Julia Park Tracey

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You found me! Author, blogger, editrix, journalist, poet...a little bit of all the right ingredients.

Background Check: I'm an award-winning writer, blogger, journalist and poet. I've been a writer all my life. I just finished a three-year term as Poet Laureate of Alameda (city). I've been a newspaper+magazine editor and a freelance writer for years. I currently blog for a book site called All Things Book.

Bad Habits: Old books are my crack. I love Jane Austen and British lit. I got my master's in early 20th century British literature, and that nerdiness hasn't stopped. I have a thing for DE Stevenson and Nevil Shute, Dorothy Whipple and Rumer Godden. I'm always haunting used book sales, looking to rediscover forgotten early 20th century wome
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Julia Park Tracey Hi and thanks for the question. I am working on Doris in the 1940s now, by posting snips online while I transcribe. I have been working on a proposal…moreHi and thanks for the question. I am working on Doris in the 1940s now, by posting snips online while I transcribe. I have been working on a proposal for publishers; last year sent out several but no luck. This year hoping to make it happen so that Doris in WW2 can see print! If I have no luck with traditional publishers, I will self-pub, probably in about a year. I don't think I could get it to print earlier, because I'm still waitng on responses from trad publishers! Long answer -- the short version is, about a year from now!(less)
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My new book is coming out in a few weeks! I've been lucky and diligent enough over the past few years that I've had a new book out every fall. The newest is a change for me -- chicklit! Veronika Layne Gets the Scoop...Love me some sassy singles looking for love! I've been a journalist for many moons now and those experiences form the basis for Veronika's personality and adventures. She runs aft... Read more of this blog post »
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“Impropriety is the soul of wit.”
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“But a mermaid has no tears, and therefore she suffers so much more.”
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Brigitte Thank you for the friendvite Julia. Good to connect :))


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Jan Looking forward to reading your reviews, Julia!


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Jill Thanks for your friendship here on GRs, Julia.


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