Tag Archives: true crime

The Pig Farmer

Vaughn C. Hardacker here: In her blog of February 21st, Kate Flora discussed the question every writer is asked at one time or another: “Where do you get your ideas?” Well, we get them from a lot of places. The … Continue reading

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Watching true crime TV is good for your writing. Honest.

I have a lot of reasons for not getting far with my new book. Actually, I got semi-far, but the hard drive on my laptop died, and while I thought I’d saved the book to the cloud, I apparently didn’t. … Continue reading

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What We’re Reading

Maine Crime Writers are readers, too, and here are some of the books we’re reading this summer.   Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson: I’ve been rereading the paranormal “Arcane Society” series for a while now. These books are written by Jayne … Continue reading

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And the winner is… true crime all the time

As writers, we spend a lot of time thinking great thoughts, perusing intellectual tomes and having deep insightful conversation with like-minded artists. Kidding! Let’s face it, this time of year, with the sleet hitting the windows and another work week … Continue reading

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POPULAR CRIME PAYS

Foul deeds will rise, Though all the earth o’erwhelm them, to men’s eyes. (William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act I, Scene 2) Susan Vaughan here. My husband shakes his head at my fascination with the court news and crime articles in the … Continue reading

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The Death of Local News, or if you want to get away with murder, come to Hartland.

As time goes by, I miss writing for the Sebasticook Valley Weekly more and more. It was a local weekly published in Newport and my first encounter with it was when Brenda Seekins, the editor, stopped by the library and … Continue reading

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Terror On Smuttynose Island

Smuttynose Island VAUGHN HARDACKER here. Once again I am returning to the realm of true crime. The Islands of the Shoals lie six miles off the coast of Portsmouth, New Hampshire and many people believe that they are in New … Continue reading

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