Tag Archives: winter

Walking the Winter Beach

by Brenda Buchanan Sunday afternoons lend themselves to rituals. Leisurely drives to who knows where.  Gathering around the table for dinner with family and friends.  Kicking back with the Sunday papers, funnies and all, at least at my house, where we’ve … Continue reading

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Setting and How It Affects Characters

Vaughn C. Hardacker here: This July my fourth thriller will be released by Skyhorse Publishing. The novel, WENDIGO, takes place entirely in the north Maine woods during the midwinter months of January and February. As I was writing the novel I … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Punchline

Jessie: In northern New England, wondering if it is too early, or just plain wrong to gloat about missing out on the snow covering the mid-Atlantic.  I’ve been thinking about weather a lot lately. Winter has been slow in coming to … Continue reading

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Florida, ME by Julia Spencer-Fleming

I’m pursuing a very traditional Maine pastime today: I’m visiting Florida. Specifically, I’m here for the annual Broward County Library Foundation Literary Feast. And while I came for work, when my plane touched down in Fort Lauderdale and the pilot … Continue reading

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Winter’s Lease Hath All Too Short a Date by Julia Spencer-Fleming

I realized this season had become The Little Winter That Didn’t last night. We had all gotten home exhausted from serving a Shrove Tuesday pancake supper at church. I changed into pj’s, threw a load into the wash, and then, … Continue reading

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The Great Indoors

Hello, it’s Sarah Graves, again, this time coming to you from The Great Indoors, which is what February is turning into in Eastport, Maine. It is if you want to keep your bones unbroken and your ligaments untorn anyway; every walking … Continue reading

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