Mary R. Arno

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MARY R. ARNO is an award-winning author and journalist who has worked at newspapers across the southern United States, from Los Angeles to New Orleans to Orlando, with a couple of others in between. As a reporter and editor, she covered everything from murders and refinery explosions on the police beat to small-town politics to national political conventions and campaigns. At the Los Angeles Times, she was part of teams awarded Pulitzer Prizes for covering the L.A. riots in 1992 and the Northridge earthquake in 1994.

A native of New Orleans, she lives on a farm in Upstate New York with her husband and the youngest three of her four children, spending as much time as possible in the city of her birth.

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Mary R. Arno Just write. Don't self edit. Don't even think about it. Just let the characters go free.
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The Faulkner/Words & Music Literary Feast in New Orleans last week was a postgraduate education. To wit:

Marshall McLuhan 101: Shari Stauch of Where Writers Win led a panel on selling, publishing and promoting books with, among others, Bruce T. Jones and me. The biggest applause lines? When Shari presented our book trailers (thanks, Joe Maulucci of WBBZ-TV for the Thanksgiving trailer!) Who... Read more of this blog post »
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