From C.L. Shore’s Blog:

Homicide for the Holidays
Posted September 25th, 2018

When the Speed City chapter of Sisters in Crime was approached by Blue River Press to put together a Christmas anthology, we responded with enthusiasm. I wanted to submit a story, but I sometimes find themes can inhibit my story-generating. Besides the link to a winter holiday, the story needed to be set in Indiana. Read the Rest…

The Supernova of 1054
Posted September 3rd, 2018

If you’ve taken an astronomy class, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the Crab Nebula and probably taken a look at it through a telescope. It’s a huge presence in the Milky Way, much bigger than our entire solar system. Thanks to astute observations and data collection by the Chinese, Japanese, and Arabs in addition to the Read the Rest…

Searching for Facts = Fun
Posted August 30th, 2018

Some of the things I love about writing are the tidbits of knowledge that I pick up along the way. Hopefully, these will be things that my readers are interested in, too. They will learn a little about the location and, the history behind the story as they read an entertaining read. For example, in Read the Rest…

The ones that got away?
Posted July 18th, 2018

I’ve always been fascinated by islands, and lighthouses go along with that territory. On a recent trip to Door County (the “thumb” of Wisconsin), I visited the Maritime Museum in Sturgeon Bay on a blustery autumn day. My favorite exhibit was one devoted to lighthouses of the peninsula; those on the mainland, and those on Read the Rest…

Late autumn journey: Wisconsin Coffee Shops Part 2
Posted December 27th, 2016

Any tour of Door County Coffee Shops wouldn’t be complete without a stop at the Door County Coffee and Tea Company. It’s a cheerful tearoom right on the main highway in the tiny village of Carlsville, between Sturgeon Bay and Egg Harbor. The Company serves hearty coffees and dainty teas in addition to offering a Read the Rest…

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