Tag Archives: Level Best Books

Cover Reveal: The Finder of Lost Things

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today writing as Kathy. You’d think, after having over sixty books traditionally published in various genres and under various names, that I’d have hit just about every genre there is. But no—my October 6th release … Continue reading

Posted in Kaitlyn's Posts | Tagged , , , , , | 13 Comments

Hello Darkness, My Old Friend

Hello Darkness, My Old Friend John Clark on the topic of short stories. Years ago, I was invested in writing full length books when my sister Kate suggested I might be good at writing short stories. She was one of … Continue reading

Posted in John Clark | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Interview with Liz Milliron

  Liz Milliron has been making up stories, and creating her own endings for other people’s stories, for as long as she can remember. She survived growing up through reading, cutting her mystery teeth on Agatha Christie, Mary Higgins Clark … Continue reading

Posted in Bruce's Posts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 5 Comments

After Rivalry, Sometimes Surprise

John Clark taking a break from trying to stay ahead of the garden goodies. Everyone knows about sibling rivalry, but what about sibling synergy? If it hadn’t been for multiple nudges by my mother and my sister Kate, I would … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Crime Writers in Shorts

Ha! We know you were hoping for pictures of our knobby knees, but they are mostly hidden beneath our desks. This post is really about short story collections, either compilations of our own work or collections in which we have … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

The Second Time Around

Happy July 6th! Bruce Robert Coffin checking in. I hope you’re all enjoying this fab summer weather. It certainly took long enough to get here, right? But not everything takes that long. For example, John Byron #2, Beneath the Depths, is … Continue reading

Posted in Bruce's Posts | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Sneak Peek at Works in Progress

Now and then, we check in with our writers to see what they’re working on. Here’s the latest from our amazingly productive group. Jen Blood: In what I can only describe as a monumental loss of my senses, I’m working … Continue reading

Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Short Story News

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, mostly Kathy, to talk about short stories. Like many writers, I tried my hand at the shorter form of fiction first. Other than a couple of sales of stories for ages 8-12, I was a … Continue reading

Posted in Kaitlyn's Posts | Tagged , , , , , | 14 Comments

Best New England Crime Stories 2016: Red Dawn–The Maine Connections

Hi All. Barb here. Every year I write a blog post about the Maine writers whose stories appear in the lastest release in the Best New England Crime Stories series from Level Best Books. Sadly, this will be my last … Continue reading

Posted in Barb's Posts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Meet Debut Author Julianne Holmes

Today we host a newly minted author, Julie Hennrikus, writing as Julianne Holmes KF: Julie Hennrikus, we’re delighted to have you visit us at Maine Crime Writers today. You’re launching your first book today. It has a great title: Just Killing … Continue reading

Posted in Guest Blog | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments