Tag Archives: Bouchercon

Weekend Update: September 17-18, 2016

BREAKING NEWS! CHRIS HOLM WINS THE BEST NOVEL ANTHONY! One of our own Maine Crime Writers is bringing home the top prize from New Orleans Bouchercon. Congratulations Chris! Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Jessie Crockett (Monday), … Continue reading

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Good-bye Summer, Hello Fall

by Barb, writing probably her last blog post from her front porch in Boothbay Harbor for this year Today is Labor Day, and even in this, Maine’s warmest summer on record, there’s a nip in the air in the evenings … Continue reading

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Post-Malice Ramblings

As most folks reading this blog already know, Kate, Lea, Dorothy, Brenda and I spent last weekend at Malice Domestic in Bethesda, Maryland, along with six hundred or so like-minded folks. I stayed over till Monday before flying home to … Continue reading

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Back from Bouchercon

Vicki Doudera here, and I’m back from Long Beach, California and my first Bouchercon. For those of you who are wondering what the heck I’m talking about, Bouchercon is the World Mystery Convention, held annually in the fall for writers … Continue reading

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Why Mystery Conferences?

Lea Wait here — and in Bethesda, Maryland, where today is the day most attendees will arrive at the Hyatt Regency for Malice Domestic, the annual mystery conference featuring “cozy,” or  “traditional” mysteries. This year more than 150 authors will be … Continue reading

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Sunday Update: September 22, 2013

Next week at Maine Crime Writers we’ll be featuring posts from John Clark (Monday), Kate Flora (Tuesday), Gerry Boyle (Wednesday), Kaitlyn Dunnett, in her Kate Emerson persona (Thursday), Vicki Doudera (Friday) and Susan Vaughan (Saturday). In the news department, here’s … Continue reading

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“Will Joe be there?” by Dorothy Cannell

Next Thursday (September19th) my husband Julian and I will be driving to Albany for a four day stay.  This may not sound like a big deal to most people, but for us it’s the equivalent of embarking on a trip … Continue reading

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Kaitlyn Dunnett Interviews Steve Steinbock

Please welcome a special guest to MaineCrimeWriters.com. Steve Steinbock is a mystery writer and reviewer who lives in Yarmouth, Maine. Currently he writes a regular review column, “The Jury Box,” for Ellery Queen’s Mystery Magazine and is working on a … 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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“Warning! Adult Book!” In the Eyes of the Beholder Lea Wait

Since I write in two genres, at book events focusing solely on books for adults OR solely books for children, I often find myself the only author wearing two hats. That’s what happened last weekend. While it felt as though most of the mystery writers … Continue reading

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