Most writers go into fiction writing from a career in non-fiction. If I had a nickel for every newspaper person I’ve met who wanted to write the Great American Novel, I’d own a waterfront estate on the Miles. I sort of backed into journalism the other way. This was twenty-some years ago, maybe more, back when newspapers were still thriving. I’d had a fairly decent career writing novels and publishing a fiction column on the Op-Com Page of the Baltimore Sun. I always thought I was getting away with something by writing short, humorous stories for a serious editorial page in a major urban daily. Read More …
Gulf Coast Beauty – Panama City Beach, Florida by Bonna Nelson
Planting Seeds in Winter by Michael Valliant
The James Adams Floating Theater by Ann Foley
From 1914 to 1940, through war and peace, Prohibition and Great Depression, the most exciting vessel on Chesapeake Bay was an ungainly barge ~ one that labored to convey a floating theater from hamlet to town, propelled by two tugboats, Elk and Trouper. The tour brought professional entertainment through inland waters, from North Carolina well up into nearly every river feeding Chesapeake Bay. After Nina Howard of St. Michaels bought the vessels in 1933, they harbored in Maryland, wintering over at her estate on Long Haul Creek off the Miles River. Read More…
Valentine’s Party with an Asian Twist by Pamela Meredith
A flavorful fusion of old and new tastes will bring fresh sophistication to your Valentine’s party. To inspire you, I’ve created a buffet menu that celebrates the delicious diversity of Asia’s regional cuisine, with recipes based on classic ingredients and cooking techniques. Each dish has been made easy for casual entertaining so guests can help themselves. From spicy Shrimp Satay and Savory Pork Tenderloin to Creamy Coconut Rice Pudding Brûlée, the menu showcases the fragrant flavors and beautiful presentations that are synonymous with Asian hospitality. Read More…
The Tilghman’s Island Series (Part II) by Gary Crawford
Tidewater Times was established in 1952 as a specialized monthly magazine which would appeal to the tourist, the prospective land buyer, and others for whom the Eastern Shore has a special allure. It was created to be small enough to fit into a woman’s purse or a man’s coat pocket. Today it has blossomed as a vital symbol of our thriving community.
Our award-winning group of Feature Writers include Helen Chappell, Gary Crawford, Pamela Meredith, Roger Vaughan, Bonna Nelson, Michael Valliant, Tom Horton, Jim Dawson, and Marc Teffeau. Distribution covers an area including Dorchester, Talbot, Caroline, Queen Anne’s and Kent counties.
Subscriptions are $30 per year. For rate or subscription information please contact Tidewater Times.