Pursuing Publication

on September 9, 2016
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by Kat Martin I’m sure every author has an interesting tale of how he or she got published.  Mine is sort of a merry-go-round story that began when I met my husband, Larry.  He had written a Western saga and as we began to date, he asked if I wanted to read it.  Being a… Read More

Kat Martin

Kat Martin

Currently living near Missoula, Montana, Kat Martin is the bestselling author of over sixty-five Historical and Contemporary Romantic Suspense novels. The New York Times bestselling author of the AGAINST series, before Kat started writing in 1985, she was a real estate broker. During that time, she met her husband, L. J. Martin, also an author with over 33 book-length works. Kat is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara, where she majored in Anthropology and also studied History. "I love anything old," Kat says. "I love to travel and especially like to visit the places where my books are set. My husband and I often stay in out-of-the-way inns and houses built in times past. It's fun and it gives a wonderful sense of a by-gone era." To date, Kat has over sixteen million copies of her books in print. She is published in more than twenty foreign countries, including Germany, France, Norway, Sweden, China, Korea, Bulgaria, Russia, England, South Africa, Italy, Spain, Argentina, Japan and Greece.

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HOW CAN A WRITER CHANGE GENRES?

on April 8, 2015
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A question I’m often asked is how I managed to change from writing Historical Romance novels to writing Contemporary Romantic Suspense. To be honest, it wasn’t easy to do.  Publishers are not risk takers.  They want to take the safe road.  It’s easier for them to sell the same kind of book by an author… Read More

Writing Romantic Suspense

on January 21, 2015
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by Kat Martin I’ve always been a plot-oriented writer, which can be a boon or a burden.  When I came up with the idea to write three books set in Alaska, I knew immediately knew I wanted the stories to revolve around three brothers.  I had written about the Raines brothers when I began my… Read More

WHAT MAKES ALASKAN MEN BOLD AND UNTAMED?

on June 4, 2014
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I smiled at the question. The back cover of my new book, AGAINST THE WILD, says words to that effect so I got the question during a recent interview. Having traversed the vast Alaskan landscape on two different month-long occasions, staying in the back of a tiny pickup camper, I can guarantee America’s largest state… Read More