Author Archives: Katherine J. Scott

About Katherine J. Scott

Welcome to my website and blog. I am a writer and librarian interested in historical fiction. My works in progress include a trilogy about a stonemason from Elizabethan England and a novel loosely based on the Hunt of the Unicorn Tapestries housed at the Cloisters in New York.

A day apart

On Saturday I joined a group of about fifteen writers for a writers’ retreat.  A day to join others of my tribe for a day of quiet focused work in a beautiful serene setting without the normal interruptions and distractions.  … Continue reading

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Falling into Productivity

It’s almost time……. I love the start of the school year, the kids returning to a full-time schedule of being somewhere else, the long hours alone in the quiet house, just me and the cat begging for food.  After the … Continue reading

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Story Magic

Several months ago, I sat in a writing workshop put on by the wonderful Writer’s League of Texas, and the instructor had us do some quick writing using the skills we were learning about. I wrote about a mailman who … Continue reading

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How hard can it be?

  I’ve been thinking about this a lot recently.  When I can master this shift in thought pattern, the rest of life seems to fall in place. Of course, it’s not as easy as it sounds.  My mind seems to … Continue reading

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Saint Francis of Assisi

A Review of "Francis of Assisi – A Revolutionary Life", by Adrian House   This is a book I have long wanted to read.  How long?  Sixteen years.  It’s been on my TBR list since I worked for our community’s … Continue reading

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