Marion on December 31, 2011

Email to a friend: Hi Susan, Are you in Colorado?  Happy New Year.  Hope the snow is fresh and the crowds are reasonable.   Just wanted to update you on my whacky life.  So last Friday (a week ago), Maizie had a seizure, which I wrote you about. Then the second one the following day which […]

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Marion on December 20, 2011

Warning: If you still haven’t seen the Dexter Season 6  finale, go hide someplace because spoilers are all over. (Update:  This posts still gets regular visits, especially from outside the US where Dexter Season 7 may not have started. So to clarify for those for whom English is not a first language — this was […]

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Somewhere in cyberspace, Perplexed Reader writes: “A question on terminology: Is an “Indie” author a self-published author, or an author published through an indie (that is, non-legacy/”Big Six”) publisher?” Answer: Some people resent the idea that self-published writers have taken the term “indie” which until recently was understood to designate authors published by “independent” (of […]

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Marion on December 5, 2011

What a dismal season it’s been! First, a Fight Club/Sixth Sense motif that anyone who wasn’t high should have seen coming by the third episode. The sudden emergence of Travis as the sole big bad, able to persuade a fanatically religious couple to go forth and mass murder through the powers of the internets, was […]

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Marion on December 1, 2011

“I object, your honor! This trial is a travesty. It’s a travesty of a mockery of a sham of a mockery of a travesty of two mockeries of a sham.” —  Fielding Melish, Bananas In an age when the “self” may have infinite online iterations and an “award winning” 16-year old novelist  can unapologetically admit […]

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