Can you hear my spurs jingling? I recently attended the EQUUS Film Festival Tour Stop in Sedona, Arizona. I loved the film screenings and meet-and-greets with my readers! I had copies of my EQUUS Film Festival literary award-winning books In the Reins and Cowboy Away on hand plus the newest release in my equestrian romance trilogy Show Pen Promise. Here's a little video recap from the event!
In this 36th Equestrian Author Spotlight, I talk with fellow equine author Emily Williams. Of course, we discuss the best topics on earth — writing, books and horses! In the interview, horse book lovers will meet her Quarter Horse Bella, learn what inspired her horse book Rafferty Lincoln Loves ..., and how working with a racehorse charity helped her research the book. Happy reading!
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Since the release of my first book, I've been collecting quotes that readers of the In the Reins series have found the most inspiring. In this blog post, I'm sharing their favorite words of wisdom from cowboy philosopher McKennon Kelly.
NEW RELEASE: Show Pen Promise is AVAILABLE NOW! My spurs are jingling to announce the Paperback and eBook release of Show Pen Promise, the third book in the In the Reins equestrian romance horse book series.
Do handsome men who know their way around horses make your spurs jingle? Well, then, try mysterious horse trainer McKennon Kelly or suave bull riding JD McCall from the In the Reins equestrian romance series. This trilogy is the perfect escape for horse lovers! Cowboy curious? Want to know more about the third book in the series? Check out the Show Pen Promise book trailer!
In this 35th Equestrian Author Spotlight, I talk with fellow equine author and authentic cowboy John Egenes. Of course, we discuss the best topics on earth — writing, books and horses! In the interview, horse book lovers will meet his Quarter Horse Gizmo, learn what inspired his memoir Man & Horse: The Long Ride Across America, and how lovingly looking through a box of old photographs helped him research his book. Happy reading!
It's COVER REVEAL time! I am hard at work on the final revisions of the third book in my In the Reins equestrian romance series. I can't wait get Show Pen Promise into anxious reader's hands. In celebration of this final step in the process, I'm revealing the cover and the summary of my next book in this blog post.
Arizona readers! Come visit me at the EQUUS Film Festival Tour Stop in Sedona May 2 - 4, 2019 at the Mary D. Fisher Theatre. As the event's official equine author and hostess, I'll meet with readers and sign copies of my EQUUS Film Festival literary award-winning books, In the Reins and Cowboy Away. I can't wait to watch all the fantastic horse movies that will be screened during the event. Can you hear my spurs jingling?
The EQUUS Film Festival is the world’s premiere showcase for domestic and International equestrian content feature films, documentaries, shorts, music videos, commercials, training, educational materials, art & literature. Read on for more about the Tour Stop, view the program, watch the movie trailers, and buy your tickets!
In this 34th Equestrian Author Spotlight, I talk with fellow equine author Roland Clarke. Of course, we discuss the best topics on earth — writing, books and horses! In the interview, horse book lovers will learn what inspired his book Spiral of Hooves and how being an equestrian journalist helped him research his novel. Happy reading!
My editor has finished her review of the manuscript to the third book in the In the Reins series. To celebrate the next step in the editing process, I thought I would reveal the title to the next book with a video reveal ...
In this 33rd Equestrian Author Spotlight, I talk with fellow equine author Marc O'Brien. Of course, we discuss the best topics on earth — writing, books and horses! In the interview, horse book lovers will learn what inspired his book, The Final Fence: Sophomores in the Saddle, how Therapeutic Horseback Riding opened doors for him, and writers will glean some spur jingling advice from this fellow equine author's lessons learned. Happy reading!
Forget tradition this Valentine’s Day and lasso love by going with one of these distinctively different picks for the cowgirl in your life. Read on for some spur jingling ideas you'll tip your cowboy hat to ...
In this 32nd Equestrian Author Spotlight, I talk with fellow equine author Rae Rankin. Of course, we discuss the best topics on earth — writing, books and horses! In the interview, horse book lovers will learn what inspired her children's book, Cowgirl Lessons, and writers will glean some spur jingling advice from this fellow equine author's lessons learned. Happy reading!
As we gallop into the New Year, I am pausing in my pursuit of happiness to just be happy for a moment. I think it's so important for us all to celebrate last year's successes before settling in to tackle 2019's goals! Reflecting back, 2018 was another amazing year, and I wanted to share with readers some of the spur jingling highlights of my author journey, as well as, let you know what to expect in the year to come. So, in no particular order, because they were all awesome, here are my favorite moments of 2018, and where I plan to go in 2019.
In this 31st Equestrian Author Spotlight, I talk with fellow equine author and EQUUS Film Festival Literary Award Winner F.J. Thomas. Of course, we discuss the best topics on earth — writing, books and horses! In the interview, you'll learn that she is a self-proclaimed horse geek, horse show judge, equine author and a complete cowgirl. Plus, she just won the Best Equine Screenplay at the EQUUS Film Festival in New York City. Happy reading!
BREAKING NEWS! Cowboy Away wins the 2018 EQUUS Film Festival Literary WINNIE Award for Best Equine Romance. Can you hear my spurs jingling?
I LOVE HORSES and nothing jingles my spurs more than books about horses, so since we are in the thick of the holiday shopping season, I thought I'd share some holiday-themed horse books with a good dose of the warm and fuzzies along with plenty of horsey co-stars. Saddle up for some holiday horse reads to get you feeling festive! Whether you're 5 or 95, there's a holiday horse book on this list for you.
Ho, ho, ho! Is there any better way to celebrate the holiday season than by watching some hilarious (and sweet) holiday horse commercials? I think not! So here's 6 of my favorites. I hope YULE love them too! Happy viewing and Merry Christmas from Carly Kade Creative!
RECAP: I'm celebrating 30 author interviews in my Equestrian Author Spotlight series. I love discussing the best topics on earth with fellow equine authors — writing, books and horses! Happy reading.
In this 30th Equestrian Author Spotlight, I talk with fellow equine author Heather Wallace. Of course, we discuss the best topics on earth — writing, books and horses! In the interview, you'll learn about this fascinating woman, author and equestrian entrepreneur. Her passions run deep — running her own business, being a mom, owning a horse, practicing equine/canine massage and aromatherapy, commitment to her blog The Timid Rider, adventures in Mongolia for the Gobi Desert Cup, and writing non-fiction horse books. You'll find the inspiration for her award nominated Equestrian Handbook of Excuses and bestselling Confessions of a Timid Rider honest, real and inspiring. Happy reading!
I'm biting my nails to get the third installment of the In the Reins series back from my editor for my final edits, but she's informed me it won't be until the end of November. So, what's an anxious author to do during the down time? I guess I should write. Ha, ha. To keep my fingers out of my mouth, I decided to keep them busy on the keyboard and take on my first ever NaNoWriMo to write the fourth book in the In the Reins book series.
Then I got worried ...
I started to wonder what will keep me moving forward when (not if) I get stuck trying to make the daily word count, so I decided to pull together quotes of inspiration on "why I write" to reflect on when I'm stopped. My hopes are reviewing these quotes will help me push through, and I hope this post help inspire fellow NaNoWriMo authors, too! Here are my nine quotes to inspire writing during NaNoWriMo ...
Can you hear my spurs jingling? I'm proud to announce that Cowboy Away is available NOW on audiobook featuring the fabulous voice of Ms. Amanda Lamb. ❤️
PSSST ... If you've never tried Audible, now is a great time to start a free trial because for 30 days you can listen to 2 audiobooks absolutely free! Just use the link in this blog post to listen to In the Reins and Cowboy Away at no cost.
In this 29th Equestrian Author Spotlight, I talk with fellow equine author Genevieve Mckay. Of course, we discuss the best topics on earth — writing, books and horses! In the interview, you'll learn about the inspiration behind her Defining Gravity horse book series. As a fellow horse lover, I love that her current horse is her DREAM HORSE and really enjoyed the message she hopes to deliver to readers through her novels. Hint ... It's about partnering with our horses. Happy reading!
I've redesigned my Readers' Group email, so I wanted to share a little preview of what you can expect to see when you join the herd.
As a special welcome, I'll offer anyone who signs up for my new Readers' Group the first book in the In the Reins horse book series on me (for a limited time). Details on how you can rope a FREE copy of In the Reins are at the bottom of this post.
Carly Kade writes for anyone who loves horses, handsome cowboys and a great romance. Creative writing makes her spurs jingle!
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