Monthly Archives: December 2015

In Fine Libraries Everywhere

Kate Flora: There’s an old New Yorker cartoon I remember from my childhood, where the husband is saying on the phone: “She’s not here. She’s at fine stores everywhere.” Well, for me—the second-hand queen—I am rarely found at stores, but … Continue reading

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Another Country, Eventually My Own

John Clark following up on a Facebook post from earlier this month that got a couple interesting reactions. I’m in the editing mode on my current book, needing to cut about 20,000 words as well as wrap it up solidly. … Continue reading

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A Visit from the Vet

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. Yes, you read that title correctly—it’s from, not to. In my part of Maine, we have a veterinarian who makes house calls. No more packing three cats (or, once upon a time, four cats and … Continue reading

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Fitting In

Jessie: In Northern New England where the lawn is still disconcertingly green. I love the holidays. I love the nostalgia, the traditions, the fun of secrets and surprises. But what I love most is the end of it all. It’s … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: December 26-27, 2015

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Jessie Crockett (Monday), Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson (Tuesday), John Clark (Wednesday), Kate Flora (Thursday), and a mystery post on Friday, the first day of 2016. Happy New Year, everyone! … Continue reading

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Merry E-Book Christmas

Since many of you have time to read over the holidays, or can’t wait to try out your new e-readers, or have been putting off sampling our books (what is wrong with you?) we asked each MCW writer to share … Continue reading

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Saint Nicholas

Bruce Robert Coffin here, hoping that 2015 has been a good year for all of you. We’ve certainly had more than our share of news stories filled with tragedy, hatred, and violence, reporting that tends to take away much of my holiday … Continue reading

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