Kari Lynn M

Biography

Hey there!
My name is Kari, if you didn't guess already, and I'm a writer (surprise!).
I also enjoy long walks on the beach and sipping on piña coladas.
Just kidding!
I'm really just a... small town girl, I guess you could say, with a semi-functioning laptop and a dream. A dream of becoming a 'real' author, that is. Which, actually, I'm not quite exactly sure how that is defined, so when and how I'll reach it, if I do at all, I don't really know.
However, I'm working extremely hard on my writing these days. As in, like, EVERY day. Even after a long day of other mental and manual work (I'm also a college student and full-time bambinaia ((nanny)) to two of my own adorably sweet nephews), I have to add at least something to whatever story I've currently got in the works, otherwise, I physically cannot sleep. But, I do love writing- I really do. And, apparently, it must have a thing for me, too.
Now, really, y'all should get to reading more important things than an exhausted 20 year old wishful author's bio. More important things like... the books she's actually written!
Happy reading, all you homedogs.
-Kari

Smashwords Interview

When did you first start writing?
Um... probably ever since I could first hold a pencil, haha.
I remember really starting to write stories when I was in 1st grade, around 6 years old. My spelling was probably terrible (it still is, but thank god for spellcheck, right?) and my hand writing was probably an illegible mess. But, I kept writing through elementary school, and I even still have some of the stories I wrote in a old folder laying around here... somewhere, haha!
Anywho, I wrote some more stories when I got a little older on the old desktop computer my family used to have... but those ones were lost a while ago when the computer broke down. Oh, well. After that, though, I wrote a whole lot more in my middle school years... and then into high school... and then, well, the rest is still unwritten, I suppose, haha.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
Oh, boy...
I grew up in the backwoods of good ol' Indiana, right in the middle of the country, completely surrounded by corn fields and forests. I went to a pretty small school, the kind where you pretty much knew everything about everybody. I think where I went to school has a really big influence on my writing... mostly because any classroom set-type scene I've ever written I've always based on an actual class I had in high school. Also, one story I'm working on right now in particular is told by the perspective of a gossipy high school girl in a remote town who really does know everything about everybody... and I don't think I would have even had the idea to start writing it if I hadn't gone to the school I did.
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Where to find Kari Lynn M online


Books

In Between
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,170. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Paranormal
67 days. That’s all I have. People keep coming here, asking the girl in that bed to wake up. But I’m not her, not anymore. I need to go, but I can’t leave, and there’s only one way out. I don’t want to be left here, in between.
What Now, Emma Lenford?
Price: Free! Words: 84,980. Language: American English. Published: February 11, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
Waking up in a deserted Wisconsin woods surrounded by masked members of a family witch-gang at three a.m. on a school night? Check. Becoming captured by a deeply demented elder alongside the one member of society that you probably despise the most? Yep, check. My life hasn’t been this heart-stopping since I spotted Jon Bon Jovi’s tour bus at the local 7-Eleven.
Cartoon
Price: Free! Words: 114,100. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
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"You know, I like to pretend like I'm in a cartoon." "A cartoon?" He looked back and forth between me and the road ahead as he continued. "Yeah, like I'm in one of those crazy violent video games, or a James Bond movie, or a crazy violent James Bond video game... Or, to categorize all of that... a cartoon."

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