Author Archives: Darcy Scott

That Writing Studio Vibe

Darcy Scott: It was during a very hot summer a good number of years back that I started drafting my first novel. I remember sweating profusely as I hunkered over our sailboat’s galley counter fighting to keep the tomatoes from … Continue reading

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Winter Reading, or How I Got Through Knee Replacement Without Losing My Mind…

Darcy Scott again, here to report that in mid-December, after having put off the inevitable for a number of years, I had knee replacement surgery. Good timing, I figured, as it would get me out of all that last minute … Continue reading

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So, When Did You Start Writing?

Darcy Scott here. I get this question at least once at every signing/show I attend, along with its inevitable follow-up: “And how long did it take you to get published?” In my case, the answer to the first question is … Continue reading

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What…Still No Dog?

Darcy Scott, again, determinedly ignoring the upcoming holiday to answer this most pressing of questions—one we’ve been getting a lot now that almost twenty years have passed since our dog, Harley, died.  Don’t get me wrong. It’s not that I … Continue reading

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How Laying a Dry Stone Wall is Like Writing a Novel

Darcy Scott here, feeling nostalgic on this crisp November morning and remembering another such day maybe ten years back when, after reluctantly bailing on the oh-so-romantic but completely impractical idea of spending Maine winters shivering aboard our sailboat in Kittery, … Continue reading

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Of Berries, Babies, and Book Events—A Season of Bounty Revisited

Darcy Scott again with my monthly Maine Crime Writers post. It’s late October as I pen this and we’re in the process of preparing Skater, our sailboat and warm weather home, for its annual haul out in Kittery. Stripping sails; … Continue reading

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What I Did On My Summer Vacation

Darcy Scott here. Seeing as we’re fast heading toward autumn and this being my initial post as a member of Maine Crime Writers, I thought I’d introduce myself by offering my version of “What I Did On My Summer Vacation.” … Continue reading

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