Fun Stuff

Here's where you'll find the web novels, dream casting, stories, and other bits and bobs for your reading pleasure.

The Libra Gambit: Chapter 3

By Kathleen McClure | May 25, 2020
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Team Gypsy Moth drinks some orange goo, Harry recalls an old case, Ray gest a blast from his past.Need to catch up on the previous chapters? Click HERE. Chapter 3 For Harry, waking up came…

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Casting a Novel: Fortune’s Horatio Alva

By Kathleen McClure | May 23, 2020

All the World’s a Stage At least it is to Horatio Alva, ex-con, grifter, and actor-manager of The Queen’s Rogues. Horatio’s presence on the Fortune stage has been ancillary, so far, but his time is…

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The Libra Gambit: Chapter 2

By Kathleen McClure | May 11, 2020
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As The Libra Gambit continues, Ray and Harry talk movies. Jessyn gets close to a very large insect. Missed Chapter 1? Click HERE. Chapter 2 Once inside the elevator, Ray took his place at Harry’s right,…

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The Libra Gambit: Chapter 1

By Kathleen McClure | May 1, 2020
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Welcome to the first chapter of The Libra Gambit by Kathleen McClure & L. Gene Brown. In this serialized web novel, join Ray, Harry, and the rest of their motley team every week as they continue…

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Casting a Novel: Fortune’s Lekan

By Kathleen McClure | April 14, 2019

In Fortune’s Fool, Gideon is faced with a number of adversaries, but one in particular shares a lot of formative DNA with Gideon, which makes him the most dangerous of Gideon’s enemies. For such a…

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Casting a Novel: Fortune’s Colin

By Kathleen McClure | April 21, 2018

Heavy for Hire Colin (no surname at time of writing) first appears in Outrageous Fortune as the partner-in-crime to Mary (also no surname), a grifter. Where Mary is all charm and effervescence, Colin is more basic.…

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Casting a Novel: Zodiac’s Fayla Szado

By Kathleen McClure | May 4, 2017

Szado Play Where do you go when you need a powerful woman? A woman with secrets? A woman with poise, cunning and an exquisite level of control, both physically and psionically? Where do you go…

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Casting a Novel: Fortune’s Tariq Al-Karim

By Kathleen McClure | December 12, 2016

Smooth Criminal Casting shadow trader Tariq Al Karim for Outrageous Fortune was one of those rare cases where the actor informed the character. I mean, I knew I was writing someone with intelligence, charm and…

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Casting a Novel: Fortune’s Freya Ohmdahl

By Kathleen McClure | October 14, 2016

From Stolichnaya, With Love It’s possible that when the Ohmdahl triplets made their first, rambunctious appearance in Soldier of Fortune, I was thinking of casting this actress. For sure, whenever I’m writing them now, this…

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Casting a Novel: Fortune’s Mia

By Kathleen McClure | October 14, 2016

Finding the perfect dodger, a foil for Gideon and a vibrant character in her own right, was tough. I don’t watch a lot of shows with 12-to-14 year-olds in them–Mia, like most dodgers, has at…

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