Author C. M. Martens

It’s Not A Flowing River…

…more like trickling spittle that takes it’s time to build into a drainage ditch, then a cute little creek, before raging as something resembling flow. For YEARS- I was writing a book. Really, what that meant was that I had an idea I had started but I just wasn’t “feeling it” so I never actually…

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The Author’s Mixed Bag

Just a quick stop to comment on the -irony? hilarity? oddity? – that is “research” for fiction authors. Today, I found myself with a tab labeled “Top 25 most beautiful yellow flowers” and another “interrogation techniques.” Oh- the webs we spin and rabbit holes we uncover…  (I also have a tab open: “mixed bag” because…

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Instagram Challenge

I started an Instagram Challenge this month, then thought it might be fun to share those posts here. #MerryandWrite Join along with us! Follow the above hashtag to find the daily posts. Find me @author_cmmartens Day 1: Christmas, Kwanza, Hanukkah, or none of the above I am a Christmas gal. It’s my favorite time of…

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The End of the Beginning

The End of the Beginning When my editor finished highlighting the oversights I’d missed in Book One, I found myself renewed in my task of telling this story in its best possible way. So, I set to refining those last details of my piece. It was the first time I really felt like an artist.…

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Book Two Pre-Order is Live!

Falling Forward: Book Two on the Fool’s Path is only .99¢ Order now and have it downloaded on release day!

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