Category: Inspiration

The Next Big Thing Blog Hop: All About My WIP

**Updated 1/2/2013** I’ve been tagged by lovely authors Kate Meader, Marisa Cleveland, Liz Flaherty, and Melissa Hayden in the Next Big Thing Blog Hop. Thanks a bunch, ladies! 😀 Kate is the author of the Hot in the Kitchen foodie romance series. The first book in the series, Feel the Heat, will release in Spring 2013 from Grand Central’s […]

Posted November 15, 2012 by kate in / 4 Comments

Write On, Mom! Interview and Giveaway

I’m chatting with author Jenny Sulpizio today about being a mom and a writer. Stop by her blog to read about how I (*try* to) do it all… www.jennysulpizio.com I’m also giving away a $10 Starbucks card to help supply a little caffeine to the world. 😉    

Posted September 13, 2012 by kate in / 0 Comments

A “Kick Ass” Interview

Stop by Yummy Men and Kick Ass Chicks to see what’s up next for my Transplanted Tales. And leave a comment for a chance to win an e-book copy of RED! http://yummymenandkickasschicks.com/?p=14668

Posted August 2, 2012 by kate in / 0 Comments

Interview, Review, and Giveaway at Nocturnal Readings

Stop by Nocturnal Readings to read about the conversation that inspired my novel RED! http://nocturnalreadings.blogspot.com/2012/07/author-interview-kate-serine.html And while you’re there, make sure to check out the fabulous review! Leave a comment either place and you’ll be registered to win a special RED-themed goodie basket! Everything inside relates in some way to the story. 🙂 Good luck! […]

Posted July 30, 2012 by kate in / 0 Comments

What’s in a name?

My sister gave birth this morning to my beautiful niece, Piper. Debate over the perfect middle name had waged for months between the expectant mama and papa — with those of us on the outside lobbying for our favorites. They finally decided (just this morning!) to go with my sister’s own middle name. My little […]

Posted February 25, 2012 by kate in / 0 Comments

Speaking of Inspiration

Inspiration – Assignment #2 I love writing dialogue. But there are still days I want to pull my hair out because everything my characters are saying seems trite or stilted. (Helpful hint: When your own characters’ conversations make you yawn, you have a problem.) So, when I get stuck, how do I get those creative […]

Posted February 23, 2012 by kate in / 0 Comments

Walking Among the Dead

Inspiration – Assignment #1 Walk among the dead. No, I’m not talking about hanging out with your local zombies. I’m talking about taking a stroll through a cemetery–preferably one that’s old and full of history. As you walk, read the names on the tombstones, the dates that defined their lives, the inscriptions of hope and […]

Posted February 22, 2012 by kate in / 0 Comments

Inspiration

When people find out I’m a writer, one of the first questions that inevitably comes up is where I get all of the ideas for my stories. Well, the truth is, I get inspiration from pretty much anywhere and everywhere–a news story, the lyrics of a song, a dream, a photograph, a snippet of dialogue […]

Posted February 21, 2012 by kate in / 0 Comments