Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Librarian’s View-What Lies Beneath

Without the underneath, there is nothing, Grasshopper. John Here: When I finished Heidi Hoerman’s cataloging class at the University of South Carolina, I looked at my fellow students and said, “Hell will freeze over before I’ll be a cataloger.” That … Continue reading

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Source Material

Lately I seem to be in a nostalgic mood, thinking about sources of inspiration and other things that have had an influence on my writing. This may be because I’m at the beginning of a new book, one that will … Continue reading

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MWPA and “Thrillers From A to Z”

James Hayman:  This winter I’ll be leading a six part workshop titled “Thrillers From A to Z” that’s designed to guide six to ten beginning and intermediate writers through the difficult and sometimes excruciating process of writing and hopefully publishing … Continue reading

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The “Ells” of Maine

I’m Lea Wait, and, yes, my house has an ell. If you’re from, or know, Maine or northern New England, that will come as no surprise to you. But several times I’ve mentioned ells in my books set in Maine (I … Continue reading

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Who’d Have Your Back?

John Clark here for what I hope will be a fun group post. Back in the mists of antiquity, when Little Egypt was a mere slip of a girl and bikinis had yet to be invented (well at least ten years … Continue reading

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