About This Blog

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“Welcome! The posts and essays you’ll find here cover the past several years of my travels as a writer, reader, walker, mother, wanna-be gardner, and lover of life large and small. If you like what you see, let’s continue the conversation. Just go to any of my posts and sign up by clicking on the Subscribe To My Blog button … Read More

What if Parents Had to Get Licenses To Have Kids? Interview with Author Kristen Tsetsi

Elizabeth MarroBooks, Novels, Parenting, Reading & Writing, Women, WritingLeave a Comment

Happy New Year! It’s been a while since I’ve written here but I’m returning to share a conversation I’ve been having with Kristen Tsetsi, author of The Age of the Child, a novel that got me off to a thoughtful start for the year. In her novel, Tsetsi asks a provocative question: what if those of us who want to … Read More

Variation on a Spine Poem

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I’ve been doodling around on my bookshelves when I should be writing so I solved the problem by taking a stab at a few “spine poems.” It seems a fitting way to observe National Poetry Month. Here’s today’s: In the spirit of both #nationallibraryworkersday and #nationalpoetrymonth, here are a few books to go check out of your library. I call this … Read More

My Last Giveaway of the Year

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Hi, All, Just a short post to let you all know that I’m giving away two signed copies of CASUALTIES on Monday, December 12. Win one for you and one for a friend, or if you already have a copy – you’ll have special gifts for two friends. For details, just click below. Thanks for all your support!  Gratefully yours, … Read More

Sunday Sentence: Land of Enchantment by Leigh Stein

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“And so today I dare you to do the thing you don’t think you’re ready to do.” Land of Enchantment by Leigh Stein I love reading them, so now I’ve joined the #SundaySentence party started by David Abrams over at the Quivering Pen and on Twitter. It’s not a review. It’s not a story. It’s just one sentence I read this week, presented “out of … Read More