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6 08, 2017

What I Did On My Summer Vacation

Whew this summer has been a whirlwind. It started in Mid-may when I had the honor of speaking at the Nicholas P. Sims Library in Waxahachie, Texas. It was such a pleasure to meet this group of readers and writers. Not only did I get to connect with my Texas friends, I got to have

5 08, 2017

Hickville Redemption Review

Hey everybody, the first review of Hickville Redemption was posted on Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/2074490770?book_show_action=false&from_review_page=1 Check out the Book Alert 101 blog! https://bookalert101.wordpress.com/2017/08/04/review-hickville-redemption-by-mary-karlik/  

4 05, 2017

Trust the Path

     I am so grateful to be a full time writer. This is my third month and I guess you could say the honeymoon phase was short. Being able to write all day instead of 2 hours in the wee morning had been something I’d dreamt about. Prayed for. Set goals to achieve. And it

27 12, 2016

My 2 cents on 2016

I see posts and hear talk about how 2016 has been worse than other years and I just don’t buy it. The world has always been a scary place and celebrities have always passed away. The coming new year offers hope--a new beginning. I hope it is fantastic for us all. But what’s important is

15 06, 2016

Is There a Place for Fiction in a Scary World?

Do you feel guilty for reading or for watching a comedy while so many are needlessly suffering? These horrific events can leave one rocking alone in the dark wondering how this world has gone so mad. I've worked in healthcare for most of my life. I honor and admire those who live, eat, and breathe medicine. I

29 05, 2016

Where I’ve been

February 22 was when I dropped off of the writing planet. It was a freak accident. I live in a beautiful ski area. I love to ski almost as much as I love to write. That particular day in February was better than most. The snow was good, the weather was warm, I was with