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    Kate Russell
  • Occupation: Writer
  • Birthday: November 18
  • Locale: Australia
  • Member Since: 4/15/2010

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About Kate

I am a self published children's writer living on the beautiful Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. I am currently working on some short stories, nutting out an idea for a children's historical/fantasy novel, and trying desperately to finish my adult novel (that is, a novel for adults, not anything R-rated!) which is a comic mystery, sort of along the lines of Janet Evanovich. Well, a girl ca... More
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11/29/2014NaNoWriMo Day 29 – WINNER! WINNER! WINNER! (1 Comments )
A marathon 4,673 words tonight to get over the line. Yay! 2014 has been huge. This one makes it three novels this year, all thanks to Camp NaNoWriMo (in April and July) and NaNoWriMo 2014! Five novels in total since 2012. Phew. Got some serious... Read the rest of this post
11/28/2014NaNoWriMo Day 28 (0 Comments )
Day 28 – Hard getting going tonight–and nearly didn’t! 1685 words, 45461 total, 170 pages. 2 days. 4539 words left. #amwriting #NaNoWriMo
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1. The Graveyard Book (Hardcover)
    Author: Neil Gaiman
    Illustrator: Dave McKean
    Publisher: HarperCollins
Ages 9-12 4/17/2010
Kate said: Neil Gaiman writes the most unusual, involving, sometimes frightening and always interesting novels. You can always count on him to surprise and amaze. This one is about a small boy who is raised by...more
tags: I recommend
30,839 Reviews  
2. Howl's Moving Castle (Mass Market Paperback)
    Author: Diana Wynne Jones
    Publisher: Ace
Young Adults 4/17/2010
Kate said: I love Diana Wynne Jones. Her books have lots of humour and magic in them and Howl particularly is a wonderful character. Read it, and then catch the Hayao Miyazaki movie adaptation, which is very e...more
tags: I recommend
7,100 Reviews  
3. Watership Down (Scribner Classics) (Hardcover)
    Author: Richard Adams
    Publisher: Scribner
N/A 4/17/2010
Kate said: The classic novel about rabbits escaping their threatened home and embarking on an adventure into the unknown. Brilliant.
tags: I recommend
13,050 Reviews  
4. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book 1) (Paperback)
    Author: J. K. Rowling
    Illustrator: Mary GrandPr√©
    Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
Ages 9-12 4/17/2010
Kate said: Well, it was called "...and the Philosopher's Stone" in Australia, but it's the same book! Don't think I really need to say much about Harry. He's a phenomenon. Hooray for JK Rowling!
tags: I recommend
123,603 Reviews  
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Comment by Renee Taprell on 12/11/2010 at 11:43 PM:
Hi Kate,
It's lovely to meet you. I've actually borrowed Fan-tas-ti-cal from the library before. It is fantastic and I read some stories to my 8 year old and she loved it!

Good luck with your writing!

Renee :-)
Comment by Angela Sunde on 7/19/2010 at 6:01 PM:
Hi Kate, Welcome to Jacketflap. You are going to enjoy this international community. Browse around and invite friends.
Comment by Tatjana Pavlov-West on 7/14/2010 at 5:24 AM:
Hi Kate,
I've just finished reading "Just Meg" by Kate Russell and would like to know if you are the one?
I loved the book. I'm currently writing a youth novel about mutism. That's why I read your book even though it turned out to be completely different to what I thought and what I ... more
Comment by Kate Russell on 4/16/2010 at 7:39 PM:
Thank you Eric for your warm welcome! I had a quick look at your profile and I love your illustrations.
Comment by Eric Hammond on 4/16/2010 at 2:04 PM:
Hello, Kate.
Welcome to JacketFlap.

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