Tag Archives: Moving to Maine

Where Do We Get Our Ideas? We Look Around and There They Are . . .

We crime writers are often asked where we get our ideas. Do we conjure them up like magicians? Keep inspirational dream journals? Scribble down snippets of snatched conversations? Sometimes, it seems, we merely have to live in the right little … Continue reading

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Living in Maine vs Vacationing

Lea Wait, here. And although many people (from away) now consider me a Maine writer, I am very conscious of the fact that a) I was born in Boston. And b) I’ve only lived in Maine full-time since 1998. Of … Continue reading

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Thank you, Sarah Graves!

I lead a double life. Vicki Doudera here. Most of you know me as the author of the Darby Farr Mysteries, a series that stars an Asian American real estate agent who solves crimes and makes deals.  Final Settlement is … Continue reading

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June Firsters — Characters All

We probably all know at least one person who shares our birthday, but living in a small Maine town for nearly three decades (can that really be?) means that I know quite a few. Vicki Doudera here. I’m not talking … Continue reading

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Maine, The Most Peaceful State

Vicki Doudera here. Today I’m headed to Bethesda to join many of my fellow traditional mystery writers at the Malice Domestic conference. From there, I’ll squish in a car with a few other writers and head to Oakmont, Pennsylvania, for … Continue reading

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Maine Crime Writers: Vicki Doudera

Maine Crime Writers’ own Vicki Doudera is a million-dollar broker with a busy coastal firm handling luxury real estate. She is the author of nonfiction books on real estate relocation, and of the Darby Farr Mystery Series—A House to Die … Continue reading

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