Monthly Archives: November 2013

Adoption: One of my Daughters’ Story

Lea Wait, here. In honor of National Adoption Month, I thought I’d share the story of one of my daughters, and how 1985 changed both our lives. In 1985 I was single, living in New Jersey and working at AT&T. I had three daughters. … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo–Part 2

When I was a student back in the 80’s, Hamilton College had something called the “Jan Plan.” It was part a fairly unique structured academic year in which we took one course only during the month of January. The month … Continue reading

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Writing While You Work

Hey all, Gerry Boyle here. A little stiff from an afternoon mulling mystery ideas. Lower back. Biceps. It’s hard work, as you can tell from the photo at right. The mulling was done as I moved some of the five … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: November 16-17, 2014

Next week at Maine Crime Writers we’ll be featuring posts from Gerry Boyle (Monday), Vicki Doudera (Tuesday), Lea Wait (Wednesday), Jim Hayman (Thursday), and Barb Ross (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog regularly … Continue reading

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On Being A True Crime Writer

Jayne here – at book signings I get asked how I chose the stories I did for my book, True Crime Online: Shocking Stories of Scamming, Stalking, Murder and Mayhem. I tell them that some (almost half) of the stories … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Armistice Day

Kaitlyn Dunnett here, swapping dates with Gerry Boyle, who will now blog on Monday. Although I’m officially in the “senior citizen” category these days, I’m not old enough to remember when Veterans Day was called Armistice Day. Lately, though, for … Continue reading

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Dale T. Phillips on Producing Your Own Audio Books

Hello again, everyone. Thanks for having me back on the Maine Crime Writers site for a chat. I’m here today to tell you how to make more money. Hope that got your attention! In the wonderful new world of writing … Continue reading

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