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Leet De-Deet is a Literary Arts Marketing Group & Online Community founded by MarieSquared in 2022 during the Covid-19 lockdown.

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Where The Supreme Court Stands On Banning Books

Where The Supreme Court Stands On Banning Books

Efforts at banning books in public schools and public libraries reached an all-time high in 2022 and show few signs of abating for 2023, according to the American Library Association.

Literary Landmarks: Places To See

Consider these places to see when you're planning your next trip and get a charge out of visiting the homes and haunts of some of America's greatest writers.
Literary Landmarks: Places To See
Writing A Good Children's Book Manuscript

Writing A Great Children’s Book Manuscript

Are you looking for books that appeal to a reluctant young reader? All great books for reluctant readers possess these eight qualities in their book manuscript.

MarieSquared LLC...


MarieSquared, commemorating both grandmothers who were named Marie, is the creative writing team of two sisters who craft works of non-fiction and fiction. Children of educators and lifelong learners, they also are avid readers!

Melanie Byas innovated products and systems in design and technical positions, but now provides solutions for traditional and new media projects and crafts books for kids and her fellow technologists.

LaVerne Byas-Smith knows how to engage kids' imaginations, which grows out of years of experience with magical play and myriad hours of entertaining children and grandchildren in the world of books.



Published works by MarieSquared's partners include:
  • "Easy Desserts: Delish Recipes for Young Chefs"
  • "Facebook Ads Domination: Easy Setp-By-Step Guide"







MarieSquared is currently working on:
  • Puzzles and Mazes,
  • Cuisine and Nutrition,
  • Guides about Loss,
  • Advice on Separation,
  • Children's Stories,
  • Bible Lessons for Kids.




Melanie's reading:
  • "Remarkably Bright Creatures" by Shelby Van Pelt
  • "Build Your Own PC for Dummies" by Mark L. Chambers
  • "The Marriage Portrait" by Maggie O'Farrell
LaVerne's reading:
  • "And Not One Bird Stopped Singing" by Doris Moreland Jones
  • "Sacred Sense" by William P. Brown
  • "South to America" by Imani Perry