Tag Archives: Lea Wait

Where Do Ideas Come From?

Over the past sixteen years I’ve made a lot of appearances as an author. I’ve spoken to kindergarten students and senior citizens, other writers and “pre-published” authors, library patrons, school groups, conferences, festivals …. a lot of people, in a … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: March 11-12, 2017

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will be posts by Maureen Milliken (Monday) Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson (Tuesday), Susan Vaughan (Wednesday), John Clark (Thursday) and Lea Wait (Friday).   In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us … Continue reading

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When do ideas come? Encouraging the Muse

Agatha Christie once famously wrote that she got her best ideas while washing the dishes. I’ve heard other authors swear by long walks or dreams. Me? My muse is shy. She only appears when I’m alone, in a quiet place, doing and thinking … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: March 4-5, 2017

Next week at Maine Crime Writers, there will be posts by Brenda Buchanan (Monday) Dick Cass (Tuesday), Lea Wait (Wednesday), Barb Ross (Thursday) and Brendan Rielly (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog regularly … Continue reading

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The Meaning of a Dining Room Table

As many of you know, I am a fourth generation antique dealer. I was taught, by example and explanation, to value possessions not only because they were functional, but because they had been well designed and crafted. That, for example, furniture … Continue reading

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