Remember the Days?

I saw this meme come across my social network feed and it instantly brought me back to the days I lived in a tiny village called Pleasanton in Nebraska somewhere in the early 80’s. I was a child, somewhere around 9-10 or so years old, and part of a family that lived in many towns,…

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Our Life is a Collection of Essays, don’t you think?

A Surreal Moment in China Life is made of moments strung together, a collection of essays that create the novel of our lives. ~Kay Bratt I sat on the scarred, wooden floor with one child cradled in my lap, one on his belly in front of me, and two more directly in front of me…

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INTO THE BLUE is a KINDLE DAILY DEAL!

  To anyone who has yet to read any of Kay’s books, I highly recommend you change that today! This third part of her By the Sea trilogy has me wake at 3:00 AM just to see how the story endS! I have loved all three books and it will take me several days to…

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The Room (short fiction inspired by photo)

The Room Kay Bratt 9/16/2021 (previously published in my author/reader group called MY BOOK FRIENDS)   It was once Gracie’s favorite room in the house but as she entered today, it greeted her fondly, asking why she had been away so long. A place where she could escape to read a book, write a letter,…

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Blinded By Hope

Blinded By Hope [A memory from my time in China] For some it is not with our eyes that we see, but rather with our hearts. ~Kay Bratt Still trying to avoid the recommendations from friends to see an acupuncturist for my pain, I was on my sixth visit to the massage clinic. My American…

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A Harrowing Ordeal in China

A Harrowing Ordeal in China Never take your love for granted as it can be yanked from your life in a heartbeat. ~Kay Bratt     As the mammoth creature swayed its back to and fro, I looked down from our perch on its back to shiver at the sight of the steep drop off only…

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Where to Find Me Other than Facebook!

Facebook has begun to shut out a lot of authors recently, permanently banning them for no reason at all. If that happens to me, I want you to know where you can find me so you can stay up to date with my books and the Bratt Pack!  FIND ME HERE:  Subscribe to my Blog…

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Who Am I

  Yesterday I finally succumbed to the mounting pain in my locked-up shoulder and stiff neck, and actually kept my physical therapy appointment. I grumbled for days beforehand, and all the way there, that it was keeping me from having a full and productive workday. Over the last year and a half, I’ve found myself…

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All (my) Dogs Go to Heaven

    A memoir dedicated to our sweet Grandpa, a symbol of love, trust, and perseverance who taught all of us that it’s never too late to find your happily ever after.   Read An Excerpt of All (my) Dogs Go to Heaven here: AN UNBEARABLE BURDEN   Is your soul being crushed with grief…

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IT’S COMING! The SPRINGPALOOZA BIG GIVEAWAY!

HUGE ANNOUNCEMENT! Mark your calendar for the My Book Friends SPRINGPALOOZA on Sunday, April 11. You’ll get to enter for loads of giveaways from me and my fellow founding authors. Join our friendly and inclusive group today to be in with a chance of winning some goodies that will spring you into the season with…

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