Tag Archives: Practical Homicide Investigation

Help! The Well’s Gone Dry

Kate Flora: I don’t know about you, but I look forward to each day’s new posting here at Maine Crime Writers. The subject matter is so diverse—real Maine crimes, the challenge of balancing book deadlines and a loved one’s illness, … Continue reading

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So You Think You Want to Be a Crime Writer?

Warning: This is a blog about process. If a writer’s process bores you, go bake brownies or something. Kate Flora here, watching the snow come down, trying to remind myself that winter is a great season for writing. Not that … Continue reading

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On Reference Books (and Zombies)

Sunday’s column about writers’ books got me thinking about what else is on my bookshelves. Like most writers, I have a small collection of old faithful volumes that I turn to for bits of detail, facts my characters know but … Continue reading

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The Other Tools of the Trade

Last week, our “techie,” Paul Doiron wrote about some of the software he uses to organize material when he’s writing, and Gerry Boyle blogged about making a video trailer for his new book. I admire their modern spirits. I’ve already … Continue reading

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