La Kata E.K.

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Let me introduce myself. My name is La Kata E.K. and I am a poet. I am an author. I am an avid reader. I am a constant writer. I am a freelance proofreader and editor. Most importantly, I am someone that believes that beauty can be found within the ugliest of places.

I have been reading for as far back as I can remember and that was about the age of 5. The first book that I remember owning (and still do) is Dr. Seuss' "The Cat in the Hat". Reading is a form of adventure for me. No matter what is going on in my life, I know that when I submerge myself into the pages of a book, an interesting journey awaits me!

I began writing poetry when I was 13 years old and I've been writing poetry ever since. Dr. Seuss’ rhyme scheme and Maya Angelou’s personal experiences are what inspired me to write the way that I do. However, as time has passed, I have changed my writing style up a bit but there’s still that “Dr. Seuss” within me. Writing was, and still is, a form of therapy for me. It gives me clarity when I can't seem to find clarity anywhere else. I feel that writing is a healthy form of expression and that all should indulge in it occasionally. It allows me to express myself in a way that cannot be controlled or restricted by anyone. I feel that everyone should be able to express themselves in one form or another; as long as it's legal anyway. If more people were able to get their feelings out somehow, then maybe the world would be a little bit of a better place to live.

I am currently working on a series of educational children's poetry books.

In January, I began doing author interviews in my blog. After submerging myself completely within the indie writing community, I began learning about genres I had never heard of before. I was also introduced to so many authors, each with their own story to tell. 
Finding myself wanting to learn more about other authors, I decided that interviewing them would be the way to do so. If you're interested in learning about other authors, you can find their interviews at Authors in the Spotlight.
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