Hear, hear: I was not in The Proud Highway – plus how copy editing/line editing worked then: the insider scoop

I’m glad to have the occasion to make these corrections now, while I’m alive. Earlier, I was correcting cemented errors in Hunter’s history. But now I realize there's an opening for a brand-new 0ne. I suppose it's logical. That's why I want to get ahead of it, before it sweeps the Gonzo world, as other rumors have. The correction is that, contrary to logic, I am NOT in The Proud Highway, Hunter's first book of letters. That's right. It's not me. Not in the Bal-Random combo, as Hunt...
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Hunter Thompson at Canessa Gallery San Francisco July 2021

Canessa Gallery which recently celebrated its 50th birthday, is hosting the Launch of the hard cover deluxe edition of The Hell's Angels Letters: Hunter S. Thompson, Margaret Harrell and the Making of an American Classic all during the month of July! Coming soon! If you are in San Francisco, drop by and see the exhibit. The live events I will participate in, and Ron Whitehead and Grant Goodwine will occur during the week of July 15 - 19, with a grand crescendo, I expect, on July 18, Hunter's ...
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About Me

Having had my own spiritual initiations, beginning in 1985 at the Jung Institute in Zurich, which are recounted in the latest volume in the Keep This Quiet! series: Initiations, I like working with people to integrate the shift and jolts that often accompany awakening to your deeper identity.  Another thing I like is to mentor people wanting to maximize their potential. I additionally offer services to “read” your energy by tracking its path—its divergences, obstacles, blocks, and potent...
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Dachshund Photos – Christmas Updates

Hans is my third dachshund - my first American one. Snoepie, in the top photo, was Belgian, and Snoep, the first one, was French but bought in Casablanca. He lived an adventurous life, in Morocco, Belgium, Switzerland, and the U.S. My second dacushund - called a tekkel in Belgium - was very different from Snoep, Snoep being aristocratic, the son of a French champion. But Snoepie loved everyone, and unlike Snoep, who never made a sound, barked at times. The thing about Snoep was how photogenic he...
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On Location – Gonzo Fest 2018

Author/professor Tim Denevi and I had a delightful time presenting at the Gonzo Fest 2018. The Leo Weekly, Louisville, set up the event in an itinerary: 12-1 p.m. Writing “Hell’s Angels”: Will the Real Hunter S. Thompson Please Stand Up Featuring: Timothy Denevi and Margaret Harrell 1:10-1:50 p.m. Book Signings: Margaret Harrell, Ron Whitehead and Juan Thompson 1:30-2:30 p.m. The Battle of Michigan Avenue: Chicago 1968, HST and Violence Against Journalists Panelists: Michael Lind...
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Lifetime Achievement

Margaret Ann Harrell Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who   Photo credit: Jinn Bug RALEIGH, NC, March 29, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Margaret Ann Harrell with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Harrell celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for a...
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Acrobatics Fun

Guess who. This is a photo of my sister Lee and me in one of our favorite past-times at the time. If I wasn't writing, I was dancing. Acrobatics - ah, I thought I could do cartwheels and such forever. It was quite a shock the day I found out I couldn't.
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About Myself as an Editor

My interest in writing began at age seven. By age fourteen I was taking journalism courses and working on the school newspaper. Under my guidance our newspaper won a national first-place Columbia University journalism award and the staff went to New York City to receive it. In the post of features editor, I interviewed every famous person within range, from the Speaker of the U.S. House to musician Dave Brubeck. The photos below are from that period (I was a teenager.) I won a couple ...
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Media

I was very lucky to be in a number of podcast interviews, art exhibits,  panels, YouTube events, beginning in 2014. Below are some of the 2016 - 2020 events and YouTube presentations:MUSIC TRAILERS – the Keep This Quiet! seriesMusic Trailers for the Keep This Quiet! series.  These are short music pieces and drawings by Belgian poet Jan Mensaert, my onetime husband, that I particularly like and that set the tone of the Belgium/Morocco portions of the first two Keep This Quiet! volumes. The ...
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