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Fiction illustrating art

Acclaimed Maine artist Linden Frederick’s oil paintings have been referred to as “stage sets” of small-town America, and as such, storytellers have always been...

Review: ‘The Girl of the Lake’

Metamorphic moments from master teller of short stories Each short story in award-winning Maine author Bill Roorbach’s (“Big Bend,” “Life Among Giants”) latest collection, “The...

Burdened: A dark tale of a driver and a bird

Disclaimer: Normally, I am a friend to all living things. I’m driving along the interstate, heading home for an online business meeting. The speed limit’s...

‘Walking Through Grief with a Child’

Mary E. Plouffe put her grief down on paper when her sister Martha died of cancer in 1998. “I wrote to survive, to soothe...

Love at first site?

Not so much for this online dater I’m on an over-50 dating site. When I log in, I see photos of gorgeous 40-somethings, false advertising...

A care-free (but not cat-free) summer trip to NYC

Although summer means fun, in the world of Eliscu, it’s never that easy. To prepare for a carefree summer, I take a brief post-birthday jaunt...

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