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100 Day Project 2018

Hello dear readers, Katie here. Have you heard of the 100 Day Project? It’s a fantastic project sort of like National Novel Writing Month, but for artists and creative-types, and over the course of 100 days starting in April instead of just the one month of November. I decided today that I want to participate,… Continue reading 100 Day Project 2018

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A Little Bit of Honesty

So. Howdy. How are you all doing? It’s been quite a while. I’ll be honest, I’ve been having a hard time writing this blog post. I’ve kind of been avoiding it, and I’m not sure why. At first it was because I was intent on doing a bunch of research on the comics I wanted… Continue reading A Little Bit of Honesty

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Tuppence for Your Thoughts…

I might have mentioned before that growing up, I was not a voracious reader, and I regret that. I did, however, develop an early love of fantastical worlds and deep narratives. You know how little kids tend to watch movies over and over and over again, which when I was growing up meant you eventually… Continue reading Tuppence for Your Thoughts…

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Writing is…hard??

Hey, folks! Today I’d like to share with you a revelation I’ve had recently. Writing is hard! What the heck! When I was younger, stories and ideas came as easily to me as breathing. I wrote all the time, going through multitudes of college-ruled notebooks. Granted, I rarely finished these stories. I wrote down just… Continue reading Writing is…hard??

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On Critiquing and Kindness

Good morning, dear readers! I can’t remember if I’ve written on this before, but I’m going to do it anyway! I think a lot about the balance of critique versus kindness, both in my job as an academic advisor for adult learners and in my interactions with other creative friends, most namely, my husby and… Continue reading On Critiquing and Kindness