Monthly Archives: February 2016

How to Write Animals in the Modern Mystery

Jen Blood here, delving into a post about my favorite people on the planet: animals. When I was first in grad school in the University of Southern Maine’s Stonecoast MFA program, I had the stellar novelist/playwright Michael Kimball as a … Continue reading

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Escape to Another Time and Place

Kathy Lynn Emerson/Kaitlyn Dunnett here, today with a blog about books. When I read, I am almost always seeking to escape from reality, both the real world of the nightly news and whatever reality I’m inhabiting to work on the book … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: February 20-21, 2016

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson (Monday), Jen Blood (Tuesday), Kate Flora (Wednesday), John Clark (Thursday), and Jessie Crockett (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us … Continue reading

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How Agatha Christie helped me get my dishes done (and my book written)

Hi, Maureen here, NOT suffering from writer’s block. Not that you thought I was, but anyone following my progress on the second book in the Bernie O’Dea mystery series, “No News is Bad News,” may think it because it’s…taking…so…long. Writer’s … Continue reading

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It Takes A Village

Bruce Robert Coffin here with my monthly Maine Crime Writer’s blog. In November a number of things happened that propelled my career as a novelist into high gear. A perfect storm of publication, if you will. I attended the New … Continue reading

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