Category Archives: Group Post

A Taste of Things to Come

A Maine Crime Writers compilation of opening lines (or paragraphs) from works coming your way in 2018: Kate Flora: From the opening of Schooled in Death, the 9th Thea Kozak mystery It was Monday. Always the worst day of the week … Continue reading

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What’s New in the New Year

What can readers look forward to in 2018 from the Maine Crime Writers? Take a look below. From Kaitlyn Dunnett: The first book in my new “Deadly Edits” series, Crime and Punctuation, will be out in June. The amateur detective … Continue reading

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Sharing Holiday Memories

For the next few days, the writers at MCW are taking a few days off (not that writers actually TAKE days off, but we’re pretending to) and leaving you with some of our holiday memories. Kate Flora: Christmas on the farm … Continue reading

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Old School Trick or Treating

By the Maine Crime Writers Were you a hippie or a hobo? A princess or a pirate? Did you dress up as a cartoon character, perhaps? Or maybe a cartoonish version of a politician or other famous personage of the day? Halloween is the holiday … Continue reading

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Even the most dedicated writer must eat . . .

Even when a writer is in book jail, or sweating over interminable edits, or wishing there were a nearby pub somewhere in the midst of rural Maine, meals are a necessity. True, we often eat at our desks, laboring over … Continue reading

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Crime Writers in Shorts

Ha! We know you were hoping for pictures of our knobby knees, but they are mostly hidden beneath our desks. This post is really about short story collections, either compilations of our own work or collections in which we have … Continue reading

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Discover Our Maine Things . . .

A group post in which a group of Maine writers share some of the things/places/events/secrets that make our own Maine special. Kate Flora: My Maine thing, starting as a very small child on that farm in Union, is wild Maine blueberries. My … Continue reading

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