Kathy is the multi-published author of short stories, novellas, and novels. She writes in several genres, fromcontemporary and historical romance to young adult, historical fiction, and westerns.Her first short story was published in 2006 and she has been moving forward ever since.
Her Civil War romance novel A Place in Your Heart was a 2016 RWA Northwest Houston Chapter, Lone Star Winner and her western novel Lost Hearts, was a 2008 Utah/Salt Lake RWA Hearts of the West finalist.
Kathy loves helping writers realize their dreams and regularly presents workshops on the craft of writing both online and in person. She has taught classes for various online RWA chapters, Savvy Authors, and Pennwriters, Inc. She teaches fiction writing at her local adult education center, presented workshops at the Liberty States Fiction Writers conference and is a regular speaker at the annual Pennwriters Area One Writers’ Road Trip mini conference.
She has been doing freelance manuscript evaluations, developmental and line editing since 2019 for both a small press and private clients.
A certified Fiction Book Coach, Kathy completed the extensive course work through Author Accelerator and received her certification in 2022.
When she’s not writing, she enjoys walking her German shepherd through the woods and fields near her home or curling up with a good book and her cat.
If you would like more information on book coaching services or workshops on writing craft, please contact me at:
Web Site: www.kathyotten.com