Weekend Update: November 14-15, 2015

fallsbooks1Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Lea Wait (Monday), Dorothy Cannell (Tuesday), Barb Ross (Wednesday), Susan Vaughan (Thursday) and John Clark (Friday).

In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog regularly at Maine Crime Writers:

Chris Holm received exciting news this week. The Strand Magazine published its list of ten best mystery novels of 2015 and Chris’s The Killing Kind is #1. Way to go, Chris!

strand list

from Kathy Lynn Emerson/Kaitlyn Dunnett: Last weekend was the New England Crime Bake, including the launch of the new Level Best anthology, Red Dawn, which included stories by several of our regular bloggers plus one husband (mine). Here are a few photos.

Bruce Coffin signing a book for John Clark. Dorothy Cannell and Kate Flora are at the far end of the signing line.

Bruce Coffin signing a book for John Clark. Dorothy Cannell and Kate Flora are at the far end of the signing line.

 

Panel on historical mysteries with James R. Benn, Mary Lawrence, Dorothy Cannell, Kathy Lynn Emerson and moderator Leslie Budewitz,

Panel on historical mysteries with James R. Benn, Mary Lawrence, Dorothy Cannell, Kathy Lynn Emerson and moderator Leslie Budewitz,

Kathy's husband, Sandy Emerson, at his first signing for a story in RED DAWN.

Kathy’s husband, Sandy Emerson, at his first signing for a story in RED DAWN.

 

Panel with authors of how-to books moderated by Hank Philippi Ryan. Shown are Elizabeth George, Paula Munier, Hallie Ephron and Kathy Lynn Emerson.

Panel with authors of how-to books moderated by Hank Philippi Ryan. Shown are Elizabeth George, Paula Munier, Hallie Ephron and Kathy Lynn Emerson.

from Lea Wait: Today (Saturday, November 14,) I’ll be speaking about an author’s life and my LIVING AND WRITING ON THE COAST OF MAINE at Maine Coast Books, Maine Street in Damariscotta, Maine, at 11:00.4_1

Then at the end of the week my books and I’ll be at Studio 53 (53 Townsend Avenue, Boothbay Harbor, Maine) along with wonderful local artists, writers and craftspeople for their annual Gifts for Giving show. The show will be open Thursday, November 19, from 11 am until 4 pm; Friday, November 20, from 11 am until 8 pm (including a Gala Reception from 5-8;) Saturday (early bird shopping in Boothbay Harbor) from 7 am until 4 pm; and Sunday the 22nd from 11 until 4.

 

 

An invitation to readers of this blog: Do you have news relating to Maine, Crime, or Writing? We’d love to hear from you. Just comment below to share.

And a reminder: If your library, school, or organization is looking for a speaker, we are often available to talk about the writing process, research, where we get our ideas, and other mysteries of the business. Contact Kate Flora: mailto: kateflora@gmail.com

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2 Responses to Weekend Update: November 14-15, 2015

  1. Chris, all I can say is “WOW”!

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  2. Chris Holm says:

    Thanks, Sandy! And thanks to Kaitlyn for spreading the word!

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