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My name is Kate Johnston. Writing is my passion. I love working with other writers to coach them from idea to concept to story.

All a writer needs to get started are belief, determination, and a little bit of ferocity.

You up for kicking your writing dream into reality?

Why do Writers Write?

By Kate Johnston | October 30, 2017

Understanding your purpose as a writer is one of the most important offensive strategies you can take on your journey. Why do writers write? The reasons abound, and if you want to be productive and joyful as you write, then you should figure out your reason. First, it’s important to … READ MORE

Do you want to make the time to write?

By Kate Johnston | November 13, 2017

About 12 years ago, I began to write at 4:00 in the mornings because of my youngest child’s sleeping troubles. Back then, I was inconvenienced and annoyed. Eventually, though, I realized I had unwittingly stumbled upon the magical time of day to write (for me). My creativity responded to these … READ MORE

Characteristics of a Writer

By Kate Johnston | September 15, 2017

A couple of writing pals of mine once got into a debate over whether to characterize a mutual friend as a writer. She penned a novel-length journal of her summers with her grandmother. She had no intention of publishing the material or sharing it with anyone. She merely wanted to … READ MORE

The Truth About Writing Magic

By Kate Johnston | October 16, 2017

Seems to me the best reason to write is because we want to create something no one else has read, seen, or heard before. Essentially making the unreal real. Writing magic. But writers often fumble and stumble along the way, and soon, that desire to create writing magic fades like … READ MORE

Sometimes writers need help putting their writing selves into action. With positive support, unrelenting encouragement, and a kick in the arse, I can help you craft your next story.

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Have I mentioned that writing is my passion? From fiction to ghosting to blogging, I love writing it all. Let me write for you!

WRITERS FOR WILDLIFE is a program I founded to raise funds for various non-profit organizations worldwide. I donate 10% of all my earnings to selected organizations for ongoing biodiversity and conservation protections or emergency relief efforts. Your support of my writing classes, workshops, consultations, and books not only helps a child or adult grow their writing skills but also helps threatened and endangered species across the planet.

If you would prefer to make a direct donation to my fundraising page, please visit Panda Nation - Writers for Wildlife where 100% of your donation will be used by World Wildlife Fund to protect the earth and its species.

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