Katherine Keenum

A blog about how paintings, photographs, and prints have helped me visualize my fiction—both Where the Light Falls and works-in-progress—with a hope that they will stimulate other writers and readers, too.

A small sample of the images that inspired me appears below. Click on these or any images in the posts to see enlargements. In the text, click on colored words to activate links.

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An American woman art student meets a Civil War veteran in Belle Époque Paris.


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Nevertheless, she persisted

February 9, 2017

Yesterday, the Republican Senate silenced Elizabeth Warren in debate. Said Mitch McConnell, "She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted." 'Nuff said? No! Buy the t-shirt and keep raising our voices!


  1. February 9, 2017 10:39 AM EST
    No one can shut down Elizabeth Warren. She has the strength to rally the public and her fellow democrats to put pressure on those appointed to positions who are not qualified because of their own bias.
    - Patricia Franzino