Tag Archives: crime writing

Writing a mystery novel? Never discount value of a good conversation.

Hi, Maureen here, on a gloomy July day in Belgrade Lakes. On a much prettier typical Maine summer day two weeks ago, I made the drive up to the Thompson Library in Dover-Foxcroft, whereI and  fellow contributors to this blog Brenda … Continue reading

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Where Do You Find the Joy in Writing?

Since every writer’s process is different, and since we each take pleasure in different aspects of the craft, I asked the group at Maine Crime Writers this question: Where do you find the joy in writing? Below are their fascinating … Continue reading

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Feel the Mystery Burn

Hello, friends: Gerry Boyle here. My friend Kate Flora graciously invited me to write something to coincide with the launch of ONCE BURNED, the new and 10th Jack McMorrow novel, to be released by Islandport Press next week. The book is … Continue reading

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Susan Vaughan here. Recent revelations of government mass collection of emails and other spying have prompted me to consider how my research for books might trigger FBI or NSA attention. When I began writing romantic suspense, researching meant walking into … Continue reading

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You Might Be a Maine Mystery Writer If…

Hi, I’m Sarah Graves and I’m a Maine mystery writer. I live in Eastport, a tiny island town about as far downeast as you can get without invading Canada, and I write the Home Repair is Homicide series of mysteries … Continue reading

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