Note for the Annals of Kat’s Writing Career   12 comments


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I’m hired!




Yesterday, I submitted my 4th post for review to the Hometown Pasadena publisher/author/boss-woman Colleen Bates. She responded, approving of the piece (“lovely job.”), and indicated that she wanted to speak with me about a “steady freelance gig.”

Heck, yeah!

After swapping emails, I can now scribe in the annals of Kat Ward that this is my first official WRITING job.


Yee-ha & hoo!

Between physically holding Lori’s workbook Where Are You Stuck? and seeing my “Editor” credit; experiencing Kevin Bertazzon’s ISMS and being asked to help edit his next espisode; and beginning to write blurbs for the Hometown Pasadena website and within submitting 4 posts, being hired!–this has been the best week in like a decade!

Hallelujah and thank you, Baby Jesus!


12 responses to “Note for the Annals of Kat’s Writing Career

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  1. I’m the anonymous…YEAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHH…by the way.

  2. This is a very, very belated…YEAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!! Love your blog! I’ll write you more as I catch up to speed on all you’ve written.

  3. Love your honesty, Kat. You inspire me to keep being real when I write, too. Congratulations on your “first official writing job!”

  4. Kat, you are a WOW of a writer, funny, percepetive, and brutally honest. Keep at it girl!!!!!

  5. Wow congrats!!!! That is so awesome!!!

  6. Congratulations Kat!! You deserve it!

    • Thanks! Don’t know if I deserve it, per se, but I’ll take it! I’m trying really hard these days to push my insecurities aside and grab onto any opportunity that presents itself.

  7. Wow, what a journey! Congratulations, with lots more to come!

  8. You are my favorite super RockSTAR writer!!!!! I am soooooo happy for you lady!!!

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