Monthly Archives: August 2016

How Much is Too Much?

Kate Flora: It’s Wednesday, not yet seven, and I’m already running behind. I know that many of you like to read the blog with your morning coffee, and while I’m dithering here at my desk, your coffee is probably getting … Continue reading

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A Day in Hartland

A Day In Hartland John Clark offering you a virtual visit to where I live. Hartland is just north of Pittsfield and forms an informal triangle with St. Albans and Palmyra which is why I frequently refer to it as … Continue reading

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The Mysterious Elaine

It was a sultry August night in a small Maine town. A lazy breeze barely flirted with the humidity. It was too damn hot to cook. Having showered off the grit and salt accumulated during a hike followed by a swim in the cold Atlantic, … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: August 27-28, 2016

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

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Prequel to Shadows on a Morning in Maine

Lea Wait, here. About two years ago I started writing a short prequel to each of my books.  (You can find links to them on ) My prequels might take place years before my book starts … or moments. For my next book, … Continue reading

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Longing for More Time- And a Giveaway!

Announcing the winners: Congratulations Maureen and Kate! Contact me at jessie at with a mailing address and I will send you each an advanced reading copy of Whispers Beyond the Veil!   Jessie: In book jail on the coast … Continue reading

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Oh, The Sacrifices We Make for Art!

Hi. Barb here. Lately I have been thinking about…oysters. That is to say, I have been acutely aware that when I turn in the sixth Maine Clambake Mystery, Stowed Away, on March 1, it will be time to write a … Continue reading

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