Sara Marie Hogg

Biography

Sara Marie Hogg was born in 1949 in Cabool, Missouri to Laura Marie and Dr. Garrett Hogg Jr., M.D. She attended Stephen F. Austin State University and graduated with a BFA from Texas Christian University in 1972 with a major in painting. She also studied under the instruction of Chapman Kelly and Alberto Collie at Northwood Institute of Texas in the Arts Program. She has been published in Springfield! Magazine, Fate Magazine, Tulsa World and Taney County Times Newspapers. Poetry is her first love and she received an award in the First Annual Missouri Writers' Week Awards for Poetry and she received a Boswell Award for poetry from the English Department of her alma mater, TCU. Her poetry has been spotlighted in many anthologies including one by Enright House of Ireland. Her bound works include Catho Darlington--Lessons Learned in the Space Age (a novel), Blade Chatter (a short story collection written under a pseudonym) and Dark Shadings, Spattered Light, her first volume of poetry. She is also working on a children's book, Mumbledypeg, On Call, and a second volume of poetry, Multiple Exposures. Publishing Update: Blade Chatter received second place awards in short fiction and illustration, Global eBook Awards. Her volume of poetry, Multiple Exposures was the first place winner in poetry, 2012, Global eBook Awards. She has serialized three Detective Thriller novels at Venture Galleries: The Scavenger's Song, Dark Continent, Continental and Gris Gris. All three feature homicide detectives Angus Carlyle and Skeeter Sherwood. She writes a weekly Mystery Blog for Venture Galleries that uses fictional stories to explore unsolved mysteries and is bundling these stories into books the books Quite Curious and Curious, Indeed. The first has been published and the second is almost completed. The eerie work of short fiction, The Spark of Life will be the title story in a volume of short fiction. She also plans a work, It Rises From the Pee Dee, about a young man that gets involved in the Revolutionary War because of his skill as a scout and spy. At times he disguises himself as a Native American while he is working for regiments in the Carolinas. He survives the war, marries and has children. He is the author's seventh great grandfather and she stumbled upon this information quite by accident.

Where to find Sara Marie Hogg online


Books

The Spark of Life
You set the price! Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
What can possibly happen when a country widow of the early 1960s allows a pesky acquaintance into her home for a visit? More importantly what will happen when that same acquaintance returns unexpectedly? You may never see it coming--The Spark of Life, a short story by Sara Marie Hogg.
Nerd on Cloud Nine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,760. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Teen angst in the early 1960s. A young girl must move because of her father's new job, after having lived her first thirteen years in the warm cocoon of close friends, family ties and community spirit. The move results in big tragedies and small triumphs. She endures a fractured skull, desegregation and the horror of the JFK assassination close by. Plus, she is a nerd. A dream date saves it.
Blade Chatter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 41,720. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00)
Blade Chatter, Twenty Four Stories of the Macabre is a volume of short fiction that includes such topics as geezers gone wild, alien life, strange medical conditions, phobias, alcoholic rants, creative bully removal, tainted, unrequieted love and jealousy to the max--refreshing, as short story collections are not so common these days. Maybe reminiscent of Poe, Saki and Hitchcockian in tone.
Mumbledypeg, On Call
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,590. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
(5.00)
Mumbledypeg, On Call is a story that is hysterical to children with some educational applications inserted nicely. It is meant to be read to children K-3 in stages, pausing to take part in interactive activities. These include polite tea parties, record keeping, survey taking and graph making. How can Mrs. Mumbledypeg and Snaggletooth prepare Dexter for his important meeting with the governor?
Catho Darlington--Lessons Learned in the Space Age
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,410. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00)
NOTE: THIS IS THE TEXT-ONLY version of Catho Darlington. Catho goes from pigtails to pompadoured ponytail, leaving in her wake a hodgepodge of humorous and heartwarming experiences. It is all done with a gusto that can only be fermented with sassafras tea and "acifidity bags." Midwest Book Review says, "an original and genuinely talented author..heartwarming style."
Multiple Exposures
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Multiple Exposures is Sara's second volume of poetry--that written since the publication of Dark Shadings, Spattered Light in 1990. It is filled with haunting words, dark imagery and occasional humor--it is most importantly from the heart. There are a few encore poems in this volume and many that have been honored with literary awards.

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Smashwords book reviews by Sara Marie Hogg

  • The Winning Certificate on Aug. 04, 2011

    This reader loves Mr. Miller's series of school campus who-done-its, solved by Rick Podowski and the Hefty Trio. The way he weaves the recipes and wine into the stories is sheer genius. Rick and the Hefty Trio love to chow down and one gets hungry while reading about their delicious snacks--so nice to actually have the real and time-honored, tested recipes contributed by "Rick" and "his friends." This book was particularly poignant and I shed a few real tears toward the end of the story--Sara Marie Hogg, author of Blade Chatter and Catho Darlington.
  • Murder Before the Bell on Aug. 04, 2011

    Rick Podowski and the Hefty Trio are able to solve another horrendous school campus crime. Whatever they are eating at any given time is surely BRAINFOOD. This series of campus mysteries is delightful, especially appreciated if you have ever worked in a school system. I am making sure that I read all of the Podowski series, and trying at least half of the recipes included. Thanks--Sara Marie Hogg, author of Blade Chatter and Catho Darlington.