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Barbara Brett

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Barbara Brett’s lively and colorful publishing career includes stints as a proofreader for Esquire magazine and as the meat-and-poultry editor of a trade magazine. For several years she was the editor of, consecutively, True Romance and True Confessions magazines, the nation’s leading confession publications. During this time, she began writing mainstream novels, and after the publication of two of them, Between Two Eternities and Love After Hours, she was named vice president and publisher of Thomas Bouregy & Company, where she oversaw the company’s hardcover fiction line for libraries, Avalon Books, and its softcover reprints of the classics, Airmont Classics. In 1993 she left to establish her own publishing company, devoted to hardco ...more

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Barbara Brett The best thing about being a writer is that you can create your own world and have control over what happens in it. I have to admit, though, that…moreThe best thing about being a writer is that you can create your own world and have control over what happens in it. I have to admit, though, that sometimes the characters I create seem to have minds of their own and make me change the story for them!(less)
Barbara Brett Have faith in yourself and your story. Read good books, especially the classics. Don't let anyone or anything discourage you. Remember that all your…moreHave faith in yourself and your story. Read good books, especially the classics. Don't let anyone or anything discourage you. Remember that all your favorite authors started out just like you, with the same challenges and ups and downs. So be proud of yourself--and keep writing!(less)
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Though Oliver Sacks did not know he was dying when he wrote his autobiography, he learned the sad news soon after it was published. It was therefore very poignant for me to read this beautifully written book about his extraordinary life, knowing that ...more
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