RJ Heller

Maine Journalist – Essayist

Photographer – Author

Latest Articles

Ernie’s Ark

Ernie’s Ark

Can lightning strike twice? It sure can when it comes to a long-ago published book that readers kept asking its author about and also happens to be that author’s favorite book. It’s just a matter of...

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The Exiles

The Exiles

“Running a finger along the shells of her necklace, Mathinna remembered her mother placing it in her hands. ‘Every person you’ve ever cared about, and every place you’ve ever loved, is one of these...

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Blue Summer

Blue Summer

A review by RJ Heller Music is powerful. Faced with a trying situation, even that sometimes maddening memory, when looking for peace we often turn to music. A particular song, composition or even a...

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About Me

I am a freelance journalist, essayist, photographer and author. My writing reflects a kindred bond to living Life Downeast along with the occasional Random Thoughts on life and society in general. An avid reader and an award-winning book critic, Maine Reads, I enjoy sailing, hiking and many other outdoor pursuits.

“We all take things for granted, life should not be one of them.”

– RJ Heller

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Person, Place, or Thing

“Our World” in Macro

Downeast Images

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