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 why some people keep going back to the yoga mat day after day, year after year? In After Namaste: Off-the-Mat Musings of a Modern Yogini, K. Kris Loomis offers a collection of down-to-earth personal essays that demonstrates the many ways yoga has transformed her life off the mat and why she keeps showing […]
by K. Kris Loomis in Inspiration
Why do some people read so much? You’ve seen them. The ones who read on the bus or while standing in line at the grocery store. In the doctor’s office or at their kid’s soccer game. These people wouldn’t be caught dead without a book within arms reach. I know about these people, you see, because […]
by K. Kris Loomis in Writing
One of the first things I get asked when someone discovers I’m a writer is, “Oh, do you write fiction or nonfiction?” This question used to confuse me a little because I didn’t understand why I had to choose a category. I mean, can’t a writer write both fiction and nonfiction? Seems there is no […]
by K. Kris Loomis in Fiction
The dwarf called out to the man in the adjoining cell, “Hey, human. What is your name?” Ian strained against the chains to reach the itch on his left shoulder. He didn’t like dwarfs and their stupid little voices so he didn’t answer. “Human!” the dwarf shouted. “I need someone to talk to. Please. I […]