RIP Sir Terry Pratchett

March 12, 2015By thekatyBooks, Inspiration 1 Comment

I feel the need to write about the trending news plastered all over the web today. One of my favorite authors of all time, Sir Terry Pratchett, has died. Terry was an amazing author and although I never met or knew him personally, he was my childhood. My sister, brother, and I read all of … Read More

Review: The In-Betweener by Ann Christy

January 28, 2015By thekatyBook Reviews, Books 2 Comments

Synopsis Two years ago a new medical nanite advance divided humanity into three types: humans, deaders and the frightening in-betweeners who crave human flesh. Emily’s world has grown quiet and ordered, her day bounded by mornings killing deaders at her fence and nights alone in a warehouse office. She’s begun to believe life will always … Read More

Flash Fiction Story Featured!

January 26, 2015By thekatyWriting No Comments

Every week in the amazing Band of Dystopian Authors and Fans (BOD) there is a writing prompt with a photo and caption already set up for us. We have 300 words or less to write a story about the photo/prompt and it’s my favorite game of the week. Well, one of these weeks I was … Read More

Review: Jolie du Pre’s Audio book: Benton: A Zombie Novel Vol. 1

January 20, 2015By thekatyBook Reviews, Books 2 Comments

Story synopsis (copied from Amazon):┬áZombies have killed everyone in the Benton household–all except twenty-something Jennifer. She’s escaped her bedroom, but what now? Waterbank, Illinois is overrun. Where can she go? A chance encounter with seven other young survivors points her toward Texas. A charismatic, handsome young man named Mark says he can lead them all … Read More

I slayed the NANOWRIMO 2014 Dragon!

November 25, 2014By thekatyInspiration, Writing 7 Comments

This year I did something for ME. I decided to write for NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) this November with thousands of people all over the world. The goal of NaNoWriMo is to write an entire novel, 50,000 words, in one month. It takes place every November and this is the first year I have … Read More

My First Stab at Flash Fiction

September 2, 2013By thekatyBooks, Writing 4 Comments

I love writing. But it has been awhile since I’ve had time for it! So, I mostly write a poem here or there to keep up with it. However, I joined a small writing group in my area this year and we finished out first writing assignment! We were assigned to write a fiction story … Read More