Marian Blue


Marian Blue, Writer

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Joined: June 15, 2017
Last Visited: July 18, 2020

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Writer Bio

Marian Blue's award-winning writing has appeared internationally in newspapers, magazines, and books, including her own book of poetry How Many Words for Rain, her nonfiction book Interpretative Guide to Western Northwest Weather Forecasts, and the biography of Artie Kane, Life and Love Between the Notes (as co-author) from Amphora Editions. She has edited many publications (including Sea of Voices, Isle of Story, Southeast Writers Handbook, the online magazine One World Journeys, and Soundings Review as founding editor). Blue has taught writing for community schools in Portland, Oregon; Old Dominion University in Virginia; Writers Digest Schools; and Skagit Valley College, WA before retiring in December 2016. She currently writes and edits (through Blue & Ude Writers Services and Sunbreak Press) from her small farm on Whidbey Island, WA.

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Writing Goal

Last time, I made a major start of my recently published novel, Quantum Consequences. That was very positive for me. This time, I'm not quite sure what I will be working on, short work or another novel. I want to surprise myself. To do so, I must spend time in the chair.

Fundraising Goal

I will spend at least 2 hours in the chair every day. I will write, edit, and submit work. I'm thinking about a follow-up novel to Quantum Consequences.

writing goal:
125 hours in the chair


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