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Mariam Kobras

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Born in Frankfurt, Germany, Mariam lived in Brazil and Saudi Arabia with her parents as a child before they decided to settle in Germany. She attended school there and studied American Literature and Psychology at Justus-Liebig-University in Giessen. Today she lives and writes in Hamburg, Germany, with her husband, two sons and two cats.

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Mariam Kobras It's her own fault, for keeping those treats on her desk! I mean–what can a respectable cat do? Of course we have to keep jumping up there to beg for …moreIt's her own fault, for keeping those treats on her desk! I mean–what can a respectable cat do? Of course we have to keep jumping up there to beg for the goodies, and if her computer is in the way… what is a cat to do? (less)
Mariam Kobras For me, definitely plotting. I like to follow the lead of my characters, they generally know what they're doing… except when they're not. Then I'm in …moreFor me, definitely plotting. I like to follow the lead of my characters, they generally know what they're doing… except when they're not. Then I'm in trouble! Inspiration generally comes with writing, and the story knows when it's done being told. I trust my instincts. (less)
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An Open Letter to the Passengers on my Lufthansa Flight



Let me start by saying that you were all wonderful. No really, fantastic. All of you. Yes, even the two teenage boys in the row right in front of me. It was okay that you kept your seats all the way back, even through the meals, and that you were restless. I understand. It was a very, very long flight. But taking off your shoes and sticking your feet up over the headrest, that was not okay. Your s Read more of this blog post »
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“‎"It almost felt like the dolphin of my heart’s desire playing in the ocean of my life." - on writing”
Mariam Kobras, The Distant Shore

“forward.” Jon looked larger”
Mariam Kobras, The Distant Shore

“When writing a novel, that's pretty much entirely what life turns into: 'House burned down. Car stolen. Cat exploded. Did 1500 easy words, so all in all it was a pretty good day.”
Neil Gaiman

“What I say is, a town isn’t a town without a bookstore. It may call itself a town, but unless it’s got a bookstore, it knows it’s not foolin’ a soul.”
Neil Gaiman, American Gods




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Mariam Kobras Saw that! Thank you! :)


Avry15 Thanks for the friend request..I should have been the first one to add you...:)
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Mariam Kobras Hi, Maria. Still getting used to it. Nice to connect! :)


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Maria Hi Mariam, great to see you on Goodreads :)


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