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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Diana Henderson – “Volume of Wisdom”

Published for three days now, KTQ! IV, rev. ed., is still in the top 100 Kindle Mysticism books. It was the nr. 1 new issue in Spirituality/Personal Growth/Mysticism its very first day live. I can surely thank Diana Henderson for some of that. I am thrilled to have the review for Keep This Quiet! IV, revised edition, by the marvelous healer and spiritual teacher Diana Henderson below: As though it arrived with a full legion of angelic messengers and masters of Light, from the moment I tou...
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A “grand Synthesizer” – Ron Rattner’s review

In the very latest review of Keep This Quiet! IV: Ancient Secrets Revealed, of which I am quite proud, Ron Rattner writes that Margaret has an "excellent ability to communicate and weave esoteric ideas about science, psychology, philosophy, and spirituality. Richard Unger’s channeled hand analysis description of her as a ‘grand synthesizer’ was apt and accurate.” Rattner, a longtime devotee of Dhyanyogi-ji, is the author of the forthcoming book  From Litigation to Meditation: An ex-lawyer’s spir...
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Italy – Art by Margaret Harrell

A section of the November/December 2017 issue of the magazine Art International Contemporary, published in Palermo, Italy, was called ‘’Il Genio dell’Art," or "The Genius of Art." "Sun Spotlight on Faces" was accepted into it. The publisher curators placed a selection of contemporary art such as mine after works by well-known artistic geniuses such as "Picasso, Dali. Pollock." That way, the magazine reaches the hands of "a public strictly made of collectors, gallerists, art merchant, museum and ...
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Editing – Meister Ekhart – “Only the hand that Erases . . .”

You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write. - Saul Bellow BUT: Only the hand that erases can write the true thing - Meister Johann Eckhart Which is it? The words of the famous thirteenth-century German mystic or the modern Nobel Prize for Literature winner? Both, of course. Editing - writing - involves juggling these two basic truths. Sometimes a text comes out finished; the trick is to believe in it and not fiddle around. Other times, most of the time...
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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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“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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The Realist Cartoons & Jerry Rubin Bio

Paul Krassner, et al, have just put out a collection of cartoons from The Realist. Click above to read about it on Amazon. He has also just reviewed a bio of Jerry Rubin, the first, which you can read here, in the L. A. Times. It's chock full of reminiscences and stories.    
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Short Podcasts on Editing – What It Is

Below are two very short podcast interviews on how I see editing services. The first interview goes into some of the recent history of editing practices - with anecdotes. The second is about my current editing services and trends in the fast-changing market. It touches on topics like the importance of having a book edited, including my own experience at being edited. Also, there are anecdotes. If you are writing a book or have a topic and want to begin, there's a good chance I can help. A...
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Podcast on Meditation Tips, including for busy executives

This is the new podcast interview of me by Ayrial founder, Victoria Weston, called "A Meditative State." Or here. It's about several topics and ends up with a lively discussion on editing. I think it's interesting. It's certainly informative. She also, naturally - as the topic is ostensibly meditation - started off with questions about what meditation is and what a meditative state is, and what's the danger of walking around like a zombie. And how is it possible to steal a few minutes to m...
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