Barbara Barnett

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Philip K. Dick, Ray Bradbury, Franz Kafka, Charlotte Bronte

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Barbara Barnett is Publisher/Executive Editor of Blogcritics, (blogcritics.org) an Internet magazine of pop culture, politics and more, for which she has also contributed nearly 1,000 essays, reviews, and interviews over the past decade. Her book on the TV series House, M.D., Chasing Zebras is a quintessential guide to the themes, characters and episodes of the hit show.

She is an accomplished speaker, an annual favorite at MENSA's HalloWEEM convention, where she has spoken to standing room crowds on subjects as diverse as "The Byronic Hero in Pop Culture," "The Many Faces of Sherlock Holmes," "The Hidden History of Science Fiction," and "Our Passion for Disaster (Movies)."

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Barbara Barnett It's like being an actor, in a way, getting my head wrapped around my characters, transporting them to unique settings and times, exploring new…moreIt's like being an actor, in a way, getting my head wrapped around my characters, transporting them to unique settings and times, exploring new worlds.(less)
Barbara Barnett Write every day. Something. Don't go back and edit every chapter. Get it all down as a "sloppy copy." Edit later. Once it's all done.
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The Apothecary's Curse

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Big Announcement: Alchemy of Glass to Be Released in April.

I am thrilled to announce not one–but two–exciting projects due for release in 2020, including the much-anticipated sequel to The Apothecary’s Curse—Alchemy of Glass, to be released April 21, 2020 by Pyr Books!! Here’s the description from the official page at Simon and Schuster: simonandschuster.com/books/Alchemy-…: A tale magical as spun glass and terrifying as a […] Read more of this blog post »
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Deciphering the Cosmic Number by Arthur I. Miller
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The Threat by Andrew G. McCabe
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Jewish Magic and Superstition by Joshua Trachtenberg
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The Tide In The Attic by Aleid Van Rhijn
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I remember reading this in fifth grade. The images were vivid enough to have stayed with me all these years (I'm in my early 60s).
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Newsletter Ninja by Tammi Labrecque
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Strangers To Superfans by David Gaughran
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At the Bottom of New Lake by Sonya Larson
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Barbara Barnett Martha wrote: "Hi Barbara! Happy to meet you on Goodreads :)
Always nice to make more friends.
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Martha Perez"


Likewise! Nice to meet you!


Martha Perez Hi Barbara! Happy to meet you on Goodreads :)
Always nice to make more friends.
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Martha Perez


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