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Doreen M. McGettigan

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in Jacksonville, The United States



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Doreen has written for several Philadelphia area newspapers and magazines. She is a freelance journalist, award winning blogger, content writer, ghostwriter, speaker and an author. She works part-time as a caregiver for the elderly most of whom are in Hospice Care. She is an active member of and sits on the board of The Press Club of Pa.,(w/National Press Club affiliation), the chairperson and facilitator of the Press Club Professional Development Workshop Series, a member of the Military Writers Society of America, the Nonfiction Authors Association, Lower Bucks Creative Writers and Hot Penz. She is an instructor at Delaware County Community College.

She is an outspoken advocate for the elderly who are often victimized and too embarrassed t

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“When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.”
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message 13: by Doreen

Doreen McGettigan Christine wrote: "Thanks for being my friend"

Thank you Christine!

Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend

Charlotte Liebel Hello Doreen...It was kind of FB to join us in friendship here at Goodreads. Best wishes for happy reading and writing.

~Charlotte M. Liebel

message 10: by Sherry

Sherry Doreen, I am so glad you enjoyed FOUR SISTERS, ALL QUEENS!

message 9: by Jesse

Jesse Hanson Namaste Doreen, Bristol boYZ Stomp looks like it would be very interesting. I'm way behind in my reading so I can't, in integrity, add it right now, though I hope that, if your situation is different from mine, you might consider my spiritual allegory, Song of George: Portrait of an Unlikely Holy Man for your reading list.
Best wishes for your work and in all ways, jesse

Collette Scott Hi there Doreen,

Thanks so much for your friendship! It's great to connect :D.

message 7: by Jill

Jill Thank you for your friendship on Goodreads, Doreen.

Tamara Rose Blodgett Hey Doreen~! Thanks for your friendship =)

Savannah Doreen, thank you for the friendship.

Maureen Mullis Hi Doreen, nice to meet you! Thank you for adding this fellow author to your circle of Goodreads friends. I hope you'll consider adding my books What Would Nancy Do?, In the Company of Women, The Christmas to Remember and Finding Normal to your to-read list. I look forward to reading your book reviews and recommendations. Happy reading!

Lynnea Thanks for the friend request!

Doreen McGettigan Harlequin Books wrote: "Hello Doreen, it is a pleasure to meet you. If you ever have any questions about Harlequin or our books, please feel free to ask.

Kim S, Harlequin Books ambassador"

Harlequin Books wrote: "Hello Doreen, it is a pleasure to meet you. If you ever have any questions about Harlequin or our books, please feel free to ask.

Kim S, Harlequin Books ambassador"

Thank you Kim. I would love to write one of your books one day!

Harlequin Books Hello Doreen, it is a pleasure to meet you. If you ever have any questions about Harlequin or our books, please feel free to ask.

Kim S, Harlequin Books ambassador

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