Welcome to Farley Bend

In November 2013 I started writing about an imaginary town called Farley Bend.  Inspired by the idea of National Novel Writing Month, I wrote more than 50,000 words about Farley Bend during the month of November.  Good thing I had Thanksgiving Week off to work on my masterpiece.

I’ve had a lot of fun meeting the residents of Farley Bend.  Originally I thought writing a book meant following an outline and laying out the story I had in my head.  Imagine my surprise when the inhabitants of Farley Bend started taking off on their own tangents!

Farley Bend is an old fashioned small town where the pace is measured and people take the time to know their neighbors.  Perhaps it is also a place of healing, a place where people can come to terms with the past and prepare for a brighter future.

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One Response to Welcome to Farley Bend

  1. June Spear says:

    Marilyn, I am so proud of you! Of course, this is not the first or only time I have been proud of my wonderful, amazing niece. Over the years, you have given much joy to me and the rest of our family. I can’t wait to find out what happens to the folks in Farley Bend in the next book. This first one is super great. It is amazing to have a published author in the family!!

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