Guess What I’m Doing This Week!

So I’ve been doing some weird things this week. Guess what they are… Running around the neighborhood yelling, “The Grizzlies are here! The Grizzlies are here!” Well, I’m just saying it now because the cops said I shouldn’t Okay, so maybe I’m whispering it, but that’s beside the point. The Grizzlies are here! Are you kidding me? It’s too cold outside for me to be running around. I’m sitting in a hot sauna with a sexy shifter. We’re playing Simon Says… Today is the day I get to feed an animal other than my cat Cinnamon. And look what kind of animals they are! No wait! The GRIZZLIES GO WILD series continued this week! Yup, my wonderful grizzly bear shifter series has started up again. This time something strange is happening in Detroit and I’m…well, I’m really excited about it. …

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Cover Reveal – A New Grizzlies Gone Wild book from Kathy Lyons

Guess why I love March? A. I’m a Shakespeare addict and I get to go around warning everyone to “Beware the Ides of March” B. I’m a trivia nut and I love telling people that the Ides of March is March 15. C. I’m a huge basketball nut and March Madness is sacred in my house D. It’s the month when we get flashes of the spring to come. And wow, do I long for spring. E. Alpha Unleashed comes out on March 6 and I get to celebrate it all month long! Answer: E –The newest Grizzlies Gone Wild book comes out March 6 and I couldn’t be more thrilled! Cover and back cover copy are below. (My big reveal!) And if you want to win a signed, print copies of the first trilogy, then enter the contest below. …

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The WINNERS from My Contest

Thanks so much for visiting my March contest on Rachel Van Dyken’s Facebook page! Even if you didn’t answer the questions on the quiz correctly, you were still eligible for my great prizes. And now…. Drum roll, please. The winners are: Grand Prize: Anita Hui First runner up: Denise Luscan Second runner up: June Fortune Skapik Third runner up: Michele Hayes The runners up each will receive an e-copy of ROCK HARD/MADE FLESH. The Grand Prize winner will receive an e-copy of ROCK HARD/MADE FLESH plus a $50 gift card to the book retailer of her choice. Please email barbara.kathy.jade@gmail.com for details on how to claim your prize!  

Aren’t I Done With This? #HoldOntoTheLight by Jade Lee / Kathy Lyons

The #HoldOntoTheLight campaign has asked authors to share openly about depression and since I’ve struggled with it all my life, I was asked to participate. The good news is that I’m so much better than I was before. In fact, every day is a joyous smile of yes, yes, yes!  And yes, I’m lying.  The truth is that every day is NOT a glorious wave of internal joy, but on the whole,  it’s way better than it was before. Depression is hard and thoughts of suicide are real. I know,  I’ve been there. Guess what was the most important thing I learned about my depressions. Johnny Depp did not cheer me up. Even his 21 Jump Street.  Depression is a cycle. Sure I’ll get depressed again. Maybe even linger on (obsess about) suicide. But I climbed out the last dozen times, …

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The Life of the Historical Writer

Hello everyone! Here’s another of my unique interactive blogs! This one focuses on my thoughts about writing historical fiction. Tell me what you think and remember the answer can be more than one or none of the above. And don’t worry, you’ll be rewarded at the end. Question number #1 is, as a historical author, guess which of the following “facts” was most interesting to me. Martha Washington was really a ninja superspy! I was born near NYC, a city which is near and dear to my heart! In the Regency period, Prinny was actually the creator of modern aerobics. He loved to have the orchestra play music while he hopped around on stage. In the Regency period, brides didn’t wear the big white dress. That came about in Victoria’s reign. Instead, the bride’s shoes were special with her name, the …

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Kathy Lyons (aka Jade Lee)

Holiday Recovery!

I am sitting at my (brand new!) computer for the first time in a week. Everyone has left from the holiday and it took me an hour to re-assemble my writing space from where I’d thrown things to hide them from company. I still don’t know where the new book outline is, but that’s okay.