Tag Archives: Joe Burgess series

The Surprising Collaboration Between Writers and Readers

Kate Flora: Thirty-five years ago, when my second son was born, I decided to quit my job and stay home for a few years with my boys. I immediately had the terrified thought, But I’ve always worked. Now what will I … Continue reading

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Chained to a Desk in Rural Virginia

Kate Flora: For the next two weeks, I have the pleasure of being a fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. VCCA is a retreat for writers, visual artists, and composers set on a hilltop in lovely Amherst, Virginia, … Continue reading

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You’ve Really Read My Book?

Kate Flora: Last week was a busy one. Along with closing up our cottage for the winter, there was the book launch for Shots Fired on Thursday, and then I spent the weekend at a craft fair in Waterville with Barbara Ross … Continue reading

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Sunday Update: August 18, 2013

Here’s the lineup for next week at Maine Crime Writers: Barb Ross (Monday), John Clark (Tuesday), Kate Flora (Wednesday), Gerry Boyle (Thursday), and Susan Vaughan (Friday). On Saturday we’ll have a group post, probably on the topic “What Writers are Reading This Summer.” … Continue reading

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Inside my head. Outside my head.

Kate Flora here, checking in from sunny Florida. It’s still sweater weather down here, maybe even sweater and windbreaker weather. But the sun is shining and I’m not out shoveling the front steps or battling the persistent icicle that dumps water … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life

Kate Flora, here, sharing something I wrote earlier this spring for the charming Dru Ann Love’s blog,  Dru’s Book Musings, when I was on my book promotion blog tour. I was asked to write about a day in my character’s … Continue reading

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Gerry Boyle interviews Kate Flora

OK, here’s a question I’ve wanted to ask you. You’re a lawyer. Why no courtroom series? Why not go the John Grisham route? Great question, Gerry. I realized early on that if I made my character a lawyer, I’d constantly … Continue reading

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