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Interested in purchasing the opportunity to include promotional items advertising your new release, blog or writing related service to the New England Crime Bake Community? We are accepting bookmarks, business cards, postcards, pens and pencils as inclusions in this year’s conference tote bags. All other sorts of swag items should be approved before purchasing the service by contacting Purchases will be available until by October 14, 2017.

Please plan to supply 300 items in order to have one included in each bag. All items for inclusion should be sent to the following address by October 21, 2017Clear Mind Systems, 59 Samoset Street, Plymouth, MA. 02360

Attention authors, publishers, and writing services providers…here’s your chance to promote your next release, your blog, or your website by advertising in the 2017 New England Crime Bake program.

Even if you can’t attend this year’s conference, your ad can!

Crime Bake attendees are some of the most influential mystery readers in New England. They read crime fiction and discuss books and authors across the real and virtual worlds all year, so your ad can make a lasting impression.

Sizes and Configurations

All ads can be color or black and white.


8 x 10.5 – Full Page (including inside covers)
5 x 8 – Half Page
5.25 x 4.875 – Quarter Page


Reserve your advertising space by clicking on the appropriate button below:

Ad prices include the following

  • Print ad in our program.
  • Advertisers purchasing full page ads, either color or B&W, receive the added benefit of one bookmark/postcard or small promotional item (pen, magnet, etc.) inserted into the conference bags.

Deadline to purchase ads is August 1, 2017. However, it’s best to reserve early as we usually sell out.

Deadline to submit print-ready ad copy is August 15, 2017.  Requirements for print-ready ads are below. Please send your completed ad to


For details, and for more information on reserving ad space, contact us at


Ads must be high resolution and ready for high quality print.

  • File types: We will accept high res PDF only.
  • Resolution must be 300 DPI or greater
  • Save black and white ads as GRAYSCALE. Save color ads as CMYK.
  • Link all images and embed all fonts. If fonts are not embedded they may not print correctly.
  • No bleeds, except for cover page ads.

MS Word files, B&W ads that contain color, or other inappropriate formats will be returned.  We reserve the right to refuse or require alterations to any ad copy that doesn’t fit required formats.