Category Archives: Group Post

Would You Trust Food Cooked by a Crime Writer?

Happy Thanksgiving, friends. Today, all the writers have the day off. We’re in fine kitchens everywhere, or carefully decanting the wine, or fighting about how a turkey should properly be carved, or we’re sharpening our knives or crimping crusts or just … Continue reading

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What scares the Maine Crime Writers?

BOO! Scared you, right? Okay, maybe not. But it’s Halloween and there are a lot of scary things in this world. And we’re not even talking about politics. Ever wonder what scares the Maine Crime Writers? Let’s find out. MAUREEN … Continue reading

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It's Friday the 13th, and We're Asking: What Scares You?

Maine Crime Writers here, celebrating Friday the 13th by sharing stories of the books, movies, and real life events that have scared us. It may not always be true, but one of the benefits of being a crime writer is … Continue reading

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Writers Share Books They’re Giving and Books They’d Like to Get

One of the most common questions writers are asked at book events is who we read. So here are the results of a pre-Christmas poll taken with MCW writers, asking what books were on their holiday lists and what books … Continue reading

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Merry E-Book Christmas

Since many of you have time to read over the holidays, or can’t wait to try out your new e-readers, or have been putting off sampling our books (what is wrong with you?) we asked each MCW writer to share … Continue reading

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Where Do You Find the Joy in Writing?

Since every writer’s process is different, and since we each take pleasure in different aspects of the craft, I asked the group at Maine Crime Writers this question: Where do you find the joy in writing? Below are their fascinating … Continue reading

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Support Your Local Library

In honor of National Library Week, here’s a post we did as a group way back when MCW was young. The sentiment still holds–writers love libraries. We love our local libraries, we love the libraries we visit, and we love … Continue reading

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