Tag Archives: Portland

Another Wedding in Maine

by Barb, looking forward to Books in Boothbay this Saturday Four years and a bit ago, I wrote about a wedding in Portland, Maine. The post was about a lot of things including a very special bride and groom, but … Continue reading

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Opening Up by Barbara Ross

Hi all. Barb here. I am in Book Jail. Book Jail is the place where writers must go when they have an imminent deadline (mine is June 1) and they have been bad, procrastinaty writers and are behind. Book Jail … Continue reading

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A Moving Experience

James Hayman:  Last week my wife Jeanne and I sold our house on Peaks Island and simultaneously bought another house in the Back Cove area of Portland. The closing on the Peaks house was at 11 AM on Tuesday.  The … Continue reading

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Yet Another Hidden Gem

James Hayman:  I’d never call myself a gourmet. In fact, I dislike the term gourmet altogether. To me it sounds pompous and self-satisfied.  It also brings to mind (my mind at least) an unhealthy interest in self-pleasuring (No, not that … Continue reading

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Munjoy Hill: A Glorious 4th on the 5th.

James Hayman:  Although there are a lot of great neighborhoods in the city of Portland, anyone who reads my books must know that Munjoy Hill has long been my favorite. My hero Mike McCabe, his girlfriend Kyra and his daughter … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Us

Hi, it’s Kate Flora, here, on the 4th of July, realizing that in a few short days, Maine Crime Writers will celebrate our first birthday. It’s been a wonderful year sharing thoughts and ideas, of asking questions about process, of … Continue reading

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Kaitlyn Dunnett Interviews Gerry Boyle

You write two series, the Jack McMorrow Mysteries and the Brandon Blake Crime Novels.  Do you regard crime novels and mysteries as two distinct types of fiction and, if so, how do they differ? Good question, and one I’ve been … Continue reading

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