Kristin is a fiction/short story writer, blogger and aspiring playwright. She is a 2016 graduate of Smith College with a Bachelor’s in English Language and Literature. She also received an Associate’s in Creative Writing from Holyoke Community College in 2014. Since finishing college, she launched this blog in May 2016 and has had short stories published online for Wordhaus and Short Fiction Break through writing contests with The Write Practice. Her most recent entry, “The Christmas Party” was published through Short Fiction Break in December 2016. One short story, “The Hallow Fest Queen,” was included in Dark Carnival: An Anthology of Horror through Pen and Muse Press in November 2014. Her poem, “Healing,” was published in her community college’s literary magazine, Pulp City, in 2012.
She has also contributed guest blog posts: two around her inspiring role model and favorite musician, singer-songwriter David Archuleta, on The Voice in April 2014 and March 2015; and “Why I Don’t Regret Being an English Major” for Dear English Major in June 2016. She also wrote articles for Smith College’s Center for Religious and Spiritual Life as one of their reporters/photographers during the 2015-16 school year.
When she’s not writing or reading endless books, Kristin is job-searching, attending church and spending time with friends and family. Some of her fav shows include The Simpsons, This is Us, How to Get Away with Murder, America’s Got Talent, various shows on Investigation Discovery and new faves Chicago P.D. and Supergirl. She also plays piano from time to time, researches writing retreats and residencies and watches cat videos. Her other interests include singing, nature photography, nature walks, movies and a budding hobby for painting.