• April 20, 2021


    Plants, an antique mall, and a WIP– storytime

    Exciting find at the antique store this weekend! So, a little story for my reading, writing, and planty friends... (I'm looking at you, Audrice!) Some of you know I have[...]

  • November 5, 2019


    Bouchercon2019 Dallas Convention Highlights

    I'm tying up the loose ends as social media manager for Bouchercon2019. There were over 1700 attendees. There were multiple panels, interviews, and activities happening simultaneously for almost four days[...]

  • May 30, 2019


    Do you still send postcards?

    I treasured postcards as a child! Partly because I wished I was traveling, too, and I wanted to see and know everything. Partly because I collected stamps and loved when[...]

  • January 16, 2019


    Focusing on the Process–Controlling the Work

    On New Year's Eve, I had only one writerly meeting or event on my calendar for all of January, and honestly I was feeling a bit lonely. Still transitioning from[...]

  • October 31, 2017


    Last Minute NaNoWriMo Motivation–Discovering “Why I Write”

    This hashtag, #whyIwrite, has been floating around social media the last few weeks, and it got me thinking. Since TOMORROW is the kickoff of NaNoWriMo2017 (gasp! Are you ready?), and[...]

  • July 21, 2017


    What Should I Write About?

    Can you think of any aspect of life that wouldn’t benefit from some intentional thought, planning, or reflection? I can’t either. That’s probably why you know successful doctors, teachers, entrepreneurs,[...]

  • June 22, 2017


    Cactus & Kangaroos Wrap-up

    This past weekend was the culmination of six months of dreaming, planning, researching, and accomplishing a huge project for Dallas/Fort Worth writers. I have slept and thought for the last[...]

  • May 5, 2017


    8 Lessons from WORDfest

    For those who follow my social media, you probably recall posts about #dfwWORDfest. It was a huge event for writers in North Texas on April 8, 2017 at Tarrant County[...]

  • March 27, 2017


    40 Reasons: “Why Do You Write?” Challenge

    I’ve been struggling a little with motivation this past week. Thanks to storms moving in and out of our area, I’ve been fighting migraine attacks and my own pain storm.[...]

  • August 13, 2016


    Happy Fourth Anniversary Elevator Pitch

    The traditional fourth anniversary gift is fruit or flowers, and the modern gift is appliances. This vegan is always happy to eat more fruit and look at beautiful flowers. As[...]

Kathryn McClatchy
I am a Christian, wife, mother, friend, reader, daydreamer, writer, teacher, digital media strategist, public speaker, stroke survivor, assistance dog partner, and so much more.

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