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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Megan Washington
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'I have a short preamble, and then I will get to the letter. I have a saying that I like to use a lot. It goes like this: the things that make someone wonderful are the exact same qualities that make them shitty. I usually use it when my friends are recently out of relationships, and are outlining the various reasons why they left their partner. At the beginning of the relationship, my friend might say 'Oh my god, she's so stable and organised and meticulous and together and I love that about her, she really grounds me, you know? She's like a rock, something I can tie myself to and feel like I'm not spinning around chaotically.' And at the end of the relationship, they usually say something like 'Oh my god, she's so stable and organised and meticulous and together, and I hate that, you know? She's like a rock, weighing me down.' It's the qualities in people that make them fantastic at dinner parties — lively and chatty and crazy and boisterous — that cause them to be annoying on long drives.'  (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Signed, Sealed, Delivered : From Women of Letters Michaela McGuire (editor), Marieke Hardy (editor), Docklands : Viking , 2016 10475585 2016 anthology correspondence

    'The beautiful art of letter writing is still the best way to connect, to express a thought or a feeling. In this all-new anthology, Australia’s queens of correspondence Marieke Hardy and Michaela McGuire have engaged our finest, sharpest minds to pen missives of courage and humour and wisdom. Collected from the hugely popular live Women of Letters salons,Signed, Sealed, Delivered gives an entertaining and heartfelt insight into some of our brightest Australian stars.

    'All royalties for this book will go to Edgar's Mission animal rescue shelter.' (Publication summary)

    Docklands : Viking , 2016
    pg. 178
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