MINING FOR STORIES

BY KAT MARTIN All year long I search for new and interesting stories.  Each year, they seem more elusive.  November 1st, WAIT UNTIL DARK, a digital novella will be released.  It’s a prequel, and introduction…

Listening to my Characters

BY KAT MARTIN No question, writing dialogue in a novel can be tricky.  Each character has a unique voice distinct from the others in the book. Since I’ve never been particularly good at description, letting…

The Texas Mystique

BY KAT MARTIN Since my new book, THE CONSPIRACY, Chase Garrett and Harper Winston’s story, is set in Texas, I thought it might be fun to talk about one of my favorite places. There is…

Where Blue-Collar America Is Strongest

President Trump seems ready to declare victory in his effort to make America great again; last month, he said the slogan for his 2020 re-election campaign will be “Keep America Great.” But how much has…