Read my new book FOR FREE!! Yes, I said FREE. The only thing I need from you is if you see a typo or a mistake, you shoot me an email. Proofreading. It's called proofreading. I need help. I'm up to my eyeballs in editing. As my fans know, (all five of you . … Continue reading Wanna read Ms. X FOR FREE?
I love Boston. I miss Nashville. I can say these two things at once. It’s possible to look forward and behind at the same time. . . Although the better thing is to stay in the present. But I don’t do that very well. And the present is homesick. Not homesick for whatever Nashville became. … Continue reading I Left Before the Cherry Trees Did
UPDATE - August 1, 2019 At one time, I posted the entire half of my book here, but now that I'm seeking publishing, I have taken it down. Do not despair! You can read the entire book! I'm looking for help to proofread. (Didn't get the Kickstarter funded, remember? Have to do all the editing … Continue reading First Half of Ms. X
I have a reporter friend . . . well, more of an acquaintance, but if I saw him in public I'd say hello and probably ask if he wanted to grab a cup of coffee if he wasn't busy at the moment. Anyway, I know this reporter who writes about the community here in Nashville … Continue reading One Paycheck Away From Homelessness
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mediapsychmarti/ms-x/ Click here for the Ms. X Kickstarter In the middle of a mercury retrograde, no less. How's that for fearless? Those of you who read my blog (all three of you . . . hi guys!) know that I've been working on a science fiction novel for a couple of years. It's called … Continue reading Hooray! I launched a Kickstarter!
UPDATE – August 1, 2019 At one time, I posted the entire half of my book here, but now that I’m seeking publishing, I have taken it down. Do not despair! You can read the entire book! I’m looking for help to proofread. (Didn’t get the Kickstarter funded, remember? Have to do all the editing … Continue reading Ms. X . . . Section One
(published in Arctic Tusk, 2017 – literary magazine, Nashville, Tennessee) This is a short story I wrote last night. I'm currently in love with it and wanted to share. I hope you like it. - Marti The Unusual Conclusion of Planetary's End Thursday Night Eric looked over at his wife. She’d just emitted … Continue reading The Unusual Conclusion of Planetary’s End
I wrote this several years ago for an "I Hate Valentine's Day" themed poetry night. In a dive bar on some back street of Nashville, TN, I presented a crowd of strangers with the poem below. I brought the house down. It was a glorious moment. Woke up this morning and was inspired to share it with … Continue reading Ode to Valentine’s Day
(If you have read this post about how the vow-writing went down at our recent wedding, you can skip these two paragraphs.) Chad suggested writing our vows for each other . . . which I found out later began as a joke, but I leaped on as something cool and quirky and personable and fun. … Continue reading The wedding vows I wrote for my groom to read to me