Marion Grace Woolley


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Marion Grace Woolley

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Banbury, Oxfordshire, The United Kingdom
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Marion works as an international development consultant and builds pianos in her spare time. She is currently trying to build the first ever piano in Rwanda through the Kigali Keys project.

She writes across different genres, but usually dark fiction. She is best known for Those Rosy Hours at Mazandaran, and her debut novel, Lucid, was shortlisted for the Luke Bitmead Bursary for New Writers in 2009.

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Marion Grace Woolley There was a game a couple of years back where you had to choose where you'd rather live: Narnia, Neverland, Wonderland, Hogwarts, Camelot, Middle Eart…moreThere was a game a couple of years back where you had to choose where you'd rather live: Narnia, Neverland, Wonderland, Hogwarts, Camelot, Middle Earth or Westeros. I gave them all careful consideration, but ended up picking Neverland. Here's why: http://bit.ly/2u6KhXW

However, if I could go anywhere, I'd like to visit Howl's Moving Castle because then you would be able to open doors to absolutely anywhere you wanted to go. Also - Calcifer.(less)
Marion Grace Woolley Living near the equator, I don't really get a summer or winter, more a wet season and a dry season. We're just coming to the end of the Long Wet Seaso…moreLiving near the equator, I don't really get a summer or winter, more a wet season and a dry season. We're just coming to the end of the Long Wet Season, so this will be my Long Dry Season reading list, taking me up to September-ish.

I'm just finishing up A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James (not that brief at almost 700 pages), and Treasure Island, which I started reading after watching Black Sails.

Next, I'm delving into Haunted Futures, an anthology by my publisher Ghostwoods Books, and possibly Antiartists by Ralph Pullins. I've also got another anthology on the go called Shaking the Tree: A Collection of New Fiction and Memoir by Black Women, and I've downloaded The Palace of Illusions, another title by one of my favourite authors, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni.

I'm trying to put a cap on buying new books until I get through my current TBR pile.(less)
Average rating: 4.3 · 107 ratings · 52 reviews · 13 distinct works
Those Rosy Hours at Mazandaran

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The Children of Lir

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Angorichina

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Georgie

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Lucid

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Splintered Door

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Creeper's Cottage: A Hookla...

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The Tangled Forest

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The Children of Lir

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Lucid

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Oath, Boast, Toast 2022

 


Hi guys, please don't be too annoyed with me, but as I've neglected my blog in favour of YouTube this year, I decided to do my oath, boast and toast on YouTube as well. I'm not proud of myself. I hope to find a better written/recorded balance in the New Year.


In brief:


Oath

I'm making two:

1. To complete a creative project this year (either the audiobook of Children of Lir or my Sargo

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“That is the sadness, you see. In all the years and all that was to come - all that they did to us - they forgot what truly mattered. In writing and retelling our deaths, they forgot to tell that we ever truly lived.”
Marion Grace Woolley, The Children of Lir

“You cannot live your life constantly reminded of what you once were. There comes a point at which you must cast off such crutches of youth and learn to stand proudly upon your own feet”
Marion Grace Woolley, Those Rosy Hours at Mazandaran

“Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia.”
E.L. Doctorow

“When her mind was discomposed... a book was the opiate that lulled it to repose.”
Ann Radcliffe, The Romance of the Forest

“You can fail at what you don't want, so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love.”
Jim Carrey

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