Monthly Archives: July 2014

You’d Think It Would Get Easier

Earlier this year I posted two blogs on the stages of writing a novel. “The Hardest Part” dealt with finding the right place to begin. “A Cure for the Middle-of-the-Book Blahs” was about some of the problems that crop up … Continue reading

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Trials and Tribulations of an Old Dog

If I was a dog, I would be a nice old one. I know this to be true because as a person, I am a nice old one. As is the case many times, it is very difficult for an … Continue reading

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Thirteen Reasons why Maine is the BEST Place to Live

Recently Maine Crime Writers alum Paul Doiron, building on the theme of this year’s crime writing conference, the Maine Crime Wave, wrote a blog post that got a lot of traction on BuzzFeed about why Maine is the scariest place … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: July 19-20, 2014

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

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Channeling Jake Brofee

Odd and interesting things make up our memories. When I was a teenager, I listened to this gravel voiced guy do the Farm Market Report on the radio while I was getting ready for school. His name was Jake Brofee … Continue reading

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The Bridge House

Hi. Barb here. My husband Bill bought this cool map of Boothbay Harbor for us on eBay. In the bottom right corner it says, “copyright 1931 Ethel B. Fowler.” In the bottom left corner it says– As it happens, I’ve … Continue reading

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Book Events

Dorothy Cannell here. Had a great time at Boothbay Book Festival last Saturday. Appreciate Sherman’s providing copies of my books Murder at Mullings and Sea Glass Summer for sale. Enjoyed talking to readers.and being at a table with other Maine crime … Continue reading

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