Category Archives: Guest Blog

The Secrets & Lies About My Publishing Journey

Today, Maine Crime Writers introduce you to a debut Maine author, L.C. Rooney. Her post below talks about her journey to publication of her new mystery, Secrets & Lies. Welcome, L.C. L.C. Rooney: After a years-long writing journey, it scarcely feels … Continue reading

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Let’s All Make Believe (and a giveaway)

Thanks so much to my quasi-neighbor Kathy Lynn Emerson/Kaitlyn Dunnett for inviting me back to talk about Just Make Believe, the third Lady Adelaide Mystery set in the 20s. The 1920s. I’d hate to set a novel in the 2020s—it … Continue reading

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I’m delighted to welcome Regan Rose to MCW today, who has thrilling news to share. Like me, Regan juggled writing with her work as a Portland lawyer until last fall, when her life took a sharp turn in a happy … Continue reading

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Back to the Land in Maine

Today we have a special treat, a post from special guest Elizabeth Penney, who has a new Maine-set mystery in stores now. Welcome, Liz. Thank you to Maine Crime Writers for including me as a guest! Although I now live … Continue reading

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An Editor’s Tribute to Lea Wait

As part of Maine Crime Writers’ promotion of Lea Wait’s last book, Thread and Buried, we’re delighted to welcome John Scognamiglio to the blog. We asked him to say a few words about what it was like to be Lea’s … Continue reading

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A Prohibition Primer by Maggie Robinson

Hello again! Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson kindly invited me to stop in to talk about my second 1920s-set Lady Adelaide Mystery, Who’s Sorry Now? It comes out tomorrow, a Saturday, which is weird, but I’m not in control, LOL. That’s … Continue reading

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The Bianca Goddard Mysteries

Today, our guest author, Mary Lawrence, discusses her fourth Bianca Goddard Alchemy mystery: Mary Lawrence: Thank you to the members of this blog for allowing me to announce the release of my fourth Bianca Goddard Mystery, The Alchemist of Lost Souls … Continue reading

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The Reformation/Rehabilitation/Regeneration of a Romance Writer

Today please welcome special guest Maggie Robinson to Maine Crime Writers. Maggie is a former teacher, library clerk and mother of four who woke up in the middle of the night, absolutely compelled to create the perfect man and use … Continue reading

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Thoughts On Craft: A Guest Post

I’m delighted to welcome Sandra Neily back to Maine Crime Writers today for her thoughts on the craft of writing. A native of East Boothbay, Sandy’s novel Deadly Trespass has won a National Mystery Writers of America award and was … Continue reading

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Visiting Maine, and a Parade

By Barb, who is spending her Memorial Day helping her kids pack to move Happy Memorial Day, everyone! I hope you are all reading and relaxing. Today as my guest, I’m happy to have my friend Edith Maxwell, who tells … Continue reading

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