Since 2013, they have also collaborated on a NanoWriMo novel. November is national novel writing month when writers all over the US strive to pen 2,000 words a day to achieve the first draft of a novel by December 1st. Beginning with a chapter by the group's doyenne, prize-winning novelist Laura Kalpakian, thirty members take a day each and contribute a chapter.
2015's novel, titled Juicy Fruit Don't Grow On Trees, is the best yet, and is shortly to be published as an e-book for Kindle. Watch this page for more details. Exall wrote Chapter 19.
writer, trainer, consultant
Wow! What a fabulous event! Ninety thousand people attended the 2013 Decatur Book Festival in Atlanta, Georgia, the nation's largest independent book festival. Marian Exall was one of twenty-five authors featured in the Emerging Writers Pavilion.
After a career as an employment lawyer, Marian Exall now writes what she loves to read: fiction of all kinds.
Marian Exall has crafted a character forged in the crucible of childhood abuse. Sarah's sophisticated exterior - love those Jimmy Choos! - hides a painful history. She excels at academics; relationships are harder. But in A Slippery Slope, Sarah falls in love and is drawn into a criminal intrigue that threatens her ordered existence.
Now, in A Dangerous Descent, Sarah searches for a missing woman whose troubled past parallels her own.
Book launch at the
May 15, 4:00 pm. Presentation on Mysteries to the Red Wheelbarrow Writers Book Club.
Pickford Film Center, Bellingham, WA.
May 18 and later rebroadcasts. The Whatcom Wordsmith at KMRE-LP at 102.3 FM. Radio interview.