Author Archives: mainecrimewriters

I’ve Loved Them All

Today Maine Crime Writers welcomes back Katherine Hall Page, who is celebrating her 25th Faith Fairchild mystery. Katherine Hall Page:  I like anniversaries. I like birthdays too, but anniversaries carry different meanings. We have birthdays every year, but anniversaries start with, … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Lunch: 7 writing exercises you can do at lunch

Kate Flora: I really wanted to teach a writing class this summer. Alas, the kind of six week class I like to teach didn’t fit MWPA’s needs. Still, today I found myself rummaging through the files, looking at some of … Continue reading

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Maine Writers’ Signs of Spring

Today, we’re taking a break from our works in progress to share some photos and stories about the return of spring. Spring comes slowly to Maine, as the tips of trees grow red and the first small bits of yellow … Continue reading

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Spring Teaches Us to See

Kate Flora: Dorothy Cannell is unable to blog today, having been overrun with unexpected house guests, so I’m going to rerun a post from a few years ago that seems to have particular relevance at this season: The way that … Continue reading

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The Bianca Goddard Mysteries

Today, our guest author, Mary Lawrence, discusses her fourth Bianca Goddard Alchemy mystery: Mary Lawrence: Thank you to the members of this blog for allowing me to announce the release of my fourth Bianca Goddard Mystery, The Alchemist of Lost Souls … Continue reading

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On Writing: Learning the Craft

Today, Maine Crime Writers welcome author Charlene D’Avanzo. She’s author of the Oceanographer Mara Tusconi mysteries, marine ecologist, and emerita professor at Hampshire College, has received awards both as an author and environmental educator. Her environmental mysteries help readers learn … Continue reading

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A Deadly, Dark, Twisty, Chilling Story

Kate Flora: At a seminar on marketing this past weekend, sponsored by Sisters in Crime, presenter Jess Lourey emphasized the importance of that back cover copy or descriptive blurb, including the startling information that on Amazon, we authors can edit or … Continue reading

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