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Quick & Easy Writer's Block Buster

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I have a number of different card decks: 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
*Naive
*Romantic
*Edgy
*Geometric
*Surreal
*Innocent
*Strength
*Simplicity

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 deck 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.

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: I’m flexible, just hit me up!

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
Jayme received session of 3-Card Tarot Reading from Katherine
Jul 22, 2020
Katherine was great - very prompt and thorough!! I would recommend her service to anyone!
Brenda received unit of M o o d Tarot: 3-Card Reading from Katherine
Jul 18, 2020
I love the way Katherine sees the tarot from multiple aspects. She is so thorough in her explanation, and her understanding. Not just a person readi...ng from a book to define cards. The tower moment being described here did absolutely happen very recently, that was insightful. Thank you Katherine! show more
Dan received package of Swedish Tea Delivery from Katherine
Jul 17, 2020
Katherine is so kind and thoughtful, I look forward to tasting her Swedish tea.
Maliki received session of 3-Card Tarot Reading from Katherine
Jul 12, 2020
Wow! Very detailed with a unique perspective and deck! Amazing reading with lots of detail and great tips for life!
Amy received unit of Spruce Up Your Simbi Copywriting! from Katherine
Jun 19, 2020
Thank you for helping me vomit all of my ideas, gifts, and talents onto my own paper. Katherine was so much fun to work with, on the idea and business... side, and spiritual "woo woo" side =). We had the best discussions to uncover what I could bring to the table. It was always there, but it just needed another humble person to speak it into existence. show more
Kate received session of 3-Card Tarot Reading from Katherine
Jun 18, 2020
Thank you so very much Katrina! What a beautiful informative reading. Much gratitude 🙏❤️Highly recommend !
Rachel received Help with Seeds from Katherine
May 15, 2020
Great trade as always! Katherine is the best!


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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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