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Jan.24.2012
Both movies are up for various Academy Awards. Yay!! (Please don't tell me that I have to say why I am saying 'yay'! Please don't make me write the name 'Johnny Depp' for the zillionth time on this lofty blog...) You know what, though -- there are some seriously cool and talented people up for...
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Jan.18.2012
Yep, I was gone for a couple days again, doing that "trying to manage my schedule" insanity. And I finally came to a decision!! Yes!! That's right!! I decided to start taking SPEED again!! Yippee ki yi yay! And, no, not meth amphetamines, but the old-fashioned speed; once known as pep pills or...
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Jan.07.2012
Actually, M. Christian and I are both thrilled to announce that for our inaugural year of the Black Marks Literary Award for best unpublished science fiction novel, the cash award will be $500. The winning prize also includes the option of electronic publication with a long-standing eBook...
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Nov.09.2011
Okay, some housekeeping updates first. If you are following the Black Marks Literary Awards on twitter, thanks for following and sometime this week, we will start following you, too! We are still tying up loose ends here and in California, but we are getting your emails. Thanks! Also, just so...
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Nov.07.2011
I find that if you spell the word "news" with an added "U" in it, it makes it that much more newsworthy, plus it puts the "YOU" in my news and so no one feels excluded! Good thing I can't type to save my life. Otherwise I wouldn't have developed all these new & wonder-filled "word"...
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Oct.31.2011
Okay. Wow. Well, so Mom was sent home from the hospital on Thursday, but was right back in on Friday -- this time with something different and seemingly a lot more serious. But she once again came home late yesterday afternoon. I hope she will stay put for a while!!! A Rum Diary aside... I saw...
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Jul.07.2011
You [with profound enthusiasm & joy]: "Good morning, Mrs. Lewis!!" (When I first got engaged, in October 1992, to be married to Wayne Lewis, and realized I was then going to become "Mrs. Lewis," it sounded to me like the name of someone's 1st grade teacher or something...
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Jun.11.2011
I hope this isn't too tiny. You might be able to see it better on my main blog: http://blog.marilynjayelewis.com This is the official logo for the new annual literary award M. Christian and I are sponsoring; The Black Marks Literary Award (this award will be for best unpublished science fiction...