Author Archives: marymarvella

True by Ann Everett

Welcome, Ann Everett! I’m so pleased you could visit with us and tell us about your book. I have some lovely iced tea and can make you some iced coffee, if you’d like some. Because it’s so warm in Georgia, … Continue reading

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Eat What? Never!

Many of us change our tastes as we grow older! In school I would never eat spinach! Mama didn’t cook it. The school lunchroom version looked nasty and mushy and tasted worse. It was slick, not a texture I could … Continue reading

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Flowers or Weeds?

When you see clover, do you think about weeds or flowers? If you have ever made ropes, or necklaces, or wreaths with the blooms, you might think these blooms are flowers. Some folks will think about clover honey! If a … Continue reading

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Loving Mother’s Day Tulips!

I hope you had a lovely Mother’s Day. I certainly did!  I do love flowers!  I hope these beauties love the rain we had yesterday and today. I had planned to blog about book pirates. I am not in the … Continue reading

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Why torture your characters?

I will give a workshop in June about torturing characters. I borrowed words from Dwight Swain about chasing characters up trees to keep things from becoming boring. Why would I want to do torture my characters? It keeps stories going. … Continue reading

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Has Life Left You Feeling Bedraggled?

Hard rains last night were not kind to my first yellow iris of 2018.  Water and wind bent this flower to the ground, Maybe its roots are not deep enough or maybe the bloom was too heavy for the stalk. … Continue reading

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Purple Irises, a cure?

The last three weeks have been crazy since my sister broke both ankles. I have fallen behind in everything! She’s in a facility two hours away. As the older sister, I must do what I can to take care of … Continue reading

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Do You Break or Do You Bend? #MFRWHooks #PG

Sometimes cold weather and ice make trees bend. Other times trees grow in soil that won’t support them. Writers and other humans face events that threaten to bring us to our knees. Sometimes we let people’s comments make us want … Continue reading

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Do You Encourage or Discourage? #PG #MFRWHooks

Have you noticed that some people sabotage your efforts when you tell them what you are doing? If you announce that you have started walking in place in front of your TV during one commercial break or 5 minutes, whichever … Continue reading

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Of Mountains and Mysteries

February is on its way out and Spring is trying to arrive before March does.  This is my tree. I will post more of my neighbors’ flowers and trees. Mine bloom late! That means it’s time for ten stories set … Continue reading

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