Tag Archives: Port City Shakedown

In With the Old—and the New

Hey all. Gerry Boyle here, and I’ve been looking forward and backward of late. Forward because Islandport Press, a smart independent publisher in Maine, is going to publish my next Jack McMorrow novel, ONCE BURNED. Backward because Islandport has made … Continue reading

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It’s All In Your Head

Hey all. Gerry Boyle here, just off the bike and ready to write. Well, this being Maine, you’re probably figuring I wasn’t riding the roads. Like most serious cyclists in this neck of the woods I’ve moved to a trainer, … Continue reading

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Imagining Ayla Reynolds–If Only

Hey all. Gerry Boyle here. And I had an entirely different post planned for today (good news on the book front) until I read Amy Calder’s story in the Waterville Morning Sentinel marking the two-year anniversary of the disappearance of Maine … Continue reading

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Writing While You Work

Hey all, Gerry Boyle here. A little stiff from an afternoon mulling mystery ideas. Lower back. Biceps. It’s hard work, as you can tell from the photo at right. The mulling was done as I moved some of the five … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Paper vs. Digital: Where Are We Headed?

Hey all, Gerry Boyle here. Today’s post is a continuation from something I posted yesterday on my blog over at gerryboyle.com. In that post I talked about finishing a new crime novel called THE DEAD SAMARITAN, which I wrote with … Continue reading

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Being a Maine Writer? It’s Tough

Hey all, Gerry Boyle here. And I’ve got a bone to pick with people who say what a perfect place Maine is if you’re a writer.  What a crock. I mean, yes, Maine is beautiful. Scenery is to die for. … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Perks

Hey, all. Gerry Boyle here, on a sultry July evening in Maine. Thunderstorms headed our way. Lightning on the horizon. Life is good. I’m here to tell you about the perks we get as writers, because I recently cashed in. … Continue reading

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Maine Visitors Ask: What, No Cabot Cove??

(Our Guest Blogger today is Paula Keeney, from Mainely Murders Bookstore in Kennebunk) It’s (almost) summer in Maine. That means the tourists are back and many are looking for some good summer/beach reads. How do you spell m-y-s-t-e-r-i-e-s? At Mainely … Continue reading

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When We Were All Writers

Hey all. Gerry Boyle here, with my other hat on this morning. When I’m not writing my mystery novels I’m the editor of the Colby College magazine. (My alma mater; bit of a labor of love). As a former journalist, … Continue reading

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Dick Francis, Still Kicking

Hey all. Gerry Boyle here. Taking a bit of a trip down memory lane but, hey, it’s winter in Maine. That means it’s 10-below and I’m sitting by the fire . And reading Dick Francis. This was prompted by a question … Continue reading

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