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Thursday, June 28, 2012 1:36:58 PM
Katie Hines wrote a blog post titled SCOTUS Ruling & Individual Freedom:
Katie said, "I have not used this forum as a springboard for my personal political beliefs, but rather have stuck to writing-related issues. However, I find today that not only can I not abstain from speaking out, but that I am constrained to speak out.Our..." more

Thursday, June 7, 2012 3:24:25 PM
Katie Hines wrote a blog post titled Wondered about Writing Humor?:
Katie said, "Writing humor is often perceived as being difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. It is not that you write something that is fall on the floor funny, but it is that you take a fresh perspective on old things. For example, I wrote "Red Hot Scooter..." more

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 4:43:22 PM
Katie Hines wrote a blog post titled Critique Groups - A Writer's Best Friend:
Katie said, "Some writers will say they don't use a critique group; others wouldn't consider their manuscript polished without the input from one. There are both online critique groups and face-to-face groups. Whether you use a critique group or not is up to..." more

Friday, September 23, 2011 12:56:37 PM
Katie Hines commented on Stephanie Campbell's Profile:
Katie said, "Congratulations, Stephanie! I remember how thrilled I was to hold my first book in my hot little hands. Nothing compares!"

Sunday, April 17, 2011 5:19:55 AM
Katie Hines wrote a blog post titled How to Get Your Work Into an Anthology:
Katie said, "Here's a great article by Karina Fabian that will help those of us who are interested in getting our work published in an anthology.I’ve been on both sides of the anthology fence—having had stories published in several anthologies from Firestorm..." more

Thursday, April 14, 2011 8:03:25 PM
Katie Hines wrote a blog post titled What's Up, Holmes, says Dr. Watson:
Katie said, "There’s No Holmes like Holmes I read my first Sherlock Holmes story in my junior year of high school. I hated high school, was longing to be rid of it, and I was going through all the books in the house simply looking for something interesting..." more

Thursday, April 7, 2011 5:23:54 PM
Katie Hines made friends with Stephanie Campbell

Thursday, April 7, 2011 11:35:49 AM
Katie Hines made friends with Aidana WillowRaven

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 4:51:33 PM
Katie Hines made friends with Joan Edwards

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 4:50:36 PM
Katie Hines made friends with Nidhi Kamra

Wednesday, April 6, 2011 4:49:31 PM
Katie Hines made friends with Beth Bence Reinke

Thursday, February 17, 2011 4:14:16 AM
Katie Hines wrote a blog post titled Writing Books for Children and Young Adults that Will Sell:
Katie said, "I'm pleased that Jacqueline Seewald has come to share some of her expertise with us today. Jacqueline is a multi-award winning author who writes for adults as well as teens and children. She has taught creative, expository and technical writing at..." more

Monday, January 24, 2011 5:43:23 AM
Katie Hines wrote a blog post titled My Road to Publication by Debra Shiveley Welch:
Katie said, "I'm pleased to have Debra Shiveley Welch guest blogging today about her road to publication with Cedar Woman. Debra...Cedar Woman is finally out after two years of intensive research, and a lot of fun in the writing. Launching a book is like..." more

Monday, January 17, 2011 2:50:14 PM
Katie Hines wrote a blog post titled Cheryl Malandrinos on "Sometimes Change is Good":
Katie said, "Sometimes, Change is Good by Cheryl Malandrinos I didn’t start out my career planning to write for children. Not that I didn’t think I would enter that market at some point; God knows the children He has blessed me with give me plenty of..." more

Tuesday, January 4, 2011 4:29:02 AM
Katie Hines wrote a blog post titled Guest post by Lorrie Unites-Struiff:
Katie said, "Hi Katie, Thank you so much for the invitation to your blog. Well, it’s a New Year folks. I wish all of you a good one. I imagine everyone is recuperating from the holidays, thinking about the resolutions made. I didn’t make any. Did you? ..." more

Monday, December 20, 2010 2:38:29 PM
Katie Hines wrote a blog post titled Origin of the Christmas Tree:
Katie said, "Popular legend says Martin Luther began the Christmas tree tradition. The story tells us that around 1500, on Christmas Eve, he was walking through snow-covered woods and saw a beautiful group of small evergreens. The snow-dusted branches shone in..." more

Friday, December 3, 2010 5:17:53 AM
Katie Hines wrote a blog post titled Fantasy & Ebook Author, R. L. Copple:
Katie said, "I’m pleased to welcome young adult fantasy author, R. L. Copple, to my blog today. R. L. Copple's interest in speculative fiction started at an early age, after reading "Runaway Robot" by Lester Del Ray. Many others followed by Asimov, Bradbury,..." more

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 6:45:19 AM
Katie Hines wrote a blog post titled Meet YA author, Lindsay Below:
Katie said, "I’m pleased to welcome young adult author of “Head Over Hand-Bought Heels,” Lindsay Below. Lindsay lives in Iqualuit, Canada, whether she writes young adult and middle grade fiction. Under L. K. Below, she publishes adult romance and..." more

Friday, November 19, 2010 5:17:18 AM
Katie Hines wrote a blog post titled :
Katie said, "I’m pleased to have author, Barbara Forte Abate, as the guest on my blog today. After graduating from high school, she married young and promptly launched into the joys of family life. While home and kids kept her busy, Barbara never considered..." more

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 5:29:05 AM
Katie Hines wrote a blog post titled "Haunted Vows" paranormal romance author, Lynn Hones:
Katie said, "I’m pleased to have paranormal romance author, Lynn Hones, on my blog today. Lynn is the author of “Haunted Vows.” She is a busy wife and mother, who, when laid off from the banking industry left the world of cubicles for the world of..." more

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 6:41:14 AM
Katie Hines wrote a blog post titled "The Ketchup Bottle & the Takeover" author Maggie, Grinnell:
Katie said, "It’s great to have Maggie Grinnell, author of “The Ketchup Bottle and the Takeover,” on my blog today. Maggie has been writing since 1992. She writes poetry, short stories and article. She is also a book reviewer/staff member for Poetic..." more

Friday, November 12, 2010 6:01:09 AM
Katie Hines wrote a blog post titled Crypto-Capers Author Renee Hand:
Katie said, "I am pleased to have children’s author, Renee Hand, with me today. She writes because it is a passion in her heart. She homeschools and likes to create books that educate and inspire. She has written a series of chapter books (ages 9-12) known as..." more

Tuesday, November 9, 2010 6:07:28 AM
Katie Hines wrote a blog post titled Scifi/Fantasy author, Rosalie Skinner:
Katie said, "I’m pleased to have “series” author, Rosalie Skinner, on my blog today. Rosalie’s love of the ocean, nature, history and horses has enabled her to give her books an authentic air. She is the author of a series of eight books called “The..." more

Friday, November 5, 2010 5:45:03 AM
Katie Hines wrote a blog post titled Warrior Women trilogy author, Janie Franz:
Katie said, "I’m pleased to host trilogy author, Janie Franz, to my blog today. Janie Franz is a successful freelance journalist with a degree in anthropology, and has recently turned to novel writing. Her debut book, The Bowdancer, launched the Bowdancer..." more

Wednesday, November 3, 2010 4:38:53 AM
Katie Hines wrote a blog post titled Paranormal/Fantasy Comedy Author, Krista D. Ball:
Katie said, "I’m pleased to host author Krista Ball on my blog today. Krista has written an 11,000 word novelette entitled, Harvest Moon. She has published several short stories in a variety of markets, and is a co-editor of 4 Karma RPG books. Her favorite..." more