Marcia Freeman — aka “The Author’s Wife” — is Brian’s full-time partner in the book business. She coordinates all of his events, so if you’d like Brian to make an appearance at your library or call in to your book club, send her an e-mail or a Facebook message. Marcia is the first reader whenever Brian completes a new book.  “She’s my best — and most thorough — editor,” he says.  “She catches everything from major plot points to the smallest typo.” In addition to her marketing work, Marcia stays in close touch with Brian’s readers and writes a blog that offers a behind-the-scenes look at the funny, personal side of life in publishing.

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Four Years of Fun

From Marcia at facebook.com/theauthorswife: Although I can hardly believe it, this month marks the fourth birthday of my page, The Author’s Wife…and in that time, the number of friends who connect with me here has grown to over 1,400…! Of course, we’ve talked about Brian’s books and events…but I’ve also been able to tell you […]

Watch Out for Dragons

From Marcia at facebook.com/theauthorswife: Over the years, Brian and I have attended hundreds of book events and Meet & Greets, and had the pleasure of meeting thousands of fans. The venues have ranged from bookstores, to restaurants, to private homes, to wineries…and of course, to libraries. When Brian’s not busily at work writing away on […]

The City By the Bay

From Marcia at facebook.com/theauthorswife: Earlier this week, parts of Minnesota had a major snowstorm roll through…with reports of anywhere from 5-18 inches of snow falling in a less than 24 hour period. (In our area—just east of the Twin Cities—we got a foot of snow. Thankfully we have a very good snowblower…!) We Minnesotans are […]

Doesn’t He Know About Shack?

From Marcia at facebook.com/theauthorswife: Whether you’re new to my page or a long time reader, you know that one of the things that I try to do here is tell you some of the fun and funny things that happen in our lives. And if you take a look back, you’ll see that I include a […]