Author Archives: Marion

Hot off the Press Panel

Here is the link to the Hot off the Press Panel. This was fun!

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The Way We Live Now #13: Writing in Laundromats

This should be titled, “The Way We Lived Then.” In the Before Times, I’d sometimes to go a laundromat and write. Sometimes it was out of necessity. On vacation, I’d need to do a load of laundry. The sound of … Continue reading

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The Kingston Cycle by C.L. Polk

Soulstar, the third book in C.L. Polk’s fantasy trilogy, is out now. The books are a beautiful mass market paperback set, with themed covers. With in those covers Polk introduces us to a complex, believable world, a world in the … Continue reading

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Writing Promotional Copy; the Struggle is Real

I sent my editor some copy to be incorporated into a larger release announcement due out later in March. It’s about the Project That Cannot be Named. Actually, it could be named and even renamed, which is has been, but … Continue reading

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Hot off the Press Panel

Tuesday, February 23, I participated in a Hot Off the Press Author panel for Falstaff Books. I talked about the origins of Copper Road, and a little bit about writing process. It was a super relaxed author panel, like one … Continue reading

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Author Copies!

They have arrived! Second Chances Used Books will have some on consignment if you want a signed one. (I won’t be selling any directly.) There will be opportunities for consignment in a few other independent bookshops later in the spring. … Continue reading

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Wishing He Were Here

Both of my parents have been dead for a long time. I still think of them often. Sometimes a picture, an object or a piece of jewelry reminds me of them. Sometimes it’s a story or a song. I miss … Continue reading

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Fly Me To the Moon (or a Story of Mine, Anyway)

In fall of 2021, a short story of mine will go the moon. No, seriously. Our natural satellite? Neil Armstrong? Dark side? Werewolves? The moon, the actual moon. For real. My short story “Adagio for Tiamat Station” was published in … Continue reading

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Sampler Platter

Just a few small points to start the week: Today, I sent off the revised version of The Project That Must Not Be Named. Hurray! I hope to have author’s Copies of Copper Road by next week… plus a few … Continue reading

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Farmers Market Dinner

Last Sunday, after I got a gigantic head of Napa cabbage, I stopped at the Franco Brothers sausage booth and bought the Calabrese sausage, which is pretty peppery and spicy. I asked if it went well with cabbage. “Let me … Continue reading

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