Weekend Update: October 1-2, 2016

fallsbooks1Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson (Monday), Maureen Milliken (Tuesday), Barb Ross  (Wednesday), Dick Cass (Thursday), and Lea Wait (Friday).

In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog regularly at Maine Crime Writers:

Saturday, October 1, many of us (Kate Flora, Chris Holm, Lea Wait, Dorothy Cannell, Maureen Milliken, Barbara Ross, Bruce Coffin, Vaughn Hardacker + guest bloggers Gayle Lynds, Brendan Rielly, John Sheldon and Hank Phillippi Ryan will be speaking at Murder By the Book –a one-day mystery conference and celebration at the Jesup Memorial Library in Bar Harbor from 9:30 until 4:00. Open to the public — and free! Authors’ books will be available for purchase and signing.

Lea Wait: Friday, October 7, I’m looking forward to conducting a Professional Development Day for the teachers and staff at Harmony Elementary School in Harmony, Maine. Topic? The Joy of Writing: Exciting Our Students.

Kaitlyn Dunnett: The paperback reprint of last year’s hardcover, The Scottie Barked at Midnight, was released this past week. It’s also available as an ebook.





Kate Flora, still red-faced from missing her blog day yesterday, wanted to share the cover from Led Astray, her soon to be released Joe Burgess police procedural.






An invitation to readers of this blog: Do you have news relating to Maine, Crime, or Writing? We’d love to hear from you. Just comment below to share.

And a reminder: If your library, school, or organization is looking for a speaker, we are often available to talk about the writing process, research, where we get our ideas, and other mysteries of the business. Contact Kate Flora

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