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Mary J. Howell

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Lower Penn , The United Kingdom



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April 2013

Mary currently lives in North West Wales.
She tends bees and her garden, likes to disappear into the mountains and swim in the sea when not writing fiction.

She completed an MA in Creative Writing and Translatin at the University of Bangor.

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Mary J. Howell I had been in denial about writer's block, until the day came when I sat at the computer and felt revulsion for everything about writing. The…moreI had been in denial about writer's block, until the day came when I sat at the computer and felt revulsion for everything about writing. The sedentary, quiet, all encompassing hours needed to write a novel and all I had written seemed alien and of little value.

Little by little, with walking, sunshine, laughter, company of friends - even knitting, which I never usually contemplate, words and stories came trickling back.(less)
Mary J. Howell It's a pleasure to talk to readers, especially those who've liked what you've written.
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Murielle's Angel

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