Who Am I?

Taylor Marsh writes smart, arousing romantic thrillers while deciphering world events.

Marsh is a former Broadway performer and beauty queen who was the Relationship Consultant for LA WEEKLY, then the nation’s top alternative newsweekly.  The author of two traditionally published non-fiction books, The Hillary Effect and The Sexual Education of a Beauty Queen, Taylor turns to contemporary action romance with her debut novel, Below the Beltway.

“I spent 10 years in the dating, sex and relationship worlds. Utilizing all that I learned from the hundreds of women and men with whom I spoke and worked was a challenge but the end result, The Beltway Series, is an opening salvo on the conversation I want to have with people.”

Taylor was profiled in The Washington Post and The New Republic for her coverage of Hillary Clinton during the 2008 Democratic primary season. She has been a contributor to The Huffington Post since 2006 and has written for Washington, D.C.’s The Hill, as well as for U.S. News & World Report and for Zócalo Public Square in Los Angeles, among others. A seasoned entertainer, communicator and speaker, Taylor has also been interviewed by The Los Angeles Times, Al Jazeera Media Network, The New York Times, BBC, CNN, MSNBC, and C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, among other outlets.

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Thinker, artist, author and writer, relationship expert, Broadway babe, beauty queen, and kitty whisperer, citizen of the world.

Some of my highlights

Everything begins with meditation and clearing my mind, getting to that place where the noise doesn’t enter. What rises in the silence is what I pay attention to when I write, which usually begins on the web, my laboratory since 1996.
Jerry Herman cast me in “The Grand Tour“ in my very first Broadway audition, making a childhood dream a reality. I didn’t even have an apartment in the city at the time.
My latest book, my fourth. 
Devouring interviews with fiction writers in “The Paris Review.”

Here’s The Good Stuff. Some of My Best Work Is Featured Below.

‘The Arrangement’, Romance and HEA

By |May 4th, 2017|

'The Arrangement', Romance and HEA photo: Christine Evangelista and Josh Henderson; via Variety, courtesy of E! BEFORE ITS DEBUT, E!'s "The Arrangement" was marketed as a titillating fictional version of the Tom Cruise [...]

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Love Triangles, From Infamous to Edgy Modern Romance

By |March 28th, 2017|

Love Triangles, From Infamous, to Sassy Modern Romance IN Gone with the Wind, Scarlett O'Hara pines over Ashley Wilkes. How could she allow her fears to keep her from succumbing to Rhett Butler's [...]

From Strong Connection To Sublime Sex

By |September 22nd, 2016|

The Beltway Series, Book 1 WHEN TWO people have a strong connection it doesn't guarantee the physical experience will match. There are so many things that go into getting naked with someone. With [...]

‘Sex Scent Signals’ Can’t Be Ignored

By |June 7th, 2016|

In Below the Beltway, beauty, sex and danger collide. photo: Taylor Marsh, LLC WHEN WE meet someone who turns us on our body sends out "sex scent signals." It's about pheromones, but we [...]

Can a Feminist Writing Romance Be Taken Seriously?

By |February 3rd, 2016|

Can a woman writing romance be taken seriously. cross-posted on HuffPost and Medium WHEN YOU have rooted around in the dating and sex worlds as a woman, as I did, you learn a [...]

Hillary Does Not Have a Winning Message

By |January 17th, 2016|

Hillary Does Not Have a Winning Message photo by Adam Schultz for Hillary for America cross-posted on HuffPostPol Mrs. Clinton and her team say they always anticipated the race would tighten, with campaign [...]

Sexual Women Don’t Need Your Stinking Lectures

By |November 14th, 2014|

Sexual women, Fifty Shades of Grey and the audacity of lecturing women about sex. We're perfectly capable of having adventurous sex, without succumbing to "violence against women," as some academics judge it. Featured [...]

8 Relationship Secrets from the Trenches

By |August 5th, 2014|

Featured on Huffington Post Women HOW DO YOU make a relationship work? What are the secrets? It begins with you. How happy are you with the life you've created? Are you working a job you [...]

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