Along with pursuing her lifelong dream of becoming a writer (accepting the role of “apprentice” in a craft where no one ever becomes a “master,” according to Hemingway), K. Kris Loomis is a determined chess player, an origami enthusiast, a classically trained pianist, and a playwright. After moving to Ecuador in 2013 with her husband and three-legged cat, Triplet, she found herself with plenty of time for reflection, adventure, and dream following.
Ever wonder what it would be like to pick up one day and move abroad? In the summer of 2013, Kris Loomis and her husband sold all their worldly possessions and, along with their three-legged cat, Triplet, did just that. They left their comfy life behind and moved to Ecuador!
by K. Kris Loomis in Fiction
He had a tough decision to make, no question about it. He had faced similar threats before and had managed (miraculously) to recover so he tried to stave off the pumping adrenaline before panic set in. After all, this is what you get for playing with the big boys. Think, he said to himself. Just […]
by K. Kris Loomis in Quotes
I’ve come to the conclusion that no one can avoid the work. And lots of it. It doesn’t matter if you’re gifted or brilliant. High IQ? Doesn’t matter. You still have to do the work. I came across this quote by Michelangelo this week and it resonated with me. “If you knew how much work went into […]
by K. Kris Loomis in Writing
In my previous post, A Writing Anniversary: Things I Learned During My First Year As a Serious Writer (Part 1), I discussed some things I’ve discovered on this writing journey of mine. Things that have nothing to do with the actual writing part of the business. Here are a few other things I’ve learned this […]