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.

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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RWA and New York City

The second writing conference I attended last July was the national meeting of the Romance Writers of America in New York City. While I’ve been attending local chapter meetings of RWA since moving back to Boston, and I went to … Continue reading

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GCLS and Pittsburgh: Two Firsts for Me

Gosh, I feel like I’ve been on the move since July 1. Over the past five weeks, I’ve attended the Golden Crown Literary Society conference in Pittsburgh, the Romance Writers of America conference in New York City, and then went … Continue reading

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Lesbian road trip to the Cotswolds

Back in March, I traveled to the United Kingdom for the London Book Fair. But that wasn’t the only purpose for the trip. For months, Clare Lydon, Harper Bliss, and I had been discussing working on a trilogy together, and … Continue reading

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Stepping back in time

After visiting Waldon Pond, I explored some sites near there, including The Old Manse. This house was erected by Rev. William Emerson in 1770.  William was the grandfather to Ralph Waldo Emerson, a famous transcendentalist speaker and writer.   The Old … Continue reading

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Memories are funny things

When I moved from Colorado to Massachusetts back in 2006, I had good intentions of exploring the area. Then I got a job, settled into my apartment, made friends, and my goal of getting out and about got shoved to … Continue reading

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How can something so pretty cause so much misery?

It’s that time of year again when I constantly have to blow my nose and clear my throat. On top of that, I always seem to have a persistent slight headache and sinus pressure. For as long as I can … Continue reading

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