Kathryn Mattingly


Book Division Partner, Senior Editorial Director, and Senior Contributor

Kathryn Mattingly

Kathryn is passionate about the power of the written word. Having spent her whole life penning and perfecting it has made her an editor by default. Whether short fiction, poetry, novels, feature articles, editorials or reviews she is well aware that editing can make all the difference.

She has received recognition for excellence in Writer’s Digest: Award Winning Stories, Beacons of Tomorrow, Mind Trips Unlimited and Internationally Yours: Prize Winning Stories. Her work has also appeared in the magazine Dark Discoveries. She holds a BS from University of Oregon and an MAT from Pacific University in Forest Grove, OR.

Kathryn was also the general education program chair at a private post secondary college until turning to writing fulltime as senior editor for Possibility Publishing. Her fiction novel Benjamin will be released May of 2013 by Winter Goose Publishing and she is a regular contributor to LeadingPossibilities Magazine.

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Magic in the Backyard

November 7th, 2012

  LPTrendsPoets. Kellie Elmore. Just beautiful. Lifes key ring; skeletons opening doors to a different path in a vagrant pursuit to simply one common goal, to merely become and live free as vagabonds, aimlessly chasing elusive butterflies of happiness. By … Continue reading

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Face in a Book

November 6th, 2012

  LPTrendsPeople&Books. Tina Ferguson is an El Dorado Hills mom with daughters getting ready to take flight and determine their own futures, giving Tina a moment to take pause and determine her own as well. Now that her daughters need … Continue reading

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A Chilling Tale for a Cold Night

October 16th, 2012

LPTrendsStory. by Kathryn Mattingly. For the spook season lover in you. This dark little piece was selected by TripleTree Publishing for a Ghosts At the Coast Anthology. The book was conceived by crazed writers who gathered at Siltcoos Lake on the … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat Cake

October 10th, 2012

  LPTrendsPeople. Kendall Cole is passionate about cake art. And art it is. From Kathryn’s desk in the spirit of eating sweet things this Halloween season. I have eaten a lot of cake in my day, and known a lot … Continue reading

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Smart, Good Authors: Gabriel Valjan

October 1st, 2012

  LPTrendsWritersWorthReading. From Kathryn’s desk. Gabriel Valjan has a day job, but that hasn’t stopped him from not only being a prolific writer but an award winning one. He has penned both short stories and poetry worthy of recognition. Roma … Continue reading

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Novelist Hewitt Interviews Mora in Spike

September 17th, 2012

LPTrendsInterviews: New novelist Jeanette Hewitt is one creative lady, fully dialed into rocking her world, and has recently interviewed another smart, savvy woman shaking things up in an equally powerful way with her newly released book Model Behavior. Naima Mora: … Continue reading

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Veritas is Invariably Delightful

September 13th, 2012

LPTrendsWriters: Ina Schroders-Zeeders, A Review by Kathryn Mattingly. A prose wordsmith from the Netherlands who loves the sea and can be found on Winter Goose. I Wrote Your Name Ina Schroders-Zeeders I wrote your name in feathers
 all spread out … Continue reading

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