Tag Archives: humor

Momma, don’t let your babies grow up to be writers! (and a giveaway)

Hello, there. Sandy Emerson here. I’m Kathy/Kaitlyn’s husband and this is my first-ever attempt at writing a blog; so years from now, when you talk of this—and you will—be kind. “Are you sure?” Kathy asked, looking at me with a … Continue reading

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Elderly Banking

Vaughn C. Hardacker here: Have you ever had to contact your bank? What a pain in the keester! However, I plan on hiring the author of the letter below to deal with mine from now on! Shown below, is an … Continue reading

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So Many Stars, Swooning and life is still shorter than you think

John Clark grateful for weather that allows me to work up a backyard sweat. No matter how much I love to read, enforced inside time results in literary antsiness every so often. Hell, even great coffee gets old when your … Continue reading

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The Mind is My Salvation

John Clark pondering in these absurd and scary times. Nothing like feeling as though you’re stuck in bastard love child movie birthed by Bergman and Fellini. Early morning grocery shopping had me imagining I was an actor in a revised … Continue reading

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Channeling Luigi Pirandello

John Clark, offering free characters to anyone who wants (or dares) to use them. They’re in honor of a play I’ve never seen, but love the title. “Six Characters in Search of an Author by Luigi Pirandello, written and first … Continue reading

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Phishing Hits a New Level of Incompetence

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here. Recently I received an email that brightened my day. Why? Because a good laugh is always welcome. It happened to be spam, or to be more precise, phishing—a blatant attempt to get me to send … Continue reading

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Another Malden Man Update

Kate Flora again. Forgot, when filling in for Dorothy, that I was supposed to blog today. So, being pressed for time, I am revisiting an earlier post on the life of Malden Man, with some updates on his current behaviors. … Continue reading

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Vaughn Hardacker here: I wanted to start 2015 off on an uplifting note. I came across this list on Snopes.com (http://www.snopes.com/humor/lists/metaphor.asp#AyEYz5KbVLWUmvGI.99) and felt it was my God-appointed duty to pass it on to the world. Actual analogies and metaphors found … Continue reading

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Quips I have loved.

James Hayman.  I’m well aware that the name of our blog site is Maine Crime Writers. For this reason, one would reasonably expect us to write about crime or Maine or perhaps writing. However, today I’ll do none of the … Continue reading

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The Glamorous Life of the Author by Julia Spencer-Fleming

Many people come up to me and say, “Hey! Julia! What’s it like being the glamorous author of bestselling mysteries?” I usually just draw my full-length mink closer to myself and hurry past, but occasionally I like to share glimpses … Continue reading

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