Monthly Archives: January 2016

Weekend Update: January 30-31, 2016

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Lea Wait (Monday), Barb Ross (Tuesday), Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson (Wednesday), Maureen Milliken (Thursday), and Vaughn Hardacker (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us … Continue reading

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You Might Be Next

Kate Flora: We’ve been visiting the big city—San Francisco—and leaving my desk and exploring new territory always reminds me how important it is to get out now and then to go “character shopping.” Once, years ago, when I spoke to a … Continue reading

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the Death of an Old Family Friend

John Clark reprising a piece I wrote for Wolf Moon Journal back in 2005 in the hope it brightens your day as we creep into February. On the Death of An Old Family Friend When you marry, you gain more … Continue reading

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Finding Faces

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. It’s confession time—I’m not very good at finding fresh ways to describe the physical appearance of my characters. What do they look like? Sometimes I have no idea. I do make character sheets on which … Continue reading

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On Books

Bruce Robert Coffin here. Wishing each of you the best 2016 has to offer. The other day I was busy editing the manuscript to my second novel — far from finished but editing is something writers do when the writing … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Punchline

Jessie: In northern New England, wondering if it is too early, or just plain wrong to gloat about missing out on the snow covering the mid-Atlantic.  I’ve been thinking about weather a lot lately. Winter has been slow in coming to … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: January 23-24, 2016

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Jessie Crockett (Monday), Bruce Coffin (Tuesday), Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson (Wednesday), John Clark (Thursday), and Kate Flora (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us … Continue reading

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