Tag Archives: E.B. White

It’s that E.B. White ode to summer time of year again

Well, it’s not even summer and it’s been 90 degrees out for two days. I’ve had enough. But one great thing about it, is that it’s a great segue into my June tradition of writing about E.B. White’s beautiful essay, … Continue reading

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A Day in Belgrade Lakes

When the Maine Crime Writers were asked to write posts for our summer series “A Day In…” my choice was obvious. E.B. White, 75 year ago, wrote an essay about Belgrade Lakes, “Once More to the Lake.” He’d taken his … Continue reading

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Hello Maine summer, courtesy of EB White

We Maine Crime Writers live in a dark place — both geographically and mentally. One of the things that makes Maine so delicious for mystery settings is its deep darkness. There are a lot of short days, a lot of … Continue reading

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Making Writing Space

What happens to me when I cross the Piscataqua and plunge rapidly into Maine at a cost of seventy-five cents in tolls? I cannot describe it. I do not ordinarily spy a partridge in a pear tree, or three French … Continue reading

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A Place Called Maine

Hey all. Gerry Boyle here. And I wasn’t sure what I was going to write about today until I was reading the newspaper last week and saw a drug bust—bags of Oxycodone, stolen handguns, felons with outstanding warrants. That’s no … Continue reading

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Take Your Child to A Bookstore Day (December 3)

  Lea Wait, here. First, I have to admit an addiction. When days are dreary, stories are stubborn and editing just seems to make my work worse, not better …. I turn not to whiskey or cigarettes, those classic writerly crutches, … Continue reading

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