Tag Archives: Lee Child

2016: A Literary Look Back

Bruce Robert Coffin here, feeling nostalgic. 2016 was a whirlwind year. Pausing to reflect, as it draws to an end, I realize how much I have to be thankful for. So many writing and publishing firsts, where do I start? … Continue reading

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Be Cool. No FanBoying.

There are so many authors whom I love to read and whom I’ve had the distinct joy of getting to know personally and even count as friends, including many who blog here. But for this post, I’m going to write … Continue reading

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My First Bouchercon

Happy October, all! Bruce Robert Coffin here, sharing my latest travel news. Well it’s over, my very first Bouchercon Mystery Writer’s conference. And what a conference it was! Over two thousand like minded individuals, comprised of writers, agents, publishers, and … Continue reading

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My First Bouchercon

Hello again! Bruce Robert Coffin here, sharing my monthly thoughts for August. I’ll admit I was wholly unprepared for this month’s blog. Each month the writers of this site receive a schedule telling us when our posts are expected. Most … Continue reading

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Meet Espionage Fiction Superstar Gayle Lynds

I met Gayle Lynds at a mystery conference many years ago, when she was the tall, glamorous, successful writer and I was the newbie, perched on the cusp of publishing my first book. She was generous and friendly, as well … Continue reading

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Holiday Round-Up: Books We’re Getting and Books We’re Giving

Happy Friday, All. One of the most common questions we crime writers are asked at library and bookstore events is: What books do you read? So here, from some of our regulars, are our answers to the questions: What books … Continue reading

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Key West Literary Seminar–Week Two

Hi. Barb here. I’ve been in Key West all month and was lucky enough to attend both weeks of the Key West Literary Seminar. The seminar is held annually in January and celebrates a different aspect of literature and writing … Continue reading

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Plausibility Versus Authenticity

Vicki Doudera here. As you read this, I am traveling home to Camden from sunny Key West and the Key West Literary Seminar. I’ve been lucky enough to be an attendee at the conference, along with fellow Maine Crime Writer … Continue reading

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Give Me a Heroine–or a Hero

Hey all, Gerry Boyle here, pausing from my monitoring of crime news in the Bangor Daily—a body in the trunk of a Lexus,  brazen burglars in Belfast robbing houses while residents are asleep—to report on a crime novel I just … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom from Lee Child

Vicki Doudera here. Did any of my fellow Mainers catch WCSH’s “207” last night?  An interview with British thriller writer Lee Child was broadcast as part of the “Writers On A New England Stage” series at The Music Hall in … Continue reading

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