Weekend Update: July 5-6, 2014

fallsbooks1Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Sarah Graves (Monday), Kate Flora (Tuesday), Kaitlyn Dunnett (Wednesday), Vicki Doudera (Thursday), and Lea Wait (Friday).

In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog regularly at Maine Crime Writers:

Lea Wait: Wednesday evening July 9 at 7 p.m. I’ll be speaking about “Why Write in Two Genres?” at the Rockport, Massachusetts Library on 17 School Street.

Books in Boothbay: Join us (and 30 other authors!) at a wonderful book festival in Maine on Saturday, July 12, at the Boothbay Railway Village (Route 27 in Boothbay)! Children’s and Young Adult authors (including Lea Wait) will be signing from 9 a.m. until noon, and authors of books for adults will sign from 1 until 4 p.m.. Maine Crime Writers will be well represented: come and meet Gerry Boyle, Dorothy Cannell, Paul Doiron, Vicki Doudera, Kate Flora, James Hayman, Al Lamanda, Barbara Ross, Julia Spencer-Fleming, and Lea Wait. Mystery authors Jessie Crockett and Tess Gerritsen will also be there … along with many other authors of fiction and nonfiction.

Kaitlyn Dunnett: The winner of an advance reading copy of Ho-Ho Homicide (pub. date October 28) is Judith Mehl. Congrats to Judith.

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In case you missed it, MCW alum Paul Doiron had a hilarious post on Buzz Feed recently on why Maine is one of the scariest placea in the world:


Be sure to visit us in Boothbay next Saturday to win a chance to have your name, or a name of your choosing, given to a character in Kate Flora’s next Thea Kozak mystery, Death Warmed Over.

An invitation to readers of this blog: Do you have news relating to Maine, Crime, or Writing? We’d love to hear from you. Just comment below to share.

And a reminder: If your library, school, or organization is looking for a speaker, we are often availble to talk about the writing process, research, where we get our ideas, and other mysteries of the business. Contact Kate Flora: kateflora@gmail.com


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