Tag Archives: Finding Amy

The Nixed Nest of the Girl on the Train

Inspiration (from the Latin inspirare, meaning “to breathe into”) refers to an unconscious burst of creativity in a literary, musical, or other artistic endeavour. Kate Flora: From time to time, we authors find ourselves scanning bookstore shelves, reading best-seller lists … Continue reading

Posted in Kate's Posts | Tagged , , , , | 15 Comments

Another Version of the Story

Kate Flora: I never wanted to write nonfiction. I was dragged into that world to help a friend and became fascinated by learning about the real world of crime and the stories of those who investigate it. That fascination with discovering … Continue reading

Posted in Kate's Posts | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

How Much is Too Much?

Kate Flora: It’s Wednesday, not yet seven, and I’m already running behind. I know that many of you like to read the blog with your morning coffee, and while I’m dithering here at my desk, your coffee is probably getting … Continue reading

Posted in Kate's Posts | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments

The Place Where I Came From

Kate Flora: In his note to readers in Hellhound on his Trail, the story of the manhunt for Martin Luther King’s assassin, author Hampton Sides writes: “All writers sooner or later go back to the place where they came from.” I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Kate's Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

I’m Just A Girl Who Can’t Say No

Kate Flora: Lest you get the impression that I am on vacation in Florida this month, I thought I’d share some of my poolside reading. There’s In Defense of Self and Others: Issues, Facts & Fallacies – The Realities of … Continue reading

Posted in Kate's Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments