Monthly Archives: December 2014

Have You Heard About Thunderclap?

December 9, 2014: Vaughn Hardacker here. A few days ago I received an email from a fellow writer who asked me the title question. My answer at that time was “no”. He directed me to the Thunderclap website ( and … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: December 20-21, 2014

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Vaughan Hardacker (Monday), Kathy Lynn Emerson/Kaitlyn Dunnett (Tuesday), and Vicki Doudera (Friday). On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day we’ll post an e-book round up—news about our titles in electronic format just … Continue reading

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Holiday Round-Up: Books We’re Getting and Books We’re Giving

Happy Friday, All. One of the most common questions we crime writers are asked at library and bookstore events is: What books do you read? So here, from some of our regulars, are our answers to the questions: What books … Continue reading

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Thea’s Quick and Dirty Holiday Party

Kate Flora here, still busy doing my homework, way behind on holiday shopping, with nothing wrapped and no holiday tree. So you won’t be surprised to learn that when I sat down to write a blog post, I came up … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Event

Hello again from Sarah Graves, writing to you from Eastport, Maine where I do still look like the photo at left, but the background doesn’t. The poor old car is there but the snow is gone, melted by inches of … Continue reading

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Voice from the Past

Dorothy Cannell with a tale of remembrance and caution: A couple of weeks ago I received an email from Norm, a member of a writers’ group to which I also belonged more than thirty years ago. I was delighted to hear … Continue reading

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A possible new publisher

Jayne Hitchcock here. I’m pretty disappointed with my publisher – my last book, True Crime Online, hasn’t been selling well and when it first came out, I did a flurry of radio interviews, but then that was all they did … Continue reading

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