Tag Archives: libraries

Sisters (and brothers) celebrate a special crime-filled birthday

Sisters in Crime began 30 years ago as a way to support and advocate for female writers, who … wait for it… weren’t getting nearly as many reviews as male writers were, as well as a lack of attention for … Continue reading

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Previously on Maine Crime Writers

Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson here, today providing some follow up on a couple of my posts here at the Maine Crime Writers blog. Back in October, in Books, You Say I wrote about being overwhelmed by the number of author … Continue reading

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Want proof a community cares about a library? Take a trip to Augusta, Maine

We’ve written often in this space about libraries and how much we appreciate them — as writers they hold a special place for us. Recently, I was reminded just how much libraries are part of a community as a whole … Continue reading

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It's summertime in Maine and the readin' is easy

If it’s summer, it’s reading season! Actually, if you’re like me, any time is reading season. Or, with pesky things like work getting in the way, want-to-read season. But there’s something about summer, especially if you live in Maine, that … Continue reading

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Going to the Source of Inspiration

In Cover Story, the second book in the Joe Gale series, my newspaper reporter protagonist finds himself on deadline without a computer. Does Joe panic? Nope. He goes to the local library. He’s covering a high-profile murder trial in Machias during the brutal winter of 2015. His laptop … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: April 9-10, 2016

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Maureen Milliken (Monday), Kate Flora (Tuesday), Katherine Hall Page (Wednesday), a guest librarian (Thursday), and John Clark (Friday). We are celebrating National Library Week this week. Authors love libraries, … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts On A Clean Slate

Since Beth went to stay with our younger daughter Lisa for the week between Christmas and New Years, I decided to grab a friend and spend New Years Eve at an alcathon in Waterville. For those unfamiliar with the concept, … Continue reading

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