• July 7, 2020


    Why Houseplants? Portal to important people and memories

    Does anyone share or trade plant cuttings anymore? Houseplants ... I know it's a different topic for me, but I'm feeling nostalgic and simultaneously attempting to rebuild my plant collection.[...]

  • February 22, 2019


    Meet Author Kathleen Baldwin and her Stranje House series.

    Writing is a strange profession. I don't know many other careers where you're expected to publicly critique and review your colleagues' work. Usually I feel awkward doing that, especially when[...]

  • October 30, 2018


    What Inspires Me…”Comadres”

    I am still recovering and processing all the thoughts and feels from the weekend. My baby got married. So, today's prompt in the #SCFacebookChallenge, "what inspires you," is too much[...]

  • 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[...]

  • 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[...]

  • April 2, 2016


    Creative Serendipity

    As mentioned previously, I've been in a creative funk for months. Some might call it writer's block or lack or self-discipline or procrastination... whatever. I wasn't writing. And, I wasn't[...]

  • 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.[...]

  • 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,[...]

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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