• February 16, 2023


    AI Tools–for better or for worse–for writers and artists

    I use Artificial Intelligence. And here’s the thing I know to be true: AI is a tool. It will no more replace artists than the camera did. Check your history—there[...]

  • May 12, 2017


    Writing Fiction is Scary

    There, I said it. Besides the fact that it’s hard work to keep creating stories, putting those ideas on paper in a format that others can access (from my mind[...]

  • 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[...]

  • January 26, 2017


    What’s keeping you from soaring?

    Do you ever feel like your creative endeavor isn’t worth the effort because you’ll never be as good at it as others are? You are not alone! This is something[...]

  • October 13, 2015


    Using SRT and Intentional Blogging

    This is my first blog post using speech recognition technology (SRT) as my means of writing. After posting a picture of my notebook and workspace by the pool last week, I[...]

  • February 7, 2015


    5 Favorite Sources of Writing Inspiration

    I am a writer. That means I am compelled to write. It might be a journal, blog post, fiction, Bible study, Facebook status update, or even Tweet, but I must write.[...]

  • October 8, 2014


    Connection between Creativity and Environment?

    I've made some observations this morning about creativity and environment, and definitely welcome input from other creative people. Since I am no longer committed to a full-time job, I often[...]

  • July 17, 2014


    Creating with Disabilities

    "It was a dark and stormy night..." is the opening phrase of Bulwer-Lytton's Paul Clifford (1830), and since then popular culture and the literati have either praised it as the[...]

  • May 29, 2014


    Oh Calliope, Where Art Thou?

    I have a confession to make. It's Thursday, and today I am struggling to honor my commitment/challenge to myself to blog twice a week, preferably on Mondays and Thursdays. Actually,[...]

  • May 13, 2014


    Writer’s Block is an Opportunity

    If you have ever talked to writers or read anything about writers or attempted writing yourself, I am sure you have heard of, if not experienced, writer's block. I think[...]

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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