“Bold and searching” – BookLife “Gets” and Loves “Particle Pinata Poems”

IN PREMIUM COLOR: BookLife writes: Harrell’s bold and searching collection takes readers on an odyssey of inquiry, with the first and foremost question being 'How to establish that / Yes, I am / One with God and God is / One with You.' But rather than provide an answer, Harrell’s poems seek to use the question as a gateway into a thought-space where the act of seeking knowledge results in spiritual transcendence. In a note, Harrell describes her spirituality as a conscious, living thing shaped ...
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“Disremembering and Then Remembering My Life” – Memoir video

The Carolina Book and Writer Conference has a video clip up now of my memoir presentation "Disremembering and Then Remembering Your Life" at their recent conference. Human memory awakens and extinguishes at will. This quote offers a good launching pad for why memoir wiriting is so educational and also so transformative. You can start writing a memoir and stop for a year, blocked by what you will have to reveal. Or you can stop as at a wall because you think you have forgotten. Well, of course,...
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New in 2022 – Poetry and Nonfiction

Beyond Particle Pinata Poems new books by Margaret Harrell (so far) in 2022 - a "galloping" year - are listed below: New Poems - Patching Me Together - Cover Design: Grant Goodwine Following the critical success of Particle Pinata Poems, Harrell's new release doesn't disappoint. It more than delivers. "Margaret Ann Harrell stands in direct lineage with the poet prophets of old while simultaneously being a modern cutting edge experimental poet. She steps off the edge and into the unknown. In ...
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A Palimpsest of Thanks

—Behind The Hell’s Angels Letters   11, 12, 13 Palimpsest Time with his old face Death with his skull face God with his No Face Under my own face —Milton Klonsky   What did William Blake have to do with The Hell's Angels Letters book? More than you might think. In my mind his artwork was the artbook I didn't work on in 1971 or so. This was the artbook I did. It all went back to that. But let's take the story slowly. 1994. It was an unlikely event ...
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Christmas Brainstorm – The Hell’s Angels Letters – buy it personally signed

For the Gonzo aficionado, A Christmas Favorite - The Hell's Angels Letters, Order HERE If you would like it personally signed, contact me.  It's easy and will be a marvelous  Christmas touch. Below are some reactions to The Hell's Angels Letters followed by photos related to the book and me. Cover: Grant Goodwine. For collectors, looking far into the future, there is a limited edition of 120 (at $120). For the high-end coffee table edition ($60, 297 pages, many in color), you can't go wrong, ...
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FINAL YOUTUBE LINKS – July 16-18 – The Hell’s Angels Letters LAUNCH & FESTIVAL

The hard cover of The Hell's Angels Letters: Hunter S. Thompson, Margaret Harrell and the Making of an American Classic now joins the high-end paperback and e-book, ready to order at Norfolk Press. Below are the updated, final (corrected) public links to all the Launch events July 16-18. The San Francisco Launch turned into a FESTIVAL. Margaret A. Harrell Interview by David Streitfeld Panel with Peter Richardson, William McKeen, Dr. Rory Patrick Feehan and David Streitfeld The State ...
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My Escape! Nicole Flemming – Afghanistan inside look

    On Amazon , this incredible book will take you inside what it's like to be a female child in the rural areas of this country. And what awaits the females there as Western troops leave, with most of us not really aware what that means. Read Nicole's uplifting account. She lived it. Horrifically but inspiringly, she opts to come out on the positive side. I had the honor to edit it, so I know every word, every shock, every choice to be happy regardless, is accurate. A bru...
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AMFM Magazine Interview: “The ‘Hell’s Angels’ Letters”

    INTERVIEW AMFM Magazine: The Voice of the Artist Margaret, the new book is published, THE HELL’S ANGELS LETTERS: HUNTER S. THOMPSON, MARGARET HARRELL AND THE MAKING OF AN AMERICAN CLASSIC. Grant Goodwine, a protégé of Ralph Steadman, did the cover artwork. Could you tell us about this? How did the whole project come about? Margaret Harrell: It was a series of coincidences—or unlikely events—from start to finish, beginning with the existence of the letters themselve...
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Editing Services

Get the same quality editing as Hunter S. Thompson in Hell’s Angels. Hunter often said [Margaret] was the best editor he ever worked with and they were close friends—William McKeen, author of Outlaw Journalist I have been an editor for decades. I get very absorbed in it. Each work is personal and receives my undivided attention. In my days at Random House I copyedited  or was assistant editor on some New York Times best sellers; some were reviewed on the front cover of the Times Sunday book r...
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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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