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Mark Murray

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Mark Murray works in the computer field and also writes novels. He has written short stories for the E-Zine, Dargonzine (http://www.dargonzine.org) and has been published by Arctic Wolf Publishing (http://www.arcticwolfpublishing.com). He also has several self published novels out there.

When not working, he can usually be found studying martial arts. Mark currently resides in "Almost Heaven" West Virginia where he loves outdoor activities, traveling, good food and quality coffee.

Home page is http://www.MarkMurrayBooks.com/

Blog is at http://markmurraybooks.blogspot.com/

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Brent Weeks
“The truth is, everyone likes to look down on someone. If your favorites are all avant-garde writers who throw in Sanskrit and German, you can look down on everyone. If your favorites are all Oprah Book Club books, you can at least look down on mystery readers. Mystery readers have sci-fi readers. Sci-fi can look down on fantasy. And yes, fantasy readers have their own snobbishness. I’ll bet this, though: in a hundred years, people will be writing a lot more dissertations on Harry Potter than on John Updike. Look, Charles Dickens wrote popular fiction. Shakespeare wrote popular fiction—until he wrote his sonnets, desperate to show the literati of his day that he was real artist. Edgar Allan Poe tied himself in knots because no one realized he was a genius. The core of the problem is how we want to define “literature”. The Latin root simply means “letters”. Those letters are either delivered—they connect with an audience—or they don’t. For some, that audience is a few thousand college professors and some critics. For others, its twenty million women desperate for romance in their lives. Those connections happen because the books successfully communicate something real about the human experience. Sure, there are trashy books that do really well, but that’s because there are trashy facets of humanity. What people value in their books—and thus what they count as literature—really tells you more about them than it does about the book.”
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“The key to growing up well, is being tough enough.



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“How about the wrong crowd," I said. "You getting in with them?"
"Not much luck," Paul said. "I'm trying like hell, but the wrong crowd doesn't seem to want me."
"Don't quit," I said. "You want something, you go after it. I was nearly thirty-five before I could get in with wrong crowd.”
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44883 Q&A with Mark Murray — 1 member — last activity Mar 03, 2011 05:29AM
Join author Mark Murray as he discusses his new books: Power Play, Love's Enduring Magic, and Friendships of Stone. This group will run March 03-18, 2 ...more
45826 Q&A with Katie Salidas author of the Immortalis series — 78 members — last activity Oct 11, 2011 01:40PM
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Amanda I'm always glad to introduce others to The Mighty Boosh, but be forewarned--it's definitely an acquired taste (however, I'd say it's a safe bet that a fellow Python fan will enjoy the quirkiness)! Thanks for the friend request.


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Mark Murray Thanks! Have a great weekend, too!

Dana wrote: "Thanks for the GR friend request. See you around the net. Have a great weekend. www.danadaviswriting.com"


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Dana Davis Thanks for the GR friend request. See you around the net. Have a great weekend. www.danadaviswriting.com


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