All posts tagged: project:bacon

Highlights from Melbourne, Sunday Bacon Club & Project: BACON Pre-Orders

Well, hello! Are you still there? You are! I can still see you exploring the archive, which is very cheering to see, and unexpected. I have that blogger paranoia where if I don’t write for a while you disappear, you see. It is a common affliction. What a couple of weeks! That illness which demanded chicken soup turned out to be fierce, and I spent much of a week in bed. When I finally came to, I had to work like a demon to make up for lost time, even through the night to deliver bacon boxes, before I boarded my flight to Australia. I slept almost the whole way here. Which is 24 hours or so. I am now in Melbourne for the Food & Wine Festival, which has been a terrific experience, and I have lots on that, and the restaurants that I have visited in between to share here in the coming days. I don’t know if I am tired because I am jet lagged (it has been a week so I …

Project:BACON Update

So, I did it, and I put it out there. It was scary. What if people didn’t want my bacon book as much as me? It is a very public and nerve wracking way of exploring interest in your work, and the good news is that you and others support it (20% of the funding so far has been direct from the Kickstarter community who discovered it on there, amazingly). PHEW. It is exactly one week since I put Project:BACON on Kickstarter and it is funded by 27% as I type. This is fantastic, but I am still a fair way off with just 3 weeks to go. So, I need you to jump on board. Here is another low down, briefly, as my last post was (well) wordy. Go figure. So – Kickstarter is a crowdfunding platform. I am basically asking you to buy my next book in advance to allow me to write and publish it myself. WHY? I am a prince certified project manager (I never thought I would type that here) …