Win a copy of Lizzie Bennet's Diary through LibraryThing

May 25, 2019

Have a LibraryThing account? Through May 31, 2019 Lizzie Bennet's Diary will be available for request on the Member Giveaway page. Up to one hundred winners will receive links to the EPUB, MOBI, and PDF files on June 1.

Lizzie Bennet's Diary Now Available in Paperback!

April 21, 2019

I released Lizzie Bennet's Diary in paperback and eBook formats through Lulu. See purchase information on my Books page.

Cover of Lizzie Bennet's Diary by T. K. Marnell

Cover of Lizzie Bennet's Diary

Blog Posts

  • Cut Agents and Editors Some Slack July 17, 2021 I make my fair share of complaints about the publishing industry: how innaccessible it is to people who are not neurotypical, tech-savvy, and financially comfortable Americans; how it's a purely profit-driven industry with a tenuous claim to supporting the arts; and how it discourages innovation by hewing to formulas that sell, and alienates potential readers as a result.
  • Constraints on Innovation in Fiction: Reflections on The Lady's Maid's Bell and The Haunting of Hill House May 2, 2021 Because expectations for horror have been so thoroughly solidified by Stephen King and slasher flicks, the unfortunate truth is neither of these classic and innovative stories could be published today.
  • Writing Delightful Twists April 5, 2021 A good twist is like a delightful magic trick.
  • 280 Characters March 24, 2021 OMG I'm SCREAMING I'm CRYING I'm DESPERATE I'm OBSESSED let's play a game everyone tell me what you think of me, go!
  • The Inaccessibility of Publishing March 8, 2021 I have to say the querying process for writers seeking traditional publication is terribly inaccessible to all but the top few percent of neurotypical, highly educated, computer-savvy writers. And the problems are too big for a single literary agent to fix.

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