Posts Tagged: Edward and Marianne

A Passage from the new Edward & Marianne story

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I managed to make the best dive of my life, but hitting the water at that velocity was still an incredible shock to my system. Not to mention that my momentum quickly carried me further below the surface than I had ever been in my life, swimming never having been one of my favored activities…. Read more »

Re-Write Writ

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Just finished the re-write/clean-up of “Up to Bat”, the third book in the story of Bat Garrett! Really excited to tell the back story of a character who plays such an important part in the world of Garison Fitch. He also plays a pretty big part in the world of Edward & Marianne, which you’ll… Read more »

The Cliffhanger is Unhung!

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For those of you have read “Some of the Time” and felt like the cliffhanger ending left you a little too, well, hanging … you’ll be happy to know I just finished the next book in the Edward & Marianne saga! I am really excited about this novel. I’m not going to let any cats… Read more »

Alternative Culture

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In the process of writing the new “Edward & Marianne” story, I am detailing an alternate culture. The problem is: how alternate. So they’re the bad guys … remember Sting’s song about the Russians? It’s true that most cultures, even if they don’t love their children the way we think children ought to be loved,… Read more »

Some more (unedited) paragraphs from the new novel

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Even though we had been outnumbered greater than three-to-one on the banks of the Mississippi, the battle had never really been in question. I credit this not just to our having softened the defenses up with the bombardment and the flooding, but to the fact that the outcome was pre-ordained. Beyond that, or within that,… Read more »

Opening Paragraphs of New Novel

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As I ran up the stairs of the tallest parapet of the grotesque castle that overlooked the river we called in my day the Mississippi, I was bleeding from a few minor cuts and my skin was bruised in many places, but I had never felt more alive. Nor had I felt more joyful. Ahead… Read more »

New Books to Write

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Here I am, struggling to write the next book in the saga of Edward and Marianne, when I keep getting these seemingly great ideas for other novels. Do I stick with what I’m working on or do I follow the muse? Is the muse for real, or just another form of work avoidance? What if… Read more »

Edward and Marianne Stories Available on Nook!

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The Edward and Marianne stories–”All the Time in Our World” and “Some of the Time”–are available on Barnes & Noble’s Nook! If you have a Nook and have already read the Garison Fitch books (or even if you haven’t; it’s not like college where there are prerequisite classes), now’s the time to read the next… Read more »

Edward & Marianne are almost back!!

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“Some of the Time” the sequel to “All the Time in Our World” will be released on the Amazon Kindle platform January 28, 2011! For all of you who have been wondering what happened to Edward and Marianne after they got back from the end of the world, you don’t have to wait much longer…. Read more »