About The Blog & Blog Policy


The MLB blog was launched in 2012, with the intent of talking about my published books, writing and other author news. In January of 2015, the blog expanded to accept guest authors in the form of author interviews, cat interviewsbook spotlights, cover reveals, blog tour posts or new release features. Later on, we did special kitty post features and more generalized articles.

If you're a reader who has come to check out my work, thank you so much for visiting! Please feel free to visit my author website here at http://marielavender.com/ for a full list of my 21 published works and insider information for fans. Additionally, you can sign up for my monthly newsletter here to keep apprised of new book releases and other important updates.

I also have two other blogs, Writing in the Modern Age (#WritModAge), and the I Love Romance Blog (#iloveromance, #ILRB). Writing in the Modern Age is my guest author and writing community project. For the past three years, we've had over 250 different authors visiting in the form of author interviews, new release/cover reveal/book features, poetry spotlights, character interviews, guest posts with tips about writing, the riveting new Author's Bookshelf feature, service interviews which offer assistance to writers or authors, as well as big book giveaways throughout the year. I also write my own articles on that blog now and then. 

On the I Love Romance Blog, I give news about any romance books I have out, occasional teasers from works-in-progress as well as romantic poetry. We also cover new romance releases by other authors, cool character interviews, author interviews, romance poems by poets, and guest posts about romance writing or tips about romantic relationships.

Feel free to browse the archives of MLB on the right hand side for my author news, as well as the awesome authors that periodically come to the blog to visit all of you! ;)


UPDATE -- July 2022 --> If you're an author visiting the blog for information about getting a spot, please know that our policy has changed. 

 You’ll find our past guest schedule on the far-right hand side of the page as you scroll down. Contact me at marieannlavender@gmail.com for one of our book or author features!

For the time being, I have decided to step away from my blogs to get some much-needed rest (I’ve been hounded with family emergencies, illnesses, and other drama for the past year). This will also allow me time to focus on my writing, and any other projects that come up. I may post something now and then, but they will not be guest articles or author interviews for other writers. I am uncertain when I will begin taking on official blog duties again. Please don't contact me in the hopes of getting a spot on one of my blogs. If I decide it's time to resume everything, you may subscribe to this blog and you'll receive an email notification of the next post. Follow me on social media for more recent news.

Also, you can sign up for a 'new releases only' email, or even join my exclusive fan club on Facebook. Additionally, you may keep apprised of my work by checking the 'My Books' page of my website, browsing the 'Updates/News' section, or just subscribing to my author newsletter in case I get that going again.

If you'd like to reach out to me with a question about one of my books, then by all means, please do so. Or, on the off-chance you'd be interested in writing a guest book review for my romance blog, see our policy for that.


***NOTE: My author schedule is often hectic and does not allow me to consider writing official book reviews for your books on this blog or any other blog that I moderate. Requests for such reviews will be politely denied, no exceptions. Thanks for understanding.

I really appreciate your visit to the MLB blog! Have a lovely day! :)


Marie Lavender lives in the Midwest with her family and two cats. She's been writing for a little over twenty-five years. She has more works in progress than she can count on two hands. Since 2010, Marie has published 21 books in the genres of historical romance, contemporary romance, romantic suspense, paranormal romance, romantic comedy, dramatic fiction, fantasy, science fiction, mystery/thriller, literary fiction and poetry. An avid blogger on the side, she writes adult fiction, as well as occasional stories for children, and has recently started some young adult fiction. She also contributed to several anthologies. Though she has some standalone titles on the market, her current published series are The Heiresses in Love Series, The Eternal Hearts Series, The Magick Series, The Code of Endhivar Series, The Misfits Series and The Blood at First Sight Series.

Author Links:

Universal Author Links: https://linktr.ee/marielavender1


Fan mail email:  author@marielavender.com


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