Kodiak Julian


Kodiak Julian, Writer

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Writer Bio

Kodiak Julian is a graduate of Reed College and of the Clarion Writers’ Workshop. Together with Jamaica Zoglman, she cohosts the weekly podcast, Spirit of the Endeavor, which explores the pursuit of beauty, mystery and the sublime in everyday life. She lives with her husband and son in Yakima, Washington, where she teaches truly magnificent high school students. Her work appears in Lightspeed, Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, Grimoire Magazine, the Writers of the Future anthology, and in the Witches, Stitches, and Bitches anthology. She is frequently mesmerized by watching chickens. 

Writing Style

Beauty. Heartache. Occasional badassery. 1001 ways to contemplate death.

Writing Goal

I have approximately ten ducks to before I can write the scenes on my novel revision. These ducks were allowed to run wild during my zero draft and first draft, and now I need to buckle down and figure out what kinds of ducks they really are. Ducks include specifics with the magic system, specifics with world building, clarifying how supporting characters grow and change, and figuring out why a certain character dies.

Fundraising Goal

Those who sponsor me with a donation of $10 or more will WIN the opportunity to have a character named after them in one of Spirit of the Endeavor's weekly fake ads! Yes, YOU could have your name* in the heralded ranks for Hester Dowling Bundt, Salinger Reed, Dr. Tchaikovsky, and Sherry Mary Melissa! The fake ad featuring your name will be heard by SEVERAL people around the world! *or the name of your cat

writing goal:
10 Ducks aligned


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