Monthly Archives: June 2016

Windjammer Days

by Barb, in Maine at last It’s Windjammer Days in Boothbay Harbor. My husband, Bill Carito, has gotten deep into iPhone photography, so we took a Balmy Days harbor tour billed especially for photographers. The day was foggy and damp, … Continue reading

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Ten Tips for Tuning Up Your Descriptions

Kate Flora: There are so many challenges facing a writer who is trying to craft fiction that sometimes descriptions fall far down the list. By the time an author has developed a cast of characters, created a plot filled with twists … Continue reading

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Vaughn Hardacker here: This past week I attended Caribou’s summer event called Thursday on Sweden (I blogged about this last year) a bi-weekly event held on Sweden Street in Caribou. I set up my canopy, attached the banner that proudly … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: June 25-26, 2016

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Vaughan Hardacker (Monday), Kate Flora (Tuesday), Dick Cass (Wednesday), Barb Ross (Thursday), and ??? (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog regularly … Continue reading

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And Now For Something Completely Different

John Clark sharing a bit of my college experience and a most amazing friend who I met during that time. I graduated in a class of 38 from Union High School in June of 1966. Since most everyone who was … Continue reading

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What "Everyone Knows" About Authors …. But Isn't True

Yes — this is Lea Wait, and this is a “golden oldie” blog post. I first wrote it several years ago, but over the years many readers (and other writers) have commented on it, and I decided that it was … Continue reading

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Dead Zones, Cell Phones, and the Strange Perceptions of "Folks From Away"

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. I have a new Liss MacCrimmon mystery coming out at the end of July. In fact, at the end of this post, you’ll see how you can win an advance reading copy even before that. … Continue reading

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