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Kate Marshall's Biography

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Kate is married to her co-author, David Marshall.
Jan 2008

Sometimes writing things down is easier than saying them out loud. Kate Marshall and her husband David have created guided journals to help people organize their personal stories and thoughts about life, love, beliefs and experiences and to express gratitude to their loved ones. Drawing on their passion for family, relationships and empowering others in self-expression, the Marshalls present insightful and stimulating keepsake journals that make it easy for anyone to write down their memories and wisdom.

The Marshalls' journals include:

WHAT I LOVE ABOUT YOU, MOM (Kate & David Marshall, Plume, 2013) provides a personal and heartfelt way to tell your mother just how much you appreciate all she has done for you.

MY LIFE MAP: A Journal to Help You Shape Your Future (Kate & David Marshall, Gotham, 2012) helps people at any stage of life develop a vision of what they want from life and path to get there.

PICTURE OF ME: Who I Am in 221 Questions (Kate & David Marshall, Crown-Random House, 2009) offers prompts, checklists, places to draw and more, to help answer life's most basic question--Who am I?--in bite-sized pieces.

WHAT I LOVE ABOUT YOU (Kate & David Marshall, Crown-Random House, 2007) is a playful and sweet journal that offers couples a fresh way to honor their relationship and to say, "I love you" in novel ways.

THE BOOK OF US: A Journal of Your Love Story in 150 Questions (Kate & David Marshall, Hyperion, 1998) is a keepsake journal for couples to remember the many shared experiences that bind them.

THE BOOK OF MYSELF: A Do-it-Yourself Autobiography in 201 Questions (Carl & David Marshall, Hyperion, 1994, 1997 & 2007) is a memory-invoking tool to record a life story for reflection or for generations to come.

WORDS TO LIVE BY: A Journal of Wisdom for Someone You Love (Emily & Kate Marshall, Broadway Books, 2005) offers a place to share favorite proverbs, stories and lessons learned about leading a happy, healthy life.

Approximately 760,000 copies of the Marshalls' journals are in print. Learn more at www.marshallbooks.net

Kate also works for a library-based literacy program that coordinates free tutoring for adults who struggle with reading and writing. She lives in northern California.

Upcoming Works

What I Love About You, Mom (Kate & David Marshall, Plume-Penguin, 2013)

Recommended Links


Random House (Crown Archetype)
Penguin (Gotham Books and Plume)