Tag Archives: Peak’s Island

On Having Solitude to Write

By Brenda Buchanan I was blessed to have the opportunity in late September for a writing retreat on Peaks Island, where I lived year-round for a dozen years a decade ago, and where, incidentally, my first protagonist Joe Gale came into being. I was in need … Continue reading

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A Moving Experience

James Hayman:  Last week my wife Jeanne and I sold our house on Peaks Island and simultaneously bought another house in the Back Cove area of Portland. The closing on the Peaks house was at 11 AM on Tuesday.  The … Continue reading

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Maine Writers Share Their Favorite Fall Places

This week, many of our Maine Crime Writers are in Albany, New York, hanging out at a big mystery conference called Bouchercon. While they’re schmoozing and drinking and swapping stories and feeling deliciously at home among other people who hear … Continue reading

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A Feast of Museums in Maine

Hi, Janet Mendelsohn, guest writer, here. I’m a fledgling on the crime front but I’ve been a freelance feature and travel writer. I’m also the author of Maine’s Museums: Art, Oddities & Artifacts (Countryman Press, 2011). Researching that work has … Continue reading

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