I read every book assigned in high school because that’s just the type of student I was. They weren’t bad books, but I also didn’t think they were good. I didn’t really enjoy reading them. The worst was The Grapes of Wrath. It was so long and that poor family. Everything sucked for them at […]
“And I said, ‘Who the f**k uses, a pay phone?” The Arkells “Leather Jacket” In response to the question posed in my favorite Arkells song: ALL THE PEOPLE WHO LIVED BEFORE THE TIME OF CELL PHONES! One thing freeing about writing historical fiction is there is no concern about how to incorporate social media and […]
I would love to ask a historical fiction writer what researching was like before the internet. For my latest book, The War on All Fronts, I made many a trip to the library, conducted interviews, and became good friends with the people at the University of Wisconsin Madison Archives. But Google was my go to […]
Event postponed – new date TBA. On April 18th, Kim will be at the Chicago YA Bookfest. It is at Hamilton Elementary School, starting at 10:00.
June 6th at 2:00 – Barbara’s Books at Hawthorn Mall 720 Hawthorn Center in Vernon Hills Books will be available for purchase.
June 11th at 7:00- The Book Cellar 4736 N. Lincoln Avenue in Chicago Books will be available for purchase.