Category Archives: Barb’s Posts

A Key West Scene

by Barb, now back in Maine Time: 3:00 AM. A beautiful night in Key West. The windows are wide open. Somewhere on the front porch of one of the five townhouses in our little complex… Bang, bang, bang, bang. “Let … Continue reading

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Voice in Fiction

by Barb Ross. Last post from Key West. Traveling home to Portland soon. Voice in fiction is defined as the author’s style, the quality that makes his or her writing unique, and which conveys the author’s attitude, personality, and character … Continue reading

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The Bucket List and the …

Hi. Barb here. My husband I and recently went to lunch with another couple and the husband told this story. Last year the couple went on a small tour, a multi-day cruise up the Hudson River. One night the evening’s … Continue reading

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New Books Up for Pre-order

by Barb, who’s in Key West where it’s a chilly 63 degrees. The natives are in down vests and (even more shocking) sox! December was busy with the holidays and the release of Steamed Open on December 18. Now I’m … Continue reading

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Flatlanders Buy Christmas Tree: Film at Eleven

by Barb, at home in Portland, Maine where it’s beginning to look at lot like… We spent last Christmas at our son’s house in Virginia, so we didn’t put up a tree at home. This year I was surprised to … Continue reading

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Books, Books, Books, Books, Books

by Barb, in frigid Portland, Maine What’s new with me, you ask? Been a bit busy as a matter of fact. Yule Log Murder, the collection of three novellas my story, “Logged On,” is in, along with stories by Leslie … Continue reading

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Writing a Novella

by Barb, in Boston with my new granddaughter Yule Log Murder was released on October 30, 2018. It contains three novellas, one each by Leslie Meier, Lee Hollis and me. All three take place in Maine, and all three feature … Continue reading

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