Worthy Mom's: Kathleen Fine

November 02, 2023

Worthy Mom's: Kathleen Fine

We are thrilled to introduce you all to our latest Worthy Mom, Kathleen Fine. She’s a remarkable new author who has just taken the literary world by storm with her gripping debut thriller novel, Girl on Trial. Amid the whirlwind of book releases and burgeoning literary acclaim, Kathleen is not just a wordsmith but also a dedicated mother of three. 

In the world of literature, Kathleen Fine's debut novel takes center stage. The story of a young girl on trial for murder is both haunting and exhilarating, leaving readers at the edge of their seats. Kathleen's storytelling prowess is awe-inspiring, and her ability to craft such a compelling narrative on her first outing as an author is truly remarkable.

As we delve into Kathleen's journey, you'll discover not only a talented wordsmith but also a dedicated mother who brings the richness of her life experiences into her writing. Her debut novel is just the beginning, and her future in the literary world is as promising as it is exciting. Join us in exploring the mind behind this thrilling story and the heart of a busy mom who is making her mark in the world of literature. Thank you Kathleen for letting us introduce you to our audience!

 

Have you always wanted to be an author?

Yes! It has always been a dream of mine since I was a kid! 

I am so excited to read the book, how did you come up with the plot of Girl on Trial?

I’ve had the premise of this novel in my head for the past fifteen years or so. I started to experiment with alcohol at an early age and so understand firsthand the effects that peer pressure can have on a teenage girl. When I think back to those years, I sometimes wonder: what if? What if I had made this choice or that decision? There were so many terrible outcomes that could have occurred in my life. I wanted to write this novel to show my readers a “what if.”

Favorite book?

All The Light We Cannot See

Favorite TV series? 

Current: Yellowstone

Past: Dexter

How have you used social media to promote your book release? 

I use Instagram as my main social media platform for promotion. I post giveaways, reviews, etc., in order to get my audience excited and interested!

If you could meet with one author (living or deceased), who would it be?

Glennon Doyle—love her!

If you could give someone one piece of advice to getting a book published, what would that be?

Don’t give up and be persistent! It takes a long, long time to get an agent/publisher. Do not be discouraged with rejections. Use rejections/feedback to improve your work and keep going!

As a mom of 3, author and real estate agent, you have a lot on your plate. What are your favorite hacks to keep everyone organized and on schedule?

  1. Keep a family calendar in the kitchen where everyone can see it and/or digital
  2. Make lunches, waters, and set out outfits the night before school!
  3. Wake up early enough to relax/enjoy your coffee/tea before the stress begins!

Favorite phone app (besides social)?

Audible and Kindle

Go to weeknight dinners?

I love the Purple Carrot meal kits since I am a vegetarian who doesn’t eat dairy. Their meals are really good and my husband loves them too! My kids, however, still eat dino chicken nuggets and noodles every night.

Favorite restaurant?

Ekiben in Baltimore! If you haven’t been yet - GO NOW!

What is your favorite thing to do after a busy week?

Relax on the couch and binge watch some Bravo TV!

Favorite fall purchase so far?

  1. Veja V-10 Sneakers in White Rose-Fluo
  2. Paige Anessa w/ Raw Hem Painterly Jeans
  3. Rose Inc Skin Tint Serum from Sephora
  4. Clare V, Grande Fanny Tan Rattan

Go-to baby gift?

Pottery Barn Blanket with monogrammed name of the baby!

Are you team sweet or salty?

BOTH

What can’t you live without?

Coffee and my airpods!

Favorite follow on IG? 

Any Thriller Book Influencers I can get my next reading recommendation from!

Favorite Worthy Threads piece?

The Ruffle Sleeve Dress! Love, Love, Love!




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