Do you recall a time when someone laughed inappropriately? I know there are dozens of times (at least) that I’ve done it, and those are only the ones that I have some vague memory of. Most of them involved misunderstanding what the other person said or missing the context for it. Sometimes the end result … Continue reading Lessons in Inappropriate Laughter
My husband has a deep and abiding love of Japanese tattoos and sends me videos almost daily. So when my husband sent me a link to a video with “kintsugi” in the description a few months ago, I saw the name and made the assumption that since it was Japanese, it probably related to tattoos … Continue reading What’s Kintsugi Got to do With it?
I made the decision in January of 2018 to return to my childhood passion and life-long dream of being a writer when I was in the midst of reading Writing Ourselves Whole: Using the Power of Your Own Creativity to Recover and Heal from Sexual Trauma by Jen Cross and I knew exactly what to … Continue reading Quest for Genre
Yes, I have a weak spot for music from the 90s, including Salt-N-Pepa’s 1991 hit Let’s Talk About Sex, the inspiration behind the title for this post. If you’re unfamiliar with Salt-N-Pepa, the female hip-hop group sometimes tackled important social issues of the day with their music, including the then-taboo topic of sex and the … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Consent, Baby
Unsurprisingly, I was writing away with every spare moment that wasn’t spent reading when I was in fifth grade. I remember with that vivid clarity reserved only for pivotal moments in our lives spending the entirety of winter vacation that year in Florida at my foster-grandparents’ house. Aside from the plane ride there from our … Continue reading Why I Write What I Write
Hi there! And welcome. I'm so glad you're here. I'm Katherine Turner, author of contemporary romantic women's fiction and believer in the healing power of love. My novels provide a window into the messy yet beautiful world of real-life imperfection and struggle while showcasing the power of love - in all its myriad forms - … Continue reading Just the Beginning