Author Archives: Mary Fran Says

About Mary Fran Says

I am an artist, crafter, designer and writer. I enjoy working with mixed media-- applying visual and tactile manipulations to telling a story. Not a lot of market for that, though, :), so I'm focusing on short story submissions and novel completions. Yes, plural. Lots of beginnings, too many ideas, not enough focus.

It’s a Book Release Party!

Not just any book release party– MY BOOK RELEASE PARTY! I am proud to be partnering with Karnitz Art Gallery in downtown Rockford for a night of reading, signing, and book sales. And also snacking and drinking. Really, I am … Continue reading

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I am a Writer.

As I sit at my desk, tapping away at the keys, the visions flowing through my head to my fingertips which translate my thoughts into words creating stories, I am constantly amazed. I am a writer. I get to make … Continue reading

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Reviews

Word of mouth is best, but since I’m only up to the letter R in The Writer’s Alphabet, today we’re going to focus on REVIEWS. I just released my latest novel, A Stranger’s Child, and the feedback I have received … Continue reading

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Overcoming Associations

We have a NEW PUPPY! He’s a red and white Pembroke Welsh Corgi— big ears, short legs, no tail. AND HE IS SO STINKIN’ CUTE!                               Also, … Continue reading

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LM Chats – Nik Markevicius

Welcome back to Literary Mary Chats, a series of interviews with authors.  This month, I’d like to introduce you to Nik Markevicius (sounds like more cabbages, 🙂 ) Nik V. Markevicius is a half-crazy wordslinger who lives and breathes all those … Continue reading

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A Stranger’s Child, my new book!

My new book is NOW AVAILABLE! You can buy A Stranger’s Child in paperback or in ebook, through Amazon and Kindle. After a young woman loses her estranged parents in a tragic accident, she embarks on a journey that reveals her … Continue reading

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of Love and Loss

I lost my brother last week. For those of you that didn’t know I had a brother, here is a quick history lesson: My mom died when I was nine and I went to live with my dad and stepmom. Shortly … Continue reading

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