Category: Wine Making and Wine Writing

Check out my friend Jack Timmons’ BBQ place featured in the Sunday Seattle Times.

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I had the pleasure of visiting Cain Vineyards in the Napa Valley and spending an afternoon talking with winemaker/ philosopher Chris Howell and later tasting his wines during a fabulous dinner at Terra Restaurant. Check out his wonderful, subtle, food-friendly …

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There are still a couple spots left in my fall class for The Writer’s Workshop. Let me know if you’d like to sign up! Revising Your Life: Turning True Events into Compelling Stories It may happen in the shower. On …

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Here’s my take on the food, wine and wonders of hiking in Provence, from the latest issue of Alaska Airlines Magazine.

The primary mission of the Authors Guild has always been the defense of the writing life. While it may be true that there are new opportunities and platforms for writers in the digital age, only the willfully blind refuse to …

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The Writer’s Workshop Blog highlights my adventures teaching writing classes, writing stories, articles and books, leading travel, food and wine writing classes to France and Italy, traveling the globe, promoting my books including the novel, The Storms of Denali, and …

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The Writer’s Workshop Blog highlights my adventures teaching writing classes, writing stories, articles and books, leading travel, food and wine writing classes to France and Italy, traveling the globe, promoting my books including the novel, The Storms of Denali, and …

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The Writer’s Workshop Blog highlights my adventures teaching writing classes, writing stories, articles and books, leading travel, food and wine writing classes to France and Italy, traveling the globe, promoting my books including the novel, The Storms of Denali, and …

Foraging for Words in Tuscany Read More »

The Writer’s Workshop Blog highlights my adventures teaching writing classes, writing stories, articles and books, leading travel, food and wine writing classes to France and Italy, traveling the globe, promoting my books including the novel, The Storms of Denali, and …

BBC Italia: The Pleasures of Barolo, Chianti and Brunello Read More »

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Travel writing is one of the most exciting genres of nonfiction, calling on all of an author’s skills—dramatic scenes, character sketches, concrete detail, point of view, scene by scene construction. This six-day intensive travel writing course will introduce you to …

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