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my first Blurb book

my first Blurb book
I just had my first Blurb Book delivered and I love it! Actually I love all 3 since I had 3 copies of the book printed.  But since these are gifts I won’t tell you much more about them right now.  shhhhh!

er… umm… did I mention?

er… umm… did I mention?
That Mini Book Expo is ON?   Right now?  Over at www.minibookexpo.com. Yes this year it even has a brand new, shiny URL of its own. (Which also means this is all I’m going to say about it here.) This year I’ve invited the publishers to partner with us and the response has been phenomenal! 11 books ready to be claim [...]

CheapEats Ottawa Launch – tomor...

CheapEats Ottawa Launch – tomorrow!!
As I’ve said before, after months and months and months (and months) of working on it, the books are here and we’re having a party! TOMORROW!! The CheapEats Ottawa Book Launch & You’re Invited! CheapEats Ottawa Book Launch Feb 13th, 7pm-9pm at East African Restaurant in Ottawa, sponsored by Beau’s All Natural Brewe [...]

The Books Are Coming NOW!

The Books Are Coming NOW!
OMG!!!!!!!!!!! The books are coming NOW.  I feel like my water just broke.  We were expecting them on Friday – and explicitly told our PM if they were coming early we needed at least 24 hours notice to get the help we needed to carry them up to our office. The phone rang an hour ago, as I was setting up the Advance Purchase PayPal butto [...]

Book Done!

Book Done!
It’s time for a happy dance and a big whoop of joy!  (not to mention the ceremonial opening of the new camera) After working on this book for over 20 months, we have just delivered the book to the printers. Now, I don’t believe this is the end of the work – there will be more proofs to review, corrections, errors we find aft [...]

Shout out from BlogTO

Shout out from BlogTO
The CETO F*book Group just got a shout out from BlogTO in their 50 Essential Toronto Facebook Groups.  Cheap Eats Toronto – The Facebook Group companion to the Cheap Eats Toronto restaurant guide. Administrator Alexa Clark keeps members up to date with links to Toronto food news and events. Don’t forget we have one [...]

More miniBookExpo Titles Released

More miniBookExpo Titles Released
Getting the books up onto miniBookExpo for Bloggers is going slower than I hoped, but the work is worth it since books are already starting to get snapped up.  Claim it - Read it – Blog it.  Here are the titles that got added yesterday: Delible [Anne Stone] Eye of the Dream [Elizabeth Sinclair] Extreme Care [...]

More miniBookExpo Titles Released

More miniBookExpo Titles Released
Getting the books up onto miniBookExpo for Bloggers is going slower than I hoped, but the books are already starting to get snapped up. Claim it – Read it – Blog it. Here are the titles that got added yesterday: Delible [Anne Stone]  Eye of the Dream [Elizabeth Sinclair]  Extreme Career Performance [Sandra Boyd / [...]

Take My Books, Please!

Take My Books, Please!
So, just in case you haven't gotten the message the first 10 miniBookExpo books are going up one-by-one onto minibookexpo.unsweetened.ca. Many more books to come!  Dark Side of the Moon [Sherrilyn Kenyon] Cut to the Quick [Joan Boswell] Cloud of Bone [Bernice Morgan] Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures: Stories [Vincent Lam] B [...]

Books on miniBookExpo

Books on miniBookExpo
So, just in case you haven’t gotten the message the first 10 miniBookExpo books are going up one-by-one onto www.minibookexpo.com. (I.e. not here.) Just click on the book name below and you can "claim" them by leaving a comment. Dark Side of the Moon [Sherrilyn Kenyon]  Cut to the Quick [Joan Boswell]  Cloud of Bo [...]

miniBookExpo is a GO!

miniBookExpo is a GO!
miniBookExpo for Bloggers 2007 is a go! I'm just pulling together the final touches on a dedicated blog for miniBookExpo for Bloggers at minibookexpo.unsweetened.ca We have 46 53 books ready to go this year, and another 13 11 Advance Reading Copies (or ARCs) that I'm just waiting for publishers to give me the okay to included. The [...]

CheapEats is…

CheapEats is…
At Canzine yesterday, we asked people to complete the phrase “CheapEats is…”, here are some of the responses: CheapEats is… cheap! CheapEats is… wicked cool & handy. CheapEats is… a great idea! CheapEats is… a book. CheapEats is… radically necessary. Torontonians continue reading “C [...]

Who’s Going To Word On The Stre...

Who’s Going To Word On The Street?
I am! I’ve just been invited to join in the Word On The Street‘s  Blogging Toronto Discussion Panel with Matt Blankett at 12:30 in the Wordshop Marquee.  Don’t know where that is?  Me either, but it looks like it’s in the North East quadrant of Queen’s Park. If you’ve never been to The Word On The Street, i [...]

Island Power!

Island Power!
Island Power! Make the Day Your Friend Our buddy New Brunswick artist Glenn Hall did a couple of his Glenn & Jim's Excellent Adventure sketches when we were on the island this summer.  I decided it would be fun to make a couple of tee-shirts from them.  So I asked Glenn's permission to use the [...]

QotD: I’m reading (or about to ...

QotD: I’m reading (or about to read)…
Vox’s QotD today leaves me questioning – do I really have a “nightstand”?  I certainly have piles upon piles of books beside my bed, in the living room, on my desk, beside my desk, on Gerry’s desk, in a bookshelf or twelve… books-a-plenty my friend. What books are on your nightstand? So, I’ll answer t [...]

Nat Decants Red, White & Drunk A...

Nat Decants Red, White & Drunk All Over
CheapEats Ottawa celeb Natalie MacLean, of Nat Decants fame, just announced the launch of her first book – Red, White and Drunk All Over. Natalie reports that "Red, White, and Drunk All Over will be in all major book stores in Canada August 29 and in the United States September 19. You can pre-order your copies online"  Natali [...]

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