Kathy Steinemann

Biography

Kathy Steinemann, Grandma Birdie to her grandkids, is an award-winning author who lives in the foothills on the Alberta side of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. She has loved words for as long as she can remember, especially when the words are frightening or futuristic or funny.

Her career has taken varying directions, including positions as editor of a small-town paper, computer-network administrator, and webmaster. She has also worked on projects in commercial art and cartooning.

Kathy’s website: KathySteinemann.com

Where to find Kathy Steinemann online


Where to buy in print


Books

The Writer's Lexicon: Descriptions, Overused Words, and Taboos
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,310. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Words lists
You just read your manuscript and discovered that your characters nod like marionettes in every chapter. When they’re not nodding, they roll their eyes. Time to slash the Pinocchio strings. Transform your protagonists into believable personalities that your readers will learn to love. Or hate. Get in the driver’s seat, relax, and enjoy your journey—with Kathy Steinemann’s book as your GPS.
Rule 1: Megan and Emmett Volume II
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,030. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Romance » Clean & wholesome
Rules, rules, rules! Don’t feed the cat bacon. Don’t grab the closest fortune cookie. Don’t give Lisa milk. And then there’s Rule 1: Emmett is always right. Ha! Megan has her own take on that. Emmett says he married Megan for her wicked sense of humor. We know better. Are you ready for belly laughs, chuckles, and a tear or two?
Envision: Future Fiction
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,000. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Buckle your flightbelt and enjoy a speculative fiction journey through universes of possibilities, probabilities, and what-ifs. This anthology will entertain you with humor and horror, love and hate, desperation and hope—shaped by the imaginations of nine authors with diverse voices.
Nag Nag Nag: Megan and Emmett Volume I
Price: Free! Words: 22,520. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
If you’re allergic to laughter, get your meds ready. Nag Nag Nag will exercise your laugh muscles. It might even make you wet your pants. Megan and Emmett share many of the same quirks and problems as other married couples. The way they deal with them might take you aback.
Suppose: Drabbles, Flash Fiction, and Short Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,890. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Anthologies » General
Suppose you saw something you couldn't explain. And then suppose it turned out to be something far stranger, or funnier, or more horrifying than you ever expected. That element of surprise, and a different way of looking at things, is what this anthology is all about. Most of the short stories take less than fifteen minutes to read, and the ultra-short drabbles take less than thirty seconds.
Life, Death and Consequences: A Selection of Dual-Language German-English Short Stories and Poetry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,330. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » German, Fiction » Literary collections » European / German
This e-book is a suspenseful and thought-provoking collection of short stories and poetry—dual-language pieces that will leave you wanting more. English students trying to learn German—or German students attempting to learn English—will benefit while reading intriguing plots that expand one's horizons and pose ancient questions about morals and ethics, sometimes with a dash of humor.
Leben, Tod und Konsequenzen: Eine Auswahl zweisprachiger Kurzgeschichten und Gedichte in Deutsch und Englisch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: German. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Fiction » Literary collections » European / German
Lesen Sie zweisprachige Erzählungen und Gedichte, die Sie in ihren Bann ziehen werden. Ob englischsprachige Studenten, die Deutsch lernen möchten—oder deutschsprachige Studenten, die Englisch lernen möchten: Das Lesen fesselnder Handlungen, die den Gesichtskreis erweitern und die uralten Fragen über Moral und Ethik stellen—manchmal mit einem Spritzer Humor—bietet ihnen viele Vorteile.
Practical and Effective Tips for Learning Foreign Languages
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,650. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Memory Improvement, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Miscellaneous
Freebies are everywhere! Save many times the cost of this book just by accessing its free resources. No matter what foreign language you're studying, the tips in this book will help you learn more effectively. Don't buy another reference manual, audio package, or piece of software until you've read it.
Matthias und die verflixten Ameisen: Zweisprachige Kurzgeschichten und Gedichte in Deutsch und Englisch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,900. Language: German. Published: May 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » German, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Diese Auswahl an Kurzgeschichten und Gedichten ist gleichzeitig unterhaltsam und lehrreich. Lesen Sie die zweisprachigen Erzählungen über die Eskapaden von Matthias. Einige der Texte umfassen besondere Konzepte wie das Erkennen von Buchstaben. Man wird von dem einfachen Sprachansatz profitieren.
Matthew and the Pesky Ants: Dual-language English-German Short Stories and Poetry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,850. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » European / German, Fiction » Children’s books » Concepts / Words
Not just for kids! Read short dual-language tales about the escapades of preschooler, Matthew. Some of the pieces embrace particular concepts such as alphabet recognition. Language learners will benefit from the straightforward approach. Note: this edition includes three previously unpublished pieces.
The IBS Compass: Irritable Bowel Syndrome Tips, Information, Fiber Charts, and Recipes
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,310. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing
Escape IBS prison, and rescue your mind from its constant worries over unpredictable toilet habits. Discover what people from around the world have done to improve their symptoms. Once you have the information, reset your compass. Don't wait. Today's your day!
IBS-IBD Fiber Charts: Soluble & Insoluble Fibre Data for Over 450 Items, Including Links to Internet Resources
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,290. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / gastrointestinal, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Food-content guides
Confused about fiber? You're not alone! No more guessing. This book contains over 450 entries in several charts—useful for anyone with bowel problems like diarrhea/constipation, or for health-conscious individuals interested in increasing their daily fiber consumption.
Top Tips for Packing Your Suitcase: Tips, Hints, and Advice: How, Why, and What to Pack for Your Next Travel Adventure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,830. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Squish that suitcase! Squeeze everything into a carry-on, and save on excess baggage fees. Learn how to pack without wrinkling your clothing. Find out why you should use braided elastic instead of shoelaces. Create your own packing strategy by reading what other people do. Then enjoy your vacation.
Top Tips for Travel by Air - Over 300 Targeted Travel Tips
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,630. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Travel - Reference, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Air angst no more! Are you a parent traveling with kids? A pregnant woman planning to fly abroad? A pet owner wanting to take Fido on the plane? A senior? A disabled traveler? A woman traveling alone? This book has targeted advice for all of you. Over 300 tips that will make your next flight smoother.

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