Carling Mars Carling likes writing dark, spooky, bloody fiction. She’s published one book (a memoir on mental illness), several short stories, and lots of reviews. She helps run the Writers with Mental Illness book club. View Profile Hi, Carling! What drew you to Salt and Sage?

Welcome to the Salt and Sage Books Spotlight series! We welcome you into our creative community by inviting you to meet our editors and expert readers, and to hear a little of their own story, in their own words. We believe that by honoring each other’s voices, we’re able to turn creativity into community and change the world through story.

Welcome to the Salt and Sage Books Spotlight series! We believe that by honoring each other’s voices, we’re able to turn creativity into community, and change the world through story. In this spotlight series, we welcome you into our creative community by inviting you to meet our editors and expert readers, and to hear a little of their own story, in their own words.