University of Arizona Campus  •  March 2 - 3, 2019  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Barbara McNichol



Purple Nickel

A specialist in editing nonfiction books, Barbara has been on a crusade to boost the quality of writing for authors and business professionals through her writing WordShops. Over the past 25 years, she has placed more than 350 books on her editor’s “trophy shelf” in the categories of business, relationships, how-to, self-help, spirituality, and more. A book she edited reached #3 on New York Times best-seller list, Robert Shemin’s How Come That Idiot’s Rich and I’m Not?

From Saskatchewan (can you spell it?), Barbara has called Tucson home since 2001. She loves to dance Nia-style, play tennis, travel with family and friends, and soak in the rays of Arizona’s sunshine.

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Scheduled events:
WordShop: Whack Wordiness to De-Clutter Your Writing
Word clutter has been called “the leeches that infest the pond of prose, sucking the blood out of words.” How drastic! But what can you do about it? You whack wordiness. Learn how to eliminate extraneous phrases, cut out wobbly words, and delete redundancies so your writing won’t ever be cluttered up again. Panelist Barbara McNichol

Integrated Learning Center Room 119 (Seats 60, Wheelchair accessible)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 2, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Book / Movie Biz
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Integrated Learning Center (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Barbara McNichol

Named Sponsors

Arizona Daily Star
University of Arizona

Presenting Sponsors

Tucson Medical Center

Major Sponsors

Friends of the Festival
Pima County Public Library
Stocker Foundation
University of Arizona BookStores
University of Arizona - Facilities Management
Western National Parks Association
William & Mary Ross Foundation

Key Sponsors

Arizona Office Technologies
Arizona Wholesale Supply
Marshall Foundation

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