Hi! I'm Kelly.

As a writer, I've always been interested in family stories. When I heard of a Satanic cult in my family tree, I thought I'd found the story of a lifetime. Read more.

To Be Ordinary

To Be Ordinary

I was driving to work this morning, listening to the audiobook version of Getting Past Your Past, and I thought: "It must be wonderful to discover something like EMDR, and to know your work has transformed so many people's lives. I can only hope that my writing, too, helps people in its own small way." 

And I realized, then, while walking down the well-trodden path of my thoughts, that the view had changed since I'd last traversed the landscape. I no longer felt this anxious, urgent need to change the world. I no longer felt a responsibility to write something that would elevate my name into the pantheon of great writers. I saw with sudden clarity the blessing of my one, small life, and felt the weight of that burden lift.

It is such a gift to be here in the world at all, and experience its beauty. Worrying oneself over such an impossible feat is foolish; akin to Icarus driving his chariot too close to the sun. How lovely to embrace that freedom. The freedom to remain earthbound. To be ordinary. 

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The Same Old Song and Dance

The Same Old Song and Dance

The Trials and Tribulations of Emotional Contagion

The Trials and Tribulations of Emotional Contagion