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From faux-pas to chutzpah

Catch the fall edition of Overland Journal for my light-hearted look at life on the other side of the pond – out now!


‘Fractured: poems of love and desire’ out now in paperback!

I’m very excited to announce that ‘Fractured: poems of love and desire’ is out now in paperback! The perfect Valentine’s Day gift at just £4.99 or $7.50 with free delivery in the UK on orders over £10.00.

‘Fractured’ – public reading

Public reading at The Peregrine

A thoroughly enjoyable evening was had by all at the Peregrine Book Company in
Prescott, Arizona yesterday. Hosted by the awesome Dan Seaman, I was joined by readers and other writers, and my selection of readings from ‘Fractured’ received a very warm reception from the audience – they even managed to understand my English accent!
The Peregrine has been hosting performance nights for the past two years, to an enthusiastic crowd. Long may it continue.

‘Fractured – poems of love and desire’ now available on Kindle!

Marnie Doble’s first collection of poetry is now available to purchase on Kindle.

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 Fractured – poems of love and desire is the perfect  ‘I love you’ gift for the Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons.

Drawn from a background of extraordinary life experiences, and richly illustrated with artwork from the Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood, these are poems which will strike a chord with every reader and touch your heart. Passion, unrequited love, loss and new-found happiness make each piece of writing achingly beautiful and vibrant. Feelings and emotions familiar to us all are encapsulated in this first collection of poetry from prize-winning English writer Marnie Doble.

Available at priced at £1.93

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Short Story competition winner

Marnie Doble’s short story ‘A trip on the canal’ has won a competition organised by Sustrans, the leading sustainable transport charity.

‘A trip on the canal’ was written as part of the ‘Big Commute’ challenge during the summer of 2014.

‘A great story that made us laugh’ said the judges. Read it here: A trip on the canal

Stop press!

I’m  pleased to announce that  I have been nominated runner-up in the Yeovil Literary Prize Mini-Saga Competition 2013.  My mini-saga will be published in the Western Gazette edition of 9th January 2014 (or see online edition).

What is a mini-saga?

A mini-saga is a short story of 50 words (exactly). In addition to the 50 words, the title can be up to 17 words.

This year’s theme is  ‘Matches’.