Sad news for Markoe fans. Speculation had been rife that the author of the Psycho Ex Game and What the Dogs Have Taught Me is about to announce her retirement from all public activities, at age 72, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 25/01/2021 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Being an author isn't fun anymore
“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being an author just isn't fun anymore,” she might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that she may branch out into other creative fields she is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.
For a little while on Sunday evening, #ThankYouMerrill was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made her make the decision.
“Merrill Markoe was unlike any other author we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouMerrill”
— @universalObserver, 24 Jan 2021
“I thought Merrill Markoe retired about 5 years ago?!?”
— @millythom, 24 Jan 2021
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