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Barbara Barnett

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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 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.…moreWrite 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.(less)
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“A triumphant return to the universe of Gaelan Erceldoune, Alchemy of Glass is radiant with intelligence and vibrant with the unsurpassed imagination of Barbara Barnett. A celebration of time, history, science, magic, technology, and love. One of the richest novels you’ll read this new decade,” says Ho Read more of this blog post »
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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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