Author Archives: marymarvella

My Hair and My Saliva Are Tattletales!

Did you know that a stand of hair and spit on a Q-tip reveal your DNA and what your body needs and wants, as well as what it doesn’t like? I gave samples of these to a woman who promised … Continue reading

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Sharing a hunk and checking in!

Memories! There are actually 2 folks in this photo! “Mom, he followed me home! May I keep him?” “Will you walk him and clean up after him and feed him? ” “Never mind!” I’m good at finding hunks, but I … Continue reading

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The Chirema of Arezzo MFRWAuthor

I learn a lot when I tutor. This ancient bronze statue was the topic of a student’s most recent essay.  I think he might have an appearance in my demon series! The Chimera of Arezzo,  an Etruscan sculpture, survived from … Continue reading

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Childhood Crush to True Love? MFRWHooks

Today was a brussel sprouts kind of day.  I prepared mine in the oven with spices and butter. The good thing was that they tasted awesome. The bad thing was that I couldn’t eat just one serving!  I bought one … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal and Maybe a Skin Reveal!

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Leftovers and Life

Leftovers from last night and today’s lunch with friends. What have these leftovers to do with writing? Not much and everything.  Supper last night at Waffle House was a gift from a dear friend, one of my former students years … Continue reading

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Sold Out and a Cover OOPS!

  .   Here are my friend’s suggestions: Accountant Patrice Strickland enjoys a pampered life until she overhears Hugh, her husband, order a hit on someone. She’s shocked to realize her comfortable life is built with dirty money. Panicked by … Continue reading

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Now I can use my sink!

Several years ago my sink faucet stopped working. Because I am not handy and was trying to be economical and I don’t have a handy boyfriend I used containers to tote water from my bathroom sink to the kitchen. Yes, … Continue reading

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Fools Rush in Where Angels Fear To Thread

Tutoring gives me opportunities to rediscover great writing! Let’s test your memory. How many times have we heard this line?  “For fools rush in where angels fear to tread.” Do you know the source? I had forgotten where I first … Continue reading

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Why Do Writers Write?

Do you ever wonder why some writers write stories and even whole books? Our blog authors know, but some of our readers don’t. 1.This author, Mary Marvella, has characters running around in her head. Stories fill her dreams and her … Continue reading

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