Category Archives: Blog Summary

Good news, making luck and some lessons for writers

One lesson for all writers — a crummy title means no one will read. No title is a disaster. Blame it on coffee and a dog who wants to walk, but I’m publishing this again. This time with a title. … Continue reading

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Revision is Writing II: It’s also required and relentless (and that’s writing, too)

Recently Beth Kanell posted an excellent piece here about how revision IS writing. It’s a great lesson for starting writers and, as I realized last week, a necessary reminder for old hands at it, too. Those of us who have … Continue reading

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Kate Flora’s award for Redemption best SINCNE news of the week

Congratulations to Kate Flora, the  2013 Maine Literary Awards winner for Crime Fiction. (Redemption). Kate beat out some serious competition to be named the award winner May 31. Published by Five Star, “Redemption” is set in Portland, and is part … Continue reading


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Good news blog, Emma the dog debut in SinCNE week of May 26

SinCNE President Julie Hennrikus started us off at last weekend with the latest good news as well as an appeal for us all to take advantage of the Internet and social media in Start Spreading the News!. The post is … Continue reading

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SINCNE Blog Summary April-May

YA Mysteries Theme of the Month, Linda Barnes interview caps it off By Maureen Milliken Nancy Gardner capped off a couple months of Sisters Pen, Ink & Crimes blogging with  an interview of Linda Barnes. Linda is, as Nancy points … Continue reading

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