Monthly Archives: April 2016

Weekend Update: April 30-May 1, 2016

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

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A Great Maine secret (and coming soon)

John Clark here. If you’ve followed the blog for any length of time, you are aware that there’s a connection between writing and gardening for several of us. Kate and I come by it naturally. Our father had a degree … Continue reading

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Dream Vacation?

Jessie: Eagerly awaiting tomorrow’s start of  the Malice Domestic Conference! Everyone has an idea of their dream vacation. For myself and a lot of the writers I know, some of the best vacations involve attending writing conferences. I realise a working vacation … Continue reading

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The First RFD Carrier in Town

Kathy Lynn Emerson/Kaitlyn Dunnett here. What follows is not a Maine story, although I suspect similar events took place in this state. It is an account of my grandfather’s career working for the post office in rural Sullivan County, New … Continue reading

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A Walking Tour of Littlehope, Maine

Jen Blood here, taking a break from full-on immersion in the next novel to spend a little time at Maine Crime. THE DARKEST THREAD is technically the first book in a new series featuring K-9 search and rescue handler Jamie Flint, … Continue reading

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Have I Been Looking At Things Backwards?

Vaughn Hardacker here: In 2002 I realized that there was more to writing than just sitting down and putting words onto a page. I had to learn the craft. One of the first things I learned was that every story, … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: April 23-24, 2016

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

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