Author Archives: Starla

About Starla

I write/publish romance novellas and novels of several sub-genres as Starla Kaye for Blushing Books, Black Velvet Seductions, and Red Rose Publishing. I also publish romantic suspense as S. K. Fero mainly for Blushing Books. As a break away from my more serious writing efforts, I write romantic snippet stories about Blossom (a cow) and her bullfriend (Ferdinand).

February 16th KWA Meeting

The program for the February 16th KWA meeting was arranged by Wes Brummer. He invited a film crew from WSU Shocker Studios to come talk about their programs, and making trailers. WSU Shocker Studios website This should be a … Continue reading

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February 16th Writing Prompts

We are going to try something a little different for writing challenges this month. These are things I do in the writing classes I teach. Do whatever interests you. WORDS: angel – queen – mouse – gun – thrill (Use … Continue reading

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Learning from the Masters

Program presented by Louise Pelzl Having worked in marketing and sales for years, there is one vital bit of knowledge I gained. It’s okay to borrow ideas that work well instead of reinventing them. We can’t use other authors’ exact … Continue reading

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January 19th Writing Prompts

Happy New Year, everyone! Best wishes for your writing success in 2019 and beyond. These are the writing prompts for January: A tire blows out as you’re in the car with someone on the verge of his/her own breakdown. Stuck … Continue reading

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2019 Writing Goals

Are any of you up for setting writing goals for 2019? Years ago we used to do this in January of each year, and then see who had met (or come close to) their goals in December. It was fun … Continue reading

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December 15th Writing Prompts

Yes, we’re going to party at the December 15th KWA meeting. Yes, we’ll have fun visiting and networking. But you can still try you hand at one of the writing prompts for December. Grandmother pulled the last tray of gingerbread … Continue reading

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2019 Officers Elected

At the November meeting the 2019 officers were elected. President – Wes Brummer Vice President – Rae Cuda Secretary – Ernestine Frame Treasurer – Chris Davies Member-at-Large – Wendell Skinner Member-at-Large – Clystia Skinner

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November 17th Writing Prompts

Once again it is time to offer you some opportunities to challenge your writing skills. The writing prompts for the November 17th meeting are as follows: “Hello,” said the voice on the phone. “My name is _______. I know you … Continue reading

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Taking Turns Telling Tales – released

The 2018 story collection from Kansas Writers Association has just been released. Taking Turns Telling Tales is a collection of varied stories in different styles and genres from 17 authors. There is something for everyone. The collection is available from … Continue reading

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October 20th Meeting & Writing Prompts

The October 20th meeting will focus on writing dialogue and more. Gloria Zachgo and David Heffelfinger will present the double program. The Writing Prompts for October are: You’re at your favorite department store buying a birthday present for a friend. … Continue reading

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