Monthly Archives: September 2015

Burying the Lede

A groggy, bleary-eyed Chris Holm here. As I write this, my wife and I are recovering from a whirlwind road trip to Bar Harbor for the Jesup library’s inaugural Murder by the Book. Despite some hiccups getting there (an actual, honest-to-god … Continue reading

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Cover Story’s Back Story

By Brenda Buchanan In the beginning, Joe Gale was Marty Gleason. This was eight or so years ago, when I sat down in my cramped study on Peaks Island, determined to write the book I’d been thinking about for many … Continue reading

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Hot Off The Press! Photos from Murder by the Book

Brenda Buchanan, here, with some on-the-scene photos from Jesup Library in beautiful Bar Harbor, where many of us who kill on the page converged this weekend to participate in the inaugural Murder by the Book conference.       Many … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: September 19-20, 2015

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Brenda Buchanan (Monday) Chris Holm (Tuesday), Kate Flora (Wednesday), Jessie Crockett (Thursday) and John Clark (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog … Continue reading

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Susan Vaughan: “Where do you get your ideas?” That’s the question writers most often hear from readers—and even from friends who aren’t readers. Every writer answers it a different way, but here’s a general overview. Ideas pop up everywhere. For example, … Continue reading

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Some Maine Pretty to Brighten Your Day

Hi. Barb here. Or rather, Barb in the hospital recuperating from knee replacement surgery. So, to give myself a bit of a break and celebrate the end of the summer season, I thought I would share some pretty. Back in … Continue reading

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Kitchen Memories

Lea Wait, here. Several days ago I developed a craving for blueberry cake. (This is Maine, after all!) The blueberry season may be over, but the magic of freezing keeps wild blueberries available twelve months of the year, and almost … Continue reading

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