Monthly Archives: August 2013

Farewell, Elmore Leonard. And thanks.

Hey all. Gerry Boyle here, taking a few minutes to pay tribute to one of the crime writers who had a profound influence on the genre, and on me. Elmore Leonard passed this week, and writers and critics paid homage … Continue reading

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An Old Fogey Goes to New York

Kate Flora, here, recently back from a trip to New York City. As a writer, I tend to be a solitary person. It’s hard to pry me away from my desk. I try to look at events like a few … Continue reading

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Surgeon In An Electrolux

Readers of this blog know a lot about Maine because we share our secret places, favorite restaurants, scenic drives, etc. Later this week, you’ll read our collective take on “why Maine?” While our state isn’t perfect (what state is), there … Continue reading

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Machias Wild Blueberry Festival

Hi. Barb here. I spent the weekend at the Machias Wild Blueberry Festival. It seems like a crazy thing to do with a book due in two weeks, but I had some research to complete. In Boiled Over, the second … Continue reading

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Sunday Update: August 18, 2013

Here’s the lineup for next week at Maine Crime Writers: Barb Ross (Monday), John Clark (Tuesday), Kate Flora (Wednesday), Gerry Boyle (Thursday), and Susan Vaughan (Friday). On Saturday we’ll have a group post, probably on the topic “What Writers are Reading This Summer.” … Continue reading

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An Interview with Dorothy Cannell

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, going into fan-girl mode because our special guest today at Maine Crime Writers is Dorothy Cannell, best known for her lighthearted traditional mysteries featuring Ellie Haskell and her husband Ben. Dorothy, who lives year-round on the … Continue reading

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How to Vacation in Maine (with offspring) by Julia Spencer-Fleming

August. The month when people pour out of cities all along the east coast with one goal in mind–to reach Vacationland without killing the rest of the family en route. As we here in Maine want you to enjoy yourself … Continue reading

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