Author: kayti99

  • Obsessed


    I am officially obsessed with the writing site Premise: write 3 pages (about 250 words/page) each morning. “Morning pages” some writers call them. So this semi-brilliant guy has written a website where you can do just that (he talks about the details here). Only the best part is, you don’t have to do the […]

  • Why Write?

    This is one of those questions that comes up on writer’s boards all the time. Why bother? What drives you to write?  Well, here’s my why: I write because nobody has written the stories I wanted to read. The ones about a geeky girl who was good at stuff and had adventures and solved problems […]

  • Writing with my kids

    Writing with my kids

    So I’ve been doing a lot of non-writing lately. Or, more accurately, writing for purposes other than other’s enjoyment, as that’s the only way I can think of accurately describing a Needs Assessment document or a Benefit Communication Piece. I mean, I’m sure the people reading the needs assessments and benefit communications feel very…entertained in […]

  • On being a girl geek

    On being a girl geek

    Amanda Hocking has this remarkably insightful way of looking at things. If you don’t know who Amanda Hocking is, you should. She’s sold more books in the last minute and a half than most bestsellers hope to sell in a month. Or a year. Or their entire careers. Or something crazy like that. She puts […]

  • On being both a Mom and a Writer

    On being both a Mom and a Writer

    I originally wrote this for a writer’s board I participate on, but it relates so well to what I talk about on this blog that I wanted to share it here, too. The context is that another writer was complaining that she is limited in her reach right not because she’s a mom. This is […]