Monthly Archives: August 2012

Hitting the Trail for Ideas

Vicki Doudera here, hitting the dusty trails in Western Maine even as you read this! Each year, I hike with a dozen Midcoast Maine girl friends somewhere in New England for two or three days, and this is our 16th … Continue reading

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The alternate title for this post is “Are you sure we’re talking about the same book?” My forty-sixth and forty-seventh published books recently hit stores a week apart and with that came both reviews and emails from readers. I like … Continue reading

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That Doesn’t Happen Here

Gerry Boyle here. Interrupting your lovely Maine summer with a bit of a reality check. Heroin. Triple murders. Brutal beatings. That’s the news from “Maine, the way life should be” this week. Sorry to rain on your lobster dinner but … Continue reading

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Feeling Corny and Snippy and Blue

(A gentle reminder that in case you haven’t had your fill of mystery writers yet this summer, Gerry Boyle and I will be at the Orrs Island library this Thursday at 7:00) Kate Flora¬†here, confessing to one of the biggest … Continue reading

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They did what???

Kaitlyn¬†Dunnett here, starting a new group post on true news items that no one would believe if we tried to use them in one of our novels. You know the sort of thing I mean: accounts of the truly stupid … Continue reading

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The Last Days of the Book Tour

Paul Doiron here with a brief note from the road: I am writing this post in a balcony suite at the Hotel ZaZa in Houston, Texas. My room overlooks verdant Hermann Park and the city skyline. In a few hours … Continue reading

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