THE GOURMAND AWARDS

Just a note – life’s busy – to share the shortlist for The Gourmand Awards. “What is that,” you might ask? Here’s their take on it: “The Gourmand Awards are the major Food Culture event in the world. They started in 1995 for cookbooks and wine books, at Frankfurt Book Fair. They now include all […]

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Announcing My New Author Page

You know how sometimes you keep wearing the same old blue work shirt, your favorite wrinkled and threadbare pants, the ones that you bought when you cared more about fashion? It’s easy to just grab ’em and tug the waistband a bit this way and that to fit other things that might be changing. And […]

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Now is the Winter of My Discontent: On the Tyranny of Writing and the Words of Martha (Bradley)

Now is the winter of our discontent Made glorious summer by this sun of York; And all the clouds that lour’d upon our house In the deep bosom of the ocean buried. ~ William Shakespeare, “Richard III” Most writers live the sad truth about writing: it’s usually hard, thankless work, it’s usually unrewarding financially, and it’s always […]

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