Monthly Archives: April 2016

Have I Been Looking At Things Backwards?

Vaughn Hardacker here: In 2002 I realized that there was more to writing than just sitting down and putting words onto a page. I had to learn the craft. One of the first things I learned was that every story, … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: April 23-24, 2016

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

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No Bystander Effect Here

By Brenda Buchanan The April 10 headline yanked me into the story. ‘No hesitation’ as Maine man rescues mother, 2 kids from sinking car. The heroes were a 60ish couple from Steuben, Leonard and Rosemary Wallace, who were doing a … Continue reading

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Writing What I Know … My Home’s History

Lea Wait, here. Stories of the past speak to me. Historical novels have always been among my favorites, and I write books set in nineteenth century Maine for ages eight and up in addition to my two mystery series, many … Continue reading

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Novel Architecture

Chris Holm here. Though Library Week has officially passed, I wanted to take a moment to acknowledge the role libraries played in making me who I am. Money was tight when I was young, and my love of books hit … Continue reading

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