Katie’s Blog: Essays, News, Marginalia
:: Identifying strengths and delegating jobs is mission critical. It is arguably the entire point of an author co-op. It is where the magic happens.
:: A few thoughts about what it means to work as a writer and in publishing, and to speak out as a woman, and to come from a family that has some money or a family with none, and to have good intentions and to fail to communicate those intentions, and the consequences of that.
:: CW. Because even with all of the essays on sexual assault that I’ve written and published over the years, there’s still one story that I haven’t told. But with Epstein’s ugly face everywhere, I need to tell it, now.
:: Part of changing the world means that my kids do not have to yield their privacy for other people’s comfort.
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.
:: Sometimes I suffer. Sometimes being me hurts, a lot. But that’s all part of my story. Stop trying to take away my story.
:: How on earth am I supposed to get anything done when I not only have to do the thing but also prove that I have the right to do the thing in the first place?
:: Most of the time, like most writers, I work alone and wonder if what I do matters. That’s why launch parties and book events are so important. They remind us that there are people at the other end of our words.
Books that bring to light the relationship between past pain and future possibilities by @HaileyEdwards @karissalaurel @cnoepagan
:: I spend a lot of time mentoring young or new writers and freelancers, and they all ask me a version of the same question: How did you get here? My path is long. My feelings are strong. And so I decided to write this story.
Today, I am painfully, horribly, depressed.
:: Once, I was a knitter. I’m not anymore. The lifecycle of a knitter goes like this.