Posts Tagged ‘ PUSHING WATER ’

TODAY I’M A GUEST ON TERRY ODELL’S BLOG

TODAY I’M A GUEST ON TERRY ODELL’S BLOG

Today Aon She Beng, a character in my latest novel PUSHING WATER, is interviewed on Terry Odell’s blog. Click here to read the interview.

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RETROSPECTIVE OF TWO YEARS RIDING THE NYC SUBWAY

RETROSPECTIVE OF TWO YEARS RIDING THE NYC SUBWAY

My second novel, Pushing Water, will be hitting the market any day now! It’s been a long time coming. There for a while I didn’t think it would ever get finished. But one thing about writing is that if you keep at it, I mean earnestly write your heart out, eventually it gets completed. This...

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A COVER REVEAL FOR MY NOVEL “PUSHING WATER”

A COVER REVEAL FOR MY NOVEL “PUSHING WATER”

By MARGARET MENDEL Well, today I got the final version of the cover for PUSHING WATER my novel due to be published later this year. There is still the publisher’s galley to read. I’ll use that time to edit a few things that have slipped by unnoticed. But the major work is done. The novel...

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ONE PILLAR PAGODA

ONE PILLAR PAGODA

THIS BLOG POST APPEARED IN MARCH 2016. HOWEVER SOMETHING WENT TERRIBLY WRONG WITH THIS WEBSITE, IT CRASHED AND THREE OR FOUR POSTS WERE DELETED. I’M REPOSTING THIS ONE AGAIN. THE OTHERS THAT WERE DELETED WILL SOON ALSO BE REPOSTED. BY MARGARET MENDEL These days I am up to my eyeballs in the publisher’s editorial...

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TRAFFIC IN VIETNAM

TRAFFIC IN VIETNAM

Recently I finished writing a novel, PUSHING WATER. The story is based in Vietnam several years before WWII. It’s a murder mystery, but probably it’s more about what was happening during those years. The world was a mess. Japan had invaded China and Hitler was attempting to dominate Europe. I visited Vietnam a few years...

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A BRIEF REPRIEVE FROM THE WRITING LIFE

A BRIEF REPRIEVE FROM THE WRITING LIFE

Lately I’ve been doing a great deal of work on PUSHING WATER, a novel in revision, and getting the final drafts of FISH KICKER ready for its publication that’s coming in March 2014. Most of the day I sit at my desk, in my seven foot long office space, nose glued to the computer...

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