Author Archives: marymarvella

My #Teacher’sHat Is Getting Some Use!

Next week I’ll finish an editing class about, well, editing and polishing our manuscripts. It’s about the nitty-gritty of grammar, punctuation, and such! I’m a guest instructor of FF&PRWA, Future, Fantasy, and Paranormal Saturday I’ll be presenting for the monthly … Continue reading

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ABOUT WRITERS AND HEARING

Originally posted on Pink Fuzzy Slippers Authors:
I posted this several years ago, but we tend to forget things, especially if they don’t apply to us. Why should writers be concerned about the hearing problems of others? Because writers operate…

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Part 2 of the Up and Down Day!

What happened to the dead battery? To get the significance of this story, check my blog on https://pinkfuzzyslippersauthors.wordpress.com/2021/01/11/one-of-those-up-and-down-days/. Tired but excited after a long and productive day Wednesday evening, despite having my jumped off twice, I backed into my garage. … Continue reading

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Check Out this Workshop for Writers!

If you find yourself wanting to skim your own book to get to the wonderful end or if you want to just write “And more stuff happens.” and the get to the good parts. Time for another course! Avoid that … Continue reading

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Ringgold Fever!

#outofthehouse!

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I Don’t Need an Editor.

I’ve heard that often and have even said it. I was wrong! I recently took a manuscript I had planned to update and load to create print books. The story was dear to my heart and filled with love and … Continue reading

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In the Time of Change

Virtual everything! Remember the Sci-fi, futuristic books and movies that had all learning virtual? Students used computers that presented lessons taught by robots or other AI. Disembodied voices came from nowhere to give commands or request information.  That time might … Continue reading

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My First In-person Interview

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More Building Tension, Mary Marvella

Margo’s Choice, Women’s Fiction, builds tension based on character flaws. Margo worries when she learns Jay, her EX, is coming back for their oldest daughter’s birthday. She doesn’t know Jay is retiring from the Marines and coming home to stay. … Continue reading

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I Think I Missed the Picnic Making Gene.

Does your family go on picnics? We didn’t make a big deal of them. Mama packed sandwiches and took jugs of sweet tea when we went swimming. We did have coolers. Cups or glasses? Aluminum tumblers, I think. Who remembers? … Continue reading

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