Category Archives: Lea’s Posts

Living the Dream: The Writers’ Life

Authors write. No doubt about it. But in today’s world we also blog, speak at conferences, bookstores, libraries and schools, post on social media, send newsletters or notes to fans, and appear in venues as varied as 2500 person auditoriums … Continue reading

Posted in Lea's Posts | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

Gardens Aglow in Boothbay, Maine

One of the newest – and most popular – sites to visit in Maine is the Coastal Maine Botanical Garden (http://www.MaineGardens.org) in Boothbay. Opened in 2007, the garden’s 270 acres of tidal shoreland include a children’s garden (complete with references to … Continue reading

Posted in Lea's Posts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Merry Christmas!

And happiest of holidays from Lea Wait! I’ll admit — I wrote this post a year ago. But several people told me they remembered it and suggested I re-post … and I’m in writer’s jail … so here it is, … Continue reading

Posted in Lea's Posts | Tagged , , , | 18 Comments

Write What You Want To Know

One of the basic rules for authors is to “write what you know.” That rule makes sense. I often write about the State of Maine, which I know and love. In my Shadows Antique Print Mystery series my protagonist, Maggie Summer, … Continue reading

Posted in Lea's Posts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

Counting the Ballots

One day before Election Day! Details and developments in this year’s election, presidential and local, have filled news networks, newspapers, conversations, and lawn signs for over a year Tomorrow (we hope) it will be over. Decided. Finished. At least for 2016. One … Continue reading

Posted in Lea's Posts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 14 Comments