Mary Jo Putney

Mary Jo Putney


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She writes young adult fiction as M.J. Putney.

Mary Jo Putney was born in Upstate New York with a reading addiction, a condition for which there is no known cure. After earning degrees in English Literature and Industrial Design at Syracuse University, she did various forms of design work in California and England before inertia took over in Baltimore, Maryland, where she has lived very comfortably ever since.

While becoming a novelist was her ultimate fantasy, it never occurred to her that writing was an achievable goal until she acquired a computer for other purposes. When the realization hit that a computer was the ultimate writing tool, she charged merrily into her first book with an ignorance that illustrates the adage that fools rush in
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Welcome to my new website!  It’s been a long time coming because writing must come first, but these days mobile friendly sites are essential, and I wanted a site where I could make small changes myself.

Like all good writer websites, there’s a lot of information about my books organized in ways to make it easy to learn what you’d like to know.  So have a browse, enjoy yourself, and if you spot...

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“Europeans condemned Chinese foot binding, but any society that had invented the corset had a lot to answer for.”
Mary Jo Putney, The China Bride

“But why, she thought wryly, did a man seem more attractive as he became less available? How humbling to think one had so much in common with a cow stretching its neck through a gate for better grass.”
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“But gratitude would not have me love you as I do. Love was inspired by what you are - the good, the bad, and even the foolish, which is what you're being right now.”
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