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Not Quite Twenty Questions for Vincent O’Neil

HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN: New England Crime Bake is coming! And we are so excited about that…(If you’re attending, hurray. It’ll be pretty darn interesting to hear the tales guest of honor Craig Johnson has to tell, right?) And I always say: … Continue reading

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Crime Bake Master Class: from Diane MacKinnon

Anatomy of a Bestseller by Diane MacKinnon  At the start of New England Crime Bake 2013: 12th Annual Mystery Conference for Writers and Readers, I was excited to attend Hallie Ephron’s Master Class: Anatomy of a Bestseller. As a writer … Continue reading

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Meg Gardiner: Guest of Honor, Crime Bake 2013

[Just realized this post never made it onto the Pen, Ink, and Crimes blog … proving that social media can provide unexpected detours and “learning opportunities”! Hope you’ll enjoy it and make time to catch up with Meg Gardiner’s books … Continue reading


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Swimming Upstream: A Guppy’s Perspective on Crime Bake 2013

This post comes from J.P. Choquette — whose medical suspense novel EPIDEMIC is featured on her blog, http://www.scaredecat.com — check the blog for Crime Bake photos, too! Thanks very much, J.P., for all the ways you’re contributing to Sisters in … Continue reading

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Pacing – a Crime Bake master class with Paul Doiron

The New England Crime Bake mystery conference for 2013 may be over, but the lessons learned can still be shared. I took Paul Doiron‘s (dwohr-ohn’s) master class “The Art of Pacing: And Then What Happened?” on Friday night. The other … Continue reading

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Yoga for Crime Writers: AKA Corpse Pose

Crime Bake is a wonderful way to connect with writers, agents, editors, publishers and readers who love crime writing. But the annual conference also carries with it some baggage, in the form of physical and mental stress. Enter author and … Continue reading

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Crime Bake 2013, Farewell; 2014, Already Started!

Loved every minute of Crime Bake 2013, which — sniff — is now over. You can see that my photos were not stellar … I was usually trying to scribble or type, then hurriedly snapping a picture with my cell … Continue reading

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Crime Bake Interns 2013!

Ryan and Marysa get a bit of help from the Crime Bake lobster as they greet evening arrivals on Friday.

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“Understand the whole crime”: at the YA Mystery Master Class!

At Crime Bake today, Master Class, “Writing the YA Mystery”: Peter Abrahams skipped deftly past trying to precisely define “young adult” (YA) versus “middle grades,” and dug into the heart of good mystery writing: Even if you don’t outline your … Continue reading

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OMG These Authors Are at Crime Bake! — “High School Murder” Rocks!!

I dream of being a mystery author who “only” has to write for a living — in reality, I’m part of the majority who instead have “paid work” that has to get done on time, with writing (my passion!) fitting … Continue reading

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