Marion Crook

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Marion Crook

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There is nothing as exciting as a new book, fresh from the publisher's with my name on the front cover. I take about an hour to bask in the pleasure of the finished product before I have to grind down to the next project. Twenty copies of "Thicker Than Blood: Adoptive parenting in the modern world" arrived last week and flew out to all those wonderful people who so generously gave their time and expertise to help me in the writing process.
I've lost track, but I think it is my 28th trade published book.
My 29th (do third editions count as a new book?) is "Writing for Children and Young Adults" released in September 2016 as both a hard copy book and an ebook.

My three book adult cozy mystery series with Dr. Cathy MacNab, my veterinarian sle
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Marion Crook My insatiable curiosity. Really, some things are none of my business, but i can't seem to learn that.
Marion Crook Being someone else for the time I'm immersed in writing. That's also true of reading. The trick is in remembering which one of us is imaginary.
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Writing For Children  Young...

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Writing Books for Kids and ...

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Suicide: Teens Talk to Teens

2.83 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1997
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Body Image Trap

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1992
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Thicker Than Blood: Adoptiv...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2016 — 3 editions
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Summer of Madness

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1995
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The Face in the Mirror: Tee...

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2000 — 6 editions
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Cutting It Close

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1998 — 4 editions
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Teenagers Talk about Adoption

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1989
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Riding Scared

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1996 — 3 editions
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by Marion Crook for Mama Reads Blog September 30, 2016


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Writing for Teens and New Adults


Teens are a collection of individuals with individual ideas, prejudices, concerns and hopes. They want novels that give them beauty and order, hope, a sense of power and role models. Too often they hear that they are not good enough unless they are stunningly gorgeou...

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