Since I started writing again several years ago, I’ve received comments on social media and blog posts, direct messages via social media, and even emails from my readers about how a particular piece of my writing impacted them, what thoughts my words inspired. …

What do you think of when you hear the words “my first time”?

I expect some people will flash back to that very first time they had consensual sex. Some may be propelled back in time to the first time they were assaulted. …

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Years ago, before I started therapy and before I started writing for others, I made a decision. I had a parenting moment which demonstrated to me that my life of “being fine” was a lie, and-most importantly-that I wasn’t going to be the only person hurt by that lie. …

There’s a question I’ve wrestled with since some of my earliest memories, though I can’t pinpoint exactly the first time it rose in my mind. I know it was before I was ten because that was the year I wrote a novella with this question at the heart of it:

When you flip a coin for something, you choose heads or you choose tails, but it’s still the same coin flipping. One coin, two sides. But which side you choose can make all the difference. Maybe you’re flipping to decide if you’re having pizza or pancakes for dinner, or to…

Recently, I’ve been focused heavily on my forthcoming memoir, . As is the case any time you are writing about personal experiences, I’ve had to relive many periods in my life in order to write them in such a way that the reader is right there with me. And if…

I love creating. Of course, not all creative talents are created equally-at least not for me. Most of mine was diverted into writing, though I still enjoy engaging in other artistic pursuits from time to time.

One such pursuit is drawing. Every so often since I was young, I’ve felt…

If I had to label the way I engage in the writing process, I would say that I’m an intuitive writer. It’s as if I’m listening to a friend tell me a story about their life and I’m simply here to transcribe their words. …

Katherine Turner

Author. Editor. Survivor. Believer in the healing power of love. kturnerwrites.com

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