The Oyster Thief has been getting a ton of attention on social media! The most beautiful half-dozen shots from just the last week are below.
The story behind the story is that the idea of an underwater world fell into my mind on January 1st, 2015. It was a freezing-cold morning in Canada, and I wished I could escape into tropical waters. But it was too expensive to book a last-minute flight, so I decided to escape in my mind. With a cup of tea in hand, I started inventing an underwater world.
In the years since, I became so fascinated by the deep blue that I learned all I could about its swirling depths. I snorkeled, scuba-dived, swam with sharks, and pored over books and countless articles about the ocean. I also gave my imagination free rein.
Fast-forwarding to today, I am excited to announce that my project of passion and imagination, The Oyster Thief, will be released in October!
As I wrote in a piece for Huffington Post two years ago, “The roots of Thanksgiving lie in expressing gratitude for harvests of crops. That’s right—Thanksgiving is actually a harvest festival.” Here are some delicious recipes to try:
- Whole Roasted Cauliflower With Almond-Herb Sauce
- Carrot, Parsnip and Potato Soup
- Risotto with Winter Squash
Here is a quick little excerpt from Chapter Two of Project Animal Farm. It continues off from Chapter One, which I shared in the September newsletter. In case you missed it, here is the link to Chapter One. Happy reading!
BIG news: We’re taking Project Animal Farm global. The e-book became available globally in English earlier this month. The paperback became available here for residents of the United Kingdom and Europe. If you have friends or family in the U.K. or Europe, please spread the word!
Project Animal Farm is generating a whirlwind of rave reviews! The book has been all over the news. There’s also a series of brand-new podcasts for you to tune in to. The book launch events in New York, Boston, and Toronto were successful, and more fun events are coming up in the fall!