Category Archives: Susan’s posts

HAPPY VERNAL EQUINOX

Susan Vaughan here. Happy spring to everyone, although here in Maine true spring won’t show up for a month or more. Nevertheless, March 20, 2019 is the spring, or vernal, equinox in the northern hemisphere. As dawn is the time … Continue reading

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ANNA, IDA B., AND MARY

Susan Vaughan here. When I was growing up, I remember studying women’s efforts to gain the right to vote. The suffragettes I read about in history class were Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Julia Ward Howe and others—who were all white. … Continue reading

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POPULAR CRIME PAYS

Foul deeds will rise, Though all the earth o’erwhelm them, to men’s eyes. (William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act I, Scene 2) Susan Vaughan here. My husband shakes his head at my fascination with the court news and crime articles in the … Continue reading

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Technology Hates Me

Susan Vaughan here. Yes, it’s the holidays, and the next year is nearly upon us. I’d intended to use the month of December, at least the lead-up to Christmas, to make progress on the new book. Alas, the folders of … Continue reading

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Romance, Suspense, Mystery, Anyone?

When I first joined the Maine Romance Writers, Kathy Lynn Emerson aka Kaitlyn Dunnett and Tess Gerritsen were then writing romantic suspense for Harlequin, which also published some of my romantic suspense novels. Kaitlyn’s move to mystery and Tess’s to … Continue reading

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AN APPLE … OR MORE… A DAY

Susan Vaughan here. I love many things about autumn. I can’t count the number of photos I have of fall foliage. When we were new to Maine, many years ago now, we used to spend Columbus Day weekends enjoying the … Continue reading

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PLOTTING ON MONHEGAN ISLAND

Wanting take advantage of Maine’s glorious Septmber weather, my husband and I spent a day on Monhegan Island. This small island, only about one square mile, is one of our favorite places to get away and hike. Camera mandatory. We … Continue reading

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