The 15th Maine Playwrights Festival kicks off with an evening featuring dramatic readings of five new plays, with island author Nicole d’Entremont‘s Insurrections among them. Over the span of one act, Insurrections transports the audience […]
One benefit of commuting by ferry to and from Peaks Island is the opportunity to connect with neighbors on the ride across the harbor. One damp, windy evening (that’s my wink to […]
While a polar bear plunge may beat back winter darkness, most island authors choose a different secret weapon to fighting their way back to life: writing.
“The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there.” ― L.P. Hartley, The Go-Between “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” ― William Faulkner, Requiem for a Nun […]
Inspired by an interview with Nicole d’ Entremont about her WWI novel “A Generation of Leaves,” Peaks Island Press is offering five tips to get you writing your historical novel. The first […]
The first three of five tips on writing a historical novel focused on primary sources – Tip #1 family stories (oral history), Tip #2 historic sites, and Tip #3 archives. This article […]
If you plan to write a historical novel, then also plan on fueling your writer’s imagination with a number of historical sources. Following an interview with Nicole d’Entremont, Peaks Island Press decided […]