News & Interviews

“A Bookish Moment—with Marjorie McCown” — It’s Bookish Time TV (May 17, 2024)
Marjorie talks with hosts Sarah E. Burr and J.C. Kenney about her book, STAR STRUCK and answers their questions about her work in costumes on Hollywood blockbuster movies.

“Marjorie McCown Interview Episode 52” — Thecuriousmanspodcast (May 15, 2024)
Marjorie talks with host Matt Crawford about her book, STAR STRUCK and what it’s like to work with some of the most famous names in Hollywood.

“Guest Chick Marjorie McCown” — Chicks on the Case (May 8, 2024)
Marjorie writes about how her life-long love of toys and make-believe have influenced her work in both film and writing.

“Los Angeles as Setting and Character”Crimereads (May 7, 2024)
Marjorie writes about how her move to Los Angeles to work in film led her to write murder mysteries.

“Welcome Back, Author Marjorie McCown” — The Wickeds (May 3, 2024)
Marjorie writes that almost all her characters are inspired by real-life counterparts… but not just the two-legged characters.

“My Meandering Path from Costume Designer to Mystery Writer”CrimeReads (June 14, 2023)
“The inspiration for FINAL CUT, my murder mystery set behind-the-scenes of a Hollywood movie shoot that’s plagued by a string of disasters, came from my 27 years working as a costume designer and key costumer in the film industry — and realizing all the things that can go horribly wrong on a movie set, especially one that’s run without proper safety oversight…”

“Review/Giveaway/Interview”Kings River Life Magazine (June 10, 2023)
Marjorie talks about her background designing costumes for theater and film along with her experiences on the way to publication as a mystery writer.

“Interview With an Author: Marjorie McCown” — Los Angeles Public Library Blog (June 8, 2023)
Marjorie answers insightful questions from Daryl Maxwell, head librarian at the West Valley Branch of the Los Angeles Public Library, about her novel FINAL CUT and her years working in film that inspired the book.

“Welcome Guest Marjorie McCown” — Wicked Authors (May 29, 2023)
Marjorie shares how she learned the hard way to “Write What You Know.”

“FINAL CUT by Marjorie McCown” — Jungle Red Writers Blog (May 20, 2023)
Marjorie writes about making the transition from film costume designer to mystery author.

“Q+A: Marjorie McCown”Tap the Line (February 11, 2023)
Marjorie answers questions about her film career and her novel FINAL CUT.