Category Archives: Bruce’s Posts

Farewell to the Family

On September 21, 2012 I worked my last official day as a Portland police officer. Tradition dictates a PD luncheon/sendoff where plaques are presented, speeches are made, and good wishes are bestowed. It is an emotional time for both the … Continue reading

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Plotter or Pantser

I’m often asked by other writers whether I am a plotter or a pantser. For those of you unfamiliar with this jargon, plotting is exactly what it sounds like, the act of plotting out a novel or story before writing … Continue reading

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Saint Nicholas

  Several years ago, I penned a holiday tale titled Saint Nicholas. Knowing that many folks find the holidays a bit overwhelming, I wrote this short seasonal story to remind all of us what is truly important, and to provide … Continue reading

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Recharged

Bruce Robert Coffin here, wishing you all a happy November. I hope that you came out of our latest doozy of a storm relatively unscathed. Mother Nature has a habit of reminding us just how good we have it. Maybe … Continue reading

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A Recent Interview

Recently I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Peter Bollen for a piece in the Bridgton News. Pete was gracious enough to allow me to repost the unabridged interview here on the Maine Crime Writers blog. Q: You had … Continue reading

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Who is John Byron?

Bruce Robert Coffin here manning the helm of the Maine Crime Writers blog. This month I thought I’d share a bit of insight into my protagonist Detective Sergeant John Byron. People often ask me, who is John Byron? Me? Someone … Continue reading

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Thank you

Bruce Robert Coffin here, wishing all of you a happy August. By the time you read this blog the release of my second Detective Byron novel, Beneath the Depths, will only be five days away! I don’t know about you … Continue reading

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