Tag Archives: Augusta

Central Maine says ‘Take this, pandemic, we’re lighting things up’

You don’t have to be a big city to have big city lights, and a few Kennebec River towns made that clear this holiday season, telling the pandemic it can go to hell because it’s not going to spoil the … Continue reading

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Why write? Because of stuff like this

NOTE TO READERS: Holy Covid! Was it really almost two years ago my last book came out? I’d like to say I’m rerunning this old post because I’m busy finishing up the next one, but I’m actually just really busy … Continue reading

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Where do writers get their ideas? Try right outside your door

As anyone who reads this blog, or anything written by any writers anywhere, knows, one of the top questions for fiction writers is… wait for it… “Where do you get your ideas?” We’ve discussed this before. You know we have. … Continue reading

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‘So what, it’s Maine’ isn’t good enough for the book you’re writing

I was wandering through a local gift shop recently, a little stunned at how such a large store could have so little I wanted to buy, when I came across a small Maine section. Imagine my delight when I saw … Continue reading

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Why write? Because of stuff like this

There’s this thing that happens after a writer has spent a year — or two — grinding out a book. People read it. Some are nice. They’re polite and kind. I appreciate that. Then there are the people who want … Continue reading

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Want proof a community cares about a library? Take a trip to Augusta, Maine

We’ve written often in this space about libraries and how much we appreciate them — as writers they hold a special place for us. Recently, I was reminded just how much libraries are part of a community as a whole … Continue reading

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