Monthly Archives: May 2013

Mystery Writing: a Matter of Style

Hey all. Gerry Boyle here, fresh off finishing, with my collaboration (and daughter) Emily Westbrooks, a stand-alone crime novel called THE DEAD SAMARITAN. SAMARITAN is still a few months from publication as an e-book but moving from this book to … Continue reading

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Dreaming

When I was growing up on a chicken farm in a small Maine town, money was often tight. Bill collectors really did knock on the door, sometimes the phone got turned off, and there was a large hole in the … Continue reading

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Two of the Best Young Adult Publishers You’ve Never Heard of…And how I discovered them.

I’m still operating on the same material budget I had when I took on the job as Hartland Public librarian in 2006. I don’t need to tell anyone what inflation has done to book prices, etc. since then. One of … Continue reading

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Looking for Us?

Hi. Barb here. We’ve been at this Maine Crime Writers blog thing for almost two years now and one of the ways I like to amuse myself (okay, one of the million and one ways I like to procrastinate) is … Continue reading

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THANKS, MOM

Susan Vaughan (www.susanvaughan.com) here. Yes, I know Mother’s Day was last week but this is my day so I’m having my say. I have my mother to thank for introducing me to mystery novels. We seldom agreed on much, but … Continue reading

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