Tag Archives: Lee Child

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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Writers and Readers Just Wanna Have Fun…

We’re going to let you in on a little secret–writers like to have fun! We spend hours, months, sometimes years at our desks, toiling over draft after draft. We brave the cold blue-eye stares of detectives, the chilly humor of … Continue reading

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Casting Aspersions: Tom Cruise as Jack Reacher???? Yikes.

By James Hayman Before I started writing novels, I wrote, produced and cast about a zillion TV commercials for clients like Ford, the US Army, Merrill Lynch and a bunch of other less glamorous clients including Tide detergent.  I always … Continue reading

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