CharityMarie.com – Better Than Ever!

      It’s hard to believe CharityMarie.com is seven years old this year. We’ve seen a lot of changes over the years, but our latest website revamp may be the largest undertaking yet. It started with getting the right team. First, I promoted my assistant, Rome, to Operations Manager and put him in charge […]

The Peddler Show New Braunfels

This past weekend was The Peddler Show in New Braunfels. What a great event! If you’ve never been to a Peddler Show before, I highly recommend them. As an event organizer, this show was top-notch! Everything went so smoothly, and we had a great turnout on Saturday and Sunday. In addition, the vendors at the […]

Interview with Channel 6 KRIS TV

Something really cool happened in Aransas Pass…I was interviewed by Channel 6!  Without any preparation or notice, I said yes I would love to do the interview.  I was able to express my gratitude to locals for coming out to local venues to support small businesses.  Additionally, I really enjoy being able to meet new […]

The Sami Show

  The Sami Show in Belton, Texas had a fantastic turnout. Hundreds of people from all over Bell County came out to see vendors who came from all over Texas and beyond. Not only did I meet some amazing vendors but lots of young readers and aspiring writers as well. After not doing public events […]

2021 Book Tour

We are officially in July and my 2021 book tour is finally here! Is it just me, or did this year fly by? I cannot believe that we are halfway through the year already. First stop, The Sami Show in Belton, Texas! It’s known in Central Texas as THE BEST Arts and Crafts Show so […]

Pecan Fest Heritage Days

Pecan Fest Heritage Days | Charity Marie, Author

I’m excited to announce I will be attending an in-person event, the Pecan Fest Heritage Days. The event is on October 30, 2021, in Seguin, Texas. This outdoor event will feature authors from around the area. My autographed books and merchandise will be available for purchase with cash, credit card, PayPal, or Venmo. I’m excited […]

Covid-19 Anniversary, Hope, and Finding Inspiration

It’s hard to believe it’s been a year since COVID-19 came to the US officially. In reality, my one year anniversary was last month. In mid-February 2020, I was terribly sick with a “respiratory infection” the likes of which I had never experienced before and hope never to experience again. There were no tests at […]

A Love Letter to My Readers

Dear Reader | Happy Valentine's Day | Charity Marie

In light of Valentine’s Day being tomorrow, I wanted to share my love for readers. As a writer, I know readers as sacred, special, but largely invisible people out there in the world. Except sometimes I get a glimpse of them and those moments are so special to me. So here’s to you, dear reader. […]

Understanding Publishing

As a reader, it can be hard to fully understand all that goes into publishing. It’s such a complex industry with so little transparency. As an Indie Author since 2012, I’ve had to learn a great deal about this industry. Here’s a few things I’ve come to know. The Real Cost of Publication As an […]

Virtual Author Events

Hello friends! I hope this post finds you and your family healthy and safe where ever you may be. The last few months have been very hectic, between working full time and school. Then in March, Covid-19 struck with a scary vengeance. In March I found myself desperately seeking… something. But I wasn’t sure what. […]