Tag Archives: Portland Public Library

Writers–Did You Know Your Library Can Do All This?

Our guest blogger today, in honor of National Library Week, is—you guessed it—a librarian! To all the writers out there: I wanted to remind you of a few of the wonderful resources that libraries offer and most are free. Local … Continue reading

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Support Your Local Library

In honor of National Library Week, here’s a post we did as a group way back when MCW was young. The sentiment still holds–writers love libraries. We love our local libraries, we love the libraries we visit, and we love … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: March 28-29, 2015

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Vicki Doudera (Monday), special guest Karla Whitney (Tuesday), John Clark (Wednesday), Sarah Graves (Thursday), and on Friday the mini-blog tour of this year’s Agatha Award short story finalists (Kathy … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: July 12-13, 2014

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by James Hayman (Monday), Jayne Hitchcock (Tuesday), Dorothy Cannell (Wednesday), Barbara Ross (Thursday), and John Clark (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog … Continue reading

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Feed Your Head: Use Your Library

Gerry Boyle here, and I was just thinking about my formative years, when maybe I should have been writing stories, penning plays, scribbling poems, like kids are supposed to do if they want to be writers. But I wasn’t writing. … Continue reading

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The Libraries of Our Lives

Paul Doiron here— This is National Library Week and a fitting moment to honor our endangered community treasures. Like most people who become authors, I spent a great deal of my childhood in libraries. For great swatches of my life, … Continue reading

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Cooks For Books

Jim Hayman:  I don’t know whether it’s something in the air or in the water or whether, as is more likely, it grows out of the general culture of the place. But, for a state with just over a million … Continue reading

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