Monthly Archives: September 2016

Field Trip: The VINE Farm Sanctuary

Last month, my boyfriend Ben and I went to visit his cousins, Stephen and Elaine — two well-traveled, kind, and delightfully eccentric septuagenarian vegans in Vermont. Our weekends in Vermont typically include lots of down time playing with the dogs, … Continue reading

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We are lucky to live and write in the great state of Maine

It’s September, Maine’s best month. And the living is fantastic. We are so lucky to live here. And sometimes a picture really is worth a thousand words. I took this from my campsite at sunrise in Baxter State Park a … Continue reading

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Making the Pieces Fit: Building a Mystery

Lea Wait, here, taking a deep breath between publication of my SHADOWS ON A MORNING IN MAINE a little less than two weeks ago … and publication of DANGLING BY A THREAD, October 24. Of course, I’m not sitting around or … Continue reading

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Voices From the Past

Jessica: Enjoying a day at the desk, listening to the rain. One of the many pleasures of writing historical fiction is the research. And one of the things I particularly love is when I find new resources to use. Over … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: September 17-18, 2016

BREAKING NEWS! CHRIS HOLM WINS THE BEST NOVEL ANTHONY! One of our own Maine Crime Writers is bringing home the top prize from New Orleans Bouchercon. Congratulations Chris! Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Jessie Crockett (Monday), … Continue reading

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The Big Uneasy

This has been a crazy, wonderful, nerve-wracking week for me. (Well, will have been. I’m typing this on Saturday, September 10th, for reasons which will soon become obvious.) My fifth novel, RED RIGHT HAND, was released on Tuesday. It’s the … Continue reading

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The Monster (Dust Bunny) Under the Bed

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, confessing one of my greatest sins—I’m a lousy housekeeper. If this wasn’t already obvious, it became blindingly apparent the other day when I decided to haul out the things stored beneath our bed as a … Continue reading

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