Author Archives: MCWriTers

About MCWriTers

Kate Flora is the author or co-author of fifteen books, including her Joe Burgess police procedural series, her Thea Kozak series, two true crimes, a stand-alone suspense and a memoir, as well as many short stories. Her books have been Edgar, Anthony, Agatha, and Derringer finalists. She’s twice won the Maine Literary Award for Crime Fiction and won the 2015 Public Safety Writers Association award for nonfiction. She divides her time between Maine and Massachusetts. Flora is a former international president of Sisters in Crime.

Exploring Indolence

Kate Flora: When I told my husband Ken that my goal for the summer was to embrace indolence, he responded that he thought that was kind of a negative word. He may be right, and I would welcome suggestions from all … Continue reading

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Maine Crime Writers share what we’re reading

It’s summertime, and that means reading. Even those of us who are in writer’s jail are finding time to pick up a book, and what a wide variety of things we’re reading. Here’s a sample: Kate Flora: I’m reading Michael Lewis’s The … Continue reading

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On The Fly

Dorothy Cannell: I was stuck.  Absolutely no idea what to write for this month’s blog.  Usually something going on in my life will send up a little spark, and I’d think maybe I could get something that might be interesting or … Continue reading

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Beat the Heat

Jessie, in Northern New England  still reeling from the swing in temperature  over the past few days I am not sure about the rest of you but sudden changes in temperature leave me feeling adrift and lethargic. I lose the … Continue reading

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Still Finding That Magical Connection

Kate Flora here. Actually, I am across the pond, exploring the battlefields of Normandy, but I didn’t want all of you to feel neglected, so here is something from my mother. She’s been gone ten years now, but because she was … Continue reading

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