• 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[...]

  • 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.[...]

  • February 8, 2017


    A Study Deferred

    At the risk of being melodramatic, let me quote Proverbs 13:12: “Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a desire fulfilled is a tree of life.” (ESV) Let me also[...]

  • 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.[...]

  • March 6, 2013


    What are distractions, really?

    "Being a good writer is 3% talent, 97% not being distracted by the Internet." — Anonymous The Internet is only one of my many distractions. A little over three years[...]

  • November 2, 2012


    Happy NaNoWriMo!

    For those of you who aren’t writers, or aren’t familiar with NaNoWriMo, this post is to inform, inspire, and share my experience thus far. NaNoWriMo (pronounced nă-nō-RĪ-mō) stands for National[...]

  • October 3, 2012


    It Takes Courage

    “Creativity takes Courage” ~~Henri Matisse I think I have always known this, as I spent years lacking the courage to create anything considered artistic. I was able to sew, knit,[...]

  • August 30, 2012


    I am a Writer!

    I have always dreamed of being a writer. When I had to stop teaching due to health issues in January 2010, I realized I could give up and watch daytime[...]

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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