Analysis Of The Cobbled Court Quilts

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The Cobbled Court Quilts is a series of women 's fiction by American novelist Marie Bostwick. Marie was born the youngest of four siblings in Eugene Oregon and had a difficult childhood following her parents ' divorce. However the hard times she spent in the filed taught her hard work, and dignity and offered valuable insights into the minds and hears of communities and settings she would later write in her Cobbled Courts Quilts series. Before she got interested in writing fiction Marie worked as director for women 's ministries in a church, scheduler for a US senator, administered an even planning business, taught religion, acted in TV commercials, danced and sang in musicals, and worked the Oregon bean fields. She first got interested in writing when she decided to attend a writers workshop to avoid playing tennis with her friends while on vacation. At the end of the workshop the instructor told her that she had the mind of a writer and that she had to publish something. She had always been a voracious reader as a child and had written a screenplay for her favorite play Camelot before she was old enough to go to public school. As a high schooler, she wrote a lot of self absorbed teenage poetry and short stories and even won the English award from the school. Her debut novel was the 2005 Fields of Gold that went on to win several prestigious awards and set her on her way to become a notable women 's fiction author. Drawing on themes relevant to women and her love for
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