Tag Archives: Maine

It’s that E.B. White ode to summer time of year again

Well, it’s not even summer and it’s been 90 degrees out for two days. I’ve had enough. But one great thing about it, is that it’s a great segue into my June tradition of writing about E.B. White’s beautiful essay, … 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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Beware the ughs of March

Ah, March. March in Maine. What can we say? It’s Maine’s worst month. No “arguably” about it. It just is. Winter is not over. Sure, sure spring starts in March. But it really doesn’t, if you know what I mean. … Continue reading

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Jessie: In New England, wrapped in layers and trying to break a fever. THE WINNER OF THE GIVEAWAY IS JEAN RIDEOUT! Jean, please email me at jessica at jessicaestevao.com with your mailing address and I will send out a copy of … Continue reading

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Talking about living and writing in the great state of Maine

When we Maine Crime Writers aren’t writing about the great state of Maine we’re often talking about writing in the great state of Maine. One of the fun things about being a mystery writer in Maine is that so many … Continue reading

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Okay, okay. I do like lighthouses, but never lobster.

We Maine Crime Writers are frequently asked about setting. Maine, famously, is a mystery and crime writing hot spot, though actual murders in the state average between 20-25 a year. So the topic of Maine as setting for our books … Continue reading

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Sights and Sounds of Autumn in Maine

By Brenda Buchanan The turning of the leaves took us by surprise this year. After a long summer spent watering the garden we had modest hopes. Too dry for good color, we thought. Wait ‘til next year. (Yes, Red Sox … Continue reading

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