Monthly Archives: October 2014

A Cliché In Time Is Worth Two In The Bush by Al Lamanda

  I live in a really peaceful cove on a medium-sized lake in the country. This quiet setting is ideal for inspiration and writing. Most of the time. My closest neighbor is an eighty-five-year old man who looks and acts … Continue reading

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Collecting … Stories … and Scottish Jewelry

I’m Lea Wait and, as many of you know, I’ve been involved with antiques all of my life. My great-grandfather sold antiques and fine Scottish and Irish silver, crystal and linens in his Boston shop over a hundred years ago. My grandmother … Continue reading

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How to Start a Cut-Your-Own Christmas Tree Farm

Kaitlyn Dunnett here, eight days before the publication date of Ho-Ho-Homicide, the 8th Liss MacCrimmon Scottish-American Heritage mystery and my fiftieth traditionally published book. In honor of the occasion, I’m giving away an autographed copy to one person, randomly selected, … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: October 18-19, 2014

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Kaitlyn Dunnett (Monday), Vicki Doudera (Tuesday), Al Lamanda (Wednesday), Lea Wait (Thursday), and Barbara Ross (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog … Continue reading

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The Pleasure Of Your Company

Kate Flora here, reporting in from the road. October is shaping up to be a totally crazy month. In an effort to get out there and promote my new books, I’ve scheduled a lot of events. Like me, half of them … Continue reading

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Wits’ End

The title of this post illustrates one of the things I like most about writing. Predictably for a kid who was taught to write by the nuns, using that soft paper with three lines on it (two solid ones and a … Continue reading

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A bit of Nostalgia

I wrote this many years ago. Last week, wandering around the edge of the family berry patch got me remembering it.   Blueberry Summers Beth waited while I looked around the new room, hunting for the Shedd’s peanut butter pail. … Continue reading

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