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Goodbye, BookCon & Book Expo

I've never been a fan of massive conventions -- I'd attended NYCC only once before and hated it because there were simply too many people. I thought conventions were purely for tv shows, comic books, superhero movies, etc. As I began contemplating a career as a writer and in publishing, I learned about all the… Continue reading Goodbye, BookCon & Book Expo

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Julie and Julia changed my life

The first time I heard the name Judith Jones was during Sony Pictures Biopic Julie & Julia, based on the book (of course) which centers the "parallel" lives of Julie Powell and beloved chef, Julia Child. Julia was a world-renowned American chef best known for her insane use of butter in her recipes as well… Continue reading Julie and Julia changed my life