Introducing: Subtext!

Subtext from Subtext Video on Vimeo. When my publisher asked me if I'd like to participate in the launch of a new interactive ebook platform, I jumped at the chance.  It's an interesting time for digital books, to say the least.  Susan Harris' post this summer raised many interesting questions about digital books in general and digital garden books in particular.  Susan made the point that garden books (and travel...

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Bay Area Bug March

To say that this is a complicated book tour would be an understatement. If you'd like to come out to one of these events, give the folks a call ahead of time and make sure the date and time is right.  Just in case.  Hope to see you there! Wednesday, June 1, 2011 7 pm Conservatory of Flowers San Francisco, CA (This one's about Wicked Plants) Thursday June 2, 2011 California State Master Gardener Conference Sonoma,...

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East Coast Bug Invasion

The bug march continues. Here's the plan for New York and Connecticut–would love to see you East Coast types while I'm there!  Monday, May 23, 2011 6 PM Horticultural Society of New York New York City, NY Wednesday, May 25, 2011 6:30 PM Clearfield Public Library Williamsville, NY  (This is the Buffalo area–Elizabeth, Michele and I will actually get to hang out together and drink some of whatever wonderful thing...

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Happy Bug Day!

Today is the official publication date for Wicked Bugs, a date known in the biz as the "pub date," which I believe means I'm supposed to spend it sitting in a pub ordering another round for my friends. Anyway, Algonquin Books is giving away not just free books, but free bugs as well!  Don't worry, they're the cute, cuddly kind from Giant Microbes.  Get over there and comment to...

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