Weekend Update: April 8-9, 2023

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Joe Souza (Monday), John Clark (Tuesday), Vaughn Hardacker (Thursday), and Maggie Robinson (Friday).

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

Matt Cost: Velma Gone Awry will pub on Wednesday, April 12th, in paperback, Kindle, and audiobook. This is a historical PI mystery set in 1923 Brooklyn. This upcoming week there will be a host of reviews, interviews, articles, radio shows, and podcasts to check out.

On Tuesday, Lisa Haselton will post an interview with me on her BLOG.

On Wednesday, I will be interviewed on The House of Mystery on NBC (KCAA 106.5 F.M. Los Angeles, KYAH 540 A.M. Salt Lake City, KKNW 1150 A.M. Seattle radio) or click the link the next day. Also, I will be interviewed on Big Blend radio.

On Thursday, I will have featured articles with In Reference to Murder, A Writer of History, and a highlight for me is a guest article in Writers Digest Magazine entitled “To Kill or Let Live”.

On Friday, I will be on a podcast interview with Murder, Mystery, & Mayhem Laced with a Touch of Morality.

Velma Gone Awry will also have quite a few reviews posted through the course of the week from bloggers, Instagram Influencers, and magazines. Follow me on Facebook for updates on those postings.

Stay tuned for some warmer weather in-person events coming at Sherman’s Maine Coast Bookshop and the Brunswick Golf Course to celebrate the launch of Velma Gone Awry.

Stayed tuned for final info on the Maine Crime Wave, info here: https://www.mainewriters.org/maine-crime-wave


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, along with the very popular “Making a Mystery” with audience participation, and “Casting Call: How We Staff Our Mysteries.” We also do programs on Zoom. Contact Kate Flora

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