Author Archives: Sharon Marchisello

About Sharon Marchisello

Sharon Marchisello is the author of two mysteries published by Sunbury Press: Going Home (2014) and Secrets of the Galapagos (2019). Her other publications include travel articles, corporate training manuals, short stories, book reviews, a blog, and a nonfiction book about personal finance, Live Well, Grow Wealth. Sharon grew up in Tyler, Texas, and earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Houston in French and English. She studied for a year in Tours, France, on a Rotary scholarship and then moved to Los Angeles where she earned a Masters in Professional Writing at the University of Southern California. Retired from a 27-year career with Delta Air Lines, she does volunteer work for the Fayette Humane Society and the Fayette County Master Gardener Extension Office. She is an active member of Sisters in Crime.

Smorgasbord Blogger Daily – Tuesday 23rd March 2021 – #Accounting Jim Borden, #Ireland Claire Fullerton, #Finance Sharon Marchisello

Thank you to Sally Cronin for sharing an excerpt from my blog, Countdown to Financial Fitness, on her blog today.

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A small selection of posts I have enjoyed in the last few days.

The first post today is from the entertaining Jim Borden sharing an alternative method of remembering the basics of accounting.. with two videos and some remarks that will brighten your day.

Music Monday: A Unique Way to Teach the Basics of Accounting 

If you came here thinking you were going to see me sing something related to accounting, you are mistaken.

But, that’s a good thing. Accounting might be painful enough for many people, but then hearing me sing about accounting could push people right over the edge.

So I came across this video that some students in a high school accounting class put together. If you took an accounting class a long time ago, this may bring back some memories nightmares. 

Head over to watch the videos and enjoy the post:Music Mondays – A Unique…

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Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives -#NewSeries – ‘Pot Luck’ #Finance – Working with a Financial Planner by Sharon Marchisello

Thank you to Sally Cronin for sharing my post on her blog.

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Since this series began in January 2018 there have been over1000Posts from Your Archiveswhere bloggers have taken the opportunity to share posts to a new audience… mine. The topics have ranged from travel, childhood, recipes, history, family and the most recent series was #PotLuck where I shared a random selection of different topics.

In this series I will be sharing posts from the last six months of 2020

It is an opportunity to showcase your writing skill to my readers and also to share on my social media. Which combined is around the 46,000 mark. If you are an author your books will be mentioned too, along with their buy links and your other social media contacts. Head over to find out how to participate: Posts from Your Archives 2021

This is the second postfrom author and finance expert Sharon Marcisello with a post that…

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Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives -#NewSeries – ‘Pot Luck’ #Finance – Reversal of Fortune by Sharon Marchisello

Thank you to Sally Cronin for sharing my post on her Smorgasbord blog.

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Since this series began in January 2018 there have been over 1000Posts from Your Archives where bloggers have taken the opportunity to share posts to a new audience… mine. The topics have ranged from travel, childhood, recipes, history, family and the most recent series was #PotLuck where I shared a random selection of different topics.

In this series I will be sharing posts from the last six months of 2020

It is an opportunity to showcase your writing skill to my readers and also to share on my social media. Which combined is around the 46,000 mark. If you are an author your books will be mentioned too, along with their buy links and your other social media contacts. Head over to find out how to participate: Posts from Your Archives 2021

This is the first post from author and finance expert Sharon Marcisello with a post that…

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Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore – Christmas Book Fair – New Release – #Mystery D.L.Finn, Reviews #Mystery Sharon Marchisello, #Memoir Joy Lennick, #Dystopian Teri Polen

Thank you to Sally Cronin for featuring my novel, Secrets of the Galapagos, on her Smorgasbord blog.

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Welcome to the Christmas Book Fair where I will be featuring all the authors currently on the shelves of the Cafe and Bookstore.

The first author today is celebrating a new release is D.L. Finn for her YA  mystery Dolphin’s Cave.

About the book

The dream always begins the same way for fifteen-year-old Coral Dover. She enters the ocean alone and ends up in a cave on the back of a dolphin. It’s happened every night for the last eight years since her parents disappeared. Coral longs to visit the place where her parents’ plane went down, and she finally gets her wish when her aunt takes her on a working vacation to Hawaii. When Coral notices unusual things happening around her, only one other person believes her. Will they discover the secret that could change everyone’s lives? Can Coral keep her family safe as she pursues her dream?

Head…

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Posts from my Archives – Guest Interviews – Open House 2018 with Author Sharon Marchisello

Thanks, Sally, for featuring me on your blog today.

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For the next few weeks  I will be sharing some of the guest interviews over the last few years that I thought you might enjoy reading.I have updated the authors and books to today’s date.

This is an interview with author Sharon Marchisello from January 2018 where she talks about her genre, her publishing adventures, most useful invention and activities she feels we should experience.

About Sharon Marchisello

Sharon Marchisello is the author of two mysteries published by Sunbury Press, Going Home (2014) and Secrets of the Galapagos (2019). She is an active member of Sisters in Crime.

She contributed short stories to anthologies Shhhh…Murder! (Darkhouse Books, 2018) and Finally Home (Bienvenue Press, 2019). Her personal finance book Live Well, Grow Wealth was originally published as Live Cheaply, Be Happy, Grow Wealthy, an e-book on Smashwords. Sharon has published travel articles, book reviews, and corporate training manuals, and she…

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Smorgasbord Book Reviews – #Murder #Mystery – Secrets of the Galapagos by Sharon Marchisello

Thank you to Sally Cronin for the lovely review of my novel, Secrets of the Galapagos!

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This week I have enjoyed reading the Murder mystery – Secrets of the Galapagos by Sharon Marchisello

About the book

Shattered by a broken engagement and a business venture derailed by Jerome Haddad, her unscrupulous partner, Giovanna Rogers goes on a luxury Galapagos cruise with her grandmother to decompress.

At least that’s what her grandmother thinks. Giovanna is determined to make Jerome pay for what he’s done, and she has a tip he’s headed for the Galapagos.

While snorkeling in Gardner Bay off the coast of Española Island, Giovanna and another cruise passenger, tortoise researcher Laurel Pardo, both become separated from the group and Laurel is left behind. No one on the ship will acknowledge Laurel is missing, and Giovanna suspects a cover-up.

When the police come on board to investigate a death, Giovanna is sure the victim is Laurel. She’s anxious to give her testimony to the attractive local…

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Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore – Author Updates – #Releases #Reviews #Adventure Audrey Driscoll, #Fantasy D.Wallace Peach, #Mystery Sharon Marchisello

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Welcome to the Cafe and Bookstore Author Updates where I share new releases and recent reviews for authors on the shelves. If you are a new author and would like to be included in the cafe please check out the links in this post:Smorgasbord Cafe and Bookstore FREE author promotion.

The first author today has her latest book on pre-order at 1$/77p for September 25th Tales from the Annexe: seven stories from the Herbert West Series and seven other tales by Audrey Driscoll.

About the collection

Seven stories from the world of Audrey Driscoll’s Herbert West Series, followed by seven other tales of illusions, delusions, and mysteries on the edges of logic. Discover Herbert West’s connections to Egypt, and how a dead man can help solve a mystery. Share Charles Milburn’s ruminations as he explores another dimension of his friendship with Herbert. Sample the treats on offer from…

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Smorgasbord Posts from Your Archives -#NewSeries August 2020- Pot Luck – #Finance – Should You Take an Early-Out Package? by Sharon Marchisello

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Welcome to the current series of Posts from Your Archives… and I will be picking two posts from the blogs of those participating from the first six months of 2020. If you don’t mind me rifling through your archives… just let me know in the comments or you can find out the full scope:Posts from Your Archives – Pot Luck – 2020

This is the second post of author and financial expert Sharon Marchisello.  This week Sharon looks at the options, upside and downside of taking advantage of early retirement packages.

Should You Take an Early-Out Package? by Sharon Marchisello

Many businesses, particularly those in the travel industry, have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. Thanks to government assistance, companies accepting aid have postponed massive layoffs and pay cuts. But some are now trying to reduce their payrolls by offering early-out incentive packages.

I spent my career in…

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