Author Archives: TBM

About TBM

TB Markinson is an American living in England. When she isn’t writing, she’s traveling the world, watching sports on the telly, visiting pubs, or reading. Not necessarily in that order.

How do you say…?

Sometimes cowriting with an author, even one who is a good friend, presents awkward moments. For those of you who listen to the Lesbians Who Write podcast, you’ve probably picked up on the fact that I’m terribly shy when it … Continue reading

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The things I do for work

I’m not adventurous when it comes to food. There are two types of food I usually despise: vegetables and seafood. Having said that, I should mention I do try things when traveling, but it’s rare for me to say, “Oh, … Continue reading

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I think 2020 hates me

When I promised to share my triumphs and failures during the course of 2020, I had hoped I’d have more good shiz than setbacks to report, but so far, this year has my number. Okay, I’m going to dive in. … Continue reading

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So far 2020 has been hit or miss

I’m the type who likes to set ambitious goals. Really ambitious. I do this for two reasons: to push myself to achieve more and, clearly, I’m insane and enjoy punishing myself. To help keep me motivated, I’ve decided to share … Continue reading

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Coming Clean about Hull

Last year, I visited Hull, Massachusetts, and I posted a blog post on my author’s site, but I didn’t divulge the secret reason I went. I mean, I did go because I needed time away to work, which I did. … Continue reading

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This Happens Every Year?

I moved to Boston in the fall of 2006 and lived in Bean Town until 2012 when I moved to London. During that time, I never attended the Boston Book Festival held in October. I remember hearing of it, but … Continue reading

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Is it weird that cemeteries inspire me?

My last post was about going to Fenway to do research for a book. But that’s not always possible. When penning Confessions from the Heart, the prequel to the Confessions series, the two characters go to Mount Auburn Cemetery in … Continue reading

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Do They Still Feel You Up at Fenway?

It takes me time to become comfortable enough in a place before I can include a setting in a novel. Some of my books take place in Colorado, where I went to high school and college. I ended up loving … Continue reading

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Back to New York City

Last time, I shared about my time at RWA and New York City. Today, I’m here to share a bit about my second jaunt to the Big Apple for a long weekend. Since this trip didn’t involve any work, I … Continue reading

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