About Me

 

Hi, everyone! Thanks so much for visiting my blog.

About me:

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Paris, 2014

I’m Katherine, and I love to write. I picked up writing in 2nd grade after watching one of my friends write. I thought it looked cool and decided to follow in her footsteps. My first “book” was a construction paper cut-out of a cat’s face, containing a story about a disobedient kitten that was “published” in my 2nd grade classroom library. Since then, I have worked on my writing skills and updated my material a little bit.

I’ve had stories published in Glasschord & Big Muddy and have been reviewed on newpages.com. Many of my stories are loosely based in Cape Girardeau, MO, where I lived for two years while obtaining an MA in English, and also where the movie Gone Girl was filmed (your fun fact of the day). I also have an MFA in Fiction Writing from the University of Maryland. I now teach English comp at a few colleges in the DC-area.

About Wordifications:

I started this blog four years ago because I personally find myself hilarious. But who doesn’t? In all seriousness, I started the blog as a way to release some of my writing energy and describe things in my life that I found hilarious, relatable, and/or noteworthy. My first post was about crying in a Verizon store after I dropped my phone in the toilet. That entire incident is representative of the kind of ridiculousness you will find on Wordifications.

On this blog, you’ll find any of the following: my obsessions with certain TV shows, the adventures of planning a wedding, my travels within and outside the US, my coffee addiction, random musings on life, and anything else in between.

Fun facts:

  • I’m getting married!
  • I drink no less than 3 cups of coffee a day. It’s my go-go juice. 
  • While getting my MFA, I served as the House Director for an on-campus fraternity. I lived with Phi Sigma Kappa for 2 ½ years and loved it. While the house was often stinky and the basement often covered in food, the guys were great and I definitely grew in my people skills.
  • I’ve seen every episode of “Gilmore Girls” more times than I can count and consider myself just a little obsessed with the show.
  • I’ve been to India twice, where my fiancé lived for six years. You can find posts about my travels underneath the header. I love India!
India, 2013.

India, 2013

  • I’ve also seen the Pope twice, but I’m not Catholic.
  • I’m a hoarder of Birchbox boxes. If they would stop making them so damn cute, I wouldn’t have this problem.
  • I struggle being on time and even fractured my leg once because of it. I have a disease called “lollygagging dawdler” which usually hits right when I need to get ready to go somewhere.
  • I hate being called any variation of my last name. Even though I am very attached to my last name, and am considering keeping it as a middle name when I get married, I have a first name for a reason, people!
  • I have a J. Crew problem.
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2 thoughts on “About Me

    • Hi Charlotte! I just saw this comment. I’d rather not leave my email address in a comment, but if there’s any other way I can get it to you, please let me know! I’m definitely interested!

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