Tag Archives: Paul Doiron

Grounding our Stories: Place Matters

Last week I hung photographs and prints on the walls of my workday office, the final task of a renovation that began in December 2019 and was completed—but for the picture hanging—two months later. For the twelve months it took … Continue reading

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Like everyone, I’ve been practicing social distancing and mostly staying home, but that’s par for an introvert and a writer, both of which I am. I’m a voracious reader normally, and now is no different. I wish I could say … Continue reading

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Another Look Back

Bruce Robert Coffin here waxing nostalgic. I was seated at my writing desk this past weekend trying to decide what I wanted to blog about this month on Maine Crime Writers when Facebook shared a memory with me. After reading … Continue reading

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Books, Books and More Books!

By Brenda Buchanan Fall is now rushing into view.  When I gaze at my shelf of just-read and to-be-read books I wish there were more hours in the day. My writing schedule keeps me in front of the keyboard until 9:30 or so … Continue reading

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Remember This Day

“Remember this day.” That was Paul Doiron’s advice to me the day I received the very first paperback copies of my debut novel. It was Saturday morning and the sun was shining and the temperature was nearing eighty as I loaded my … Continue reading

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Interview with Author Brian Thiem

Bonjour, fellow readers and scribes. Bruce Robert Coffin here with a real treat. This month I’m pleased to introduce friend, author, and former crime fighter Brian Thiem. Brian, author of the acclaimed series debut Red Line, spent 25 years with … Continue reading

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A Look Back

Bruce Robert Coffin checking in. I’m sitting in my attic writing nook reflecting on the past year. What a ride! January 1st, 2015 found me with the usual resolutions, eat better, lose a few pounds, workout more, you know the … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail is suddenly the place to be (theoretically)

Maureen Milliken here… Remember back in 2009, North Carolina governor Mark Sanford’s alibi for an extramarital affair with a woman in Argentina was that he was hiking the Appalachian Trail? Sanford was away from home for about a week, but … Continue reading

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We Love Maine Mystery Writers

Our guest blogger today is Mainely Murders, a bookstore in Kennebunk that specializes in mysteries, talking about Maine crime writers who are popular with their patrons.  At Mainely Murders, our five-year-old mystery bookstore in Kennebunk, we love Maine crime writers. … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: July 11-12, 2015

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Chris Holm (Monday), Kate Flora (Tuesday), Jayne Hitchcock (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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