Tag Archives: Gerry Boyle

A Full House of YA Excellence

John Clark sharing five young adult books that are all stellar in different ways. Three are in a series with the final book coming out late last week, just in time for me to write this post. Another describes hardscrabble … Continue reading

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Another Look Back

Bruce Robert Coffin here waxing nostalgic. I was seated at my writing desk this past weekend trying to decide what I wanted to blog about this month on Maine Crime Writers when Facebook shared a memory with me. After reading … Continue reading

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Mystery writers: truly a community, and the best kind

OK, Maine Crime Writers fans, the mystery of the missing blog post has been solved. Because here it is. Sorry it’s a little late today. OK, a lot late. But you know what I DID do today? I signed up … Continue reading

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A Look Back

Bruce Robert Coffin checking in. I’m sitting in my attic writing nook reflecting on the past year. What a ride! January 1st, 2015 found me with the usual resolutions, eat better, lose a few pounds, workout more, you know the … Continue reading

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Makes Me Want to Kick the Cat

Kate Flora: It’s a darn good thing I don’t write cozy mysteries, starting out with a title like that, right? Well, as another presenter at Murder by the Book this weekend put it, I write medium boiled mysteries in my … Continue reading

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We Love Maine Mystery Writers

Our guest blogger today is Mainely Murders, a bookstore in Kennebunk that specializes in mysteries, talking about Maine crime writers who are popular with their patrons.  At Mainely Murders, our five-year-old mystery bookstore in Kennebunk, we love Maine crime writers. … Continue reading

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Feel the Mystery Burn

Hello, friends: Gerry Boyle here. My friend Kate Flora graciously invited me to write something to coincide with the launch of ONCE BURNED, the new and 10th Jack McMorrow novel, to be released by Islandport Press next week. The book is … Continue reading

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Weekend Update and News from Malice Domestic

Many of us are in Bethesda, Maryland this weekend for the Malice Domestic conference, a mystery conference that celebrates the cozy mystery. We hope to provide updates and photos of your favorite writers. In the meantime, here’s the blog line-up … Continue reading

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Support Your Local Library

In honor of National Library Week, here’s a post we did as a group way back when MCW was young. The sentiment still holds–writers love libraries. We love our local libraries, we love the libraries we visit, and we love … Continue reading

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Crime Wave Therapy or Self-help for the Mystery Minded

Our guest blogger today is writer Karla Whitney, sharing some of her writer’s journey and the value of conferences and community to a writer. Back in April 2011, I attended Maine Crime Wave at University of Southern Maine. This was … Continue reading

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