Getting Excited About Science with Julie Murphy Author of GILLY’S TREASURES

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on October 19, 2016 in Books, Creativity, Guest, Nature, Picture Book, Pictures, Writing |

Today I have a great guest post from Julie Murphy, author of the picture book GILLY’S TREASURES. I always love seeing how people’s day jobs or passions influence what they write, and Julie’s post is full of wonderful pictures. Let’s give her a big welcome! Thanks for hosting me on your blog, Katie, and helping […]

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Little Changes in Little Spaces

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on September 14, 2016 in Creativity, Nature, Pictures |

I don’t particularly love my house or my yard. They’re not terrible, but there are a lto of big things I would change if I had the means (or perhaps I would move!). So I’m always trying to create spaces that inspire me give me a sense of peace. As a writer and a parent, […]

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Finding Inspiration from New Perspectives #InkRipples

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on July 7, 2016 in Creativity, Ink Ripples, Nature |

For July #InkRipples, we’re talking about inspiration. Since there are so many things that inspire me, not only in my writing but also in my life, I decided to post something new each week. Since two of my writing friends have new books out next week, I’m all booked up with guest posts, so you’re […]

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Finding Connection Through Grounding

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on October 26, 2015 in Family, Grounding, Nature |

I’m learning a lot about the earth through grounding myself, literally going out pretty much every day and putting my bare feet on the natural ground (for more about how and why I do this, check out my other grounding posts). I’m getting a feel for the different seasons. The cool, wet soil of early […]

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Still Grounding Myself Every Day

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on October 1, 2014 in Anecdote, Family, Grounding, Nature |

I’ve got lots of writerly things going on lately (still working my YA thriller BLACK BUTTERFLY, my follow up to ELIXIR BOUND called ELIXIR SAVED, and my chapter for the Great CT Caper) and I got my first editing assignment post baby. Seems I’m really getting back into the swing of things now that The […]

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