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The With a K Blog
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I remember when I decided to first open up a website for my business & blog…. I couldn’t afford to hire a website designer, so I went to Creative Market & searched for days to find a theme that would work – without any real idea of what “work” even looked like. I finally bought one…Read More
I don’t mean that you suddenly feel the need to compare Halo stats (is that still a thing?) or laugh at farts. What I mean is that you don’t trust your Writing Voice. You don’t sit down at the notebook (or keyboard) & feel like it’s going to show up for you every single time…Read More
So I’ve said it before & I’ll say it again: if you want to be a writer, you have to write. Every. Single. Day. You need to put pen to paper & do the thing over & over again – & be willing for it to not be perfect. I often tell my daughter, who is…Read More
I’ve always known that I wanted to be a writer. But I haven’t always known how to actually…well…BE a writer. I mean, I learned fairly early on how to write things: sentences, paragraphs, stories, poems…but that’s not what it takes to really be a writer. It’s a big piece of it, but it’s only a piece.…Read More
The most common bit of writing advice out there is to, “Find your Voice,” but how do you even do that? Surprisingly, you have to stop trying.Read More
It’s that horrible feeling when you sit down to write. & instead of feeling a creative flow, you sit paralyzed, staring at your computer screen & seething at the injustice of your creative life. Everybody who’s tried communicating with words has felt it: a paralyzing barrier between the idea you want to share & the ability to actually Get.…Read More
A few weeks ago, I went on the trip of a lifetime. I didn’t go on rides at Disneyland or see a Broadway show in New York City, & I didn’t go to Scotland to search for a family castle either. Sup, Clan MacLeod! I went to San Francisco; it wasn’t even my first trip there, but…Read More
Your Editorial Calendar doesn’t need to feel like a set of creativity-handcuffs. It should feel like a comforting & inspiring guideline. One that allows you to be more creative. Not stifled & uninspired. I’m an idea machine. I’ve always been a “creative person,” whatever that means, & I operated under the assumption for a long…Read More
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I'm a writer, editor, illustrator, teacher, mother of two and enthusiastic cat-belly snuggler.
I write about Writing, Business and Blogging...and sometimes about Changing the World.
Because if you're going to worry about commas and cash flow and social shares, you can pay attention to empathy and kindness too, right?
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Go to the Blog Home Page to see the most recently published posts by Kris Windley.
Posts about your writing process, practice and skills - and how to use them to change the world.
Posts to help you use your online stage effectively and ethically - while having a bit of fun.
Posts to help you find your brand voice and use it in your small business to make a big impact.
Posts to help you take your small business or writing adventure and turn it into an engine for change in the world around you.
Posts to help you make space in your life for the important things - like sharing your Voice and changing the World.