Monthly Archives: May 2014

Sticks and Stones…

Over the years I’ve noticed how difficult it is for people to receive compliments. Some suspected I use flattery to manipulate them for my benefit. Most laughed off the comment, or denied it completely. When I took the time to … Continue reading

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Focus Friday

I found this website and thought some of my friends could relate to both the poster and her books. This author went through a lot in the process of trying to have a baby. Focus Friday.

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Mysteries – My Favorite Fiction Type

  There are many types of fiction, but I prefer mysteries more than most. The thrill of collecting clues to solve the mystery holds my interest and excites me as I come closer and closer to solving it. As a … Continue reading

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Introducing your website hostess …Mary Martsching

Hello! Welcome to my website. My name is Mary Martsching, and my goal is to encourage you on this site. Born and raised in Burlington, Iowa, I loved living on the Mississippi River and watching steamboats, barges, and speed boats … Continue reading

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Conversation with a Grief Counselor

On Friday, April 11, 2014, I hosted a free conference call for peopleĀ about ways to deal with grief. A grief counselor, Uma Girish, joined me. We discussed how to counsel my main character, Heath, in my book Finding Heath Young … Continue reading

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