Tag Archives: fiction writing

Ya know what folks? We’re not making this up…

I’d had a whole pile of nice, Mainey, mystery writing topics I was trying to choose from for this blog post. But something else has come up and those are going to have to wait. Normally, I try to stay away from politics … Continue reading

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Ten Tips for Tuning Up Your Descriptions

Kate Flora: There are so many challenges facing a writer who is trying to craft fiction that sometimes descriptions fall far down the list. By the time an author has developed a cast of characters, created a plot filled with twists … Continue reading

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Why I Write

Bruce Robert Coffin here, hoping you’re all having a terrific spring. This month I want to discuss the why of writing. People often ask what it is about writing that I enjoy. Why do I do it? Hmm. How much time … Continue reading

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Figuring out the Why Dunit

Next year’s Liss MacCrimmon novel has been turned in and accepted and it’s time to start thinking about the next book in the series, the one that will be out in 2014. I’m in the fortunate position, after writing seven … Continue reading

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Maine, Where Your Neighbor Can Be a Mystery

Gerry Boyle here. Just back from a 30-mile bike ride. The miles fly by on the back roads in my part of Maine—woods, farms, cows, dogs (hopefully on chains), last week a near collision with a tractor pulling a load … Continue reading

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