Sad news reaches Louisiana this month. Louis Quatorze is dead. Louisiana’s namesake is no more. The Sun King has set on the French Empire. Philippe II, Duke of Orleans, became … Continue reading 300 years ago: September 1st, 1715. Death of Louis XIV
Having been doing social media now for three or four years, this is the first time that I have an real understanding of what social media can be. Since my … Continue reading Self-Printed 3.0 by Catherine Ryan Howard
Well, IT’S FINALLY DONE! (BTW, its never done) But Beth and I’s book, The Petticoat Rebellion: A Culinary History of French Louisiana is now available IN PRINT from Amazon.com. Just … Continue reading IT’S FINALLY DONE . . . Self-Printing and Self-Editing, Part VI
Summer is over. It has been one heckuva summer too! it’s time for a few updates to the 1718 Project. Let’s begin with the actual”writing”. Three chapters have been written … Continue reading Self-Publishing and Self-Editing, Part V
My last post back in May originated in St. Louis. While I did in fact get lots of research done for the project there, it has been a while since … Continue reading EVERYDAYNESS
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 Two The book is written. The book is edited. On Sunday morning March 9 we loaded iTunes Producer with all the necessary files to publish our … Continue reading 52 Hours 23 Minutes and Counting.
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. 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 . . .
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…