Author Archives: Kat Gibson

About Kat Gibson

Kat Gibson is a 2015 graduate of Grub Street’s Novel Incubator. She works in tax law and often travels to fantasy worlds, usually when reading the IRS Code. Her hobbies include reading and drinking lots of coffee.

My Novel is a Snowflake

Once again I’m wrestling with figuring out the genre of my novel. Anyone else who’s run into this particular problem, raise your hand. Yes, I see you all. Seriously, do we really care which category each book falls into, so…

Literary Landscaping

I was weeding around the shrubs in my yard this weekend, which gave me a lot of time to reflect on what matters. My answer: Nothing. That’s right. Nothing matters. Let me explain. Maybe you need a better idea of…

What’s in a Name?

Most of us writers spend way too much time doing this writing thing. Crafting a story. Developing characters. Stressing about arcs and structure. Every once in awhile, like in the shower, more fanciful thoughts will strike me. And lots of…