Tag Archives: Wiscasset

Lea Wait's Wiscasset

No; I don’t live in Wiscasset, Maine, the harbor village twelve miles from the Atlantic, on the Sheepscot River, about an hour north of Portland. But when I decided to write a series of books set in one typical northern … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: June 13-14, 2015

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Jayne Hitchcock (Monday), Lea Wait (Tuesday), Barb Ross (Wednesday), Vaughn Hardacker (Thursday) and Dorothy Cannell (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: March 29-30, 2014

Next week at Maine Crime Writers we’ll be featuring posts from Al Lamanda (Monday) Barb Ross (Tuesday), Dorothy Cannell (Wednesday), John Clark (Thursday), and Kate Flora (Friday).  In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog regularly at … Continue reading

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Bringing People (Back) to Life

Lea Wait, here, very close to celebrating the publication (April 4) of my latest historical for young people ages 8 and up, Uncertain Glory. As people have heard about the book (the latest in the books I’ve written set in … Continue reading

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Cold Days

Lea Wait, here. If you’re reading this blog, you My Home,Showing House, Ell & Barn (1938 Photo)   probably know I live on the coast of Maine. You may not know I live in a house built in 1774. It … Continue reading

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Visiting My Characters … in the Graveyard

Lea Wait here, admitting that, OK, maybe I was born to be a mystery writer. One of my earliest memories is visiting the Mt. Auburn cemetery near Boston with my grandmother. I was just old enough to run a little ways away … Continue reading

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A Time for Scarecrows

Happy Couple Damariscotta Resident Lea Wait, here, reporting on a growing trend … According to some sources, farmers on every continent have been trying to scare birds away from their crops for over 3,000 years. Some cultures hung dead crows … Continue reading

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