Sharon Marchisello

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Sharon Marchisello is the author of Going Home, a murder mystery inspired by her own mother's battle with Alzheimer's disease. She also wrote “The Ghost on Timber Way,” part of a short story anthology featuring fellow Atlanta Sisters in Crime members, and a personal finance e-book entitled Live Cheaply, Be Happy, Grow Wealthy. Sharon grew up in Tyler, Texas, and earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Houston in French and English. She studied for a year in Tours, France, on a Rotary scholarship and then moved to Los Angeles where she earned a Masters in Professional Writing at the University of Southern California. Now she lives in Peachtree City, Georgia, with her husband and cat. Retired from a 27-year career with Delta Air Li ...more

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Sharon Marchisello I would love to see it made into a movie; in fact, I have already adapted it into a screenplay. Maybe I will pitch it in LA this spring...
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Sharon Marchisello I don't really get writer's block, but procrastination and time management are challenges. When I'm working on a piece, reading over what I have…moreI don't really get writer's block, but procrastination and time management are challenges. When I'm working on a piece, reading over what I have written so far helps me get back into it. If the story is sluggish, I can take time out to write character bios.(less)
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