All About Kim Law

As a child, award-winning author Kim Law cultivated a love for chocolate, anything purple, and creative writing. She penned her debut work, “The Gigantic Talking Raisin,” in the sixth grade and got hooked on the delights of creating stories. Before settling into the writing life, however, she earned a college degree in mathematics and then worked as a computer programmer—for far too many years. Now she’s pursuing her lifelong dream of writing romance novels. She has won the Romance Writers of America’s Golden Heart Award, has been a finalist for the prestigious RWA RITA Award, and has served in varied positions for her local RWA chapter. A native of Kentucky, Kim lives with her husband and an assortment of animals in Middle Tennessee.

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Kim's Fun Facts

Ruby Nickname:
Ruby Belle

Born in small-town Kentucky, currently living in small-town Tennessee


GH Year(s)

Completed Manuscript(s)


Started Writing:
Completed first story at age 11. Highlights Magazine had no interest in any of my stories so I took some time off and didn’t really get started again until 25 years later.

Day Job:
Full-time author

For Fun:
Read many of the books I now rarely have time for because I write. Also enjoy traveling and visiting new places.

Blog Posts from Kim

Creating Realistic Settings with guest Monica McCabe

Today on the blog, I’ve invited a special guest. A friend of mine who not only loves adventure, but *loves* writing about it in faraway places! I recently read her debut book, DIAMOND LEGACY, and not only did I thoroughly enjoy the romantic suspense and adventure, but I got swept away in her locations! So, […]

Write Right…whatever works for you!

Do you write right? I don’t mean the way you create a story, whether you’re a plotter or pantser. Or the way you tell structure your sentences or lay out you scenes. I mean, do you park your rear in the right places to write the best books? Do you make use of the best […]

A Quick Guide to Ruby Writing Sprints

Are you ready for some sprinting???? Woohoo! I hope so! I know I am. So okay, here’s the deal. I thought I would jump in here and do a real quick how-to for Ruby sprinting. Many of you joined us in previous years (and I can’t wait to sprint with you again!), but I know […]

Motivation through workshops

My first book came out two years ago this month. In the subsequent twelve months I had three more out and one novella, and then this year two and a novella. Next year will hopefully be three full lengths (and just maybe three novellas). I know plenty of authors do more than that, but for […]

Ruby Release: Sprinkles on Top by Kim Law

Happy release day to me!!! It’s been almost eight months since my last release, and that feels like forever!!! I know it isn’t, but given that during the first fourteen months of my publishing career I had five releases, waiting eight months is a stretch! But the day has finally arrived, and I’m dancing and […]

What keeps YOU sane in this crazy world of writing?

Have we talked about this here before? Probably. My mind stays so scattered these days that I have no idea, but I was just emailing the rubies last night about how I’ve had to take a bit of a step back from writing to kind of reset myself, and it got me to wondering what […]

Consolation Day

I was robbed! They don’t know what they missed!! This totally blows!!!!!!!! Whatever the reason… you didn’t make the cut this year. Sadness and woe, and a piece of chocolate cake on the side. But trust me, you aren’t alone. A good many people did not make the cut this year, and a good many […]

Published Book Pet Peeves…Quality Always Matters!

Last week we talked about lessons learned from judging unpublished manuscripts in the Golden Heart contest. And then we talked about quality, craft, and reader expectations in reference to judging the RITAs. Today I want to do a bit of a combo of both those subjects again, specifically having to do with published romances. I […]

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