Author Archives: Kristan Higgins

The month of Cape Cod

I want to thank you, readers, for the past four weeks. It was a very busy year. I wrote a book, went on two book tours, attended at least one writers conference, had a child graduate from college, took a … Continue reading

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A rather exciting afternoon

So…My plotting friends had just left, and the ocean was wild, the tide very high. I thought, hey, I’ve been inside most of the past two days, plotting and laughing (and laughing and laughing) with Huntley and Stacia, eating lots … Continue reading

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Days alone

If you’re a writer, there is something that I think is almost always necessary to do what we do…solitude. For each of my books, I’ve needed to be alone. This does not include a faithful canine companion. Just alone from … Continue reading

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The white stuff

  I’ve been going gray since my twenties, but things sped up after I had my kids (not blaming you, Princess and Dearest, but if the shoe fits…). Since I hit 50, there’s been a white streak in the front, … Continue reading

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The subtle art of not flirting

I recently had a college-age reader write to me and share the fact that she’s never had a boyfriend. She professed to be ignorant of how to flirt, let a guy know she thought he was cute, talk to a … Continue reading

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Fika my life

  This weekend, I had the opportunity to talk to the Philadelphia Romance Writers, and, being good writers, they took me to a bar afterward. I was having a lovely conversation with author Kim Golden, who lives in Sweden. She … Continue reading

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My delicate flowers

I like to give blood; it makes me feel holy and heroic. “One pint saves three lives,” they like to tell you. Friday was a rainy day, and I’d just finished reading a book, so I was in that book … Continue reading

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Angels among us

Well, it’s that time of year, so I’m going to tell you a Christmas story. It’s not the happiest story, but maybe it’s a good story anyway. When my father was killed many years ago by a drunk driver, I was just … Continue reading

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Labor of love

  If you’re Hungarian, you know the wonders of what are simply called Hungarian cookies. They’re humble looking little things folded into squares or curved into crescents, and have several fillings: apricot, prune, nut, and sometimes cream cheese, if you … Continue reading

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Kristan’s Christmas Crafting

  It’s that time of year again when I once again spend $300 at a craft store, waste countless hours and come to the oft-proven conclusion that crafting and I are not meant to be. There was the time I … Continue reading

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