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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org