Lives in the outer Pelorus Sound, an area of outstanding natural beauty within the Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand. Her passion is writing. She goes all out with it to the point that she’s a step short of crazy! But she cannot stop herself. For the past ten years there’s always been a story in the process, or in the front of her mind.
‘Passion’ is the perfect word for author Marion Day. She is passionate about many things - life, nature, photography, good food - and unifying them all is her love of writing. This book showcases Marion’s life with her partner Steve Podjursky in Clova Bay, deep in the Marlborough Sounds. It is also a story of local history and everyday life in a small, isolated community.
Presented in seven stunning parts:
Award-winning author Marion Day’s inspiration often comes from the natural elements around her. She has written 13 full-length books, and many short stories and poems, including young teen novels in the hunting/fishing genre and a series of children’s picture books based on New Zealand flora and fauna. Her two bestseller biographies, Injun Joe and Blood Brothers, both about helicopter-based deer hunters, achieved top-10 status and sold several thousand copies each.
Marion has been enrolled at the National Office of Rural Women New Zealand as a Branch Member of Honour - a honour conferred on her by the Kenepuru Branch in consideration of long and outstanding service to Rural Women New Zealand. 16/07/2019
Marion’s entry in the TIMELESS WISDOM INTERNATIONAL WRITING CHALLENGE 2018 has been accepted for publication in the Love and Loss section.This competition brings together writers aged 60 and over from around the world, with a focus on non-fiction short stories which share some of the wisdom that can only be acquired through age. It will be published in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand by Emotional Inheritance, an imprint of Exisle Publishing (NZ).
If you missed watching National TV Programme Country Calendar (Nov) that included a sneak peak of Marion’s books as part of Katy and Jason’s (son) sheep milking operation in Taupo, watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPBN4S-HfI8
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