Tag Archives: Vaughn Hardacker

Is The First Amendment In Jeopardy?

  Vaughn Hardacker here: I have been giving a lot of thought to the question every writer gets at some time: “Where do you get your ideas?” We always respond that there are many sources from the media to our … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: September 19-20, 2020

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Charlene D’Avanzo (Monday), Darcy Scott (Tuesday), Maureen Milliken (Thursday), and Vaughn Hardacker (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog regularly at Maine … Continue reading

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The Origins of American Noir Fiction

Vaughn C. Hardacker here: I’ve been told on several occasions that my novels tend to be noir. Have you ever wondered where the form of crime fiction labelled as noir came from? I have . . . but then I’m … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: August 29-30, 2020

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will be a group blog on Monday, and posts by Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson (Tuesday), Vaughn Hardacker (Wednesday) Kate Flora (Thursday), and Brenda Buchanan (Friday).   In the news department, here’s what’s happening … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: August 1-2, 2020

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

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My Battle With The Smartest Groundhog On Earth

Vaughn Hardacker here: Summer in Aroostook County has finally come and gone. Last week we had a three day period of ninety plus degree days (part of a record setting run of 11 consecutive days in which the temperature was … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: May 30-31,2020

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

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Coping With A Couple of Good Weeks

Vaughn Hardacker here: I don’t know about you, but I’m starting to feel like a prisoner in solitary. What is really strange is that since the Covid-19 social distancing and isolation has been in place, I haven’t really done anything … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: May 2-3, 2020

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will be a posts by Vaughn Hardacker (Monday), Kate Flora (Tuesday), Brenda Buchanan (Thursday) and John Clark (Friday).   In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog regularly … Continue reading

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And I Thought I knew What NOIR Was

Back in 2002, I attended New England CrimeBake, the initial one. Jerry Healy was the keynote speaker of the single day event held at Northern Essex Community College in Haverhill, Massachusetts. During the conference I was asked what I wrote … Continue reading

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