centralmaine.com, January 14, 2015
Why do people go to Millinocket in the dead of winter and stand in line in below zero temperatures for hours? If you've been to Baxter State Park, you'd know.
centralmaine.com, February 4, 2015
Is it Presidents Day or President's Day? And what's it all about anyway? Well, there's no easy answer.
centralmaine.com, December 31, 2014
There were only 20 murders in Maine in 2014, but 13 were domestic violence and more than half of them were children.
centralmaine.com, April 30, 2014
The damage we do to Maine's lakes hurts more than just the flora and fauna, and a group of activists is hoping to change the course.
centralmaine.com, July 17, 2013
The real-life 1999 Soldiertown moose massacre was the inspiration for mystery writer Paul Doiron's latest book, but the real story is just as riveting.
centralmaine.com, October 17, 2012
When Down East magazine released it's list of Maine's 10 prettiest villages, and they were all east of Route 1, we knew they were missing something. A look at central Maine's 10 prettiest villages.
maureenmilliken.com, October 6, 2016
I never lost sight of what it was all about in my 30-plus years as a journalist.
mainecrimewriters.com, October 4, 2016
Authors, no matter how good the book deal, have to be their own best marketers. One overlooked tool is producing an audio book. A pitch to technology-wary writers to give audio a chance.
maureenmilliken.com, June 12, 2016
A question from a friend teaching writing in Kenya forces me to take a look at the process. And it's not pretty.
mainecrimewriters.org, July 25, 2015
There's no research like actually sitting down and talking with someone, as I learned when working on my first two mystery novels.
S&H Publishing, June 2015
When the snow starts to melt, a small Maine town’s secrets begin to emerge…
S&H Publishing, June 2016
A grisly discovery in the woods of Redimere, Maine, resurrects Police Chief Pete Novotny’s old case of a missing boy—just one of the ghosts that haunts the town in the seond of the Bernie O’Dea mystery series. As Pete struggles with demons both old and new, newspaper editor Bernadette “Bernie” O’Dea
self-published, June 11, 2013
Is it who's or whose? What's the difference between an em dash and a hyphen? And why does the phrase "gone missing" drive some editors nuts? One of the greatest gifts we’re given as humans is the ability to express ourselves. On top of it, we’re lucky enough to live in the digital age, when the abil
Adams Media, December 2011
Is there life after death? It depends on who you ask...It happens to all of us, yet...what happens when we die? Are we reincarnated? Do we go to heaven? Is death the end of everything? Or do our souls pass on to another life? Do we even have souls? These are the questions humans have wrestled with s