You: "Who me? Are you talking to me?" Your conscience: "YES. You. You have started a lot of things. Let's finish one." You: "How?" Your conscience: "I am SO glad you asked. Take a moment and write down all the reasons you can't finish. If you need help, I have a short source for you to check … Continue reading FINISH IT!
Looking down, my hands are young. Little nails. Little fingers. Skipping on the keys. Smooth, dainty skin. I am six. From farther up I'm looking down at my hands upon the keys. Bigger reach, longer nails. A little polish Dancing on the keys. Taut, youthful skin. I am sixteen. Looking down, my hands are shopworn. … Continue reading Piano Hands
I wish you enough sun to keep your attitude bright no matter how gray the day may appear. I wish you enough rain to appreciate the sun even more. I wish you enough happiness to keep your spirit alive and everlasting. I wish you enough pain so even the smallest of joys in life … Continue reading I Wish You Enough
. . . AND RECEIVE THE GIFT OF LOVE How do you give your self (it's two words, on purpose) to the wind? Finish your stuff, I tell you. And be willing to be vulnerable! When you finish, though, you are very likely to fail. In fact, you can really suck! Your art, your book, … Continue reading Give Your Self to the Wind
It's coming up in January! Here's the information. Please come if you can. Love to see you there! Here are a couple of reviews! Here are the links: Outskirts Press Amazon Goodreads, and Barnes & Noble. Thanks for checking it out.
Would you like to read my book, GIVING MY SELF TO THE WIND? If so, you can win it for FREE! Starts in a few days, and goes for a few weeks. Just in time for the New Year. Goodreads Book Giveaway Giving My Self to the Wind by Kathryn Atkins Giveaway ends December 20, 2017. … Continue reading Book Giveaway!
This published book, Giving My Self to the Wind, is a way to say ‘I was here.’ I stole that idea from Thomas Kail, the director of Hamilton. I hope he doesn't mind if I borrow it because it's true. A headstone doesn’t do it, and I cannot hold my kids responsible for substantiating my … Continue reading Published!