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Vaughn Hardacker here. This has been an exciting period for me as my first published novel, SNIPER, was selected as a finalist for the 2015 Maine Literary Award in Crime Fiction along with Kate Flora (the winner), Paul Dorian, and John … Continue reading

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Voice from the Past

Dorothy Cannell with a tale of remembrance and caution: A couple of weeks ago I received an email from Norm, a member of a writers’ group to which I also belonged more than thirty years ago. I was delighted to hear … Continue reading

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So You Want to be a Mystery Novelist . . .

Kaitlyn:What advice can published authors give to someone who is not yet published but who is seriously considering a career as a mystery novelist? My advice is hardly original, but it is heartfelt. First: never give up if this is … Continue reading

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