Laurie Schreiber

Laurie Schreiber

Writer, copy editor, proofreader

Hi there. I’m a freelance writer, copy editor, proofreader on the Maine coast. I’ve written hundreds of articles for newspapers, magazines, newsletters, and online publications.

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The Ragtime, Sparkle-divine Peace Farm State of Mind

Masanobu (left) and Tomoko Ikemiya cut elderberries...

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A family’s Friendship, a fleet’s friendly ways

SOUTHWEST HARBOR – Three generations of Zubers are ...

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A hint of inner chaos in paintings that are big, bold and bizarre

NORTHEAST HARBOR – Artist Aaron Mitchell makes pain...

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Right whale mother and fetus, killed in ship strike, are focus of research and exhibit by Laurie Schreiber

Stumpy lived a long and fruitful life, but she and the nearly full-term fetus inside of her met with a tragic end.

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Rammed earth home uses a “new” ancient technique

A new home in the village of Salisbury Cove uses a variety of sustainable energy techniques, including an ancient method of rammed-earth construction.

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Linda Kelley: The art, the energy, and a sense of play

BAR HARBOR – Linda Rowell Kelley likes time by herself in her A-frame studio, a hundred yards down a brushy...

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The Esther II: A father’s boat, a son’s heart

TREMONT –  Back in the 1940s and ‘50s, Charles Orville Trask used to set out from Bass Harbor and head...

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Wizard of Oz 'witch' loved her Maine island

Margaret Hamilton's son and daughter-in-law still enjoy summers on Cape Island off Boothbay

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Bass Harbor Lobsterboat Race: “A Bang-Up Job”

“Three years ago, I said, ‘Well, we’ll have races here,’” he recalls.
Others were skeptical.
“I said, ‘Let’s do it!’”

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Gwen Schwartz: An artist’s creative fire, remembered

NORTHEAST HARBOR – Gwen Elizabeth Schwartz was a young artist who is remembered by friends and family for her bold...

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After hitting bottom, a young mother pulls through for her child

A year ago, “Susan” was 23, hooked on drugs and try...

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Drug addiction: No such thing as a hopeless case

Kip Young is “a pretty happy, single, 51-year-old g...

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From death’s door, an addict finds his way home

Dustin Johnson started using marijuana and alcohol ...

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After several relapses, a recovered addict is optimistic

Julia is a friendly, fit, athletically inclined per...

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House concert impresario Steve Peer: “The coolest guy we know”

ELLSWORTH – There’s a hubbub of cheerful chatter, a...