Tag Archives: Maine

New Jersey Romance Writers Conference

I recently returned from New Jersey Romance Writers annual conference.  It is a weekend, I look forward to and return feeling rejuvenated and   about writing.  Spending a weekend with others who speak your language, have characters and scenes rattling around … Continue reading

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Writer’s Journey- Passion and Creativity Abound

Today we ventured to Deer Isle and Stonington.  My former editor, Mary Murray, had taken us there once and we have wanted to return.  Scenery is stunning. We did walk around Stonington.  Two women run a coffee roasting and brewing … Continue reading

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Writer’s Vacation-Races, Festivals, and Rangers

Today was a day writers eye candy.  So many places and people to watch and learn. Our day began with Winter’s Harbor’s lobster boat races.  This is not an occurrence in NJ, but this event and the Lobster Festival has … Continue reading

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Writer’s Vacation–Mornings in Maine

I love mornings in Maine.  Our house is on a bay and the sunrise and early morning light is breath-taking.  No morning is the same –colors, tides, water flow are different. This morning, I took my usual picture of the … Continue reading

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A Writer’s Vacation-Maine observations

A writer’s vacation – Maine observations and story ideas Practice what you preach… In Writer’s Vacation blog (08/04), I stressed a vacation is an opportunity to store images, ideas and human behaviors to use in current or future stories.   Here … Continue reading

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Writer’s Vacation

Vacations are time to refresh, recharge and renew ideas especially if it includes getting away from regular schedule and familiar spot.  Open your creative vision to new experiences. Vacations are great for new perspectives and gathering plethora of material to … Continue reading

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Vacations and wonderful bookstores

Vacation time is time to explore—bookstores!    As we travel, I visit as many independent bookstores as is possible Prior to leaving, I Google independent bookstores along the way .  Each bookstore has a personality and atmosphere. I like to … Continue reading

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Water, water everywhere–I hope!

WATER Currently, I am reading Blue Mind: The Science That Shows how Being Near In On or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier More Connected and Better At What You Do. Certainly, the subtitle alone would catch my attention. … Continue reading

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Main Vacation- Maine

Vacation time.  A time to decompress, reflect and enjoy.  This one is a special one. Our rental house overlooks Chandler Bay  in Jonesport, Maine.  Each morning, we watch lobster boats in the ocean, birds diving for food and enjoy the … Continue reading

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