Words and Life

I was catching up on my Bible study today and ran across this oft-quoted verse again.  “But Simon Peter answered Him, ‘Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life. Also we have come to believe and know that You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.’” (John 6:68-69, … More Words and Life

Once Upon a Time…

Once upon a time, there was a Kate.  This Kate was a short, frizzy-haired person who loved books and childcare and tea and rain and baking creative things. Kate started out as a kid and slowly became an adult (though it took her a while to realize it). Kate was busy loving books, childcare, tea, … More Once Upon a Time…

It’s Red All Over

A month or two ago, I printed off the first draft of my WIP “Imperfect”, stapled it together in chapter-sized bites, found my red pen, and let the lovely stack haunt the top of my desk. Eventually that stack turned into two: “marked up” and “to mark up”. I’d grab a chapter or two when … More It’s Red All Over

Time to Begin

I have sheets to change. Laundry to fold. Social media to check, if I want to. I could even write a longer blog post. 😀 But the sky is shifting from gray with future storm to deep blue-black with night, and it is time to soak up the creativity, pull out my manuscript, and begin. … More Time to Begin

A Very Bookish Christmas: Meet and Greet!

Yesterday I did a very cool author-y thing. I hit “publish” on the paperback version of Sincerely, Jem. 😁🤩 ^^ A.k.a. the most exciting pop-up message of an author’s life. 😆 And today… IT’S AVAILABLE, Y’ALL!! I’m extra excited because this is the first paperback book I’ve formatted myself. 😉 #authorgoals As are three other … More A Very Bookish Christmas: Meet and Greet!

Upcoming and Exciting

I’m excited about two word-related things right now… #1? The other day, I printed off draft one of “Imperfect”. You probably heard me cackling in excitement. 😆 Then I stapled it together in segments of a chapter or two, located my red pen, and got to work. 😉 I haven’t had a lot of time … More Upcoming and Exciting