Cape Cod Writers Center

March 2017 Member News

Hugh Blair-Smith will present a colorful slideshow about the Space Race at Harwich Brooks Free Library’s Science series on March 3, 12:30 – 2:00pm. He will also be signing and selling copies of Left Brains for the Right Stuff” Computers, Space, and History.

Gustav Berger’s new thriller, Death Postponed is available on Amazon in paperback and Kindle editions. His website,, includes information on his other publications and appearances.

Jim Coogan’s recent book Sears Point: A Novel of Cape Cod has just been issued in Amazon’s Kindle format.  Sears Point joins five other ebook titles published by Harvest Home books. Coogan taped an appearance for the Books and the World community television program on Friday, February 24th where the focus of discussion was Sears Point.  He will also be discussing his book on March 13, at 7:00 p.m. as part of the Book in the Hand series at the Jacob Sears Library in East Dennis.

Stephen Manchester, author of Twelve Months, The Rockin’ Chair, Pressed Pennies, and several other novels, has just released a new novel, Ashes. It is available in hardcover and Kindle editions on Amazon and in several other ebook formats. Complete details are at

Juanita Perez is looking for likes on her new Facebook page, The Wizard of Words:

Nancy Rubin Stuart, CCWC’s Executive Director, will speak on behalf of Women’s History Month at the Orleans Historical Society on Sunday, March 24, at 2:00 p.m. Her topic will be “Women’s Voices of the American Revolution.”

M.L. Shafer (Marianne Shafer) has just published The House on Crooked Pond: A Cape Cod Family Saga. This historical tale follows four members of the Lyman family living 100 years apart in the same house in Falmouth and reveals their deepest secrets as they deal with lies, intimidation, betrayal, and revenge. The book is available on Amazon in paperback and Kindle editions.