Author Archives: mainecrimewriters

The Secrets in my Filing Cabinet

Kate Flora: Recently, I was asked, as writers often are when we identify ourselves as writers, if I was published. I replied with modest, down-cast eyes, that I had published eighteen books. Thinking about the eighteen published books, and the … Continue reading

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Recipe for Murder

Kate Flora: As some of you know, I’ve been away for two weeks at a writing retreat. It was an incredible adventure at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, where for two weeks, I was surrounded by writers, artists, and … Continue reading

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Where We Write

Today, Dorothy is recovering from having fun with her friends at Malice Domestic, so instead of her gentle humor, we’re sharing photos of where we write, the view from where we write, the chaos in which we write, and other … Continue reading

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Chained to a Desk in Rural Virginia

Kate Flora: For the next two weeks, I have the pleasure of being a fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. VCCA is a retreat for writers, visual artists, and composers set on a hilltop in lovely Amherst, Virginia, … Continue reading

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So You’re Doing a Library Event?

Kate Flora: A few years ago, we offered an updated version here in honor of National Library Week. Following on our post yesterday, with pictures of some of us at library events, those suggestions appears below. It’s a happy part of … Continue reading

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Crime Writers in the Library

Today, to celebrate National Library Week, Maine crime writers are sharing photos of ourselves in libraries all over the state. Proof, we hope, of what we often say: That as writers, we LOVE Maine libraries and are grateful for the … Continue reading

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Old Friends

Dorothy Cannell: I’m looking forward to attending this year’s Malice Domestic in a few weeks and browsing around the book room will as always be a big treat.  Knowing I’ll come home with a loaded bag (or more likely bags) of … Continue reading

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