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Come to the Christian Book Expo!

Come to the Christian Book Expo!

Like many other authors, I’ll be at the Christian Book Expo this weekend. If you’d like to stop by and say hey, here’s where I’ll be: Thursday: The Christian Book Awards. I’ll be sitting with my dear friend Susan who is nominated for a very cool award. Info is here. Friday: 2:00–3:00 PM, Booth 428: […]

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A Grand Marketing Experiment

A Grand Marketing Experiment

Pay it forward! Here is a great marketing experiment, concocted by my friend Pam. She felt she couldn’t write a review for Daisy Chain because she was intimidated by all the writers who had written reviews here. So she said, “Mary, here’s what I’m going to do. I have three books. I’m going to give […]

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A way to attend Mount Hermon at a discount

A way to attend Mount Hermon at a discount

My friend Camille has written a lovely tribute of the Mount Hermon conference. And, she’s highlighting a way to get a discount. If you are serious about your journey toward publication, you really should make the necessary sacrifices to attend a conference this year. And, hey, I’ll be there teaching BOOT CAMP FOR WRITERS! Come […]

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Featured at Forensics and Faith

Seatbelt Suspense author Brandilyn Collins hosts me today on her blog, Forensics and Faith. There, I share about how this idea of My Family Secrets came about. If you’re interested in developing creative marketing ideas, this might just intrigue you. You can read the post here.

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Daisy Chain trailer

You’ll see the essence of Daisy Chain in this trailer, including the underlying theme of family secrets. What about you? What have you kept secret all these years? Begin the journey of healing by sharing your secret today.

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Successful Book Launch!

Successful Book Launch!

Stack of books. Great news: they sold out! I had to sell some I brought from home as well! Flowers from Zondervan friends. What a blessing those folks are. It’s so fun to meet with the actual folks who will read the book! (and sign it personally!) The amazing bookstore: Legacy Books. Stories of books! […]

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Those who live by the stage

There are two choices for a writer: seclusion or limelight. Sometimes it’s somewhere in between. But the way God has made me (or perhaps it’s my own dysfunction) is to impart. When I learn something, experience something new of Jesus, or hear direction, my first inclination is to share it–usually here. Of course, I am […]

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You’re invited

You're invited

Daisy Chain Book Launch Party!  Sunday March 1st, 3:00–5:00 p.m. At Legacy Books in Plano 7300 Dallas Parkway Plano, TX 75024 Come one, come all!

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Invitation to join Daisy Chain blog tour

Invitation to join Daisy Chain blog tour

Daisy Chain releases March 1st. Tina at The Blog Tour Spot will be organizing a blog tour March 9-13. My desire for this blog tour is to expose folks to Daisy Chain as well as invite people to share their family secrets at My Family Secrets blog. (The book deals with family secrets; the blog […]

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A Slow Burn cover

A Slow Burn cover

Here’s the cover of book two of the Defiance, TX trilogy, entitled A Slow Burn. It will release in October. What do you think? And a cool thing happened yesterday: I received my first hot-off-the-press copy of Daisy Chain. It’s always a thrill.

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