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Hello

My name is Kari Ganske

Hi Readers! I am a writer, reader, wife, mother, teacher, and photographer. I married my high school sweetheart - a real-life second chance love story! - and have been a hopeful romantic ever since. When I'm not reading swoon-worthy romances or letting my characters take over my stories, you can find me sipping on a fountain soda with a true crime documentary on TV.

At least I wish that was all I had to do. Usually I'm chasing my two daughters around with my camera, grading papers, or cleaning up after the animals on our mini-farm (at least goats, chickens, dogs, and cats are cute, right?). 

I love punny, snarky, witty humor, so when I couldn't find the shirts I wanted to poke fun at my favorite literary marvels, I decided to make them myself. Hence Writ and Wisdom Co was born, and proving once again that I am my own target audience.

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Fun Facts

What Makes Me Legit

Degrees & Certifications

  • Master of Arts

  • Bachelor of Arts in English - Secondary Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology

  • English certified

  • ESOL certified

  • Advanced Professional Certificate

Teaching Experience

  • High School English teacher since 2001

  • English 9, 10, 11, 12, AP Lang, Creative Writing, Mythology, Mystery & Detective Fiction

  • Taught dance from 2005-2013

  • Academic Facilitator from 2013-2017

What Makes Me Fun

Reading and Writing

  • Published author since 2019

  • Read over 100 books a year

  • Teach others how to read and write

  • Would rather be reading than literally anything else (especially chores)

Stupid Human Tricks

  • Can cross one eye at a time (it's hereditary)

  • Took a juggling class for my Masters degree

  • Prehensile lips (like a camel)

  • Solve a Rubix Cube in under 2 minutes

Side Hustles

  • Cheerleading and Dance Judge (all-star, college, high school, rec) And Yes, I've judged at USASF Worlds

  • Birth Photographer (and family documentary)

  • Creating snarky shirts/ stickers on Etsy

Favorite Quotes

  • I would challenge you to a battle of wits, but I see you are unarmed (Shakespeare)

  • One may smile and smile and still be a villain (Shakespeare)

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