Monthly Archives: March 2015

Creating a Character Bible

Lea Wait, here,. A couple of weeks ago I wrote a blog about what I needed to do after I’d finished a book. One task I mentioned was updating my Character Bible. E.J. Runyon contacted me and asked that I … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: March 21-22, 2015

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Lea Wait (Monday), Al Lamanda (Tuesday), Barb Ross (Wednesday), Dorothy Cannell (Thursday), and Katherine Hall Page (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who … Continue reading

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Talking Heads

Kaitlyn Dunnett here. Earlier this month I finished the first of numerous drafts of what will eventually be published in 2016 as the tenth Liss MacCrimmon mystery, Kilt at the Highland Games. My preferred name for this version is the … Continue reading

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Growth Spurt

Hello again from Sarah Graves, writing to you from beneath fourteen feet of snow in Eastport, Maine, and what better location for some gardening dreams? Snow is the poor (wo)man’s fertilizer, after all, and considering how much of it we’ve … Continue reading

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THE DREADED SYNOPSIS

Vaughn Hardacker here. Many literary agents and publishers in the United States require that a synopsis (usually one page) accompany a query letter. I cannot think of anything that will make a writer shudder and curse more than being required … Continue reading

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Cyberbullying and the Wild, Wild Web

Jayne here – sorry for posting so late, but I honestly forgot! The title of this post is the title of my new book I am currently writing. It will be aimed at adults, but I am hoping teens will … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: March 14-15, 2015

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

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