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Words, Words, Words or … Great Advice

Sandra Neily here: In the dog-days of summer (why do they call it that? … best time to hang with wet, shedding, picnic-eating friends….) I needed some inspiration. Diving deeply into my “love-this-quote” file, I found gems to share.  Agatha Christie: “Crime … Continue reading

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Never Give Up

During the past two weeks I have had the privilege of addressing students and teachers at a local college and at a private high school. The field of study for students in attendance ranged from English and writing to law … 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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The Pros and Cons of Mystery Conferences, or, You Didn’t Need Your Liver, Did You?

JULIA: If you’re a mystery reader or an aspiring author, at some point some one is going to say to you, “Hey! You should go to a con!” You’ll think about it. The chance to mingle with glamorous superstars of … Continue reading

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