Tag Archives: Chosen for Death

Weekend Update: November 9-10, 2019

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will be posts by Vaughn Hardacker (Monday), Brenda Buchanan (Tuesday), Dick Cass (Thursday) and Joe Souza (Friday), with another bonus post about Lea Wait’s Thread and Buried on Wednesday. In the news department, … Continue reading

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How It All Began

Kate Flora: Crime writers sometimes engage in a competition that could be titled: Who has suffered most? This usually begins by comparing how many years each competitor spent in the unpublished writers corner. This is followed by stories of horrible … Continue reading

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Can You Afford to Get Published?

Kate Flora here, with a question I’ve been pondering on this week. Usually, published writers like to paint a glowy picture of the world we inhabit. It is true that, having struggled often for years to finally become published, we … Continue reading

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Dreaming

When I was growing up on a chicken farm in a small Maine town, money was often tight. Bill collectors really did knock on the door, sometimes the phone got turned off, and there was a large hole in the … Continue reading

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Opening Acts – Discovering Our Series Characters Through E-Books

‘Tis the season for new e-readers and tablets of all sorts. So, for those of you who are looking for e-books to read, and love to begin a series at the beginning, we offer the following links to help you … Continue reading

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The Kindness of Others

Kate here, with a top secret revelation: Despite the fact that we write about the awful things that people do to one another, mystery writers are a particularly nice group of people. They’re generous. They’re friendly. They’re collegial. Some say … Continue reading

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Kate Considers The Surprise of Taking Chances

Twenty-eight years ago, an infant in my arms and a madcap three-year-old cavorting around my house, I decided that I wasn’t going to practice law for a while. I was going to stay home with my boys. Not long after, … Continue reading

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