Monthly Archives: November 2014

How Much Danger is Too Much?

Kaitlyn Dunnett here. I recently had an interesting email exchange with a reader in Australia. Although she likes the Liss MacCrimmon mysteries, she feels I tend to put Liss in too much danger at the end of the books. She … Continue reading

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A question of morale

  Kate Flora, here: A Maine writer attending the New England Crime Bake conference a week ago observed that she appreciated what we are writing at Maine Crime Writers because there is often useful advice for other writers. Since one of … Continue reading

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A Change of Plan

Hello again from Sarah Graves, who has planned for traveling but  has not been doing so. For instance: The 2014 Crime Bake in Dedham, Massachusetts was great, I hear. I was supposed to learn this in person, but with my bags packed, … Continue reading

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The Death of Local News, or if you want to get away with murder, come to Hartland.

As time goes by, I miss writing for the Sebasticook Valley Weekly more and more. It was a local weekly published in Newport and my first encounter with it was when Brenda Seekins, the editor, stopped by the library and … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: November 15-16, 2014

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

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Susan Vaughan here. Yes, I know Thanksgiving comes later in the month, but sharing these killer Thanksgiving recipes allows time to shop for ingredients. Thanksgiving is my husband’s favorite holiday—family and friends, great food, but no pressure about gifts—so we … Continue reading

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Best New England Crime Stories 2015: Rogue Wave–the Maine Connections

Hi, Maine Crime Writers Blog readers. Barb here. Last weekend was the New England Crime Bake and with it comes the launch of the latest Level Best Books anthology of crime stories by New England authors. The latest entry in … Continue reading

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