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Making Chocolate Leaves

Betsy Miller brought aluminum-colored chocolate leaves to the launch party, and Brian Fies said, “Marion, take these to every book event. They are your secret weapon.” Betsy showed me how to make them, and lent me the chocolate mold and … Continue reading

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When Characters Wander Off

I don’t mean in the literary sense, where you the writer, on impulse, let the characters turn down that narrow lane, or jump on the bus to Ithaca, New York even though that’s nowhere in the plot, or even on … Continue reading

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The Launch Party, Thoughts and Photos

I am overcome with appreciation and gratitude for the number of people who turned out for the launch party on Sunday, August 11. It was literally standing room only! While I knew nearly everybody there, three young Coast Guard members, … Continue reading

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The Launch Party is Today

I’ll just leave this here. Anything I wrote now would be the two-dimensional version of me screaming, “EEEEEEEEEE!” so maybe I’ll write more about it on the other side. Oh, there was a five-star review on Amazon, though.

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Aluminum Leaves: Where You Can Get It

Here are The Deets, or at least the ones I have: Aluminum Leaves, a Broken Cities Novella, will be available from Falstaff Books on August 1, 2019. It will be for sale on Amazon, both hard-copy and electronic. Since it … Continue reading

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Writing Update

A few small things. I finished the less-than-rough draft of Knight of Cups. Is it a zero draft? A first draft? Not quite? Maybe it’s a zero-point-five draft. I’d throw confetti if I had some. Good news and bad news … Continue reading

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The Cover Design Survey

Falstaff Books purchased a novella from me back in early 2018. A few months ago they advised me that my work was with the copy-editor and I would be hearing from them at some time in the future. Last week … Continue reading

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Aluminum Leaves; Update #1

I got an email from my editor that she reviewed my revisions to “Aluminum Leaves,” the novella Falstaff Books accepted, and the story was being sent on for copy-editing. This is exciting! My revisions satisfied her questions and there are … Continue reading

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