Monthly Archives: June 2015

Strawberry Dreams

Hi. Barb here. It’s finally strawberry season in Maine. We had a long, cold spring (okay, a longer, colder spring) and a long, snowy winter. Snow, it turns out, is good for strawberries because it protects them, and indeed, this … Continue reading

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My Bathtub, My Refuge

This is Lea Wait, and no, I haven’t yet taken shelter in a bathtub – although I’ve heard they’re good places to be (empty) during a tornado. Handy information if, like one of my daughters, you live in Kansas. But … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: June 27-28, 2015

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Lea Wait (Monday), Barb Ross (Tuesday),¬†Kate Flora¬†(Thursday) and John Clark (Friday), with a special group post on Wednesday. In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us … Continue reading

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How to Research A Murder

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, introducing a fellow mystery writer with an interesting story to tell. I first met Sarah Wisseman several years ago, but we reconnected at Malice Domestic this past spring. Sarah was responsible for bringing an excellent … Continue reading

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Rockies, But No Bullwinkle

When Kate and I were kids growing up on Sennebec Hill Farm, trains were still running regularly from Brunswick to Rockland. When the humidity was just right on certain summer days, we could hear the train whistle all the way … Continue reading

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Spending a Maine Summer in the Library

Kate Flora here, probably making you wonder why on earth, if summer has finally come to Maine, anyone would want to be in the library. Well, there are many surprising reasons. First, of course, is because Maine libraries are where … Continue reading

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What’s the magic bullet to getting published? Join the community.

Hi! Maureen Milliken, checking in. Even before I was a published mystery writer (still hard to get used to that phrase), possibly because I did a lot of freelance book editing, or maybe just because I’m a know-it-all, I’d get … Continue reading

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