Category Archives: Writing

Time Flies

“You registered on WordPress.com 12 years ago.” Yes, indeed, I registered on the good old WP a long time ago … great. Now I feel old 😉

Memoir as a Lyrical Journey Toward Understanding: A Review of Cinthia Ritchie’s Malnourished — BREVITY’s Nonfiction Blog

By Marie A Bailey Caveat: Cinthia Ritchie, author of the memoir Malnourished: A Memoir of Sisterhood and Hunger, is my friend, and I read her memoir keenly aware of my affection for her. I don’t claim to be objective in my review, but, in all honesty, I don’t know that I’ve ever been objective when […] […]
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UPDATE: Crazy Busy or Busy Crazy With a Dash of Nightingale & Sparrow #CNF #published

I’ve been so crazy busy that I “mangled” the link to Nightingale & Sparrow’s website. Without further ado, here is the link to the online version: http://online.fliphtml5.com/tpuo/zxmk/ If you’re interested in the print version, go here: https://www.amazon.com/love-Nightingale-Sparrow-Literary-Magazine/dp/B084P24666/ref=sr_1_5?crid=24I5U2688S5LC&keywords=nightingale+and+sparrow&qid=1581642967&sprefix=Nightingale+an%2Caps%2C221&sr=8-5 ********************************************************* I’ve been busy crazy the last few weeks due in large part to my day job. But […]
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🤘 Eternity Began Tomorrow is free all weekend! 🤘 — WHAT THE HELL

Sometimes the best things in life are free … at least for this weekend! If you haven’t read Kevin Brennan’s latest novel, here’s your chance for a free copy. But only for this weekend so get snappy … and don’t forget to leave a review, the lifeblood of writers. Heads up! All weekend long, Eternity […]
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It Only Takes a Few Words to Love a Book — BREVITY’s Nonfiction Blog

I’m thrilled to have my review of Deep Creek by Pam Houston published in Brevity’s Nonfiction Blog! By Marie A Bailey The first time I saw Pam Houston was in 1991 or 1992. I was a graduate student in English at Florida State University. The university was hosting a creative writing conference and Houston was […]
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This, That, and the Other #amwriting #cats

Writers are flocking to Medium now because everyone wants that chance to make thousands of dollars a month. I’d be happy with tens of dollars a month.

With Apologies to Mr. Poe #Halloween2019 #nevermore

Black hair spills to the floor Skin alabaster, lips azure A raven pecks at the windowpane I weep, tear my clothes Doctors shake their heads Oh, my Lenore You promised us evermore I lie beside her Hot breath against cold cheek Take her icy hand from her breast Feel her fingers twitch, then grip mine […]
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Notions and Sundries #amthinking #amprocrastinating

Wondering about unsolicited writing advice from strangers, whether I should frog my latest knitting project, and what good is LinkedIn for a writer.

Book launch countdown for Kevin Brennon’s new novel!

Book launch countdown! Book launch countdown! — Read on kevinbrennanbooks.wordpress.com/2019/09/11/book-launch-countdown/ Every so often a light shines during these dark times we live in. Today’s bright light is courtesy of Kevin Brennon. Kevin’s latest novel, Eternity Began Tomorrow, will be available as an ebook starting September 18, 2019. I know I’ll be in line for my […]
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Coming soon: Kevin Brennan’s new novel!

Coming soon: My new novel! https://kevinbrennanbooks.wordpress.com/2019/08/28/coming-soon-my-new-novel/ — Read on kevinbrennanbooks.wordpress.com/2019/08/28/coming-soon-my-new-novel/ Coming soon! A new (and very timely) novel by Kevin Brennan!