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Marisa Makes Memories

The Disney Factor! Even if you’ve never been to Walt Disney World or Disneyland, you know what I’m talking about. The ultimate delight that rushes through you when you hear a song like “When you Wish Upon a Star” or … Continue reading

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Marisa Makes Memories

Finding the right critique partner for your writing is a lot like finding the right life partner: you’ll get along fine if both of you can compromise. For example, if she likes sushi and you don’t, the perfect partner will … Continue reading

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Marisa Makes Memories

To pitch or not to pitch? That is the question. “Pitch,” I say. “What do you have to lose? Your dignity? Your sleep? Your lunch?” For those who have not walked the pitch plank at the Annual Romance Writers of … Continue reading

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Marisa Makes Memories

I’ll have what she’s having,” said the woman to the waiter in Katz’s Delicatessen from the movie “When Harry Met Sally.” youtube.com/watch Agreeably, it’s considered one the MOST FAMOUS restaurant scenes in the history of Hollywood. Sally, (Meg Ryan) shows Billy … Continue reading

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Marisa Makes Memories

Can You Judge a Book by Its Cover? You bet your New York Times Best Sellers list, you can. Authors who have made it that far are firing on all cylinders, with access to the best resources available. Their covers … Continue reading

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Marisa Makes Memories

By Marisa Dillon, author   Of course, you’ve heard of Pinterest, the social media platform that calls itself  “the world’s catalog of ideas.” Think digital cork boards where you virtually pin your favorite on-line photos, then save, share or make … Continue reading

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Marisa Makes Memories

Rogue One. This could be the name of a historical romance book. But instead, it’s the title of the newly released film in the Star Wars anthology series breaking box office records. “There be more Star Wars movies?” you ask. … Continue reading

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