General details

  • Marla_Bowie

  • Portland, Oregon, USA

  • Marla

  • Notre Dame, Western Culinary and School of Legal Arts

  • English

In short

  • Paralegal, mother of three teenagers, writer, reader, former chef/pastry chef. I love dark fiction, especially post-apocalyptic and young adult

  • I made a chocolate cake for Jackson Browne to celebrate his induction into the Rock Hall of Fame. I have a collection of dead things, including animal skulls, bones and a foot long desicated rat. FYI: I keep my cooking and my collection completely separated in my life. hahaha. Maybe.

My Favorites: Reading and Writing

  • Fiction: Gay/Lesbian, Horror, Humor/Satire, Literary, Mystery, Sci Fi/Fantasy, Teen, Women's Fiction

    Non-Fiction: Cooking, Food & Wine, Gay/Lesbian, Home & Garden, Humor, Outdoors & Nature, Reference, Sex & Relationships, Travel, Women's Studies

  • The Road, Fire-Us trilogy, Little House on the Prairie series, Tess Gerriston's books, Mary Stewart's Crystal Cave series, Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs, Gosh, there's so many, I'd be here all day trying to name them.
  • Nothing. I have a pile of books waiting but I've been reading & critiquing works on
  • anywhere that is quiet. Beach is nice, and so is the library.
  • Scary short stories for kids. (and professionally: legal stuff)
  • Fiction: Children's, Horror, Literary, Sci Fi/Fantasy, Teen

  • Laura Ingalls when she was a kid.
  • I don't really have a favorite but Mary Stewart comes close. So does Laura Ingalls Wilder.