Tag Archives: Maine Crime Wave

So, What Cha’ Doing This Weekend?

A bevy of top-notch crime writers will be in Maine this weekend and we writers and readers of crime fiction get to hang out with them. Virtually, that is. Maine Crime Wave is tomorrow. It’s happening on Zoom, and as … Continue reading

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My Flash Entry in the Maine Crime Wave Contest

John Clark, nursing a fractured elbow from a Saturday afternoon project that went awry, more about that in a later post. My entry in this years Maine Crime Wave challenge was among the ten best, per the email I received, … Continue reading

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How a Post-Pandemic Road Trip is like Writing a Book

This past weekend my spouse and I set doubt and fear aside and took a road trip. Like many others who live distant from kin, it had been a too long since we’d seen our families in person. We kept … Continue reading

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My Two Minutes In The Slammer

John Clark sharing his entry in the MWPS’s Virtual Crime Wave flash fiction contest. Entrants were given the following prompt and had a limit of 500 words. Despite the hints and then the conversation and then the planning, Kaitlyn didn’t … Continue reading

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When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Go Virtual

Maine’s crime writers are blessed to be part of a resilient, resourceful community. The particular obstacle doesn’t matter – a sluggish economy, an endless winter, upheaval in the publishing industry – we find a way to survive, buoyed by readers … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: May 18-19, 2019

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will be posts by Sandra Neily (Monday), Maureen Milliken (Tuesday) Jen Blood (Wednesday) John Clark (Thursday), and Dorothy Cannell (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog … Continue reading

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Gone cruising!

by Barb No, not that way. Get your head out of the gutter. I meant I have gone cruising the Mediterranean. If all is well, when you are reading this I will be in the Greek village of Fiskardo on … Continue reading

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Recipe for Murder

Kate Flora: As some of you know, I’ve been away for two weeks at a writing retreat. It was an incredible adventure at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, where for two weeks, I was surrounded by writers, artists, and … Continue reading

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Conferences, Conferences, Conferences

by Barb, on the train to Malice Domestic even as you read this My business partner and I used to joke that anything anyone asked us to do, we would agree to, as long as it was six months away. … Continue reading

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Sick of winter and like mysteries? It’s time to catch the Maine wave

We’ve said it over and over again. In fact, it’s the whole point of this blog — Maine and it’s rich load of mystery writers are a great mix. And April is the coolest month for fans of mysteries, writing, … Continue reading

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