Kristine Lowder

Biography

A southern California native transplanted to the soggy Pacific Northwest, Kristine Lowder specializes in what one wag dubbed “excruciatingly insightful prose.” When attempting to avoid being excruciating or insightful—which is most of the time—Kristine hikes, reads voraciously, enjoys exploring the Cascades and will do almost anything to avoid scrubbing the bathtub.

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Books

Mining Coral at Mount Rainier
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
The local lexicon in Washington State goes something like this: If Mount Rainier is visible from Seattle or Tacoma, it must be a good day! This brief recollection of a coral anniversary trip to the Mountain tells us why. Based on a half century with Mount Rainier. Photos included.
Insider's Guide to Mount Rainier: HIKES
Price: Free! Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
A first-hand look at some of Mount Rainier's best trails, from a third generation Rainieraholic! Still an active hiker, the author has been roaming Mount Rainier since the 1960s.
That's Amore! Life With An Italian Father, Mother, and Uncles
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 38,810. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Family relationships
A whimsical, winsome look at the ties that bind from Abruzzi, Italy to Ellis Island, two World Wars, the Depression, the turbulent 1960s and beyond. This candid, snug memoir features a unique blend of humor and pathos flavored with warmth, kindness and a generous dose of familial love. Penned long ago, the manuscript remained unpublished until the author's niece found it in an old filing cabinet.
A Hiker's Manifesto
Price: Free! Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
A Hiker’s Manifesto is a small eBook about the heart of hiking. It’s a call for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts to fall back in love with and make time for exploring and enjoying the Great Outdoors.
Once Upon a Story
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,160. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Americana
Why does every good story have a hero(ine) and a villain? Where did the very first rescue mission originate, and how does it resonate in every tale worth telling? "Once Upon A Story" offers some answers - and where you might fit in the Great Story.
So, You Want to Run for Office? A Candidate's Cookbook to Running for Office In Grays Harbor County
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
Written primarily for the first-time candidate, this 'Candidate's Cookbook' guides you through the process of running for local office and discusses ingredients for success. The process is broken down into five, bite-sized, easily digestible chapters: The Basics, Add Water and Stir,15 Easy Steps to Launch Your Candidacy, What's Up With Social Media?, and Resources for your Campaign.
Trees Walking: Growing Leadership in Children's Ministry
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,670. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Children, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Are ministry leaders made or born? What does a "leader" look like? How do you know? User-friendly and quick, 'Trees Walking' shows you how to grow spiritual evergreens that scrape heaven's gates. Chapters include Leadership Skills and Qualities, Learning and Practicing Leadership, Enhancing the 'Know Who,' Teamwork and Volunteer Management, Dealing With Dead Wood, and Let's Dream!
Holiday Recollections & Recipes from Grandma Peggy's Kitchen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Holiday, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00)
'Love and joy come to you, and a Merry Christmas, too' from Grandma Peggy's kitchen! This quick collection of time-tested recipes includes Savory Roast Beef with Red Wine, Spicy Cocoa Mocha Mix, Dad's Never-Fail Dressing and Grandma's 'old faithful': Hungry Boys Casserole. Also seasonal reminiscences + easy, inexpensive craft ideas. Special bonus section: 'Simply Celebrate!
Man in the Corner: A Holiday Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,880. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Holiday » Christmas, Fiction » Holiday » Family
(5.00)
Mae Taylor and her son Josiah just want to be left alone after the divorce. Their plans to start over are jostled when they move next door to Mr. Tom, a lonely widower and retired school teacher. Together, this unlikely trio finds a second chance at faith, hope and love with help from Gettysburg, cookbooks, an attic secret and two 'Christmas ghosts.'
Isabella's Torch: A Thanksgiving Memoir
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,730. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
(4.50)
A 16th century French Christmas carol. Seconds on ice cream. Mom's lime-pineapple Jell-o mold and Dad's secret stuffing recipe. Storifying. This Thanksgiving-themed micro memoir combines holidays past and present, stirring up a gentle reminder that wherever family is on the fourth Thursday in November, we're home.
Nearly Nine Terrific Tips for Writing Humor
Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
(5.00)
Have you tried humor writing only to crash and burn? Would your best material outlast the expiration date on a milk carton? Nearly Nine Terrific Tips for Writing Humor skedaddles from the pithy pen of Kristine Lowder, author of "excruciatingly insightful prose." Her brief resource offers clear, concise and user-friendly tips that will have the crankiest curmudgeon laughing in no time!
Skipping the Tiramisu: Becoming the Writer You Were Born to Be
Price: Free! Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
(4.80)
"Are you a writer? How do you know?" This pithy book answers these questions and much more. Sixteen brief chapters cover how to find your writing voice, build your platform, beat writer's block and turn rejects into wins. Includes a look at social media and tips for building your blog. Lots of encouragement laced with humor shows you how to become the writer you were born to be!

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