Kim McDougall

Member Profile

Short Description of Yourself

If Kim McDougall could have one magical superpower, it would be to talk to animals. Or maybe to shift into animal form. Definitely, fantastical creatures and magic often feature in her urban fantasy stories. So until she can change into a griffin and fly away, she writes dark paranormal suspense and romance tales full of witches, demons, werewolves, vampires, yetis and maybe even a gargoyle or two.

Writing Focus or Interests

Currently focussed on writing adult fiction in the Urban Fantasy genre.

Website

http://www.kimmcdougall.com

Professional Skills

Book designer and video producer at Castelane.com.

Published Works and Recognitions

Paranormal Fantasy
Hidden Coven, The Complete Series (2019)

Inborn Magic (2017)
Soothed by Magic (2017)
Trigger Magic (2017)
Bellwether Magic (2018)
Gone Magic (2019)

Erotic Paranormal (writing as Eliza Crowe)
Pick Your Monster (2017)
Lost Rogues (2017)
Fantasy & Science Fiction
Hibernaculum, a short horror story in Twisted Tails V: Apocalypses Now and Then, an anthology by Double Dragon Publishing. (2010)
Megan’s Baby, a short story in Twisted Tails IV: Fantastic Flights of Fantasy, an anthology by Double Dragon Publishing. (2009)
Caul, Shroud and Veil, the first book in a fantasy trilogy, by Double Dragon Publishing (March 2009)
Angel Venom, a novella, by Double Dragon Publishing (August 2008)
Luminari, a Coffee Break Short from Eternal Press. (2008)
Barbegazi, a Coffee Break Short from Eternal Press. (2008)
Larry’s Shrine, a short story, in Albedo One Magazine (November 2008)
Black Bet’s Home for Toothless Vampires, a short story in Necrotic Tissue Magazine. (October 2008)
Alien Oblation, a short story in Allegory Magazine (2008)
Divine Sympathies, leading story in the Twist of Fate Anthology by Eternal Press (November 2007)
Horror
Testimony, a flash fiction horror story in Twisted Tails V: Apocalypses Now and Then, an anthology by Double Dragon Publishing. (2010)
The Raft, a short story in the Twisted Tails III Anthology: Pure Fear, an anthology by Double Dragon Publishing. (2008)
Lunch was Not Enough, a short story in the Twisted Tails III: Pure Fear, an anthology by Double Dragon Publishing. (2008)
Poor Man’s Strawberry, a flash fiction, by Twisted Tongue (2008)
Set Another Place at the Table, I’m Bringing my Pimple, a short story in AlienSkin Magazine (2004) and podcast, by Drabblecast (2007)
Newman in the Universe, a short story in Meshugah Magazine
Romance
In a Wink, a novel, published by Montlake Romance under pen name Lacey Green.  (July 2013). Originally published by Avalon Books (2001).
The Golden Hour, a novella by Eternal Press. Published under the pen-name Eliza Crowe. (April 2009), republished in eBook by Kim McDougall (Feb 2013)
Anthologies
Hibernaculum, Includes 2 Bonus Short Tales: Luminari & Barbegazi
Between the Cracks Fiction, Short Fiction and Poetry. (May 2011)
General Fiction
Jack Frost, Winner 2008 MuseItUp Short Fiction Contest (October 2008)
Nomad’s Daughter, a short story in Adventures for the Average Woman Magazine (2007)
Naked, a short story in Libido Magazine (2001)
Flash Fiction
My Trip to Amish Country, PA, flash fiction in Pen Pricks Microfiction (2008)
Dear Santa, flash fiction in Flashshot (2008)
25 Prayers, flash fiction in Everyday Fiction (2008)
Brainstorm, flash fiction in Flashshot (2008)
Delusions of Faerie, flash fiction in Fiction Flyer (2007)
Heroes, flash fiction in The Rose and Thorn Magazine (2008)
Touched, flash fiction in Everyday Fiction (2008)
Mother Crone, a prose poem in Aoife’s Kiss (2007)
Nonfiction
Revise to Write: Edit Your Novel, Get Published and Become a Better Writer (2018)
Market Watch, a column on writing in Michael Geffner’s newsletter
What is Needle Felting? An article on Craftbits website.
Kim’s Spyglass, a column on creating book trailers at 1st Turning Point.
Children’s Fiction (Writing as Kim Chatel)
Once Twice Thrice, a picture book for ages 3-5 from Guardian Angel Publishing (November 2016).
Horse Camp, an illustrated guide to equitation for ages 8-12, from Guardian Angel Publishing. (April 2011)
Clip-clop, Tippity-tap: French Vocabulary on the Farm, a picture book for ages 5-8 from Guardian Angel Publishing. (January 2011)
Burgher and the Woebegone, a choose-your-own-adventure novel for ages 8-12, from Guardian Angel Publishing. (Spring 2010)
A Talent for Quiet, a picture book by Guardian Angel Publishing. Author and illustrator, published under penname Kim Chatel. (February 2009)
Rainbow Sheep, a picture book by Guardian Angel Publishing. Author and illustrator, published under penname Kim Chatel. (April 2008)
The Stone Beach, a young adult novella, by Eternal Press. (February 2008)

Bio

Kim McDougall is the author of the Hidden Coven series and Revise to Write, Edit Your Novel, Get Published and Become a Better Writer. She has 6 children’s books published under the pen name Kim Chatel. She is also the CEO and book designer at Castelane, For the Prose and the Program Coordinator for the Writers’ Community of York Region. Visit Kim online at http://www.kimmcdougall.com.

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