Maya Angelou once said, "There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” I believe she was quite right. Recently I have discovered the joy of short story fiction writing. And now that I have opened that Pandora's Box, I can't seem to stop. It seems that there were a lot of … Continue reading Who You Calling Short?!
A Resolution of JOY
Despite 12 years of Catholic education, I consider myself more spiritual than religious. You may argue that "spiritual" and "religious" mean the same thing. But to me, being spiritual relates to matters of the soul and intangible things, including heavenly beings. Being "religious" pertains to the specific beliefs of a particular religion. My blog, my … Continue reading A Resolution of JOY
I’m not a graphic designer, but…
OK, so I know I'm supposed to be editing (and I am, I SWEAR!), but I needed a break so I started playing with my book cover design. Not that it matters anyway, because I'm going to finish this novel AND get an agent AND get a publishing contract which will include a cover design … Continue reading I’m not a graphic designer, but…
My Side of the Bed: Chapter 2
Chapter 2 of the unpublished novel, My Side of the Bed, by Karen Kinley. All rights reserved.
BE HAPPY: A Grammatical Perspective
Earlier today I was on the treadmill at my gym reading a book (which is what nerds like me do when they actually make the time to work out!). During a fairly benign scene in chapter twenty-seven, two characters in the novel were discussing what they want out of life, and predictably, one of the … Continue reading BE HAPPY: A Grammatical Perspective