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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On How I Came to Write the Revised Edition of KTQ! IV: Ancient Secrets Revealed

To keep my inspiration and sense of connection to Source, I am most drawn to knowledge from something larger than my current state; inspiration from my awareness, which speaks in spurts, whispers unknowns, speculates in large, outrageous ways as it gives me insights, brings potential to my attention. Surfaces. Fortunately, I discovered there was more of myself. After exhaustively covering much of my life, I had not peered closely enough into the 1990s, that grand period when my life was prett...
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Bell Sounding to Thoughts – and Hunter Thompson

The audible, nonphysical bell was a phenomenon that appeared in my apartment in Tienen, Belgium, just after the sudden death of my boyfriend, Willy Vanluyten. It stayed over two years. It sounded somewhat like the watch sound that signals the hour, though there was no such watch in the apartment. It was part of an initiation. More on this and other subtle experiences inside Keep This Quiet! III: Initiations (2014) and the revised, expanded, retitled brand-new edition of volume IV, Ancient Secret...
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“A Gathering of Angels”- September 14

Diana Henderson has given me the great honor of inviting me to be part of a beautiful event at Dancing Moon. A Gathering of Angels Meetup Monthly Meetup She gives details below and also here. where you can join and sign up to attend. Or just drop in if seating is not at capacity. Diana writes: This meeting will introduce our audience to some of our local metaphysical and/or healing authors, who will share wisdom from their work to assist us in understanding ourselves, our journey, our w...
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Midwest Book Review – Keep This Quiet! IV

Midwest Book Review, that stalwart supporter of independent presses for years, has reviewed all four books of the Keep This Quiet! series - very positively. Just today the newest review came in. The new commentary is in the second paragraph - where the reviewer finds the book "an inherently fascinating, engaging thought-provoking, and consistently compelling read from beginning to end." Check it out. I am most grateful! Bethany's Bookshelf Synopsis: In "Keep This Quiet!: More Initia...
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The Red Shark and Owl Farm

Here's a glimpse of the classic Hunter car, the Red Shark, gleaming in front of his ranch. This photo was taken by me at Owl Farm in 1991. That story ends Keep THIS Quiet Too! It's told again, with added details, at the beginning of Keep This Quiet! IV: Ancient Secrets Revealed. Of course, there's much more to read, as this was a dramatic visit.  
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ID-ing Cover Figures – KTQ! III

I'm often asked who is on the cover of III. Starting left to right, that's Milton Klonsky, a New York Village poet/critic/wiseman, who appears in this book only after he's dead. Then at the top, the psychologist Carl Jung, founder of depth psychology and the serious study of images, fairytales, psychological types, and other topics that bear his stamp. Next is Wolfgang Pauli, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist who was fascinated with his own dreams and used them as a way to expand his consc...
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