Category Archives: Kate’s Posts

‘Tis The Season

Kate Flora: This time of year brings out the little kid in me. Maybe that happens to many of you, as well. I don’t go to malls but I love holiday craft fairs and shopping in small stores that curate … Continue reading

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Learning to Wear a Tiara

Kate Flora: I was never one of those girls who dreamed about being a princess. I didn’tlong for glamour, or jewels, or poofy dresses. People who know me can affirm that I don’t wear makeup, and when I do panels … Continue reading

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Signs, Signs, Everywhere a Sign

Kate Flora: As part of personally carrying out my oft repeated exhortation to writers to pay attention to the world, I tend to take a lot of pictures. One of my favorite things to photograph is signs. All kinds of … Continue reading

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The Heirloom Nutmeg

Kate Flora: This past weekend we were visiting friends in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. As we were eating a delicious breakfast coffee cake, the hostess said she thought she could taste a bit of nutmeg. That led me to tell her the story … Continue reading

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Seeing Like a Writer

Kate Flora: I was driving on the Maine turnpike last week and suddenly there appeared to be an explosion of squirrels trying to cross a six lane highway. It was something that I’d never seen before, and after the fourth squirrel, and … Continue reading

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Can This Book Be Saved?

Kate Flora: As some of you aware, if you follow the blog, recently I’ve been conducting excavations in my files, looking at old manuscripts and remembering some of the adventures I had writing them. I have plenty of unpublished work. I … Continue reading

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Lost in the Archives

Kate Flora: Later this week, we are giving you a tour of where we all work. I’ll include a photo of one of my desks. The neater one. The one where you can tell there’s wood beneath the paper. My other … Continue reading

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