Monthly Archives: March 2016

Month: March 2016 Old Flames will be back

Bookkus Publishing tells me Old Flames will be back as an eBook and a paperback later this spring.  It’s quite different from Final Response as it has a hot romance with high school  sweethearts igniting the flame again.  Bookkus tells me it’s their favorite.  I released Old Flames only as an an eBook two years ago and received some fine

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Month: March 2016 Go NOMAD travel article

So in my last post I got pissed off at the state of travel articles and went on a tear submitting my bull fighting experience in Lisbon around to a few places.  And I got a bite.  The original 749 word article hit the right chord and the editor told me to bump it up to 1200 words for a

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Month: March 2016 Travel Writing Bullshit

Travel Writing Bullshit Major newspapers these days are quickly losing their relevance to the internet.  Notably are the travel sections.  I’ve had a few travel articles published in newspapers and a few more on websites. News papers are tough nuts to crack.  Here’s what an Edmonton Journal newspaper editor said:  In fact, the Postmedia policy is that any freelancer who

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Month: March 2016 Terrible but tasty fish

I was walking past the deli in Funchal, Madeira Island and–WTH is that?  It’s the espada or black scabbard fish.specific to Portugal’s Madiera Island. Thank heavens it tastes better than it looks. Terrible but tasty fish.  It makes for a tasty sandwich but you have to close your eyes before you bring it up to your face,

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Month: March 2016 Portuguese author – controversial book

So my wife and I are in Lisbon on March 8th having dinner at a window seat.  Across the street there’s a crowd gathering with police, security, and TV cameras.  It turns out to be a book store and we figured it might be a celebrity author such as Yann Martel, Life of Pi guy, Canadian author of The High

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