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Hank Phillippi Ryan Interviews … NANCY PICKARD

HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN: There’d be no Sisters in Crime without Nancy Pickard, right? She’s a founding member, and former president. She says on her website she’s “not usually an organization kind of gal,”  but “Sisters In Crime was an organization … Continue reading


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Sisters in Crime Success Stories — A New Series of Interviews by Hank Phillippi Ryan

The names of the first “Sisters” include Sara Paretsky, who convened the gathering; Nancy Pickard, first president of the board; and Margaret Maron, first vice-president. The whole board was stunning and even more so today, looking back at that crucial … 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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Steering Action Through Scene and Sequel

Lately I’ve been struggling to figure out how to improve the pacing of my scenes.  Enter the SinCNE-sponsored online class taught by Mary Buckham. The class covers much more than scene pacing, but scene pacing has stymied me for a … Continue reading

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Talking To Tace Baker!

Nancy: Welcome SinCNE member and mystery author, Edith Maxwell, a.k.a. Tace Baker. Thank you for talking to us today as Tace Baker, the name under which you recently published your first mystery novel, Speaking of Murder. First of all, what … Continue reading

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Traveling with Inspector Gamache

Next week, my husband, David, and I will travel to Quebec City. For my vacation book, I will re-read Louise Penny’s acclaimed mystery, Bury Your Dead, set in Quebec City. I plan to explore some of the marvelous streets, parks … Continue reading

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A little taste of Crime Bake

I thought I’d share a taste…an appetizer if you will…of the annual New England Crime Bake mystery writer’s conference held in November. The 3-day conference offers several seminars and panels covering all aspects of the mystery genre. And every year … Continue reading

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The Liking Project

Over at the national Sisters in Crime Yahoo group, we’ve been undertaking a great project to help promote each other’s writing and publicity efforts. Many of us know about the Like button on fan/author pages on Facebook. It’s the only … Continue reading

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On Self Publishing

Edith Maxwell here. I invited two New England SINC members, Susan Cory and Anne MacDonald, to talk to us about their recent experiences in self publishing. Welcome, Susan and Anne. You each have a new mystery novel out. Tell us … Continue reading

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Mystery writers and readers – Crime Bake registration is open

If you’re a mystery lover and haven’t heard about the New England Crime Bake writing conference, I encourage you to read on. If you do know about Crime Bake, registration opened 6 days ago and we’re already almost 1/2 full. The … Continue reading

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