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Larry D. Marshall

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Born in Ohio, I grew up in Arizona. In graduate school, and during my tenure as a research scientist, I cultivated an ability to write and edit and I found that I actually enjoyed it more than anything else.
I acquired a PhD and worked as a research scientist for a number of years, but my interest in writing grew and I left science to take a job as editor-in-chief with a magazine publisher. There I learned the view of an editor, how to write to deadline, and how to pull ideas from the ether on cue. These were valuable lessons but eventually I moved, with my Quebecois wife, to Quebec City.
I’ve written hundreds of articles for various magazines and I’ve had monthly columns in several magazines. I have published some fiction, but nothing worthy
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Last weekend Chantal and I headed for Ottawa. It was a holiday weekend and we went to visit our daughter who is in school there, but as I write this I realize that it was more than that. Because of a lot of good stuff that happened, our daughter wasn’t going to come home for the summer as she normally would so the trip was at least as much an attempt to deal with that disappointment as anything...

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Published on May 27, 2016 11:15
Average rating: 4.16 · 19 ratings · 9 reviews · 1 distinct work · Similar authors
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