Monthly Archives: May 2016

Back to the Old Home Town: Why is this plot device used so often?

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today blogging about a topic that came up in the Q&A session after a panel I was part of not too long ago. The gist of the question was: why do so many cozy series … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: May 21-22, 2016

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

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Word of Inspiration – for Writers and Others

Lea Wait, here. Twenty-five years ago I wasn’t a published writer living in Maine. I was a corporate manager living in New Jersey, vacationing in Maine, caring for four teenaged daughters, one granddaughter, my mother, and, at work, the up to 125 people … Continue reading

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Mystery writers: truly a community, and the best kind

OK, Maine Crime Writers fans, the mystery of the missing blog post has been solved. Because here it is. Sorry it’s a little late today. OK, a lot late. But you know what I DID do today? I signed up … Continue reading

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Into the Flow

Last October I had the great pleasure of taking part in the first annual Murder by the Book, a two day event held at Bar Harbor’s historic Jesup Memorial Library. Is there anything more inspiring than autumn on the coast … Continue reading

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Price Drop

Jessie: In New Hampshire, eagerly awaiting school to let out allowing her return to the coast of Maine. As a thrifty New Englander I keep a weather eye on prices at the grocer. I have a bunch of kids and … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: May 14-15, 2016

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Jessie Crockett (Monday), Bruce Coffin (Tuesday), Maureen Milliken (Wednesday), Lea Wait (Thursday), and Dick Cass (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog … Continue reading

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