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Doin’ Nuthin’

by Barb, who’s been enjoying a glorious February in Key West I handed in the manuscript for the seventh Maine Clambake Mystery, as well as the manuscript for my second holiday novella, on February 1. It has been a crazy … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Year

Hi folks–I’m on a February 1, double deadline, so today I’m rerunning an old favorite. See you next time. Barb A Writer’s Year By Noel Farquar, author of The Mean Streets and Fire Hydrants of Chicago, Ballou O’Brien Mystery#1 January: … Continue reading

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Living the Dream: The Writers’ Life

Authors write. No doubt about it. But in today’s world we also blog, speak at conferences, bookstores, libraries and schools, post on social media, send newsletters or notes to fans, and appear in venues as varied as 2500 person auditoriums … Continue reading

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The Kindness of Writers by Barbara Ross

So my mom died. I’ll write about that someday, probably soon, but I’m not ready. What I want to write about is the incredible kindness of writers. One of the things I loved about my corporate life was working with … Continue reading

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The Glamorous Life of the Author by Julia Spencer-Fleming

Many people come up to me and say, “Hey! Julia! What’s it like being the glamorous author of bestselling mysteries?” I usually just draw my full-length mink closer to myself and hurry past, but occasionally I like to share glimpses … Continue reading

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