Monthly Archives: April 2015

Musseled Out Released!

Hi. Barb here. I’m celebrating the release of Musseled Out by giving away a copy of the book to one lucky commenter. I’m thrilled to announce that Musseled Out, the third book in the Maine Clambake Mystery series, was released … Continue reading

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Instant Ancestor

Lea Wait, here. I don’t remember a time I didn’t know about the quest for “instant ancestors.” Portraits of my real ancestors, on my mother’s side, hung In the home where I grew up:  four large portraits of two couples from Edinburgh, … Continue reading

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On the Trail of a Story

Vicki Doudera here, in the throes of finishing a short crime story.  Well – kind of – because right now I’m writing this blog, and yesterday I had to put in several hours at my “other” job as a real … Continue reading

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Sometime or Dorothy Cannell Considers Reform

Dorothy Cannell: This coming Thursday morning my husband and I will be setting off on a drive to Washington, D.C.; well, a little disagreement regarding the day. I claim that a 4 a.m. departure makes it Wednesday night. That’s what procrastinators … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: April 25-26, 2015

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Dorothy Cannell (Monday), Vicki Doudera (Tuesday), Lea Wait (Wednesday), Barb Ross (Thursday), and Kate Flora (Friday). And next weekend (May 2 and 3) many of us will be at … Continue reading

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1001 Uses For A Bread Tab, Or Not.

Al Lamanda here. A friend of mine is a high school English teacher and he recently asked me to speak with some of his students that were bitten by the writing bug. Always happy to help a friend (a free … Continue reading

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Willing Suspension of Disbelief

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. The phrase “willing suspension of disbelief” was one I learned in college literature classes as a necessity if one was to enjoy fiction. I’ve been thinking about that lately. Certainly many classics, from Shakespeare’s Richard … Continue reading

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