Category Archives: Kate’s Posts

A Magical Day in the Garden

Kate Flora: Here at Maine Crime Writers, we don’t always talk about writing. One of our goals is to bring you “all things Maine” and share some of the places, and events, that we find special and hope our readers will, … Continue reading

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Brilliance Before the Dark

Kate Flora: It is one of those days, or weekends, or weeks, when I’ve had a dozen great ideas for blog posts and cannot seem to choose among them or get organized to write them. So tonight, as I was … Continue reading

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To Market, To Market . . .

Kate Flora here, with a blog about marketing. Hang on, though, because I’m not really trying to sell you something. I’m just babbling a bit today about the trials of being graphically challenged. It began long ago. I couldn’t color … Continue reading

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A Vocabulary for Fall

Kate Flora: When my boys were little, we used to have word lists posted on the refrigerator both to improve their vocabularies, and to encourage creativity and kindness in their name-calling. My family has always had a fascination with word … Continue reading

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Introducing Death Warmed Over – A Thea Kozak mystery

Kate Flora: I originally wrote this book more than four years ago, and it has wandered through the world of publishing ever since. After several years of waiting for a publisher to get around to it, I decided to publish it … Continue reading

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When a Writer’s Not Engaged in Her Employment

Kate Flora: You may recall that a post or two ago, I declared that I was going to spend my summer exploring indolence. At that time, I had visions of sitting in a white rocking chair on my porch, devouring novels … Continue reading

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Creative Ways to Support Your Local Bookstore

Kate Flora: Let’s face it–it is so easy to click onto Amazon and order that we often default to that mode. But readers who love books, and bookstores, and browsing the shelves or asking the staff for suggestions, know that if … Continue reading

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