Author Archives: Katrina Anne Willis

About Katrina Anne Willis

Professional copywriter, author, friend, lover, dreamer, drinker of red wine.

Freckles and All

I hated my freckles when I was little. They were unwelcome stains across my face, on my chest, covering my arms. My best friend had long, straight Marcia Brady hair and perfect, pale skin. I was all unruly red curls … Continue reading

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It Is Not a Lie

I was recently reduced to this by one I thought once loved me: You are nothing but a user, a taker, a fraud. You have lived a lie your entire life. When a family redefines itself, many ugly words are … Continue reading

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In the Quiet Spaces

some people when they hear your story. contract. others upon hearing your story, expand. and this is how you know  ~ Nayyirah Waheed   It’s been over seven months since I came out.   Long enough to cry a few … Continue reading

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Love Is Love Is Love

Dear Ones, these are probably the most important words I have ever shared with you. Some of you know, some of you are wondering, some of you are speculating. Today, I’m here to clear the air, to tell the story … Continue reading

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It’s Not You, It’s Me

I just got dumped. It’s not exactly what you might think. But it feels close. Continue reading

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My No-Trump Vote

There is no room in our White House for a misogynistic bully who degrades and shames and destroys women and who, by example, makes it acceptable for others to do the same. Continue reading

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The Memoir

“Writing this memoir has been a journey into myself, into the deepest depths, into the abyss. At times, it’s felt as if I’m peeling skin from muscle, the pain is so intense. But I know on the other side, I will reassemble into a new and different form. A reawakening from an unraveling.” Continue reading

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