Author Archives: marymarvella

Do You Dread Editing Your Work?

Consider this. Artists often fine-tune their work. Yep, most artists I know let their work set or rest and then go back to view the project with a critical eye. Some have shown paintings in stages or sculptures evolving as … Continue reading

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What is a Media Kit?

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If you’re appearing with your book on someone’s blog, likely they will ask you for a media kit. Here’s an example of my Media Kit for The Texas Cowboy. The high points are…

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HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY!

I’LL MAKE THIS SHORT AND SWEET! HAPPY FEBRUARY AND HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY! I’m working on lessons for a course on using sensory details to connect with our readers in a lasting way.  This is a VERY NEW rough draft. Some … Continue reading

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Author/Standup Comedienne?

I can’t believe I’m going to do a comedy routine! Saturday will be my first attempt to wow an audience with my humor. I can’t decide which jokes to do. Short jokes? Shall I tell about being the angel on … Continue reading

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Conflict, Conflict, Conflict!

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions! We make decisions every day. Some decisions are easy. We know what we need to do and why, and we do what we must. Other decisions are not easy to make. Those cause internal conflict. What if … Continue reading

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A Class about Using Small Conflicts on the Way in January, 2022 !

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Exodus

Originally posted on Pink Fuzzy Slippers Authors:
by Leon Uris A book I read in high school and have not forgotten it! The characters live in my heart. The music makes me teary as only music can. I graduated in…

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Two workshops coming up August 28: Let’s get that book started. #writingworkshops #MaryMarvella

The first is about how to corral the ideas that fight each other for our attention. This One-and-a-Half Hour Workshop benefits Beginners who have dreamed of becoming a Writer, as well as Beginners who have started writing and stalled out … Continue reading

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CONGRATULATE CHEF SONYA KING

I helped a client write and publish a book about her life. It’s well worth the price and time you need to read it. You’ll enjoy her easy reading style and her message! I LOVE being a writing coach! There … Continue reading

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Where did I put those tools?

Mary Marvella, paranormal romance, writing craft  I have been looking diligently for my writing tool box so I can begin a new book!  “Ah, there it is.” I squat down to heft my large tool box, but it proves easier to … Continue reading

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