M.J. Mallon

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I am an author who has been blogging for many moons at my lovely blog home: https://mjmallon.com. My interests include writing, photography, poetry, and alternative therapies. I write YA Fantasy/Paranormal novels, ghost/horror short stories and middle grade fiction as well as micropoetry - haiku and tanka. I love to read and have written over 100 reviews: https://mjmallon.com/2015/09/28/a-z-o...

My alter ego is MJ - Mary Jane from Spiderman. I love superheros! I was born on the 17th of November in Lion City: Singapore, (a passionate Scorpio, with the Chinese Zodiac sign a lucky rabbit. I grew up in a mountainous court in the Peak District in Hong Kong.

As a teenager I travelled to many far-flung destinations. It's rumoured that I now live in
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COLLEEN’S 2020 WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGE NO. 195 #EKPHRASTIC #PHOTOPROMPT

An acrostic poem about a toadstool written for a ekphrastic photography prompt for Colleen's Poetry Challenge.
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Looking forward to reviewing this for Jame's Cudney's blog tour. I'll be featuring Hiding Cracked Glass on October 5th. 5 stars,....
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I really enjoyed this so much. Wonderful storytelling, and the gypsy way of life is well researched making the story so vivid. Great characters, great story. Highly recommended.
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Rick Schroeder Hi M.J.,

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Olivia-Savannah  Roach Of course I would be happy to connect with you here as well! Thanks so much for seeking me out <3


Aimee ♥ | Aimee, Always Thanks for the friend request, Marje! Your message was adorable. :D


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