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Do We Wait ‘Til It Dies? Caddis Scrabble

“Do we have to wait until it dies?” asked my husband, watching a struggling caddis fly cover the Scrabble square he wanted to use. “I don’t think so,” I said. “They’re landing and taking off again.” Lured by lantern light … Continue reading

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Springtime Rituals

I filed my tax returns yesterday, went to the main post office in Portland, walked into the circa 1932 building and put them in the big chute mailbox, just like I did before there was an internet. Tradition can be … Continue reading

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Consistency & Continuity: The ARCs That Define A Series

Vaughn C. Hardacker here: In my last blog I discussed the importance of characters in writing a series. I ended that blog introducing the concepts of consistency and continuity and will make them the primary subject of this blog. In … Continue reading

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Book Launch For PRAY FOR THE GIRL, Tuesday, April 30th at Longfellow Books.

I’m excited to announce that my new thriller, PRAY FOR THE GIRL, will be launched at Longfellow Books, Tuesday, April 30th at 7:00 pm. I hope you can stop by and pick up a signed copy, and say hello. I’ll … Continue reading

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On Writing: Learning the Craft

Today, Maine Crime Writers welcome author Charlene D’Avanzo. She’s author of the Oceanographer Mara Tusconi mysteries, marine ecologist, and emerita professor at Hampshire College, has received awards both as an author and environmental educator. Her environmental mysteries help readers learn … Continue reading

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A Write Of Passage Revisited

Bruce Robert Coffin here, wishing all of you a happy month of April. Several years ago, following a rather formidable winter, I wrote a blog about the joy of the seasons first mowing. I thought sharing it with you again … Continue reading

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Happiest Days

All of us have phases in our lives … periods of our lives we remember for what we were doing (School? Jobs?) or where we were living, or what was happening in our family or who was important (for good … Continue reading

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