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The Distractions of the Season

Kate Flora: I was wondering, a few minutes ago, who was supposed to be blogging for Maine Crime Writers today. I quickly checked the schedule and OOPS! T’was me. This is the season when we all get overwhelmed by the demands … Continue reading

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Incidental Pleasures

Today it is our pleasure to host a guest blog from William Andrews, and introduce you to his Maine-based mystery series: William Andrews: I had a call recently from someone who is teaching an adult-education course on mystery novels that deal … Continue reading

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Straddling the Great Divide

Kate Flora here, thinking about the interesting situation I currently find myself in. What’s the great divide? Well, I think of myself as a classic East Coast liberal. I went to Northeastern, a radical law school, for my law degree. … Continue reading

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Curtain Up

Katherine Hall Page: Even though I am now living in Maine over four months each year and my first visit was in 1951, we all know that just because a cat has kittens in an oven, doesn’t make them biscuits. But … Continue reading

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You’ve Really Read My Book?

Kate Flora: Last week was a busy one. Along with closing up our cottage for the winter, there was the book launch for Shots Fired on Thursday, and then I spent the weekend at a craft fair in Waterville with Barbara Ross … Continue reading

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The Importance of a Great First Line

Dear readers: Dorothy Cannell is suffering from a pinched nerve and cannot blog today, so instead we share some responses to a Facebook question: Please share a favorite first line from your book or someone else’s. Kate Flora led off … Continue reading

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A Magical Day in the Garden

Kate Flora: Here at Maine Crime Writers, we don’t always talk about writing. One of our goals is to bring you “all things Maine” and share some of the places, and events, that we find special and hope our readers will, … Continue reading

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