The Write Focus

3:34 / Interview with Sarah E. Burr / Mixed Miscellany Summer Series

August 17, 2022

Technology is Sarah E. Burr’s friend. It provided the sub-niche for her cozy mystery series, helped her locate an agent, and offers several side endeavors.


  • 0:43 Sarah E. Burr and her books and series. #FollowMe for Murder is out now.
  • 4:58 the hybrid world: both indie and traditionally published
  • 7:52 70 rejections before an agent; the wonder of the Twitter writing community
  • 11:37 Creating a niche in tech info based on life experiences
  • 16:15 Writing process: ideas at the beginning and during
  • 19:38 Drafting and revision and a working document as a master book
  • 25:14 Indie publishing and Kindle Create
  • 29:20 Maintaining productivity
  • 36:30 Best tool for writers

Sarah E. Burr is the award-winning author of the Glenmyre Whim Mysteries, Trending Topic Mysteries, and Court of Mystery series. She currently serves as the social media guru for the New York chapter of Sisters in Crime and is the creative mind behind BookstaBundles, a content creation service for authors. Sarah is the co-host of The Bookish Hour, a streaming YouTube series featuring live author interviews and book discussions. When she's not spinning up stories, Sarah is singing Broadway tunes, reading everything from mystery to manga, and enjoying walks with her dog, Eevee.


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