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Heh! I started out calling this blog post "Blogging from the Darkside" and then went to "Writing from the Darkside" and then went on to finally arrive at "Pubbing from the Darkside".  This little tidbit of information should be able to give you a little hint over what has been happening at the Oliver Homestead since I last posted.

Big News! I am part of a great collaboration with a collection of Writers who decided that if a romance book should be done, it should be done by us! Hence, the beginning of what is now know as Welcome to Serenity Harbor, Maine.

This is huge! This is ginormous! All of the books are set around the fictional coastal Maine town of Serenity Harbor. We didn't limit genre, only that their characters fall in love in Maine.

For me, this was a return to something that I love... well, yes... it was a return to writing. I've blogged a little bit about some of my struggles with illness that left with being unable to write for a whi…

April Update!

I love April! More because there is just so much promise of Spring in the beginning of April. In Maine, we can't go by official dates. Instead, we are forced to wait until Mother Nature decides that it's time for us to get out an enjoy the sunshine.

Unfortunately, (or fortunately) today is an steely overcast gray. It's not cold, but it's not a basking sunny day either. This is probably for the best, as I really need to buckle down this weekend and get some planning and writing done.


If you don't know, I'm sort of in charge (along with some wonderful other people) in coordinating the SERENITY HARBOR ANTHOLOGY. This is set to come out in early Fall. We are hoping for beginning of September. The SERENITY HARBOR ANTHOLOGY is made up of a group of authors who wanted to write about our favorite place... Maine! So while Serenity Harbor can't be found on a map in Maine, the setting is going to be very much like the coastal towns that we love. All of the stories are centered around the harbor and the people that live and love there. As we go along, I'm hoping to feature some of the authors that are included and to let you get to know some of them before the book launches.

Just to give you a little taste of Maine to entice you to read the Anthology!


This was taken very close to where I work at Popham Beach. It's gorgeous!

Needless to say, I'm very excited about being able to work with some of my most favorite authors. I've known most of them for years, but I'm very glad to be bringing them and their stories to you. Stay tuned for more information.


In the meantime... Here's some social media links for you.

Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/teaganoliver
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/teaganoliver

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IT'S OFFICIAL: SERENITY HARBOR ANTHOLOGY COMING THIS MONTH!

We have the cover and that is a really good thing! Especially, since it's a really great cover!

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Anyway, who can write better about love in Maine than a bunch of Maine Romance authors! I gave you a tantalizing tidbit the other day from my story. Poor Nate Cooper, he doesn't know what he's up against when he decides to take on Kara Simpson. Lucky for him, he's got the whole town behind him!

And what is this rumor of sheep wandering the streets of Serenity Harbor, Maine? Well, you'll just ha…