The Finish Line; A published Book. But will it change me or the way I write?

Most writers spend months (years?) wondering if their little story has enough gumption for the big bad world, and I was no different. But my secrets out. It has happened – my final  copies of Losing Kate have arrived – with much fanfare (our dog bailing up the courier, and my three boys running naked in the yard with water-pistols). I’ve had a busy few weeks flaunting Kate about, and now that the dust has settled it has finally sunk in. Publishing a book feels like a child leaving home.…

Losing Kate

Kylie’s debut novel Losing Kate was released by Random House April 2014. Read the official blurb here #1 Fiction on iTunes April 2014. “This fantastic debut shifts back and forth between present and past, easing out the suspense at a masterful clip. With a great ear for dialogue, and a crackling sense of humor, author Kylie Kaden makes you care deeply for her troubled protagonists.” iBook Editor’s Notes. I’m delighted to announce that Losing Kate was chosen in the Random 10 – the top 10 books people are talking about…

Rockstar Afternoon

I just opened my author photo shoot proofs from Anna Gilbert Photography. What a fantastic job she’s done! Not only did the heavens produce perfect weather for us on the beautiful Sunshine Coast, I felt like a rockstar for the afternoon (a very rare event in my world of sweeping up crushed Weetbix and stepping on Lego mines). Anna provided delightful company as I learned to keep my chin out and head down, and she produced great pics (got to love those secret camera angles to hide double chins!? And…