Tag Archives: John R. Clark

Something YA This Way Comes

John Clark reflecting on some recent reads. One of the beauties of good fiction is its power to go beyond simply entertaining the reader. Some books have the power to stick and get readers to do some fairly serious thinking. … Continue reading

Posted in John Clark, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

One Tough Tinkerer

Harold Emerson is immediately likable, as is his companion Mary. They also have that signature toughness so admirable in rural Mainers. Years ago, Mary survived an attack by a deranged neighbor that left her unable to work for several years, … Continue reading

Posted in John Clark, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Under Review

John Clark talking about another kind of writing that’s important to both authors and readers-the review. I started reviewing in 2003 when Beth and I became part of the Wolf Moon Journal family. Not long after, I was accepted as … Continue reading

Posted in John Clark, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

A Shout-Out and Thoughts on a New Trend

John Clark congratulating Brian Katcher on his new book Deacon Locke Went To Prom. This is his fifth book and combines funny with emotional. In addition to writing, Brian is a school librarian in Missouri. Here’s a brief description” “Promposals … Continue reading

Posted in John Clark | Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Meet Some Fellow Travelers

John Clark posting today Regular readers of this blog do so for many reasons. They may be friends with someone who contributes, they may be lovers of mystery or lovers of Maine or they may simply like what we post. … Continue reading

Posted in John Clark | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

So, What exactly is Value, Good Sir?

Kate and I were talking about some of the ways I’ve taken a small rural library in a town that’s closer to hardscrabble than most and made it busy and well-respected throughout the state. “You should write more about that … Continue reading

Posted in John Clark | Tagged , , , , , | 13 Comments

Best New England Crime Stories 2014: Stone Cold–the Maine Connections

Hi. Barb here. I’m excited to announce the launch of Best New England Crime Stories 2014: Stone Cold this weekend at the The England Crime Bake. Stone Cold is the eleventh anthology in the series and the fourth I have … Continue reading

Posted in Barb's Posts | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments