Meet your speaker, Bill George

Bill George is an enthusiastic authority on the history, culture and cuisine of California and the West. He lives and works in the Mother Lode in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada, a region of the world that amazes you with natural beauty. Combine that with colorful history, world-class cuisine and friendly people and you will find a place you will fall in love with and must put on your travel list. >>> Read More

The Author, On ‘Grapes Of Wrath’

The Author, On ‘Grapes Of Wrath’

This is one of my favorite essays on writing. I though I would share it on my blog, it’s great advice for all writers! In 1953, as a student at Columbia, I wrote a paper on the ''Grapes of Wrath'' for a literature course. Although I knew John Steinbeck only through...

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