More Than I've Been

Life and Writing in Forward Motion


April 2016

Announcements: Twitter and Writing Retreats

Okay, guys, so I have a few announcements. First (and quickest): I got a Twitter account. I have now obeyed the unwritten rule that all writers must be on twitter. ๐Ÿ˜€ My handle is @JustKatness. (Get it? Just Kat-ness... heehee... Continue Reading →


The Cycles of Writing

Yes, this really happens in my head. Yes, I hate research. And no, I've seldom actually got around to more than "preliminary research"... "I just got a story idea!! It's the best in the world!" "I can't wait to start... Continue Reading →

Monday Meme #35

Great life advice from N. D. Wilson's Dandelion Fire. I'm not a baseball person, but I LOVE this quote! (and the series!!!) ๐Ÿ˜€

Monday Meme #34

- Dandelion Fire by N. D. Wilson (a must-read!! ๐Ÿ™‚ )

A Word About Ancient Fire

I know, I know. This is probably like the director's commentary on movies that I, for one, a.l.w.a.y.s. skip. But there were just some things about the process and experience that I wanted to share. Also for me, after doing... Continue Reading →

Letter by Letter, Bone by Bone

A poem... for writers and creators everywhere. Whatย pure creation feels like. All the little pieces of nothing much that swirl together inside you to add up to something wonderful; building it up fraction by fraction, taking all the particles and... Continue Reading →

Monday Meme #33

{from Brandon Mull's Rogue Knight, Five Kingdoms series}

Ancient Fire

Note: this is the last segment of Ancient Fire. Thank you for joining me (and Lottie ๐Ÿ™‚ ) on this adventure! Continued... (for a full list of the parts to Ancient Fire, click here) (Previously: After returning the kidnapped president,... Continue Reading →

Monday Meme #32

For all the independent souls like me. YES. P. S. Day 4 of Camp NaNoWriMo, and I haven't written a word. Eek, I'd better step on it!!ย See you at Camp Half Blood NaNoWriMo! ๐Ÿ˜€

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