Tag Archives: Joe Burgess mysteries

Literary Adventurer Plots Her Next Journey

Kate Flora: I’ve written here before about the perplexing challenges presented to today’s writer about balancing time for writing with time for marketing, tweeting, facebooking, and generally staying visible to readers on all the various platforms. It’s exhausting. If you read … Continue reading

Posted in Kate's Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Weekend Update: October 8-9, 2016

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Susan Vaughan (Monday), Brendan Rielly (Tuesday), Kate Flora (Wednesday), John Clark (Thursday), and Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog … Continue reading

Posted in Sunday Updates | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Inside or Outside: It's the season of conflict

Kate Flora here, pondering on a subject much on my mind this summer: How a writer balances Maine summer with the need to be at her desk. You know, from reading this blog, that I love being in my garden, … Continue reading

Posted in Kate's Posts | Tagged , , , , | 9 Comments

Makes Me Want to Kick the Cat

Kate Flora: It’s a darn good thing I don’t write cozy mysteries, starting out with a title like that, right? Well, as another presenter at Murder by the Book this weekend put it, I write medium boiled mysteries in my … Continue reading

Posted in Kate's Posts | Tagged , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Can You Afford to Get Published?

Kate Flora here, with a question I’ve been pondering on this week. Usually, published writers like to paint a glowy picture of the world we inhabit. It is true that, having struggled often for years to finally become published, we … Continue reading

Posted in Kate's Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , | 53 Comments

In My Little Black Book – Part 1 – A Sense of Place

Kate Flora here, writing from the other coast. I’ve written before about the distraction of reading books in my genre when I’m deeply into a story of my own. Today’s post is a variation on that–the distraction of reading books … Continue reading

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