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by Marlo
February 4th, 2021, 5:27 pm
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: NEW - Nominate Your First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Replies: 112
Views: 68599

Fishbelly Whiteishbelly White Mystery/Romance

August 1995 "Sports clothes don't become you at your weight," declared Betti as Claudia entered her mother’s kitchen. "That red tee shirt is too tight over your bust. It calls attention to your size." Betti turned from the sink. "And those…those denim culottes, ugh! They're hardly chic. Not to menti...
by Marlo
December 13th, 2020, 2:57 am
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: NEW - Nominate Your Query for a Critique on the Blog
Replies: 54
Views: 43122

Fishbelly White Mystery/Romance

Fishbelly White, my mystery (with a romance) complete at 90,000 words, would sit on the bookshelf with Hallie Ephron, and Charlaine Harris’ Aurora Teagarden series. It is Jessica Fletcher meets The Turner Diaries. Claudia Perry, 50ish, myopic, asthmatic, zaftig, stubborn and full of gumption is a su...
by Marlo
December 13th, 2020, 2:50 am
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: NEW - Nominate Your First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Replies: 112
Views: 68599

Fishbelly White Mystery/Romance

August 1995 Stunning views of Idaho's Rocky Mountain foothills and the breadth Lake Coeur d’Alene softened Claudia’s morning memories of her size-four mother and sycophant brother. It was a warm summer afternoon in mid-August as she strolled the well-trod trail around Tubbs Hill, a city park--a fat ...
by Marlo
May 14th, 2020, 11:31 pm
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: NEW - Nominate Your Query for a Critique on the Blog
Replies: 54
Views: 43122

Fishbelly White

Dear Name of Agent, Since you represent--, my favorite cozy mystery writer, I hope you will want to represent me and my debut novel, Fishbelly White. Fishbelly, my cozy mystery complete at 90,000 words, introduces recently widowed Claudia Perry, a 50ish travel writer: myopic, asthmatic, zaftig, curi...
by Marlo
January 10th, 2020, 7:55 pm
Forum: Nominate Your Query or First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Topic: NEW - Nominate Your First Page for a Critique on the Blog
Replies: 112
Views: 68599

Re: NEW - Nominate Your First Page for a Critique on the Blog

Historical Fiction/Marlo CHARMIAN CHAPTER ONE San Francisco, California March 1900 I have accompanied my Aunt Netta to San Francisco this day against my better judgement. Determined to sign a new young writer for her “Overland Monthly” literary magazine, she’ll wheedle me into editing and reviewing ...