Mary Ellen Taylor

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Richmond, VA, The United States
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A southerner by birth, Mary Ellen Taylor’s love of her home state of Virginia and its past is evident in her contemporary women's fiction novels, from her first THE UNION STREET BAKERY to her latest, THE WORDS WE WHISPER, which debuts July 20, 2021. Her novels explore issues of family, home and belonging and entwine the past and present.
Richmond born, Mary Ellen has lived there most of her life. Alongside writing, cooking and baking are important creative outlets for Mary Ellen, who's been known to name recipes in honor of her characters. Just a few years ago, she earned her Baking and Pastry Arts Certificate at the University of Richmond's Culinary Arts Program. "In some ways, I liken baking to my efforts as a writer. You need to learn the
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“Logic and emotion rarely speak the same language.”
Mary Ellen Taylor, Honeysuckle Season

“But bad habits aren’t so easily banished. They bide their time and wait for frustration, doubt, and then temptation to do their bidding.”
Mary Ellen Taylor, Winter Cottage

“In the depths of winter, I finally learned that within me there lay an invincible summer. —Albert Camus”
Mary Ellen Taylor, Winter Cottage

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