Monthly Archives: February 2017

Family Color: or the story of my hunting jacket

John Clark taking you back to 1980 and the story of how the Orange Mailbox came to be Mom’s trademark and what happened over 30 years later. The people at Skyward in Owls Head may have saved Mom’s life. They … Continue reading

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Ya know what folks? We’re not making this up…

I’d had a whole pile of nice, Mainey, mystery writing topics I was trying to choose from for this blog post. But something else has come up and those are going to have to wait. Normally, I try to stay away from politics … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: February 25-26, 2017

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

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Social Media for Writers

For the past few years when asked for marketing or PR assistance from my publisher and (yes) my former agent , “Use social media,” seems to be the mantra. I fully understand the importance of Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. Of … Continue reading

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Tools of the Trade

Jessie: Peering out my office window over a sun-blotting snowbank. One of the many pleasures of being a writer is a sort of carte blanche regarding  stationary supplies. During difficult days spent staring at a blank page I sometimes wonder … Continue reading

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Maine House Dreams

These days, I hang my hat in a lovely home in a little neighborhood off Mere Point Road in Brunswick, Maine. Ben and I are renting the place for the year from a couple of professors who have taken a year-long … Continue reading

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Boring Can Be Bliss!

Dorothy Cannell: My husband Julian and I have taken to drink. Well, somewhat truish. At Christmas time I usually make hot wine punch, mostly because it makes the house smell nice, but this time, either because it tasted better than usual … Continue reading

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