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Yvonne Marjot

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Yvonne Marjot was born in England, grew up in New Zealand, and now lives on the Isle of Mull in western Scotland. She has been making up stories and poems for as long as she can remember, and once won a case of port in a poetry competition (New Zealand Listener, May 1996). Her first volume of poetry, The Knitted Curiosity Cabinet, was published by Indigo Dreams Publishing, and her novels are published by Ocelot Press and Crooked Cat.

She has worked in schools, libraries and university labs, has been a pre-school crèche worker and a farm labourer, cleaned penthouse apartments and worked as amanuensis to an eminent Botanist. She has a day job (running the local public library) and grown-up children, and would continue to write even if no-one r
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Yvonne Marjot Everywhere! Everything! Some days I just get through, and others seem brimful of inspiration. I used to worry that when I finished my first novel I'd …moreEverywhere! Everything! Some days I just get through, and others seem brimful of inspiration. I used to worry that when I finished my first novel I'd be done, there'd be no new ideas. Thank goodness that isn't the case! It's time I struggle to find - there just isn't enough of it to write what I want to.(less)
Yvonne Marjot I have a number of projects going on at the moment, including editing The Book of Lismore (sequel to The Calgary Chessman) which is coming out in 2015…moreI have a number of projects going on at the moment, including editing The Book of Lismore (sequel to The Calgary Chessman) which is coming out in 2015, and researching for a new romance with fairytale elements.(less)
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The Beltane Choice is set in AD 71 in Brigantia, north Roman Britain.

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Dorothy Parker
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Razors pain you,
Rivers are damp,
Acids stain you,
And drugs cause cramp.
Guns aren't lawful,
Nooses give,
Gas smells awful.
You might as well live.”
Dorothy Parker, Enough Rope

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“We two have paddled in the stream,
from morning sun till dine;
But seas between us broad have roared
since days of long ago.”
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