TECOLOTE BOOK SHOP

It would be wise of you to please support this lovely, independent Tecolote Book Shop in Santa Barbara by purchasing a book or two. Tomorrow, they were to host a book-signing event for Curse of the Ninth. When this is all over, I invite everyone to visit the shop. I look forward to celebrating andContinue reading “TECOLOTE BOOK SHOP”

Did My Poem Influence Costner’s Career?

He just kept staring at me like I was some sort of star – like I was Madonna, like he was a bigger fan than my mother.

Curse of the Ninth

Novelist and Screenwriter Ruthie Marlenee Signs with E.L. Marker™ https://widopublishing.com/novelist-and-screenwriter-ruthie-marlenee-signs-with-e-l-marker/ Novelist and Screenwriter Ruthie Marlenée Signs with E.L. Marker™ SALT LAKE CITY, October 2, 2018 Like her main character Charlie, Ruthie Marlenée grew up hearing wild, colorful stories about her wealthy, entrepreneurial grandfather.  Later, knowing she liked to write stories, her father approached her.  “Kid, you wannaContinue reading “Curse of the Ninth”

My New Marketing Plan

When I get ready or brave enough, I’ll hire this women to be my publicist. I’ll plant her in all the Barnes & Nobles across the country: “Have you not heard of Ruthie Marlenee? How can you not know? You work here! What kind of a cockadoodie bookstore is this that you don’t even haveContinue reading “My New Marketing Plan”

Sixty is the New Forty Says the Aging Writer

I’ll be sixty in a week. There I said it! And I can throw myself a pity party if I want to! There’s a lot written about the emotional, spiritual and physical aspects of it all. To that end, I’ve chosen to write specifically about the two goals I’ve set that I must accomplish inContinue reading “Sixty is the New Forty Says the Aging Writer”

Seeking Refuge

https://www.amazon.com/Seeking-Refuge-John-Stark-ebook/dp/B01N4NF9O3/ref=sr_1_8?ie=UTF8&qid=1484943314&sr=8-8&keywords=seeking+refuge Today, when you’re thinking about marching north to the farthest regions to live amongst an indigenous people in the frozen Arctic, perhaps you’d like to read a book about a man who did. “Seeking Refuge,” by John Stark and Ruthie Marlenee. Available on Amazon.