August 18 -- Kathleen Y'Barbo
Follow the Leader
Follow the leader -- How Not to Lose Your
Reader If You’re Writing in More than One Genre.
Kathleen will discuss brand vs. genre, fulfilling reader expectations, and creating a unique author fingerprint that will resonate with readers. Visit Kathleen's website at https://kathleenybarbo.com/
Kathleen Y’Barbo is a multiple Carol Award and RITA nominee and bestselling author of more than 100 books with over two million copies of her books in print in the US and abroad. A tenth-generation Texan and certified paralegal, she is a member of the Texas Bar Association Paralegal Division, Texas A&M Association of Former Student and the Texas A&M Women Former Students (Aggie Women), Texas Historical Society, Novelists Inc., and American Christian Fiction Writers.
When she’s not spinning modern day tales about her wacky Southern relatives, Kathleen inserts an ancestor or two into her historical, true crime, and cozy mystery novels as well. Kathleen and her hero in combat boots husband have their own surprise love story that unfolded on social media a few years back. They now make their home just north of Houston, Texas and are the parents and in-laws of a blended family of Texans, Okies, and a family of very adorable Londoners.