Author Archives: TBM

About TBM

Recently I entered the world of self-publishing with my novel, A Woman Lost. Follow me on my indie publishing adventure on tbmarkinson.wordpress.com. Follow my challenge to travel to 192 countries, read 1,001 books, and watch AFI's top 100 movies on 50yearproject.wordpress.com

I’m Moving But I Don’t Know Where

Hello! I know I’ve been absent from the blogosphere lately. I would like to thank all of you for your kind comments and support about Miles. It means a lot. The last few weeks have flown by. I had two … Continue reading

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IWSG: Devastated

Today is the first Wednesday of March, which means it’s IWSG time. This month’s co-hosts are the wonderful and talented Lauren Hennessy, Lisa Buie-Collard, Lidy, Christine Rains, and Mary Aalgaard. Don’t be shy, stop by and say hello to the … Continue reading

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Apologies and A Free Book

Last week, I mentioned I would be participating in IWSG. Then Wednesday arrived and my blog was silent. There was a reason. My dog Miles got sick. Real sick. As it turns out, he has pancreatitis. Miles spent a couple of days in … Continue reading

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How to write violent scenes, TBM’s Monthly Giveaway, and Murder & Obsession

Back in 2012, I attended the London Book Fair. Two authors hit on a sensitive subject: violence. Anthony Horowitz and Patrick Ness write young adult fiction. And both had drastic thoughts about how to craft violent scenes. Patrick Ness mentioned … Continue reading

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Guest Post by T. F. Walsh, author of Cloaked

Happy Monday everyone. Today I’m thrilled to have T. F. Walsh stop by. Before I hand over the reins I want to mention that Tania is hosting a giveaway. Five custom made bookmarks are up for grabs. Click here for … Continue reading

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Shakespeare, The Reader, and The Winter Blues Giveaway

A few years ago at the London Book Fair I had the chance to hear Peter James speak. He’s a British author known for crime novels featuring Detective Roy Grace. According to James, crime novels show the best and worst … Continue reading

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#IWSG and TBM’s Giveaway

Today is the first Wednesday of January, which means it’s IWSG time. This month’s co-hosts are the wonderful and talented L.G. Keltner, Denise Covey, Sheri Larsen, J.Q. Rose, Chemist Ken, and Michelle Wallace. Don’t be shy, stop by and say hello … Continue reading

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2016 Goals and TBM’s Monthly Giveaway

Happy New Year! I have my fingers crossed that 2016 doesn’t fly by like last year. But I think it will no matter how hard I wish it won’t. Oh well, that just means I need to put my head … Continue reading

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IWSG and A Clueless Woman is FREE for two days

Today is the first Wednesday of December, which means it’s IWSG time. This month’s co-hosts are the wonderful and talented Sandra Hoover, Mark Koopmans, Doreen McGettigan, Megan Morgan, and Melodie Campbell! Don’t be shy, stop by and say hello to the co-hosts … Continue reading

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Introducing The Secret Files of Fairday Morrow

I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend. And for all my American friends, happy belated Thanksgiving. I meant to post last week to wish everyone well, but then I decided to take the week off from blogging. It was a … Continue reading

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