Archive | My Books

Chanticleer Reviews

Thank You Chanticleer Reviews!

My many thanks to Chanticleer Reviews for honoring my novels among their Somerset Prize winners, especially because, though many times a finalist, I’ve never won the grand prize.  Let me also give thanks for the help and encouragement they’ve given me and so many aspiring others. If you are a writer and haven’t discovered their […]

Continue Reading
Cameras Eye Cover

Books for the New Year: The Camera’s Eye

 First, let me invite those of you who live in the Skagit/Whatcom County area of Washington State to join me and two other authors from the Skagit Valley Writers League at Village Books in Bellingham on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at 7 PM. Mary Ann (Mitzi) Schradi, Joe Vitovec and I will read from our […]

Continue Reading
The Camera's Eye by Judith Kirscht

The Camera’s Eye: Opening Chapter

Here’s a taste of my just released novel, THE CAMERA’S EYE, a story of two women  in search of their harasser.   Chapter 1   The crash sat Veronica Lorimer up in her bed. A second one, followed by a revving engine and spurt of gravel from spinning tires, sent her toward the stairs, pulling […]

Continue Reading
The Camera's Eye by Judith Kirscht

New Release! THE CAMERA’S EYE

I’m proud to announce  my fifth novel, THE CAMERA’S EYE, has now been released. The manuscript for this novel was a finalist for the William Faulkner Wisdom Award in 2015, so I’m especially pleased to see it finally in print.  I have tried to write stories that break through the rigid ideological thinking of our […]

Continue Reading

A Fresh Start

This blog has faded out over the summer, and for that I do apologize. I think I still operate on a teacher’s mindset. Summer is slack off time, fall is for fresh starts. So let me start this year by re-introducing myself. My name is Judith Kirscht, better known as Judy. I live on Puget […]

Continue Reading

Mystery and Suspense: The Camera’s Eye

  The launch of my new novel, THE CAMERA’S EYE for e-book and print edition is now set for November 4th. Meanwhile, I’ll whet your appetite with a few excerpts and some photos of the northwest country where takes place. Here we go. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Opening The crash sat Veronica Lorimer up in her bed. […]

Continue Reading
CACAward-2017-1-540x272

New Book Coming?

Many thanks to Chanticleer Reviews for their support of Indie authors. Hawkins Lane and Home Fires both won first in category awards in 2016 and 2014 respectively. This manuscript was also a finalist for […]the William Faulkner Wisdom Award in 2015.[…]

Continue Reading
self-e_indieauthorday_logo_tshirt-01-e1462823856596

Don’t Miss Indie Author Day!

Inviting you to Saturday, October 8 11AM PDT, 2PM EDT Libraries across the nation will join in a webcast introducing their local indie authors (authors who self-publish or publish through small presses) I will be joining authors from the Skagit Valley on the Mount Vernon Library panel Click here for the link For those of […]

Continue Reading
HOME FIRES, Judith Kirscht's third published novel

Another Kudo for HOME FIRES

HOME FIRES, a finalist for both the Pacific Northwest Writers Association’s Nancy Pearl Award and Readers Favorite Realistic Fiction award last year, has won first place in Contemporary Fiction for Chanticleer Review’s Somerset Award.  This makes it a finalist for Chanticleer’s Grand Prize. Winner will be announced at Chanticleer’s Award Banquet on September 29th. To […]

Continue Reading

Bringing HAWKINS LANE Alive

  I’m going to be reading from and discussing HAWKINS LANE at Village Books in Bellingham on Sunday August 30th (4PM for those of you who are local), so am considering how best to bring the story alive with just a few snippets.  I’ve summed up HAWKINS LANE in a number of ways. It’s a […]

Continue Reading
Find us on Google+