Mark Fiorito's The Run

2010 Edition of THE RUN

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

A 2010 edition of THE RUN is now available.  The new edition contains a couple of minor context revisions, corrections to the few typographical errors that were overlooked in the first edition and several reader reviews.  As always, I look forward to receiving any additional comments and feedback about THE RUN.  The newest edition is also available at, [...]

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Sunday, March 14th, 2010

San Diego, CA – On Saturday, March 13, 2010 we celebrated St. Patrick’s Day with the San Diego Chapter of law enforcement’s Emerald Society.  After the parade, the society raised money for care packages to be sent to the armed forces serving in Iraq and for breast cancer research.  I was pleased to participate in the [...]

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The Palm and Local Author

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

The Palm Restaurant, San Diego – My good friend, Jane Mitchell, program host from Channel 4 San Diego and Rob Katz, Assistant General Manager of The Palm, joined me at the signing of my caricature on the wall commemorating THE RUN.

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Happy Holidays !!!

Friday, December 25th, 2009

Stearn’s Wharf, Santa Barbara, CA – We were on holiday and were delighted to find someone willing to take the time to read a chapter or two. ”One-Eyed Bones” really seemed to enjoy the violence and became a quick fan. Go figure? Merry Christmas and a safe and Happy Holiday to all friends and fans of THE RUN.       

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Perspiration and Inspiration – Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers

Friday, November 20th, 2009

Writing a novel is a daunting task and many writers listen to music while working.  I had several artists and playlists to help keep me motivated.  Roger Clyne and the Peacemakers was one such band.  Roger’s an Arizonan songwriter with a flare for Southwestern influences here and a Mexican inference there.  His sound and lyrics went well with my [...]

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21C Museum Hotel Celebration

Thursday, October 29th, 2009

Louisville, KY – THE RUN was proud to celebrate it’s official Louisville launch at the 21C Museum Hotel on October 28, 2009.  The hotel was ranked #6 in the world in the 2009 Conde Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards with a score of 97.2.  It was the only U.S. hotel to make it in the [...]

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Three Cheers for THE RUN

Monday, October 19th, 2009

Paradise Island, The Bahamas – The Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders were very enthusiastic about having their 2010 swimsuit calendar released in the same month as THE RUN.  Pictured above from left to right are Meagan Sharp with Mark, Cassie Trammell, Joan Fiorito, choreographer Judy Trammell and Melissa Kellerman.  Below are Trisha Trevino, Tia Williams and Kaitlin Ilseng.  [...]

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Book Cover Design

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

Many readers really liked the THE RUN’s cover and were curious about its origin. During my initial conversations with Hayley Love, my editor at Wheatmark Publishing, I expressed a desire to be directly involved with the book’s front and back cover design. I figured who, better than me at that point, had a greater understanding [...]

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University of Louisville

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

Roman Oben was inducted in the University of Louisville Hall of Fame on Friday, October 9, 2009.  Roman played in the NFL 12 years with the New York Giants, San Diego Chargers and Super Bowl Champion Tampa Bay Buccaneers.  He was excited to receive his author’s copy of THE RUN.  Pictured here from left are his [...]

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The Setting

Saturday, October 3rd, 2009

I tried to place the readers in an unfamiliar and terrifying situation in a real world setting. The locale and environment in which THE RUN was to take place needed to feel authentic and true to life yet, at the same time be distant and fiercely unsettling.  There were two types of readers for me [...]

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