Category Archives: John Clark

We Got Outta Dodge

  John Clark sharing tales and photos from our recent jaunt through six western states. When the dip in COVID cases came back in May, Beth and I decided it was time to take a vacation outside Maine. I was … Continue reading

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Why I Review

John Clark on why I review books. I have no idea how many books I’ve read, but I’d be safe saying it’s above five thousand since I was able to read unassisted. To put things in perspective, the number I’ve … Continue reading

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Comforting the Living By Speaking For the Dead

John Clark with a slightly different theme today. Give me a funeral over a wedding any day. No expensive gift, no annoying DJ telling everyone who to dance with and when, nobody waltzing around snapping annoying photos, dress is usually … Continue reading

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Welcome to Maine, Gemma Claire

John Clark celebrating the arrival in Maine of his youngest grandchild. I had little interaction with three of my grandparents. My paternal grandfather died while shoveling snow when I was four. My maternal grandparents lived in Old Forge, NY and … Continue reading

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Summer of Soul

John Clark shifting gears on the way to a blog. I had two other topics in mind for today until Beth and I went to the movies last Sunday night. I’m old school and prefer watching movies in a theater. … Continue reading

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Another Week Down East

John Clark sharing what transpired during our annual stay at Cobscook Bay Cottages in Perry. As best we can recall, this was our eighth time at the cottages. Once packed, we headed north to Bangor and then east on the … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Education and a Rant

John Clark: I’ve just finished the rough draft for what is my 13th book (either written or in some form of completion). Don’t Say It began four years ago as the following concept: Thirteen year old boy with OCD which … Continue reading

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After The Fall/Coming Soon

John Clark elaborating on my fractured elbow adventure and a new look at Post-Covid movie possibilities, but first the elbow. Regular blog followers may remember the fun(?) we had clearing the jungle that was the back of our lot at … Continue reading

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My Flash Entry in the Maine Crime Wave Contest

John Clark, nursing a fractured elbow from a Saturday afternoon project that went awry, more about that in a later post. My entry in this years Maine Crime Wave challenge was among the ten best, per the email I received, … Continue reading

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Cover Story

John Clark playing around with cover possibilities for several YA books. What do you think? What happens when a somewhat shy teenager discovers an injured eagle, then finds out it’s really the god Thor who has been trapped by other … Continue reading

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