Author Archives: mainecrimewriters

Brilliance Before the Dark

Kate Flora: It is one of those days, or weekends, or weeks, when I’ve had a dozen great ideas for blog posts and cannot seem to choose among them or get organized to write them. So tonight, as I was … Continue reading

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Farewell Ryan

As many of you know, I have just been through a very, very emotional month. For those of you who are unaware, on September 3, 2017 my youngest grandson, Ryan Kaad, passed away from injuries incurred when his motorcycle collided … Continue reading

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When You Try, But Only a Little

Dorothy Cannell: Last Saturday evening my husband, Julian, and I attended our neighborhood’s monthly pot luck.  The host provides the entrée and everyone else brings a side dish.  Usually I feel morally obliged to put my best foot forward with a … Continue reading

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To Market, To Market . . .

Kate Flora here, with a blog about marketing. Hang on, though, because I’m not really trying to sell you something. I’m just babbling a bit today about the trials of being graphically challenged. It began long ago. I couldn’t color … Continue reading

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Midnight Confessions

Forgive me father. It’s been several months since the last time I wrote. I think about it all the time. I have characters, plots, settings scraping away inside my brain, demanding their release, but I physically do not have the … Continue reading

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Books, Books and More Books!

By Brenda Buchanan Fall is now rushing into view.  When I gaze at my shelf of just-read and to-be-read books I wish there were more hours in the day. My writing schedule keeps me in front of the keyboard until 9:30 or so … Continue reading

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A Vocabulary for Fall

Kate Flora: When my boys were little, we used to have word lists posted on the refrigerator both to improve their vocabularies, and to encourage creativity and kindness in their name-calling. My family has always had a fascination with word … Continue reading

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