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Marshall S. Thomas

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My name is Marshall S. Thomas and I am the author of the six-part Soldier of the Legion science fiction series, set in the far future, and also a second series, Prophet of ConFree. I am now writing the third book for the second series.
I love writing and write for the sheer joy of it. I was turned on to science fiction in the late '50's as a teenager and wanted to write SF from that moment. I didn't have the skills to do it until my early 40's when I began the first series. I had almost completed the series when it dawned on me that I had put so much work into it that I really should try to have it published. An astonishing number of rejection letters followed but as I improved my writing and did plenty of re-writing I finally found my firs...more


Average rating: 3.84 · 835 ratings · 30 reviews · 9 distinct works · Similar authors
Soldier of the Legion
3.53 of 5 stars 3.53 avg rating — 238 ratings — published 2001 — 13 editions
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March Of The Legion
3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 144 ratings — published 2006 — 4 editions
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Slave of the Legion (Soldie...
4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 125 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
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Curse of the Legion (Soldie...
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 99 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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Cross of the Legion
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 102 ratings — published 2009 — 6 editions
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Secret of the Legion
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 106 ratings — published 2008 — 5 editions
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Prophet of ConFree
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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March of the Legion
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2011
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Prophet and the Blood March
4.2 of 5 stars 4.20 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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“The three secrets of getting published:

1. Never give up!
2. Never give up!
3. Never give up!

It doesn't matter how many rejection letters you get. Remember, you only need one acceptance letter.”
Marshall S. Thomas

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“The three secrets of getting published:

1. Never give up!
2. Never give up!
3. Never give up!

It doesn't matter how many rejection letters you get. Remember, you only need one acceptance letter.”
Marshall S. Thomas

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