Monthly Archives: November 2012

Out of the Kitchen and Through the Woods

Kate Flora: This is a “ghost post” from my late mother, A. Carman Clark, from her book of collected country living essays, From the Orange Mailbox. This takes me back to childhood Thanksgivings, when the women bustled around in the kitchen, … Continue reading

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The Next Big Thing

Good Morning. Barb here and I’m participating in a round robin of blog posts called, “The Next Big Thing.” The idea is to answer 10 questions about your Work In Progress. I was tagged to do this by Edith Maxwell. … Continue reading

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“So, How Did You Learn to Write Thrillers?”

James Hayman:  Whenever I give a reading in a bookstore or a library, I usually mention that when I began writing the first McCabe thriller, The Cutting, I had no prior experience writing fiction. I’d never written so much as … Continue reading

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Celebrating National Adoption Month

Lea Wait, here, writing about a subject many of you know is close to my heart. November, the month when many of us gather with our families to celebrate the joys of eating too much turkey, stuffing and varied traditional vegetable … Continue reading

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Salem and the Maine Connection

Kaitlyn Dunnett: Please welcome today’s guest, historical mystery writer M. E. Kemp. She is the author of a lively series featuring two nosy Puritans as detectives. In that era, Maine was still part of Massachusetts. Kemp was born and raised in Oxford, MA … Continue reading

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Dressing the Maine Way by Julia Spencer-Fleming

(Note: This post is a rerun, but Julia is swamped, and we think it is one you’ll want to read a second time. Enjoy!) When I moved to Maine as a blushing bride, I had a trousseau of sorts. I … Continue reading

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The Librarian’s View- NaNoWriMo and another YA book worthy of Edgar Consideration

One day back when I was employed by the Maine State library, I was out for a walk on the Rail Trail with a good friend and co-worker. We were chatting away as we generally did while getting our exercise, … Continue reading

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