safely.Shooting for the MoonAs I prepare to revise the manuscript (after I finish writing the last few scenes), I created a spreadsheet of […]

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The Agony of Making Progress

By Kathrese McKee | Feature

Today, I reached the tipping point of 95% on my current book, Mardan’s Anointed. Progress has been agonizingly slow on this novel, and I haven’t let myself believe that I was kinda sorta nearly almost there until now. For one thing, the book has far exceeded my initial target word count. For another, I knew […]

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September 2016 #WIPjoy Days 1-5

By Kathrese McKee | Feature

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This blog post is written in response to the #WIPJoy challenge issued by Bethany Jennings. We are fellow Realm Maker Conference alumni, aka Realmies. Each day of September, I am supposed to answer a particular question pertaining to my current WIP (that’s Work In Progress for you non-writerly folks).Since this gave me the perfect excuse […]

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