Tag Archives: crime writing

Getting Away With Murder

James Hayman:  It wasn’t really McCabe’s kind of place. Or Maggie’s either.  A dreary little hangout on the edge of town somewhere in rural Georgia where a few hardcore drinkers started downing shots at about eight in the morning and … Continue reading

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Maine Winter Noir

Hey all. Gerry Boyle here. I’m a little tired today so bear with the typos, should there be any. I was up in the middle of the night, as has become my habit of late. I wake up, try to … Continue reading

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Share of Eyeballs.

James Hayman:  Remember the old line by what once upon a time were called skirt-chasers,  “So many women.  So little time?”   These days it seems to apply more to other forms of entertainment that it does to sex.  “So many … Continue reading

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In With the Old—and the New

Hey all. Gerry Boyle here, and I’ve been looking forward and backward of late. Forward because Islandport Press, a smart independent publisher in Maine, is going to publish my next Jack McMorrow novel, ONCE BURNED. Backward because Islandport has made … Continue reading

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Can a Writer Retire?

Philip Roth, long one of my favorite writers, recently announced his retirement. In his apartment on Manhattan’s Upper West Side there’s reportedly a post-it note stuck on his computer screen that says, “The struggle with writing is over.” But how … Continue reading

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