Tag Archives: Sandra Neily

Words, Words, Words or … Great Advice

Sandra Neily here: In the dog-days of summer (why do they call it that? … best time to hang with wet, shedding, picnic-eating friends….) I needed some inspiration. Diving deeply into my “love-this-quote” file, I found gems to share.  Agatha Christie: “Crime … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: July 28-29, 2018

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will posts by Kate Flora (Monday) a group post (Tuesday), Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson (Wednesday), Sandra Neilly (Thursday), and Susan Vaighan (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us … Continue reading

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Now The Work Begins!

Vaughn Hardacker here: Recently I completed a novel that I’ve tentatively titled The Exchange. The plot is a crime thriller in which my protagonist (named Dylan Thomas–his mother was a fan of the poet) is a former state police detective … Continue reading

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“It’s Never Too Late To Be What You Might Have Been”

  Mary Anne Evans once wrote “It is never too late to be what you might have been.” And she did become what she should have been. She became the novelist George Eliot, choosing a man’s pen name to ensure … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: June 2-3, 2018

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will posts by Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson (Monday) Bruce Coffin (Tuesday), Brenda Buchanan (Wednesday), Sandy Neily (Thursday), and Kate Flora (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who … Continue reading

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Fiction and Truth. Not an Oxymoron

Fiction and Truth Sandra Neily here, encouraging readers and authors to feel good about fiction and truth. It’s a mystery to me why essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote these lines: “Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.” I’m just grateful that … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: April 28-29, 2018

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will posts by Dorothy Cannell (Monday) Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson (Tuesday), Bruce Coffin (Wednesday), Brenda Buchanan (Thursday), and Sandra Neily (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who … Continue reading

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