Likeability Factors Laced With The Betty Crocker Syndrome (In Fiction)

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Speaking with readers, reading reviews, and being interviewed means walking between fascination, terror, joy, and angst. Three days ago, speaking about my just-released novel Accidents of Marriage, a reporter mentioned how surprised she was by her negative reactions to Maddy, the main character—how Maddy seemed to ‘provoke’ her husband and how she sympathized with the husband’s anger. The next day, participating on a book festival panel, the moderator spoke of the same character, Ben as a virtual out-of-control monster, and Maddy as a frightened woman battling emotional abuse.

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Cell Matter Connections

A postcard from Accidents of Marriagereleasing Sept. 2. Read an excerpt here.

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Anger Exhausted Her . . .

A postcard from Accidents of Marriagereleasing Sept. 2. Read an excerpt here.

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Cake for Supper

A postcard from Accidents of Marriagereleasing Sept. 2. Read an excerpt here.

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Caution Around Tragedy

The trailer for Accidents of Marriagereleasing Sept. 2. Read an excerpt here.

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Waiting for Respect

A postcard from Accidents of Marriagereleasing Sept. 2. Read an excerpt here.

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Were They Okay?

A postcard from Accidents of Marriage, releasing Sept. 2. Read an excerpt here.

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He’d Better Watch Himself

A postcard from Accidents of Marriagereleasing Sept. 2. Read an excerpt here.

Fingers of promise

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Getting Out of His Way

A postcard from Accidents of Marriagereleasing Sept. 2. Read an excerpt here.

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Book Trailer: ACCIDENTS OF MARRIAGE

The trailer for Accidents of Marriagereleasing Sept. 2. Read an excerpt here.

Trailer written and designed by Randy Susan Meyers, Nancy MacDonald and Sophie Schmid.
Original music by Cidny Bullens

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