Category Archives: Member News

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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When will there be good news, Sisters?

One of my favorite mystery book titles is Kate Atkinson’s “When Will There Be Good News?” It’s a good book. I highly recommend it. That line has been going through my head recently as I prepare to post a “good … Continue reading

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The Fast and the excellent: This week’s SINCNE good news

For our good news highlight of the week, we are thrilled to report member Kat Fast won first place in the Bethlehem Writers Roundtable 2013 Short Story Contest. Kat’s story, “Ave Maria,” will appear in the anthology “Once Around the … 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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Start Spreading the News!

Maureen Milliken, Beth Kannell, Lisa Haselton, and Nancy Gardner have been warriors in working on this blog. Others of us contributed, and anyone is welcome to. This can and should be a place for conversation, for craft and marketing advice, … Continue reading

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