Monthly Archives: February 2017

Bikes of Key West

Hi. Barb here. Unfortunately I’m in book jail. Deadline near and far more writing road to travel. Then a proposal and a short story due after that. Like planes stacked up over an airport with a single runway open. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: February 18-19, 2017

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will be posts by Barb Ross (Monday) Dorothy Cannell (Tuesday), Jen Blood (Wednesday), Jessie Crockett (Thursday) and Vaughn Hardacker (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog regularly … Continue reading

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The Meaning of a Dining Room Table

As many of you know, I am a fourth generation antique dealer. I was taught, by example and explanation, to value possessions not only because they were functional, but because they had been well designed and crafted. That, for example, furniture … Continue reading

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Seeing Red

Kate Flora: When I was working on my last Joe Burgess, Led Astray, I noticed that I was using the weather, in particular the mysterious qualities of fog, and the discouraging chill and damp of a string of gray Maine … Continue reading

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Finding Redemption in a small Maine town

John Clark sharing insights into a business many of us use regularly, but may not know much about. Do you buy beer, wine or soda? Chances are you do and after consuming the contents, it’s time to recycle the container … Continue reading

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VAGARIES OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Susan Vaughan here. Yes, it’s Valentine’s Day, but my topic is far from hearts and flowers. If you hate grammar, you have my permission to read no further. For this post is about changing and meandering usage and spelling in … Continue reading

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Nostalgia For Fun And Profit

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. As readers of this blog know, I’ve been working on the first in a new series (Crime and Punctuation, a Deadly Edits Mystery) to be published in June 2018, in which the widowed retiree sleuth … Continue reading

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