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Quick & Easy Writer's Block Buster

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I have a number of different card decks, including Tarot, Dixit, oracle, and specialty playing card decks. In my experience, they work really well as little portable pieces of inspiration. If you're stuck on a project (or looking for inspiration for a new one), let me help you out! Just send me a message with the word from the following list that most resonates with you:

*Orthodox
*Romantic
*Zine
*Geometric
*Surreal
*Innocent
*Strength
*Simplicity
*Edgy
*Gentle
*Classical
*Familiar

Each one of these words corresponds to one of my decks of cards. After I get your message, I'll draw a card from the corresponding deck, photograph it, and send it to you. If you picked a Tarot deck, I'll also include a brief summary of the card's meaning and a few keywords. Cards from my Dixit, oracle and specialty playing card decks will be presented without commentary, since they're rather self-explanatory. A written description of the image can also be provided, either for further inspiration or for the visually impaired.

This service is offered free of Simbi charge, but I have a tip jar if you feel moved to exchange Simbi.

Training & Qualifications


I participate in numerous writing groups, and also help lead a couple, including the Stockholm branch of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). I've used these cards to great effect when managing events for these groups, and participants have found them surprisingly helpful.

Availability & Preferences


Weekday nights GMT +1, weekends

Trading Preference: Pay it forward – pass on the good deed!

Reviews of Katherine


Carole received unit of Quick & Easy Writer's Block Buster from Katherine
Aug 27, 2018
Katherine gave me thoughtful feedback, interesting things to think about.... a lovely experience for one Simbi. Such generosity! Thank you Katherine!... show more
Wendy Lee received unit of Quick & Easy Writer's Block Buster from Katherine
Mar 21, 2018
super fast response! appreciate the fine attention to detail! have some things to think over...thanks!
Gina received unit of Quick & Easy Writer's Block Buster from Katherine
Mar 14, 2018
Katherine shared awithn image with me that wound up immediately being placed as my screen saver!! I loved it! Sometimes the things others propose wind... up being the best things you would have never asked for! I did not receive a further in depth analysis or anything but i appreciated the short and sweet message I received. I believe things have been stewing in me for a little while about a certain few subjects.... and it was just rhe right thing to encourage me doing some more work myself. I found myself late that night by chance, still sitting at the counter of whole foods, actually writing out a finance plan, making calls, creating a long winded Simbi Request... and.... just feeling really proud of myself! I absolutely love this image, still my screensaver. Thanks ::) Will definitely express interest in future for more elaborate consultations.show more
Dan received unit of Simbi Liberation and Tip Jar from Katherine
May 26, 2021
Katherine is a great Simbian!
Rachel left review for Katherine
May 26, 2021
Awesome person!
Rachel received unit of Simbi Liberation and Tip Jar from Katherine
Apr 22, 2021
Received the package! Llama headbands are super cute!
Maria received package of Swedish Tea Delivery from Katherine
Apr 18, 2021
Thank you so much for the wonderful tea!
Dania received unit of M o o d Tarot: 3-Card Reading from Katherine
Apr 07, 2021
Immaculate perceptivity and intution!!!! She could see/sense my aqaurius sun within the first few sentences :D! A damned cool first in my experiences ...with the tarot!! Brilliantly thoughtful and thorough interpretation of both the cards in isolation and in combination, which has helped reaffirm source's messages /prompts and begun to provide me with a framework for strategizing and moving forwards! As an infinitely voracious and curious intellect I really appreciated the fact she explains the elemental and zodiac sign associated with each of the cards, of course giving you more potential self/astrology/synchronistic resonance and insight which is always welcome :D!! Wonderfully friendly and personable, I highly reccomend <3!!!!! ^^!!!!!!show more
Rendon received package of Swedish Tea Delivery from Katherine
Apr 04, 2021
It was so lovely to finally meet Katherine by video! She's an awesome person to talk to, and I'm looking forward to sipping and sharing some more of t...he delicious tea!show more
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Inactive User received unit of M o o d Tarot: 3-Card Reading from Katherine
Apr 01, 2021
Katherine was kind and she wrote a lot of information for each card that she drew for me, however the cards didn’t resonate for me with where I’m at o...n my journey. show more


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About Katherine Koba

Everything I enjoy comes down to words, details, and helping and educating others. In my work life, I'm a professional Swedish -> English translator. I work with corporate documents: everything fr...om annual and interim reports to internal memos to press releases. I was a freelance copyeditor and ESL tutor before that. Before that I spent two years teaching English at cram schools in South Korea, and before THAT I was a cave tour guide. In my fun life, I co-organize a local writing Meetup, translate semi-obscure Swedish women writers into English, and read a lot. I also work on my own writing projects, which tend to be character-driven SF/F and literary novels. I'm a bit of a language nerd, too; I study Russian and Korean in my spare time, and try to keep up my high school German and college French. I also like to surprise people with postcards and tea and other fun things in the mail!show more

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