Author Archives: Marion Jensen

Hot Diggity

So, today I get to reveal my cover! Go ahead and scroll down, take a gander, then come back here to read my commentary. Go! Go! Take a look! I’m super (no pun intended) excited about the cover. Without giving … Continue reading

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Rickroll: A Dish Best Served Cold . . .

I’ve been trying unsuccessfully to Rickroll my 14yo for four months. Every time I send him a link, he asks if it’s a Rickroll. He swore I would not be able to trick him. Yesterday I sent him a picture … Continue reading

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Ten Rules for Making “Ten Rules” Lists

Rule #1 – People will only remember your first and last rule, so put the most important rules in those slots. Rule #2 – If your rules are not entertaining or insightful, people will skip to rule #8 after reading … Continue reading

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Almost Super Cover Reveal

Hey all. I’m excited to reveal the cover to Almost Super! Fantastic, isn’t it? Pete Oswald (who has worked on Paranoman and Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs) is the artist. He did a great job, and I can’t wait to see … Continue reading

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Less is More

This year has been a rough one for me. A lot of changes. A lot of growing. I’ve learned something. Stuff doesn’t make you happy. In fact, at least in my experience, it does the opposite. I honestly believe that … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning

This morning I marched in a parade. Yes, that parade. I was seventeen the last time I was in a parade. I carried a tenor sax and became dehydrated because I was in full band uniform. I got dehydrated this time … Continue reading

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The Ogden Half

Today I ran a half marathon. My goal was two hours or less. The first half marathon I ran in 2:26. My goal then was to run without stopping. My second half marathon was 2:09. I’d only trained a couple … Continue reading

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Crossing the Line

Fiddler on the Roof is my favorite musical. It will always hold a special place in my heart. Fiddler is about crossing the line. In the musical, it’s referred to as “Tradition”. Tradition is what helps the little community of … Continue reading

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The Man With No Name

A few days ago I went for a hike–Flag Rock above Farmington, Utah. Near the summit, I met a man coming down. I judged him to be in his mid-fifties. He was in excellent shape, and had a contagious smile. … Continue reading

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Truth, Questions, and Breaking

I like speculative fiction. It allows a context in which you can ask some interesting questions. You can look at a “truth”, and see how quickly it crumbles and falls. Consider the following. Zombie apocalypse. You’re holed up in a cave. … Continue reading

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