Monthly Archives: August 2014

Weekend Update: August 30-31, 2014

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Barbara Ross (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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It’s a Brave New World

Al Lamanda┬áhere, with an observation: I see potential plots to murder mysteries everywhere I go and in nearly everything that I come in contact with in everyday life. If you write mystery/thrillers for a living you probably do the same … Continue reading

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A Grim Furry Tail

James Hayman: Once upon a time, not very long ago, in a kingdom by the sea known as Maine, there lived a beautiful artist and her slightly corpulent (but nonetheless swell-looking) husband, who was a writer. Together the two made … Continue reading

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The Glamorous Life of an Antiques Dealer

Lea Wait, here. (You couldn’t guess by the title above?) I’ve been an antique print dealer since 1977. Before that, in the 1950s and 60s, as a child, I helped my grandmother (or at least tried to help her) with … Continue reading

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La Police Parisienne

When a felon’s not engaged in his employment Or maturing his felonious little plan His capacity for innocent enjoyment Is just as great as any honest man Lyrics from A Policeman’s Lot, The Pirates of Penzance Hi. Barb here and … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: August 23-24, 2014

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

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The Use of Force Continuum

Kate Flora┬áhere, writing today about the use of force continuum, which will be explained, a bit, in the Wikipedia excerpts below. Before I became a crime writer, I thought that what writers did was to sit at their desks, exercise … Continue reading

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