Happy Book Birthday to DARK DAYS!

Ahhh! Today is publication day for my YA debut novel, DARK DAYS! It’s finally here! The book is out worldwide with Sky Pony Press in hardcover and ebook, and in audio edition with Audible Studios.

DARK DAYS Interview, Review, and Giveaway!

Last week I stopped by the lovely Kendra Leighton‘s blog for an interview about DARK DAYS (including a snippet from the book!). You can read that here: Interview with Kate Ormand, Author of DARK DAYS And gorgeous book tuber, Megan Olivier, reviews DARK DAYS on her channel, and shares details on how you can win…

My Author Copies of DARK DAYS Arrived!!

I’m not sure what to say other than, THEY’RE HERE! My author copies of DARK DAYS have arrived. I’m beyond excited right now — I am holding my book in my hands! The box!

DARK DAYS ARC Giveaway

I have one paperback advanced reading copy of DARK DAYS to give away, kindly offered up by fellow Sky Pony author, Yvonne Ventresca. The giveaway is running on Goodreads from now until 21st April 2014. It is US only this time (sorry). If you’d like to enter please follow this link: Book Giveaway for Dark…

My DARK DAYS ARC!

Yesterday was the best because my ARC of DARK DAYS arrived in the mail with a lovely card from my editor! I wasn’t expecting to get one at all at this stage. I know I’m getting a box of the finished hardcovers, and thought I’d be waiting until then to get my hands on a…

First Blurb for DARK DAYS!

The first blurb for DARK DAYS is already in! I’m thrilled to share that the amazing Elsie Chapman, author of DUALED, has blurbed DARK DAYS! I absolutely love Elsie’s book. DUALED is a thrilling dystopian adventure, which at times reminded me of the Bourne films – intelligent, suspenseful and fast-paced. The sequel, DIVIDED, is releasing…

DARK DAYS Cover Reveal

Last week, Emma Pass revealed the cover for DARK DAYS, which you can see here. Many thanks to Emma, and to everyone who tweeted and liked and shared, for the amazing response! DD is definitely feeling the cover love. I’m sharing it here today for those who haven’t seen it yet. Here’s the book description:

It’s My Debut Year!

Hi, 2014! I started 2013 waiting to hear back from publishers about DARK DAYS. I’m starting this year reading the pass pages before it goes to print. And now we’re in my debut year, which I’m beyond excited about! The offer came through in February. I remember being at work and getting home to find…

How I Got My Agent

I wrote 2 YA novels before writing DARK DAYS. I started querying with my second novel, a YA fantasy, but the book didn’t get far. I got lots of rejections and 2 partial requests, which didn’t amount to anything. While this book was out on submission, I started to write DARK DAYS. This was something…

DARK DAYS: One Week On

It’s been a lovely week since my book deal was announced on PublishersMarketplace. Kate Ormand’s DARK DAYS, about a sixteen-year-old, who only has fifteen days to live before her sector is destroyed by a cyborg army, and a dangerous and attractive boy, who refuses to give up life without a fight, to Julie Matysik at…

News: My YA Dystopian Novel Sold

I’m so delighted to share that my YA dystopian novel sold and will be published with Sky Pony Press in Spring/Summer 2014. Kate Ormand’s DARK DAYS, about a sixteen-year-old, who only has fifteen days to live before her sector is destroyed by a cyborg army, and a dangerous and attractive boy, who refuses to give…