Sunday, June 2, 2019

Maine Crime Wave Conference 2019

We had a blast at the recent Maine Crime Wave Conference in Portland, ME, which is helped by the Mystery Writers of America, the Sisters in Crime, and the Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance. Lots of authors- old friends and aspiring writers came together for a weekend of craft sessions, panels on various subjects, and schmoozing with fellow writers.
To see a writeup of the conference from last year, click here.

Nothing says a New England Writer Conference like Connie Johnson Hambley.
To see an interview with Connie, click here




And we were off to a rousing start, with a good crowd.



Plenty of books for sale by the attending authors.
 Sales were handled by Barbara Kelly of Kelly's Books To Go.


This fellow Dick Cass was instrumental in getting things to run smoothly. 
To see an interview with Dick, click here
Here he is with Jessica Sweet.


 Superstar thriller writer Gayle Lynds with another conference helper, Hannah.


Gerry Boyle with his latest book


And with agent Meg Ruley and the best-selling Lisa Gardner

 
Here's James Hayman checking out my books!
To see an interview with James, click here


To see an interview with Kate, click here


The Milliken crew: Maureen, Rebecca, and daughter
To see an interview with Maureen, click here


Bruce Coffin (R) making a point


To see an interview with Barb, click here


Vaughn Hardacker, who has a Wendigo novel which makes a great pairing with my Shadow of the Wendigo.


The Holms- Chris and Katrina




And here with Jessica Elliott


Eddie Vincent, of Encircle Publications


Ruth McCarty


James and Meg



A lovely day, with lots of learning and good information being swapped.
Thank sto all who worked to make it happen!

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