Well, it's the end of the year. Which means...time for wrap up posts! Wheeeee! So, let's just jump into my list of favorite books, music, kdramas, movies, etc. of 2017! Favorite Books by genre: So, I actually made a video talking about my favorite books. I don't know if it's the holiday season or just … Continue reading Kat’s Year End Round-Up!
I'm back! Hello strangers, remember me? I'm the person that's supposed to keep this blog updated, even though I haven't posted in MONTHS. I apologize for my LONG absence, but to be fair you can still find me pretty regularly over at Writer's Block Party! And I have been much better at keeping up my … Continue reading My Fallow Periods
I haven't really been doing wrap-up posts, but I realized how much I've randomly gotten done/decided this year already. So I figured I'd talk about the books I've read, the shows I've watched, and plans for 2017! Here we go! Things I've done and future Plans for 2017 My critique group and I started a … Continue reading January and February Wrap-Up (Plus future writerly plans)
Sometimes, when you're writing you lose sight of things. And sometimes, it's easy to forget what you're writing for. I know that I write for myself, for my story, for my heart. But, I'd be lying if I didn't say I write so others can read my stories and find something to love too. This is … Continue reading Finding Hope & Inspiration through Community
I've watched the conversation around diversity change over the past few years when it comes to literature and YA/kidlit in particular. I took interest for obvious reasons, I am a writer of color who wants to write about my own experiences and heritage. However, even as a POC I was not prepared for some of … Continue reading The Diversity Conversation (pt 1)
Hello friends, I've been thinking about writing a Twitter 101 post for awhile. Not only because I think Twitter is ah-maz-ing, but because I know Twitter can be confusing as all heck! It's like when you see your grandma posting random questions on your Facebook feed and you realize she thinks Facebook is Google. And you … Continue reading Twitter Basics and How I Use Them
Usually at this time of the year, I'd do a year-end blog post about my favorite things that I've read and watched and listened to. I might still do one of those, but I can't ignore that this year wasn't business as usual for me. As 2016 draws to a close, it feels like you … Continue reading If you stand for nothing, what’ll you fall for?