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Maron Craig Bielovitz
Maron Craig Bielovitz
  • Writing:

    Children's Poetry
  • Country: United States
  • Books: 3
  • Profession: Retired Realtor
  • Born: 29 November
  • Member Since: Jul 2018
  • Profile Views: 4,034
  • Followers: 15
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BIOGRAPHY

Maron Craig Bielovitz is a writer and artist working out of her home studio in Elmhurst, Pennsylvania in the foothills of the beautiful Pocono Mountains.
Together with her husband, Don (and always a Scottie dog or two), Maron enjoys the slower pace of the rural community where she grew up. Although she has always written and created art, Maron enjoys being a full time creative since her retirement from a 25 year career as a Realtor. Gardening, reading, playing Mah Jongg and volunteer work are a few of the other activities she enjoys when not writing or creating art.
Along with a lifetime of studying art and writing techniques in various venues, Maron enjoys keeping her skills honed with workshops for writers and illustrators of children’s literature where she has the pleasure and privilege of learning from many prominent contemporary children’s book authors and illustrators. She strongly believes that one should never stop learning. Her first forays into writing were for her local newspaper as a contributing editor and several articles in national magazines. She is constantly striving to bring her craft to a higher level. Maron is proud to be working with Foundations Books, LLC on her latest projects. Her book of poetry will be followed by 4 children’s books which she also illustrated.

Maron Craig Bielovitz Books

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The Christmas Mouseby Maron Craig BielovitzPublish: Dec 02, 2019Children's
A Frosty Morning
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A Frosty Morningby Maron Craig BielovitzPublish: Jan 21, 2019Children's
Seasons and Sentiments
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Seasons and Sentimentsby Maron Craig BielovitzPublish: Sep 10, 2018Poetry

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    • If you could choose three people to invite for a dinner party, who would they be and why?
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      • I am going to admit right up front that my answer to this question would be different on any given day and I'm not going to try to impress you as an egg head but today's dinner part would include Maeve Binchy (if I am allowed a spirit who has passed), James Patterson and Louise Penny. I so admire these threee Authors for their bodies of work and for the impact their stories have on me personally not to mention the scores of readers whose lives they have touched through the decades....Next week it might be Wayne Dyer, Ken Follett and John Sanford...just sayin'
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    • How do you think concepts such as Kindle, and e-books have changed the present or future of reading?
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      • Although I still firmly believe in the benefits of physical libraries and book stores as a "necessity" for anyone, I think the digital world of reading has increased the availability of the world of literature to so many more people. I also think it has opened many more doors for writers and small publishing houses. I have a physical library in my home that I am proud of but I have hundreds of digital books on my devices as well.
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    • Have you ever incorporated something that happened to you in real life into your novels?
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      • Maron Craig Bielovitz Maron Craig Bielovitz 5 months ago
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      • I think if they are being honest that every Author takes advantage of their own life experiences in their writing. Why not utilize such an important and vital tool?
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      • As a lifelong avid reader, I can't stress the importance of a good cover that grabs a potential reader or a good title that tickles their imagination. They always sway my decision to buy if I am not familiar with the Author.
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      • As a new comer to the industry, I admit that I do read reviews though I have been very frustrated that my readers are quite lax about writing reviews. The first time reading a bad review was extremely painful but I remind myself that in order to grow in my craft, I need to be objective and in some cases to grow a "thicker skin" as well. As long as the review is well meant and not mean spirited, I can take it. The ones that are obviously meant to cause pain, are not worth dwelling on. I do reviews myself and I just wish readers would realize how very, very important they are to an author.
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      • So far I have been blessed to be dealing with people of high moral standards so poor ethics has not yet been an issue for me. I suppose making unfulfilled promises is probably a problem for some writers but I have been lucky so I can't yet talk about the "under belly" of the industry with any real conviction or experience.
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      • Right now my books are available through on line vendors such as Amazon, Barnes and Noble, etc. and the marketing process is slow and frustrating most of the time but to not have to wish and hope for reviews and to achieve 5 star ratings is definitely a goal and of course to someday walk into a book store and see my books on the shelves would be complete and utter literary success!!
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      • I've been an artist for my entire life so that part was second nature for me but publishing my first book certainly made me a bit more self assured and confidant that I can, indeed do this!! The first time I had to say "I am a Writer" or "I am an Author" in answer to the question "What do you do?" I found it hard to say but now that I have two books already copyrighted and published, 3 more in different stages of being published, as well as a few more stories in the process of being written, I seem to have more of a rhythm to my process. I am more goal oriented for sure!
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      • In writing children's picture books, the most difficult part is the illustrating since I use a collage process to illustrate my books and it is a time consuming method that produces dimensional images. It's a bit like playing paper dolls only more intricate though still fun!
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