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Garry Reed

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in York, Nebraska, The United States
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Robert A. Heinlein, Ayn Rand, Douglas Adams

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April 2014




I began my professional writing career in the fifth grade. My first book had mimeographed pages, construction paper cover, staples for binding, and hand drawn Crayola based illustrations. I made 30 copies and sold them to my classmates for 10 cents each.

As an adult I became a freelance contract technical writer selling my skills to clients large and small from coast to coast producing technical manuals, logistic support analysis records and related documentation.

But I'm also a longtime freewheeling freelance Libertarian Opinionizer writing professionally for several online and newsprint outlets and briefly self-syndicated my own weekly column.

Since 2001 I've written over 1200 online and print media articles on political, social and cultural
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Garry Reed After writing hundreds of short news and commentary pieces over the years for newsprint and online publication and having a few people ask whether I…moreAfter writing hundreds of short news and commentary pieces over the years for newsprint and online publication and having a few people ask whether I would ever collect them into one book I decided to collect them into several books, one book at a time, 20 articles at a time. I'm currently on book 2 and have about 10 books planned. Not everything I've ever written is bookworthy, just the early stuff I wrote in my Fun&Freedom style which I've since abandoned to write more in journalistic AP style.(less)
Garry Reed Since I write short journalistic articles (and then collect them into book form) I never get writer's block because I'm constantly scanning news and…moreSince I write short journalistic articles (and then collect them into book form) I never get writer's block because I'm constantly scanning news and opinion columns online and responding to them is nearly always where my article ideas begin.(less)
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Julian's Jailhouse Journal

In June 2010 I posted excerpts of Julian's Jailhouse Journal in Libertarian News Examiner after Julian was released from Rikers Island and made it available to all of his Tyranny Fighters. Here is that article:

Julian's Jailhouse Journal: Police State USA
June 17, 2010
10:43 AM MST

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Published on August 14, 2015 09:31 Tags: jury-nullification, libertarian, police-state, victimless-crimes

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From age 77 until he turned 80 veteran rights activist Julian Heicklen was confronted, harassed, attacked, arrested and jailed by the very law enforcers charged with protecting his rights. On more than
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