HELLO FROM ST. LOUIS

Tagging along on my coauthor/ photographer/wife’s business trip to St. Louis, I am reveling in first hand visual research on the Arkansas Post and the Illinois Country. We now have, … Continue reading HELLO FROM ST. LOUIS

Self-Publishing and Self-Editing, Parts IV b & V; et. al.

http://1718neworleans.com Self-Publishing and Self-Editing, Part IV b The institutionalized process of academic printing has also encapsulated all of the above functions (i.e. create, print, edit, bind, publish, sell) into the … Continue reading Self-Publishing and Self-Editing, Parts IV b & V; et. al.

Self-Publishing and Self-Editing, Part IV a

http://1718neworleans.com It’s finally done. I am a self-published author. It’s curious how many parallels exist between this newfangled, all-electronic, website, blog, social media, etc. publishing process and the publishing process … Continue reading Self-Publishing and Self-Editing, Part IV a

Three Blogs in One

http://1718neworleans.com Self-Publishing and Self-Editing, Part III St. Joseph’s Day, March 19, 2014. iTunes Producer reads “Uploaded package to the iTunes Store”. We are almost there, in the olden days I … Continue reading Three Blogs in One

Self Publishing-Self Editing

I follow Catherine Howard’s blog on writing and self-publishing, “Catherine Caffinated” http://catherineryanhoward.com. Two of the main points made in all her writings are “Write, write, write” and you MUST have … Continue reading Self Publishing-Self Editing

And so it begins . . .

Oh! The joy! Oh, the gratification! Oh, the fulfilment! I have been APPROVED by Apple. The company that has guided me for the last 30 years in all my endeavours … Continue reading And so it begins . . .

‘Tis the Holidays once more . . .

‘Tis the Holidays once more. Here’s wishing everyone a Merry Yuletide! May you all have blesséd and prosperous days not only from Thanksgiving through Twelfth Night, but through all the … Continue reading ‘Tis the Holidays once more . . .

DO YOU KNOW WHAT IT MEANS TO MISS NEW ORLEANS…

 http://1718neworleans.com (with apologies to Louis Armstrong.) Today, this month, and for all of 2014 and beyond, I enter the world of marketing and PR. An unsavory notion at best for … Continue reading DO YOU KNOW WHAT IT MEANS TO MISS NEW ORLEANS…

The Petticoat Rebellion, Vol.1 on the horizon

The beginning of December 2013. This is the first of the last blogs of the year. Perhaps two more will happen. 2014 will be the year the 1718 Project starts … Continue reading The Petticoat Rebellion, Vol.1 on the horizon

How is culinary history done?

http://1718neworleans.com Thank you Catherine Howard! I was lying in bed this morning wondering what I was going to blog about this week. And what do I find in my inbox … Continue reading How is culinary history done?

Let us welcome Tante Suzanne

Tante Suzanne and Gerard sat down on the levee with their cans of steaming coffee. She opened her aprons to show her companion the treasures hidden therein. Inside were five … Continue reading Let us welcome Tante Suzanne