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Paula Margulies

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Paula Margulies is the owner of Paula Margulies Communications, a public relations firm for authors and artists. She has received numerous awards for her short stories, essays, and novels, including her nonfiction handbook, The Tao of Book Publicity, her historical novel, Favorite Daughter, Part One, her debut novel, Coyote Heart, and her short story collection, Face Value: Collected Stories. Paula is a contributor to Author Magazine, the San Diego Examiner, and The Feisty Writer.

Paula has specialized for over twenty years in communications, marketing, and public relations for all types of products and services. A graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she earned her master’s degree in Language Arts and Literature, s

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Favorite Daughter, Part One

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Feed Your Soul

By Paula Margulies

I’ve had a number of well-meaning friends come up to me recently and ask me about my writing. When’s the next book coming out, they ask. Are you writing? How far are you along?

I give them the same answer I always give when asked about my writing: I’m working on a couple of projects right now, and I’ll let you know as soon as the books are finished.

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message 23: by Rick

Rick Barnett It's a pleasure to join you in friendship here on Goodreads, Paula.

Thank you,


message 22: by Karen (last edited Sep 24, 2012 03:11AM)

Karen Tyrrell Thanks Paula for friending,
How are you?
Please check out my gutsy memoir, ME & HER: a Memoir of Madness.
A teacher’s story of abuse from parents, mental breakdown & Recovery
How did I Reclaim my life?
Karen :)

message 21: by Becca

Becca Mills Hi, Paula. Thanks for the friendship! Happy reading :)

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Gary  D. Henry Nice to meet you Paula

Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend

VampireNovelFan Thanks for the friendvite, Paula! Best of luck with your work!


message 17: by Sarah

Sarah Thanks for the friend request! (=

message 16: by Jill

Jill Thanks for your friendship on Goodreads, Paula. I'm interested to read your post on back covers.

message 15: by Debra

Debra Brown Hi Paula,

Thanks for friending me. Congrats on the great book ratings- I'm sure you have earned them.

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Bridget Bowers Hey, Paula! Thanks for the friend request. Merry Christmas!

message 13: by Tamara

Tamara Rose Blodgett Hi Paula~! Thanks for your friendship and Happy Holidays =D

message 12: by L.J.

L.J. Kentowski Thanks for the friend request, Paula. Nice to meet you:)

Kelly/yllektra Thanks for adding me! :)

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Milton Esitubi Mary Anita And The Second Liberation In Kenya consider reading this book full of African passion and flavour.

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Ed Rambeau Thanks for accepting my friend request, Paula. You seem like an interesting person, so feel free to tell me more about yourself and perhaps we can grow to become even greater friends. I, myself, am a singer/songwriter/actor who has recently turned author, so perhaps we can share books and ideas in the future.

Regards, and have a great day, Ed

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DeAnna Hi, Paula-
Thank you for the friend-vite. I look forward to exchanging book notes with you.
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Maureen Mullis Hi Paula! Thanks for adding me as a friend. I hope you'll add my cozy WHAT WOULD NANCY DO? to your tbr list! I'll have to check yours out myself! Have a great weekend! Maureen

Penelope Marzec Thanks for adding me as a friend!

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Beth Hi Paula,
Thanks for befriending this fellow author here! If you'd like to interview me for Author Magazine and/or the San Diego Examiner in conjunction with my March release of Deadly Currents, let me know. I've just started planning a virtual book tour for early March.

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Jesse Hanson Thanks for including me here, Paula. I'll check out Coyote Heart. jesse

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