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Kathleen Varn

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Kat Varn’s love affair with words manifested when she turned four and taught herself to read. As she grew older, books and reading were an escape from responsibility. As the oldest daughter in a transient Navy family, words fed her imagination to embrace adventure and magical worlds. Kat was drawn to the strength of little girls in The Little Princess and The Secret Garden.

Eventually, Kat dove into journaling between the pages of beautiful leather notebooks, recording her children’s infant landmarks. Journaling also helped her find solace in the grief of a toxic relationship. Throughout her journey to extract her family from oppression, she explored the idea of freedom through allegorical short stories. In the midst of angst and soul search
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Kathleen Varn There are two sides to that sword! I loved journaling and preserving memories. My sisters and I were good at mixing humor with hardship and it carried…moreThere are two sides to that sword! I loved journaling and preserving memories. My sisters and I were good at mixing humor with hardship and it carried into my adult life. I hope readers enjoy or relate to various emotional experiences both high and low.

The other side is meeting and talking with other writers. They have unique minds and creative approaches to their own writing styles. To me, it is like holding a jewel into a light and observing all facets. I admire anyone who dares to weave a story with fonts. (less)
Kathleen Varn A killer clown, a zombie, and a black hooded burglar crept through the polished Brazilian cherry floors and carefully reached for their sister’s door …moreA killer clown, a zombie, and a black hooded burglar crept through the polished Brazilian cherry floors and carefully reached for their sister’s door knob. Before they opened it, they each unsheathed the unused hunting knives and nodded. (less)
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It’s not good-bye 2020 but what was 2020?





January 31, 2020, Midnight beckoned me to the front porch of my fog blanketed salt marsh to witness the phantom booms and occasional splash of fireworks above the tree lines. For me? So typical of 2020–but not. My vision was not satisfied as much as my hearing. Like thunder, the firework explosions were North, then East, and probably if I ran within the geography of my house— South and West. B

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Kathleen Varn Thanks Kimberly! Left my kindle fire in Seoul! Need to get my books back!


Kimberly Thanks for adding me as a friend Kathleen! :)


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