Monthly Archives: March 2014

A Cure for the Middle-of-the-Book Blahs

So there I was, approaching the midpoint of the ninth Liss MacCrimmon mystery (no title yet), when I hit another of those obstacles that crop up every single time I write a novel. Yes, that’s right. I ran headlong into … Continue reading

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Maine Winter Noir

Hey all. Gerry Boyle here. I’m a little tired today so bear with the typos, should there be any. I was up in the middle of the night, as has become my habit of late. I wake up, try to … Continue reading

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Fascinating Fillers

Earl Smith / March, 2014: I really like those filler pieces that magazine editors use along the edges of their pages. I often learn a thing or two. Sometimes, they give me pause. For example, I was recently startled to discover … Continue reading

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The Dreaded Day is at Hand

Kate Flora here, taking time out from editing a book and trying to get a good new author photo (check out the one at left, the current front runner) for my forthcoming books. I’ve been sorting through the pile of mail … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

I am of Irish heritage (grandfather on my father’s side came from Ireland) and although I know St. Patrick’s Day isn’t really an Irish holiday, I still like to celebrate it. My husband makes the best corned beef dinner hands … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: March 15-16, 2014

Next week at Maine Crime Writers we’ll be featuring posts from Jayne Hitchcock (Monday) Kate Flora (Tuesday), Gerry Boyle (Thursday), and Kaitlyn Dunnett (Friday), with a special guest post from Earl Smith on Wednesday.  In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some … Continue reading

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Bad Internet, Wolf Moon and Mom

John Clark posting late today.  Internet in rural Maine is often flinky, particularly during bad weather. We got at least 20″ of snow and birch trees are bent like ancient grandfathers everywhere you look. the red gazing ball is completely … Continue reading

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