Monthly Archives: June 2014

Weekend Update: June 21-22, 2014

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Susan Vaughan (Monday), John Clark (Tuesday), Sarah Graves (Wednesday), Kate Flora (Thursday), and Kaitlyn Dunnett (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog … Continue reading

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Gone Lobstering

Hi all. Barb here. I’ve written in the past about how I went to the Cabbage Island Clambake to research Clammed Up, and how I traveled to the Machias Blueberry Festival to research Boiled Over. The third book in my … Continue reading

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Mystery or thriller? What’s the difference?

James Hayman: These days, like most of the other writers who contribute to this blog, I’m frequently invited by bookstores, book discussion groups and public libraries to discuss the art and the craft of writing crime fiction. In fact, I’ll … Continue reading

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Which Comes First? Character? Place? Plot? Time?

Lea Wait, here, thinking about all the questions I’ve ben asked as an author. There are many … but a few have stuck in my mind, for different reasons. Perhaps the most difficult question I’ve ever been asked was from a very serious … Continue reading

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Eating Maine

Here at Maine Crime Writers, we talk a lot about writing, and about snow and fog and critters and living in Maine. We talk about lobsters and guns and addiction and research. We talk about the characters who live in … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: June 14-15, 2014

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Jayne Hitchcock (Monday), Lea Wait (Tuesday), Al Lamanda  (Wednesday), Jim Hayman (Thursday), and Barb Ross (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog … Continue reading

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Trekking Across Maine – Again!

Vicki Doudera here, spending today pedaling my way through the first day of my sixth (yeah – that’s right – sixth!)  Trek Across Maine, the annual 180-mile cycling event to benefit the American Lung Association. This year is a big … Continue reading

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