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A Love Letter to My Readers

A Love Letter to My Readers

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...

Apologies for Recent Outage and Issues

Apologies for Recent Outage and Issues

I want to apologize to all my visitors who may have attempted to visit between January 26, 2020 and January 29, 2020. My hosting provider migrated my site without my knowledge, permission, or any warning and as a result, broke my website. They refused to fix it for...

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...

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...

Unexpected Hiatus

Unexpected Hiatus

I can't believe it's been almost a year since my last blog post. And a year since this site was created as the new permanent home for my work. What a year it has been. My daughter Libby became a ward of the state and has for the past year been undergoing intensive...

Contest Win – Best Essay

  Temple, Texas. April 20, 2019. Award-winning author Charity Marie is proud to announce winning Biopage's award for best essay for her essay "Stop the World". The piece is a personal creative essay about her experience with suicide over 25 years ago and the...

Understanding Libby

Understanding Libby

About the Book  Charity Marie was a successful children's author, personal injury paralegal, Realtor, and mother of two special-needs children. All of that unraveled in December 2017 after rushing her eleven-year-old daughter, Liberty to a local ER due to visual...

Most Wanted: A Short Story

Most Wanted: A Short Story

  CIA agent Jazz Macintosh is sent to Dubai to catch an elusive most wanted terrorist when things go wrong, not once, but twice. After years of failed attempts, will the terrorist Hasan Izz Al-Din slip through her fingers for a third and final time? This story...

Welcome to CharityMarie.com

Welcome! I'm so glad you stopped by my humble website. I hope you'll pull up a chair, a comfy pillow and blanket, a beverage, and stay for a while. There's lots to offer you here. First and foremost are the stories. I've been telling stories for over 20 years. Hard to...

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