Category Archives: Maureen’s Posts

Another thing to love about Maine

Sorry all, I’m nearing deadline on a book and don’t have time to chat. But a picture is worth a thousand words, right? Took this photo Friday morning on Long Pond in Belgrade. Almost ice out! Spring is right around … Continue reading

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Everything you wanted to know about your town but were afraid to ask

Coming up Monday we have a great group post on what the Maine Crime Writers are reading. I don’t want to spoil it. And won’t. But there’s something that probably won’t be mentioned that I’m reading, that I read every … Continue reading

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Maine winter love: There are no words

We love to grouse about winter in Maine. That’s when we aren’t saying, in the middle of a blizzard or a minus 20 snap, “Hey, it’s winter in Maine, what are you going to do?” We love it. We know … Continue reading

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Sometimes it’s just bett-ah to stay away from Maine accents. Ayuh.

I saw an article recently in the Bangor Daily News catching people up on what movies are being made out of Stephen King books. As much as I’m a huge fan, every time I think of Stephen King-book-based movies, I … Continue reading

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Top ingredient for successful writing: Imagination

One thing that always gets a laugh when I give an author talk is when I tell the audience that I always expect to find a body when I open the door of an outhouse at a state park or … Continue reading

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The ideal writing trip — quiet, long roads, Reese’s cups and the great state of Maine

The last week of October/first week of November, I took a writing vacation to Lubec. And to forestall the inevitable question, NO, I did NOT go to Campobello. Well, first I went to Murder by the Book at the Jesup … Continue reading

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The part of the writing process that makes people run screaming

The writing process is a weird and wonderful thing. Every writer has his or her own process. Want to know what a writer’s process is? Just ask, writers will talk about it endlessly. It’s similar to when you ask a … Continue reading

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