Kathryn Atkins

Kathryn Atkins
Author Name: Kathryn Atkins
Most Recent Book Title: Giving My Self to the Wind
Book Description: This book is a collection of essays, short stories, and more. The ‘more’ includes some flash fiction, a few pieces of humor, an unbundled pile of letters, a section called ‘Pajama Series,’ a motley crew of memorable characters in the ‘persons’ area, and reprints of some of the articles that have appeared in a regional magazine.

So my readers can know what the pieces are about I have included an index. The topics include adoption, aging, a convertible, peanut butter, and of course, writing. Plus: Lake Tahoe, the Eiffel Tower, thong underwear, happiness, snoring, a toupee, and mom, of course. There’s so much more!
Additional Book Titles: 10 Reasons to Hire a Professional Writer
Location (city/state/country): Los Alamitos, CA, USA
Author bio: Kathryn Atkins is a native Californian. She received a BS in Marketing and an MBA from Cal Berkeley. She is a Jack London Award winner from the California Writers Club, (a 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1909); immediate past president and current PR Chair of the California Writers Club of California, Long Beach Branch; is Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Women’s Business Council, Long Beach, California Area Chamber of Commerce.

Kathryn is a freelance business writer and owner of Writing World, LLC, which she founded in 2004. A Huffington Post blogger, she has been published many places online and has authored two books: “10 Reasons to Hire a Professional Writer” and “Giving My Self to the Wind,” a literary collection.

Kathryn volunteers for community events and helps fellow writers by encouraging them to write and to speak in public. She enjoys flamenco dancing, yoga, piano, and reading. She lives near Long Beach, California with her husband of 35 years and her dog.
Professional Speaker Topics: “The Challenge and Joy of Finishing”
Favorite Quote or Personal Motto:

“Would what I am doing today be okay if this was my last day on earth? Find what you love. Keep looking. Don’t settle.” ~ Steve Jobs.

  • Giving My Self to the Wind