Author C. M. Martens

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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Xacier’s Prize: Galactic Courtship #1, By Lily S. Thomas

Xacier’s Prize: Galactic Courtship #1 By Lily S. Thomas Science Fiction Romance. Erotica. 3 Stars A quick, fun read Xacier was once king of the proud Kell Empire, but after his cousin’s betrayal he is enslaved in the fighting arena. The only way to survive? Kill everyone and be the champion. With his strength and…

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West End Montana, by N. M. McGregor

West End Montana; The Montana Series Book 1 By N. M. McGregor 5 Stars Literary Fiction. Romantic Fiction. New Adult. I couldn’t stop reading. Meet Montana Stanford, a precocious teen with an iron will and a passion for life that affects everyone around her. Living with her brothers in Vancouver’s West End, she seeks love…

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