The Kristy Corner showcases the portfolio of Kristy Kassie, including creative writing, on-air presentations and extensive teaching experience. Kristy Kassie provides ESL and literacy instruction for small to medium-sized groups in the Greater Vancouver area. She is also an advocate for people with disabilities holding themselves accountable for their own success. Nothing is accomplished if you simply sit back and wait for people to come to you.
Originally titled "The Pirate and his Pipsqueak," Love is Blind has been published by Freedom Fiction Journal.
If you bought a magic love potion, how would you use it? Read this week's story, Lovesick.
My flash fiction, Grease Frightening, has been published by Freedom Fiction Journal. Check it out! Links to this story will now point to the published copy on the Freedom Fiction Journal website.
My flash fiction, "The Right Fit", will be published in the Summer 2017 issue of Breath and Shadow Magazine. This means that, by publisher's request, links to the story on this site will be unavailable until the story is published. Stay tuned!
Happy 2017! Hope you made a resolution to improve your spoken and written English this year.
Here's my first story of the year. My resolution is to write one a week. This one is about a failed robbery. Pardon the crass title but it really suits the piece. Read Shit Happens to see why.
Read feedback on my writing from participants in the Internet Writing Workshop.
The PUSH Yourself! philosophy is designed to motivate people with
disabilities into action. Nothing happens unless you make it happen and
we all have the potential to make things happen in our lives. Yes, there
will be down days and struggles but we can’t let these get in the way of
what we want to accomplish. Turn your OW’s to WOW’s, your SNIFF’s to
PUSH Yourself! Stands for…
In October 2014, I sat down with Richard Marion to learn more about Blind Pride, as a special assignment for Vancouver's GLBT magazine show OutlookTV. Watch this episode of OutlookTV.
Lovesick - A daughter uses a love potion to bring her mother closure.
Austen Powers: The Guy Who Snagged Me - A nerdy love connection.
Dirty Hands - A fictional crime story based on real corruption.
Bid for Independence - A true account of my rebellious side.
Love Me Tinder - A fictional conversation with bits of truth thrown in.
Turning the Tables - A unique dining experience.
An Emotional Ride - Speaking in metaphors.
Shit Happens - A robbery goes comically wrong.
Pan Man - A man's love of music.
Flipping Weather the Birdie - Weather dampens a man's mood.