Tag Archives: Sandra Neily

A Good Cry & the Do-It-Yourself MFA

Sandra Neily here (also sharing a selection of disparate pics that may wander away a bit) At a library author talk this past week, I was asked how I wrote a novel when I’d only written non-fiction for work. I … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: July 17-18, 2021

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Kate Flora (Monday), Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson (Tuesday), Charlene D’Avanzo (Thursday) and Sandra Neily (Friday). Some Wednesdays from now on will be “Win a Book Wednesday” with giveaways, drawings, … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: June 26-27, 2021

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be a group post on Monday and posts by Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson (Thursday) and Kate Flora (Friday). Some Wednesdays from now on will be “Win a Book Wednesday” with giveaways, drawings, … Continue reading

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Cucumbers and Trout. (Bit of Salamanders, too.)

Sandra Neily here. Before we get to cucumbers and trout …. For the past few years, I’ve weighed in on garden issues. Here’s a blog from the past: “Weird Gardening. Ticks. Slugs, Beetles.” Here’s this year’s veggie drama. What’s eating … Continue reading

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Weekend Update June 19-20, 2021

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Sandra Neily (Monday), Dick Cass (Tuesday), Maureen Milliken (Thursday) and John Clark (Friday). Some Wednesdays from now on will be “Win a Book Wednesday” with giveaways, drawings, and announcements … Continue reading

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Kamikaze Gardening. Antler Camp. Black Flies.

(Join me at the Thompson Free Library this Thursday 5/27!) At my Moosehead Lake home (camp) I’ve been Kamikaze Gardening. Kamikaze Gardening is my term for intensely swooping down to remorselessly attack every garden job before black flies drive me … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: May 22-23, 2021

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Sandra Neily (Monday), Dick Cass (Tuesday), Maureen Milliken (Thursday) and John Clark (Friday). Some Wednesdays from now on will be “Win a Book Wednesday” with giveaways, drawings, and announcements … Continue reading

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Smart Fish. Tiny Home.

Sandra Neily here:  First the important stuff. As if there weren’t enough barriers writing a novel in a small camper trailer, this morning I mistakenly took the dog’s Benadryl tablets instead of my meds. The fog descended. I have yet to … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: April 17-18, 2021

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Kaitlyn Dunnett/Kathy Lynn Emerson (Monday), Sandra Neily (Tuesday), Charlene D’Avanzo (Thursday) and Dick Cass (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog regularly … Continue reading

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Mud Month. Big Night! (Not What You Think…)

Sandra Neily here: It’s mud month in much of the northeast. I’m washing off my snowshoes and waxing my X-skies to rest them for a while. What to DO when it finally does melt off the high-up slopes? Distancing is … Continue reading

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