Tag Archives: A.Carman Clark

She Wrote a Book Once

Kate Flora: As many of you have read, if you’ve followed this blog for a while, my late mother, A. Carman Clark, published her first mystery, The Maine Mulch Murder, featuring 60-something freelance editor and gardener Amy Creighton, when she was 83. https://amzn.to/2KcJsSI She … Continue reading

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Another Gift From Mom

John Clark shifting gears in the midst of a planned post. I had today’s blog mostly written when a random thought made me go in another direction. Our book discussion group is reading Henry Beston’s The Outermost House this month. … Continue reading

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When a Writer’s Not Engaged in Her Employment

Kate Flora: You may recall that a post or two ago, I declared that I was going to spend my summer exploring indolence. At that time, I had visions of sitting in a white rocking chair on my porch, devouring novels … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: July 4-5, 2015

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Maureen Milliken (Monday), Kathy Lynn Emerson/Kaitlyn Dunnett (Tuesday), Lea Wait (Wednesday), Barb Ross (Thursday) and Susan Vaughan (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us … Continue reading

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The Time of Her Life

Yesterday was Mother’s Day. For years, I’ve been trying to write a mother’s day column that’s a story about my mother, A. Carman Clark. She’s been gone for seven years, and I’ve been a writer for more than thirty. I … Continue reading

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Bad Internet, Wolf Moon and Mom

John Clark posting late today.  Internet in rural Maine is often flinky, particularly during bad weather. We got at least 20″ of snow and birch trees are bent like ancient grandfathers everywhere you look. the red gazing ball is completely … Continue reading

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Role Models?

Kate Flora here, watching the snow come down. For lunch today, I was eating a bowl of lentil soup and reading about Diana Nyad in the New Yorker. When I was growing up on a farm in Union, Maine, I … Continue reading

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