Tag Archives: Susan Vaughan

Tribute to a WWII Hero

Susan Vaughan here. Veterans Day and the D-Day anniversary have passed, but I’d like to pay tribute to that Greatest Generation, and specifically to my father, Arthur N. Hofstetter. He died in 1993 at age 80 without having really shared … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: July 13-14, 2019

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will be posts by Brenda Buchanan (Monday), Barb Ross (Tuesday), Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson (Thursday) and Susan Vaughan (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog regularly … Continue reading

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What Draws You In, Character or Plot?

Today, we’re discussing a question posed by one of our readers. She asked which did we think drew readers into a book–the plot, or the characters. Here are some of our thoughts on the subject. Bruce Robert Coffin: Great question! … Continue reading

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THE THRILL OF THE PLOT

Susan Vaughan here. At the Maine Crime Wave conference earlier this month, I attended a craft session entitled “Yes, You, Too, Can Write Killer Plots,” taught by the amazing Gayle Lynds, award-winning thriller writer extraordinaire. I write romantic suspense, a … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: June 15-16, 2019

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

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Thanks, Mom

Yes, I know Mother’s Day was last Sunday but this is my day so I’m having my say. I have my mother to thank for introducing me to mystery novels. We seldom agreed on much, but shared the love of … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: May 11-12, 2019

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will be posts by Vaughn Hardacker (Monday), John Clark (Tuesday) Barb Ross (Wednesday) Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson (Thursday), and Susan Vaughan (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us … Continue reading

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