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Marsh Myers

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Marsh Myers is a writer, artist, photographer, father to a pack of daredevil boys, and an unapologetic nerd.

He is the author of the young adult paranormal thrillers, His Life Abiding (2013) and The Men in the Trees (2014). In late 2016, he launched Dark & Fevered Dreams, a YA supernatural storytelling experience which combines graphic novels and online materials.

His third YA novel, My Summer (with Robots) (2018) is a comedic look at how Quinton Wyatt's only hope for salvaging a disappointing summer vacation may come from a snarky robot rabbit and a boy from his past. Marsh is currently work on the sequel to this book which is entitled My Summer (Under the Crescent Moon).

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Marsh Myers Hey, Trey! So glad you like His Life Abiding and are looking forward to The Men in the Trees. Yes, it will be on Amazon and all the usual online book …moreHey, Trey! So glad you like His Life Abiding and are looking forward to The Men in the Trees. Yes, it will be on Amazon and all the usual online book sellers. I always have discussion pages for my novels on my website too, which will provide lots more information (including buying options) as soon as it's available. You can find the TMITT discussion page here: http://www.marshmyers.com/TMITT-discu...(less)
Marsh Myers Interesting question, because I think there are probably lots of strange incidents that happen to us all that could be the nucleus for a book or a sho…moreInteresting question, because I think there are probably lots of strange incidents that happen to us all that could be the nucleus for a book or a short story or a novella. Honestly, I've always been interested in chance encounters. In other words, having a brief but meaningful experience with a total stranger that was very impactful on your life but was otherwise inexplicable. These are the kind of incidents which have you wondering if it was a question of fate or coincidence. I always thought that might be a good plot point for a book, because I think we all experience things like that.(less)
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“CUSTOMER: Which was the first Harry Potter book?
BOOKSELLER: The Philosopher’s Stone.
CUSTOMER: And the second?
BOOKSELLER: The Chamber of Secrets.
CUSTOMER: I’l take The Chamber of Secrets. I don’t want The Philosopher’s Stone.
BOOKSELLER: Have you already read that one?
CUSTOMER: No, but with series of books I always find they take a while to really get going. I don’t want to waste my time with the useless introductory stuff at the beginning.
BOOKSELLER: The story in Harry Potter actually starts right away. Personally, I do recommend that you start with the first book – and it’s very good.
CUSTOMER: Are you working on commission?
BOOKSELLER: No.
CUSTOMER: Right. How many books are there in total?
BOOKSELLER: Seven.
CUSTOMER: Exactly. I’m not going to waste my money on the first book when there are so many others to buy. I’l take the second one.
BOOKSELLER: . . . If you’re sure.
(One week later, the customer returns)
BOOKSELLER: Hi, did you want to buy a copy of The Prisoner of Azkaban?
CUSTOMER: What’s that?
BOOKSELLER: It’s the book after The Chamber of Secrets.
CUSTOMER: Oh, no, definitely not. I found that book far too confusing. I ask you, how on earth are children supposed to understand it if I can’t? I mean, who the heck is that Voldemort guy anyway? No. I’m not going to bother with the rest.
BOOKSELLER: . . .”
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Kristelle Elaine Hi Marsh!! Thank you for sending a friend request~! Happy reading ;)


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Marsh Myers Remember this one? It was (probably still is) a reading list favorite for 11th graders. But how does A Separate Peace by John Knowles hold up when you read it 30 years later? http://bit.ly/1JpCLrH


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Marsh Myers For those of you who entered by recent "Name Your Title" epub giveaway, winners have been announced! See my blog for details: https://www.goodreads.com/author_blog...


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Marsh Myers It's official... The Men in the Trees will be available for sale as of October 29 on Amazon and the other usual online vendors. You can also check my website for a complete list of buying options (as they are added), reviews and more.

http://www.marshmyers.com/TMITT-discu...


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Marsh Myers Hey, all... I have just added The Men in the Trees to the Goodreads database. The novel will be available in late October.


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Marsh Myers How many #bannedbooks have you read? Count them up and leave your total on my author's Facebook page. Winner gets bragging rights (and good karma)! https://www.facebook.com/MarshMyersAu...


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Marsh Myers On the Laughing Boy Blog: In Part 2 of Wandering Through Idaho, I continue to look at the iconic film locations from #MyOwnPrivateIdaho by visiting the rural Oregon highway where the opening and closing scenes were filmed. Read the complete blog here: http://www.marshmyers.com/20140908-Wa...


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Marsh Myers Chapter one of The Men in the Trees is now available for download as a PDF from my website. The novel will be available in late October and looks like it will retail for $12.99 paperback and $2.99 epub/MOBI.

Additional details will be posted on the Discussion Page as they become available! Cheers!

http://www.marshmyers.com/TMITT-discu...


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Marsh Myers Few teenagers have as many burdens as Meryl Panagos. Barely out of high school, she’s living on her own and struggling to raise a young son in a small Oregon town. Although she has a good job at a friend’s come book store, it’s still difficult to make ends meet or even find time to talk to the handsome university student who keeps hanging around.

Then Rose Washington answers her ad for a roommate and it’s like a wish come true. A retired school teacher, Rose is happy to help cook, clean and even babysit when needed. But appearances can be deceiving and some people carry mysteries better left unsolved.

Be careful what you wish for.

The Men in the Trees arrives October – just in time for Halloween!

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Marsh Myers My new blog, Curves in the Road: Lessons Learned From Book 1 to Book 2, addresses the five biggest things publishing a book taught be about writing and young adult literature.

http://www.marshmyers.com/20140706-Le...


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Marsh Myers Which young adult novel about surviving the wilderness still captures your imagination? Add your votes to this Listopia feature, Best Teen Novels on Wilderness and Ocean Survival. https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/7...


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Marsh Myers When you think about a professional novelist, how do you imagine his or her work space? Is it some dimly-lit study with cluttered bookshelves running from floor to ceiling? Is there a large mahogany desk with a dust-covered computer you can barely see behind all the piles of notes, missives and miscellany? That's the stereotype, but work space arrangement is very individualized. Read all about it on my new entry to the Laughing Boy Blog.

http://www.marshmyers.com/20140522-Wr...


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Marsh Myers My new Laughing Boy blog talks about how the simple act of walking can stimulate creativity.

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Marsh Myers Anytime idiot(s) try to ban a book in a democracy you should feel morally compelled to buy it, read it and share it.

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Marsh Myers Love reading (or writing) fiction but don't have much spare time to enjoy it? How about fiction in 140 characters or less? It's the last day of the Twitter Fiction Festival. Check out their website or your Twitter feed #twitterfiction for some great pieces of mini-fiction, contests and more. http://twitterfictionfestival.com/


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Marsh Myers I'm happy to announce that my new website is now online with an updated look and features. Check it out at http://www.marshmyers.com


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Marsh Myers With my second novel due to be out later this year, I guess it's time to get a Facebook author's page. I hope you'll show it some love here: https://www.facebook.com/MarshMyersAu.... Please and thank you!


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Marsh Myers With my second novel due to be out later this year, I guess it's time to get a Facebook author's page. I hope you'll show it some love here: https://www.facebook.com/MarshMyersAu.... Please and thank you!


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Marsh Myers Delighted to report that the Author's Database just listed me as a Top 100 Author. In late December, I was also honored when the cover art for my first novel, His Life Abiding, became a semi-finalist in their cover art contest. You can see my Author's Database profile at http://authorsdb.com/authors-director....


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Marsh Myers A reader of His Life Abiding recently left a nice comment in response to a blog on the Huffington Post Books website. The blog was by Lisa Parkin and entitled "Why We'd Be Screwed If Young Adult Books Were Real." It's an interesting read and I think Ms. Parkin has some valid points. So, I've opened it up for discussion on my website. - See more at: http://www.marshmyers.com/blog.htm#YA...


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Marsh Myers My full review of Where Things Come Back is now on my website at http://www.marshmyers.com/bookshelf-w...


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Marsh Myers I just posted my full review of Cynthia Kadohata's Kira-Kira on my website. Check it out at http://www.marshmyers.com/bookshelf-k...


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Marsh Myers My full review of Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool is now online at http://www.marshmyers.com/bookshelf-m...


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Marsh Myers I've entered His Life Abiding into a book cover contest on the Authors Database website. If you're so inclined, stop by and vote. It only takes a second and you don't have to create an account or anything. Thanks!

http://authorsdb.com/book-cover-award...


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