kate author pic sm (1)Hi! I’m Kate Willis, author of Once Upon an Ordinary (and many other things as well). ; ) I come from a family that breathes stories, so when I list my hobbies it’s hilarious how many have to do with words. I have independently published two books and a short story. My first book, The Treasure Hunt, was originally written as a gift for one of my sisters, but my mom encouraged me to make it available to other young readers as well. Since then, I have published one more book, The Twin Arrows, and a short story Enjoy the Poodle Skirt. I also have several more stories in the editing stages with a few more that are slowly working themselves out onto paper. (Very slowly.) I’ve written (or half written) something in every genre, but I think I tend to gleefully overuse medieval. I have yet to write anything of novel length, but I look forward to the experience when I grow in my skill and inspiration. ; ) Other word-related projects include administrative work on a homeschooled authors networking blog, short story submissions to a website for aspiring writers, submitting articles to Wordquill, and joining other young independent authors at Generation Rising. I love the Gospel, red shoes, a good story, little children, thoughtful conversations, and chai tea. (With chocolate. Because.) 😉 I hope you are blessed by this ordinary blog!

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This blog truly has a little of everything. I write reviews; rants; ordinary updates; thoughts on life, writing, theology; story excerpts; short stories (once in a blue cheese moon); interviews of other independent authors; a total of two videos; and I think I even did a tutorial once. (Wowzers.)

If you have any comments or questions (now I sound like a food label), feel free to drop me a line. I’d love to hear from you!