Some secrets can never stay hidden for long…
Six teenagers meet in Saturday detention: a brain, a beauty, a cheerleader, a rebel, a recluse and the new girl.
But someone is watching. Someone has made sure that they are all in the same room at the same time. Someone knows that each of them is hiding a terrible secret…
…and by the end of detention, everyone will know the truth.
Katlyn Duncan was born and raised in a small town in New England. Her overactive imagination involved invisible friends, wanting to be a Disney Princess and making up her own stories. Her bibliophile mom always encouraged her love of reading and that stayed with her ever since. Even though she works full time in the medical field Katlyn has always made time for books, whether she is reading or writing them.
What is a typical writing day like for you?
First off, I want to thank BookHounds for having me today and for taking part in the Six Little Secrets blog tour!
I love this question, especially now that I have a pretty good answer. At least the one that works for me. I have the fortunate opportunity to stay home with my little one so instead of taking months to write a book, I can squeeze it down to a shorter amount of time. Now, shorter does definitely not mean easier, but with my dedication over the last year or so, I’m able to make my daily writing goals much more than I ever did before.
So my typical writing day goes like this:
I get up at the crack of dawn (AKA 5 AM) five to seven days a week depending on my deadlines. That habit comes from years of working in the medical field and the hours I carried. While after having a kid, it can be much harder after particular mornings of less sleep than I would have hoped, but I get a lot of writing done between the hours of five and seven in the morning. And coffee helps!
Then, I hope that I can give myself a high-five for a job well done. If not, I buckle down even harder during nap time for the kiddo. So that’s another hour or two.
On a daily basis, I try to dedicate around four hours of writing even if some of that falls into the nighttime hours.
With Six Little Secrets, I cleared my freelance writing schedule for about three weeks, and I banged out the entire story with this schedule. Part of the reason for that is because I am a strict outliner. That doesn’t mean I outline every second of the book, but with milestones in mind, I’m able to write so much faster. It was the quickest I’d ever written a novella, and I will probably challenge myself again in the near future with another project and attempt to beat that record!
1 winner will receive a $25 B&N Gift Card, US Only.
5 winners will receive one of Katlyn’s Backlist Titles in eBook Format, International.