Category Archives: Julia’s Posts

What Makes a Mainer? By Julia Spencer-Fleming

I’m writing this from Bouchercon, the World Mystery Convention, an annual event that moves from the west coast, to the middle of the country, to the east in a three-year cycle. This year, it’s taking place in Albany, NY, a … Continue reading

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How to Vacation in Maine (with offspring) by Julia Spencer-Fleming

August. The month when people pour out of cities all along the east coast with one goal in mind–to reach Vacationland without killing the rest of the family en route. As we here in Maine want you to enjoy yourself … Continue reading

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Dressing the Maine Way by Julia Spencer-Fleming

(Note: This post is a rerun, but Julia is swamped, and we think it is one you’ll want to read a second time. Enjoy!) When I moved to Maine as a blushing bride, I had a trousseau of sorts. I … Continue reading

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Crime Writing Workshops in Maine – a guest post by MWPA Executive Director Joshua Bodwell

Joshua Bodwell is the Executive Director of the non-profit Maine Writers and Publisher’s Alliance,   whose mission is to enrich the cultural life of Maine by supporting writers, publishers, and the literary arts. The MWPA is the only state-wide literary arts … Continue reading

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Julia Spencer-Fleming on Getting Wood

School’s back in session. The tourists (mostly) have gone. There’s a new nip in the air at nights, and the days are trending cooler. To the experienced Maine resident, it all points to one thing: Time to get in the … Continue reading

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Julia Spencer-Fleming chats with Hank Phillippi Ryan

Julia Spencer-Fleming:  My friend Hank Phillippi Ryan is just fifty miles shy of being a Maine crime writer. Hank is the on-the-air investigative reporter for Boston’s WHDH TV7. Hank’s real life is like something out of a good novel – … Continue reading

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Maine’s Indy Film Business…sort of. by Julia Spencer-Fleming

Did you know Maine has a burgeoning independent film business? Yes! With promising young directors and Maine-based actors and film festivals and everything. Today, I’m going to share with you the trailer for a film that, sadly, has yet to … Continue reading

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