Kay Iscah
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Joined 02-15-00, id: 7139, Profile Updated: 11-12-13
Author has written 9 stories for Fable, Sci-Fi, General, General, Life, and Fantasy.

I'm a genre jumper and a bit of a formalist. Writing the same story or same style all the time would drive me insane. I consider myself a novelist, but I have some hope of getting paid for my novels. So I will probably save this page for shorter or supplemental works.

I have one published Non-Fiction title "Living Single on Minimum Wage" (a budgeting book for low income singles) and for about 5 years wrote a financial blog for low income singles called The Minimum Wager on livejournal, but my first love is fiction.

Feel free to check out my general writing/creative blog on Live Journal: http://kayiscah.livejournal.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/BeforetheFairytale Twitter: www.twitter.com/KayIscah

Seventh Night

My fantasy novel Seventh Night is now available to purchase in ebook and hardback editions (available at Amazon, Barnes & Nobles, Smashwords, Kobo, etc. and can be ordered through most bookstores.)

I'm writing a set of 4 backstories called "Before the Fairytale" that cover the youths of characters who meet as adults in the novel.

Seventh Night: Before the Fairytale serial recommended reading order:

"The Girl With No Name" (preview only, full version available on Amazon, Barnes & Nobles, Smashwords, Kobo, and other ebook retailers.)
"Horse Feathers"

These stories can be read independently, but they were planned as part of a 4-story set. Originally, I was going to release these stories after the novel came out. The first two can be read safely before the novel, but the third contains major spoilers, even the title is a bit of spoiler. So after Horse Feathers has finished, I'll take a break for a few months, possibly as long as a year before I post the third story. That will give everyone a chance to read the novel.

Extras:

The Girl With No Name Journey Map (Deviantart), Unofficial Soundtrack (YouTube Playlist), Swag (Cafepress) Read-along Challenge (YouTube)

Horse feathers Journey Map (Deviantart), Unofficial Soundtrack (YouTube Playlist)

Seventh Night Journey Map (Deviantart), Unofficial Soundtrack (YouTube Playlist)

Other Stuff I Do:

Offline, I'm a substitute preschool teacher and technically a C.E.O. (I am the boss of me but no one else). I'm slowly working on my own educational system, and I love psychology. Sort of an all around nerd. I also design T-shirts for print on demand sites like cafepress, zazzle, and printfection. My two best gal pals are far more talented artists than I, and I host some of their designs on my shops too...as well as some by Nate Connell, who drew the comics for "Living Single on Minimum Wage" (every budgeting book should have comics).

Review Swap Notes: I am on hiatus from review swaps. I welcome your feedback and invite you to nitpick to your hearts content, but I can't promise returns until I'm caught up with other things.

Grammar Forum: Please get involved with my grammar Forum For the Love of English. Plots and characters are important, but the basic building blocks of prose and poetry are things like words and punctuation. This is a forum for those who love words or want to learn to make better use of them.

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Horse Feathers reviews
Phillip is a young boy bored by his routine life at the unicorn stables. He longs for adventure and a pegasus, but for now, he must depend on passing travelers to tell him about the world. Until one day, his father makes an announcement that changes everything... Set in the world of "Seventh Night" and "The Girl With No Name"
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy/Adventure - Chapters: 41 - Words: 84,626 - Reviews: 46 - Favs: 12 - Follows: 14 - Updated: 4/4 - Published: 3/22/2013
The Girl With No Name reviews
Banished from her village, a young shape shifter sets out on a journey to find her place in the world. This is a prequel of sorts to my novel Seventh Night.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Fantasy - Chapters: 5 - Words: 4,044 - Reviews: 196 - Favs: 23 - Follows: 27 - Updated: 9/5/2013 - Published: 8/17/2012 - Complete
Real Men reviews
Real men do not have to prove that they're men. It is not something they must earn or discover. It is what they are. (companion piece to "Real Women")
Poetry: Life - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 359 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 1/5/2013
Wind Blown reviews
"The fun thing about the fall ending is that it did so in midair." Sort of a short Magical Realism love story.
Fiction: Fantasy - Rated: K+ - English - Romance/Fantasy - Chapters: 1 - Words: 1,358 - Reviews: 3 - Published: 5/7/2012 - Complete
Real Women reviews
Who says Real Women Aren't Size 6? What nonsense, Of course they are.
Poetry: Life - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 444 - Reviews: 4 - Favs: 1 - Published: 5/4/2012 - Complete
The Dark House reviews
A bitter sweet short story about wanting a pet butterfly.
Fiction: General - Rated: K - English - Family - Chapters: 1 - Words: 860 - Reviews: 1 - Published: 4/30/2012 - Complete
Shattered reviews
I broke a mirror today
Poetry: General - Rated: K+ - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 35 - Reviews: 3 - Favs: 1 - Published: 4/28/2012 - Complete
The Flying Mecca reviews
How do you pray in the direction of Mecca if Mecca keeps moving?
Fiction: Sci-Fi - Rated: K - English - Sci-Fi/Spiritual - Chapters: 1 - Words: 2,115 - Reviews: 4 - Published: 4/25/2012 - Complete
The Magically Thinning Mirror reviews
A Fable about a woman who wished herself thinner.
Fiction: Fable - Rated: K - English - Chapters: 1 - Words: 693 - Reviews: 7 - Favs: 6 - Published: 4/23/2012 - Complete
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