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About Marcus

I have been working in the creative field for over a decade, having worked on a wide variety of projects ranging across the fields of illustration, web design, graphic design, and game development. I am an entrepreneur, and helping co-found Verse Studios, a video game development company. I am currently working for Shared Books Ltd ( www.sharing-books.com ) as a project manager. If anyone... More
Marcus' Blog: Sharing Books Company Blog - Recent Posts
4/12/2010Eleanor Aspin interviewed on California Readers
We are delighted when we see one of the authors or illustrators who have contributed books to Sharing-Books be recognized.  Eleanor Aspin, author of Corn-Zee-Pop Treats, Helen the Heart, and I am an American Child has been interviewed on... Read the rest of this post
4/12/2010Pester Power & The Force of Fairytales
On March 27th, we had the pleasure of attending the Vancouver Children's Literature Book Roundtable Book Awards. There were many highlights but two speakers stood out among the audience members, many of whom were dressed in their own renditions of... Read the rest of this post
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Comment by Ahmad Amani on 9/2/2010 at 6:47 AM:
Enjoy of a children’s story of Eastern peoples
I am happy of see your web
I’m a children’s writer from iran
“math city” story
a story for publish
a part of story:
Warning: Warning:
To all honorable numbers of the city:
<... more
Comment by Jo Shepherd Ripley on 6/27/2010 at 11:04 PM:
Please explain sharing books ,I am really interested.
Jo Shepherd Ripley
Comment by Timothy Schenk on 12/8/2009 at 9:56 PM:
I met the new girl at Sharing Books she is really nice. :)
Comment by Timothy Schenk on 8/12/2009 at 9:45 PM:
Check that last JacketFlap email I sent you.
Comment by Nata Romeo on 7/23/2009 at 6:58 PM:
hello Marcus, thank you for your comment. I am mostly self taught...although I did graduate from Highschool Instituto D'arte Di Tessuto in Italy.....(Textile)...two decades ago.....
Comment by Loni Edwards on 6/8/2009 at 7:51 PM:
Thank you Marcus for the nice comment on my blog a while back. It was a pleasure doing the poster with Jennifer for Sharing-books!
Comment by eric graham on 5/28/2009 at 2:43 PM:
How can you help me? What will or can you do? What's the fee?
Comment by eric graham on 5/12/2009 at 2:16 PM:
I would love your help. Let's make it happen
Comment by Rebecca Rhodin on 5/2/2009 at 7:04 AM:
hi marcus, i looked at the web site, good idea! if i come up with a project, i'll get in touch with you. thanks for thinking of me, rebecca
Comment by Rebecca Rhodin on 5/1/2009 at 1:02 PM:
hi marcus, thanks for writing! your suggestion sounds interesting ... please tell me how it works. rebecca
Comment by irene brodsky on 4/13/2009 at 10:54 AM:
it is great to be your friend. Friends are sometimes nicer than relatives!!!
So glad to hear from you; and my best regards to you and your family.
irene brodsky & family
Comment by irene brodsky on 4/11/2009 at 8:12 AM:
I would sure like to have you as my Jacketflap friend. I am glad to have my Silly Kitty on Shared-Books Ltd. and I am spreading the word around. Write soon or sooner.....
irene brodsky
Teacher, Brooklyn College
and Author of "Poetry Unplugged" (... more
Comment by 1 1 on 4/7/2009 at 11:53 AM:
cool video. thanks. i'm gonna put a book on there (i think i know how it works). i just finished it. it'll be on my profile soon. and if you need artwork or designs for the video games, holler. you can check some of my stuff on my profile or at http://josephill.deviantart.com/
Comment by CP Siebenhuener on 3/4/2009 at 6:43 AM:
Hi Marcus! Thanks for the friend invitation. I am new to this site and am trying to build up my profile and include information about my book. Any advice or suggestions will definitely be appreciated.
Comment by Julia Collard on 3/3/2009 at 7:03 PM:
i love the concept of your organization! i have been circling around it, mulling it over, hmm, hmm, hmm... my MBA brain is VERY curious to see how it will mature. are you able to track the general locations of hits? how much do you know about your average viewer? what has compelled people to donate ... more
Comment by Robyn Black on 3/3/2009 at 2:19 PM:
Glad to hear you have a soft spot for wolves, especially up there in wolf country!
Thanks for the friend invite.
Comment by 1 1 on 2/27/2009 at 2:25 PM:
marcus - you're the king. thanks so much for writing back. uh - thanks for the tips about finding a writer. as far as specific things i'm looking for... um i think fantasy and science fiction would fit my style/interest best, but i think i could adapt to most anything. i guess i'll be looking for a ... more
Comment by 1 1 on 2/27/2009 at 12:21 PM:
hello marcus- you seem like you know what's going on - looks like sharing books is doing well - congrats. i'm looking at getting work as an illustrator. i'm on jacketflap here i have some sketches posted- what can you tell me?
Comment by Dawn Schenk on 2/26/2009 at 7:36 AM:
thank you for the invitation
Comment by Timothy Schenk on 2/11/2009 at 1:40 PM:
Thanks Marcus. Looks like i'm doing practically everything except Facebook. I will add the text you suggest to the last page of my book. Thanks :)
Comment by Rosemarie Gillen on 2/8/2009 at 12:17 PM:
I am a children's illustartor and writer. I was wondering how Sharing Books works. Looking forward to hearing from you
Comment by Timothy Schenk on 1/15/2009 at 5:35 PM:
Thanks Marcus,
Check out my blog and see your "Chicklet" wow I call it pasta.
Comment by clint young on 1/9/2009 at 8:54 PM:
A hand shake and thanks for stopping in, always a pleasure to have eyes on "Toast", especially from someone with multiple talents such as yourself.

Comment by Marcy Silverberg on 1/9/2009 at 8:13 PM:
thanks for the information Marcus.. I will try them all andlet you know -- lots of work ahead... ;_)
Comment by Marcy Silverberg on 1/8/2009 at 4:49 PM:
any advice or comments on the children's book industry?? Thanks
Comment by Ellen Smith on 1/8/2009 at 1:56 PM:
Comment by Ellen Smith on 1/8/2009 at 12:45 PM:
Tell me more about this publisher
Comment by Timothy Schenk on 1/7/2009 at 4:35 PM:
Thanks for the info Marcus. I will enter the contest as soon as I'm accepted. My Story: Fauna's Dinner Party
Comment by Ella Tamplin on 1/7/2009 at 2:28 PM:
Hi! Everyone's so nice on here! :)
Comment by Bethany Valles on 1/7/2009 at 2:08 PM:
Thanks for lining my "comments" section! I wish I could be as industrious as you are. Good luck with all your pursuits!
Comment by Timothy Schenk on 12/23/2008 at 3:46 PM:
Hey Marcus,
Click on mt link and check out my JacketFlap. While there vist my blog. I have many other stories written as well. None published yet but I am interested.
Comment by Werner Wejp-Olsen on 12/22/2008 at 2:06 PM:
Thanks for your welcoming lines.
Comment by Roxanne Smolen on 12/22/2008 at 7:23 AM:
Hi Marcus. I may take you up on advice about promotion. My latest book is called Fracture. It's a science fiction adventure for young adults and is available at synergebooks.com. Take a look!
Comment by Wave Walton on 12/19/2008 at 6:33 PM:
I want to know more.
Comment by Phantasmagoric Designs on 12/17/2008 at 12:35 PM:
Hi Marcus! Thanks for the compliment and thanks for "heads-up" on Poulter's site. Though I'm confused as to what you're talking about...but forgive me, I'm a bit brain-fried at the moment due to an overwhelming amount of work. *Arghhhh!* But it's all good. :0)
Comment by Venus Perez on 11/30/2008 at 7:49 AM:
Hi Marcus,

I hope when you receive this message your holiday was great.
This is Venus Perez, I have a question, How does one obtain an Agent for book sales. Or would you be interested?
Please advise.
Venus Perez
Author-I'm Still Here & Miracles S... more
Comment by Alicia Padron on 11/29/2008 at 9:17 AM:
Thanks so much Marcus for your sweet words about my art. A pleasure to meet you :o)
Comment by Robert Wahl on 11/25/2008 at 8:48 AM:
So glad you liked my work, thanks so much for stopping by and taking a look.
Happy J'Flap to ya!

Robert Wahl
Comment by Alice Kaltman on 11/23/2008 at 5:55 AM:
Hey Marcus,
I'm about as low on the tech spectrum as one can go, but I do have a web-savvy family member who I will try to bribe for help with that PDF biz. I'll keep you posted!
Comment by Alice Kaltman on 11/20/2008 at 9:45 PM:
Hey Marcus,
Glad to be your friend. Shared Books is a truly fantastic venture. It inspires me to find my old picture book dummies filed away (many moons ago)to send to you. Maybe one of these days...
Meanwhile all the best,
Comment by Adam Eads on 11/20/2008 at 4:41 PM:
Hi Marcus,
Thanks for the message. Yeah it's great to see so many groups collaborating to help spread literacy around the world. There's no greater sight than the joy of a child who has been deprived of reading getting their hands on a beautiful, colourful book. I think you guys have a... more
Comment by Eleanor Aspin on 11/19/2008 at 8:13 PM:
Hello, Marcus,
I am happy to have contributed a picture book to your sharing-books community. As a writer and illustrator, knowing that my book will be distributed around the world to children under age eleven warms my heart. Thank you for contacting me.
Sincerely, ElAspin

Comment by Phantasmagoric Designs on 11/12/2008 at 9:06 PM:
Hi Marcus,

Thanks for inviting me over, and the compliments on my illustrations.

I will be checking out the Shared Books site, and I will get back to you as soon as I can.
Comment by Mary Bausman on 11/12/2008 at 1:28 PM:
Hi Marcus,
I just checked out the Sharing-Books site.
Very interesting. I'll keep it in mind.
Comment by Sheila Jarkins on 11/11/2008 at 9:54 AM:
Thank you, Marcus, for contacting me with info about shared books. I will keep this opportunity in mind. You radiate energy in every direction!
Comment by Valerie Coulman on 11/10/2008 at 11:24 PM:
Hi, Marcus! I'm a prairie girl - Saskatchewan (mostly) and Manitoba before heading back to Saskatchewan to round out a total of 24 years in the province. We have family in Calgary - great city once you get a handle on the many "Trails"!
Comment by Alex Slack on 11/8/2008 at 6:11 AM:
Hi Marcus, thanks for the message and being my first friend.
Comment by Jacqui Stevens on 11/7/2008 at 3:40 PM:
Hi Marcus thank you for your message. I have had a look at shared books and i do have a couple of questions so will be in touch soon. I love the site and the idea of it all.
Blessings Jacqui
Comment by Meridth Gimbel on 10/24/2008 at 2:07 AM:
I will definitely keep that in mind! Thanks again :)
Comment by Sarah Anderson on 10/23/2008 at 6:57 PM:
Hi Marcus. It sounds like you're one creative person! Will be checking out sharing-books.

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