An honest quick “chat” with Sonia


Sonia Marsh having fun at her book launch

An “old” blogger friend wrote to me the other day and said something that made me think:

“I would very much like to hear more from YOU. Yes, you’ve shared bits about the book launch, but what is happening to Sonia? What is Sonia thinking and feeling? “

So in honor of  Rob-bear, I am going to answer his questions:

  • I am living on an adrenaline rush these days.
  • I love what I’m doing but it’s exhausting.
  • Cookie, my rat terrier isn’t getting as many walks as she used to.
  • Unfortunately I don’t have as much time to respond to my friends’ e-mails as I used to.
  • Like many of my writer friends, I’m online as soon as I wake up.
  • I would like to set up an office in my son’s bedroom now that he’s left home. I think a splash of yellow paint on the walls, colorful drapes and flowers on my desk, would make my office a relaxing space for me.
  • This evening I have an event in Dana Point at 5 pm  with Tom Blake.
  • Saturday at Peet’s Coffee with some nice raffle prizes.
  • I have a book signing event at Laguna Playhouse next week, which I’m looking forward to, thanks to Michelle Bendetti for setting up.
  • I’m on a virtual blog tour with some wonderful people who are hosting me. I know they are patiently waiting for me to answer their questions.

I’ve done two so far:

Sonia’s 1st interview with author Susan Pohlman on Expat Chat 8-31-12

Sonia’s 2nd interview with Shirley Showalter on 100 memoirs 9-3-12

I shall be on with Muriel Demarcus, a French expat in London, tomorrow. Come watch our Hangout video.

Thank you Rob-bear for letting me share what’s going on in my life. It’s all good.

I have included some of my local events, and hope to meet you in person at one of them.


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  1. Rob-bear says:

    Thanks so much for the interesting update, Sonia. Your life seems very full, indeed. And thanks for the invite to drop by. I hope you keep having fun!

    Blessings and Bear hugs.
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    • Sonia Marsh says:


      You reminded me about my blogging days about random stuff. Thanks for your e-mail the other day.

  2. Great to hear that you’re having a wonderful time with the launch of your book. Don’t forget to sleep a little bit, too, but enjoy the ride!

    • Sonia Marsh says:

      Thanks Sylvia. Just read your wonderful story about finding your husband’s wedding ring a year after he passed.

    • Sonia Marsh says:


      Thank you for the wonderful review you wrote. Is there anything I can do for you relating to Indie authors? Please let me know.

  3. Hi Sonia! I’m glad all the news is all good from your corner of the world. You are very busy indeed promoting your book, but you enjoy it and that’s great. You have a talent for this sort of work, that’s clear.

    I put up a review of your book on Amazon a few days ago. A little late, but I am in the throws of another move across the ocean – back to the US for a while. More later.

    Yes, do get your own office and make it pretty and calming with paint and flowers!
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    • Sonia Marsh says:

      Moldova seems to be a country full of “delicacies.”
      Loved your BBQ story. Thanks for the wonderful review on Amazon. Would love to Skype when you have time.

  4. Lady Fi says:

    You look radiant!
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  5. Excellent photo and dress! Again:) So glad you are enjoying it and huge congratulations to you. I loved the book and getting all the details on your story:)
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  6. Kelli says:

    I say RIDE THIS ADRENALINE RUSH for as long as you can! Must be a great feeling!
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