Monthly Archives: March 2012

Hair of the Dog

Sarah Graves again here, thinking about writing and dogs. But mostly dogs, to tell the truth, since for the last three months each word I write has been punctuated by a bark, growl, yap, whine, or woof. You may recall … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Flowers

Lea Wait, here, enjoying the amazingly warm temperatures Maine has had during the past week. (One of our friends commented that we blog a lot about weather. I guess we do. But so much of what we do here depends on weather … Continue reading

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You are Invited!

Vicki Doudera here, inviting you and yours to a party to celebrate the arrival of DEADLY OFFER, third in the Darby Farr Mystery Series.  The gala event takes place Thursday, April 5, at 5 pm, at Cellardoor Winery in Lincolnville, … Continue reading

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Why a Dancer?

My amateur detective, Liss MacCrimmon, is a former professional Scottish dancer. She spent some eight years touring with a Riverdance-like troupe called Strathspey before her knee gave out on her, effectively ending her career. This happens in Chapter One of … Continue reading

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Lovely Weather But Not for a Crime Writer

Hi. Gerry Boyle here. And not to rain on the early-spring-in-Maine parade but does this weather stink or what? I don’t mean just that when it’s sunny and 70 I’d rather be out raking the lawn than sitting in a … Continue reading

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Standing, Nervous, On the Launch Pad . . .

Planning a book launch is fun—and scary. Fun, because it celebrates the end of a long, sometimes harrowing process. Writing the book. Rewriting the book until I’m sick of it. Selling the book. Rewriting the book to please my editor. … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Right to Privacy

Kaitlyn Dunnett here, starting off a new topic. Recently someone at a listserv I subscribe to posted the opinion that “once you publish, you are public property.” I probably overreacted to this comment, but it really set my teeth on … Continue reading

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