about kate

there's a beautiful phrase: raison d'être. and it means "the most important reason or purpose for someone or something's existence." you could say that those two, simple and melodic words are what get me out of bed in the morning.

all my friends call me kate. i believe that words are more than words; they are sticks of tnt waiting to be lit, and i believe that about you too. yep, you, sitting there with your chin in your hand squinting at the bright screen. you were made for big big things. and if the world were a park, i hope this blog is like a monument standing in the middle. the kind that makes you stop and read the plaque, because it would read: you matter. your story, your song, your project, your goal, dream, passion - they matter. 

i have a raison d'être, and you do to. and this blog exists as a reminder of the fact; to cheer you on, help you remember, and better equip you to stay strong and keep your chin up as you run faster and faster with that pen, paintbrush, light-saber, or other preferred weapon of mass construction. there's never been a better time to bless the world with your dream - realized.

follow me on twitter, facebook, and instagram for daily doses of stoke + send me a good ol' email to connect because i'd love love love to hear from you.

when i'm not blogging, you can find me tucked away in the Vermont mountains writing my series The Blood Race, contributing to BURNING YOUTH, doing volunteer work for a non-profit i co-founded called Blue Freedom (we made a film, guys, check it out!), or planning our next surf trip/backpacking adventure with my US Airman husband. if you're curious about my series, click either of the covers below, or, click here and I'll send you the first 9 chapter of book one. (just bc i think you're cool).

 

15 comments

  1. love your blog!!! Found it through another and will be following for sure

    //hannah
    furiouseverafters.blogspot.com

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  2. This blog is gorgeous Katie!!! I can't wait to explore it! ❤️ -Abbie C. (chroniclesinbloom.wordpress.com)

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  3. oooh, you and your blog sound interesting :) I found it through Burning Youth which I LOVE reading btw <3
    nicole // nicolesmind.com

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    1. So glad to hear that, Nicole! Thank you so much for your sweet words!

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  4. The vibes, aesthetics, post topics, and pretty much everything else about your blog is sooooo INSPIRING. <3 (And the blog title, by the way, is amazing.) Looking forward to reading all your posts (AND The Blood Race!!!).

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    1. !!!! Dude, you have no idea how much YOUR words inspire me, and how much your comment made my day!! :') <3 thank you, S.M.!

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  5. Hello, Kate. I recently wrote a review of "The Blood Race" over at my blog. I'm not sure if you'd be interested to see it or not, but I figured I'd link it here for you.
    Have a wonderful day! <3

    ~Ivie

    http://iviewrites.blogspot.com/2017/09/the-blood-race-by-ka-emmons-book-review.html

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    1. IVIEEE <3 thank you so so much!! I loved it!! :')

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  6. XD
    https://chasinglightforhisglory.blogspot.com.au

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  7. Absolutely loved the interplay between the different characters, and each richly contributing to crucial life themes we all must journey in... beliefs, which ones & in whom; sacrafice, what that looks like for me & am I willing as I consider the cost; trust, can I overcome my past with its issues to give it, etc. etc. Totally awesome & stimulating as I continue to grow & evaluate my own progress. Thank You!

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    1. Thank you so much, Kevin! Your words mean a lot to me!

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  8. dude that Blue Freedom thing is AMAZING. I clicked your bio on a whim, and now I've watched the documentary and WOW. I learned a whole lot through it; thank you for sharing!

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    1. !!! OH MAN WELL THIS MADE MY DAY, HANNE!! Thank you! I am thrilled that you enjoyed the doc! :') <3

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