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Julie Barrett is a freelance writer and photographer based in Plano, TX.

A couple of writing links

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First is via Miss Snark (linked on the left). Kit Whitfield's The Publisher-Dating Dictionary, which translates common, but misguided phrases from cover letters to datespeak. My favorite:

You say: 'I've chosen you to be my publishers.'
Dating equivalent: 'Get your coat, love, you've pulled.'
I had to wipe the coffee from the keyboard after reading that one.

Writer Beware has issued another update to the Twenty Worst Agencies List.

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8/30/2006 9:27:24 AM
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