Category Archives: Writing

Filling the Well

When I think of a well, I think of the big round stone that sat outside my brother’s room on the farm in New York. It looks like a millstone and was laid before end loaders were even a thought. … Continue reading

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The River Caught Sunlight Ebook is on Sale

About The River Caught Sunlight, blogger Winn Collier says, “Katie Andraski spent years in the Christian publishing world (which isn’t always so Christian). She survived, and now she has her own story, recasting the narrative in her debut novel, a … Continue reading

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Good Gifts

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 The starlings sounded like hard rain coming across the corn. Out here you hear that rain a mile away, sweeping closer, until the drops fall on your head and shoulders. But no, it was birds who’d stepped on … Continue reading

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The First Week of Class

I held their index cards stating their name, phone number, counselor as if I was holding a candle, in a candle light service with everyone holding a candle.  I had to be careful not to spill it or touch it … Continue reading

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Story of my novel: When I was “called” to write

August 10, 2014 (A week after my novel officially entered the world) I just took a nap and woke up wanting to comment on Nadia Bolz Weber’s sermon about the five loaves and two fishes. I wanted to ask could … Continue reading

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How I Trashed Frank Schaeffer in my Novel as an American Hitler and Why He’s Promoting It: Guest BLOG by the Former Schaeffer Family Crossway Books Publicist

How I Trashed Frank Schaeffer in my Novel as an American Hitler and Why He’s Promoting It: Guest BLOG by the Former Schaeffer Family Crossway Books Publicist Here’s what Frank says, “Katie sent me this essay about trashing me. It’s … Continue reading

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The River Caught Sunlight is officially Born today

Well, today is the pub date of The River Caught Sunlight, so it has officially gone from my hands into yours. It no longer is the comfortable school master  I could return to again and again, learning new things each … Continue reading

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Good Things Can Come

Friday July 18, 2014 – Sunday July 20, 2014 It’s been a long summer waiting to drop our hay, waiting for four days straight of dry weather, and every week, the rains have come. Finally, this week, we dropped it, this … Continue reading

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A Big Dream Come True

One of my biggest dreams is coming true today. I’m sitting down to my novel, The River Caught Sunlight, reading through my editor’s edits. I have longed for years to have an editor edit me for publication. I have longed … Continue reading

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