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Martha Holoubek Fitzgerald

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Martha Holoubek Fitzgerald, an award-winning journalist of 27 years, served the Shreveport Times as columnist and associate editorial page editor. Now an independent editor, writer and publisher, the Louisiana native earned a B.A. in history and American studies from Loyola University-New Orleans and a master’s in history from Louisiana Tech University.

She’s the youngest child of the late Drs. Alice and Joe Holoubek, who met as senior medical students from New Orleans and Omaha and corresponded for two years before their marriage. Fitzgerald drew on this collection of nearly 800 letters to create The Courtship of Two Doctors: A 1930s Love Story of Letters, Hope & Healing (Aug. 15, 2012). Proceeds from book sales benefit Louisiana State

So often we confuse the words anxious and eager. As in ... She was anxious to take a vacation.

But here's a case where the word anxious was right: I was anxious to read the review of my new book in Library Journal.

My publicists (former publicists--they got the ball rolling and I'm on my own now) were thrilled the trade magazine agreed to the review. A rare coup, they said.

But I didn't find it... Read more of this blog post »
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