Monthly Archives: October 2013

A Time for Scarecrows

Happy Couple Damariscotta Resident Lea Wait, here, reporting on a growing trend … According to some sources, farmers on every continent have been trying to scare birds away from their crops for over 3,000 years. Some cultures hung dead crows … Continue reading

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So Thrilled! My latest news…

The world of writing can be fraught with disappointment.  The agent who doesn’t want to take on new clients.  The editor who isn’t totally pleased with your series. The less-than-favorable review in just about anything from the local rag to … Continue reading

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Getting to Know Your Characters

Kaitlyn Dunnett here, author of the Halloween-themed mystery Vampires, Bones, and Treacle Scones. It’s a cozy mystery set in the fictional western Maine village of Moosetookalook, peopled by a goodly number of slightly eccentric characters, many of whom appear in … Continue reading

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The Last Days of Autumn in Maine

Hey, all. Gerry Boyle here, and I had this whole post written in my head (composed while I was driving today) about how this blog reaches interesting people, including a couple of publishers who read my last installment about digital … Continue reading

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Kate Asks Barb about the Grub Street Launch Lab

Recently, Kate Flora asked Barb Ross about what she learned being a part of the Grub Street Launch Lab pilot. We thought you might like to listen in on their conversation. Kate: Barb, in anticipation of your new Clambake series, … Continue reading

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