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She Wrote a Book Once

Kate Flora: As many of you have read, if you’ve followed this blog for a while, my late mother, A. Carman Clark, published her first mystery, The Maine Mulch Murder, featuring 60-something freelance editor and gardener Amy Creighton, when she was 83. https://amzn.to/2KcJsSI She … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: August 8-9, 2015

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

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Spending a Maine Summer in the Library

Kate Flora here, probably making you wonder why on earth, if summer has finally come to Maine, anyone would want to be in the library. Well, there are many surprising reasons. First, of course, is because Maine libraries are where … Continue reading

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Support Your Local Library

In honor of National Library Week, here’s a post we did as a group way back when MCW was young. The sentiment still holds–writers love libraries. We love our local libraries, we love the libraries we visit, and we love … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo — Part One

Two years ago I first heard about the program called National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo. The idea is to write a 50,000 word novel during the month of November, with support from others who are doing the same. I … Continue reading

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Dreaming

When I was growing up on a chicken farm in a small Maine town, money was often tight. Bill collectors really did knock on the door, sometimes the phone got turned off, and there was a large hole in the … Continue reading

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Soup and Suspense? Death and Dessert? Tips for Successful Library Events

Kate Flora: Last year, I jokingly said that it was my goal to visit every library in Maine. I failed, but that just means there are many more libraries to discover and librarians to meet. It’s a happy part of … Continue reading

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