I’m grateful you’ve read this far, and appreciate you going on this little journey with me.
What can I tell you? Here are the basics:
I earned my bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Oklahoma and my graduate degree in radio/tv/film from the University of North Texas. I’ve had an ecclectic but fulfilling career in corporate marketing/advertising/branding, and have learned tons from some of the biggest brands on the planet. Then I wandered off on my own to freelance and have loved every minute. All of these experiences were excellent practice for writing for kids.
Now, I’m a part-time freelance copywriter, a full-time mom, and I spend every minute I can writing stories and encouraging other writers.
In the interest of getting to know each other, here’s an abbreviated list of things that make me happy:
- The smell of dirt
- Dancing (with or without music)
- Freshly-laundered socks
- Old-school church choirs
- Breakfast for dinner
- My kid’s laugh
If you want, follow me on Instagram at klmckinneywrites, find me on Facebook at Kelli McKinney-Writer, or drop me a line at firstname.lastname@example.org