Novel Three photo shoot; image credit: Ashley Hunzeker

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Call this a specialized “lifestyle” blog. Our posts center on fundamental authors’ pursuits: reading, writing, and research. We’re determined to have fun while we’re at it.

Our Story

Jill, Kate, and Rachel officially met in a chapter meeting of the American Night Writers Association. But actually, Kate knew Jill’s family, and Jill and Rachel attended the same church, and Kate and Rachel went to the same high school a year apart. Despite all those orbital encounters, writing brought the three of us together.

Meet the Novel Three

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Jill Burgoyne

Pen-Wielding Dreamist Somewhere along the way, someone taught Jill to tell stories. Several years, a marriage, a degree, and four kids later–the stories keep coming. An indie-published author since 2014. Her personal musings can be found at IMAGES BY ELLE J. SCHABEL | WWW.ELLEJPHOTOGRAPHY.COM | 801.414.4419

Rachel Collett

Founder & CEO Rachel is a genuine Jill-of-all trades. She was never satisfied with staying in one place, working in one profession, or even pursuing one degree at a time. A student for life, Rachel has loved learning in a multitude of disciplines, but in 2009, writing became her true passion. Visit her new website at


Kate Stradling

Kate Stradling

Literary Architect Kate is a structure junkie. She loves style manuals and syntax and can wax eloquent on the virtues of descriptive linguistics. She has been writing since she was thirteen and indie publishing since 2010. See more of her solo work at

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