Author: Cate Holahan

The Happy Place…Finding inspiration for crime fiction.

A few weeks ago, I read a story in the Boston Globe that inspired a piece of short fiction, which I am working on. It was a review of Happy Place, one of those pop-up Instagrammable art exhibits that encourages people to do things like snap cell phone shots of themselves in a giant vat of candy. I’d gone to Candytopia in NYC because my kids wanted to do just that, and it had left a bad taste in my mouth. So I was curious to read what the Boston Globe had to say.

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Public Speaking Pro Tips

In less than a month, I will be speaking at a country club about the stories behind my stories. The engagement is a benefit to support services for seriously ill women at Englewood Hospital. I’m the entertainment. In exchange for speaking for an hour, the hospital is giving everyone a copy of The Widower’s Wife.

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Writing As Therapy

“We’re professional worriers. You’re constantly imagining things that could go wrong and then writing about them.”Novelist John Green to The Late, Late Show host Craig Ferguson.

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