Daily Archives: November 10, 2017

PNBA Book Award Shortlist to Selected Short Fiction of Ursula K. Le Guin

Collected Short Fiction of Ursula K. Le Guin, boxed set

PNBA Awards announces 2018 shortlist, including Selected Short Fiction by BVC’s own Ursula K. Le Guin. Continue reading

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New Worlds: Local and Imported Food

(This post is part of my Patreon-supported New Worlds series.) As with phonology, paying just a little bit of attention to the food your characters eat can go a long way toward making your invented world feel real and lived-in … Continue reading

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BVC Eats: Creamy gazpacho

This cold soup goes down well as a first course for hot weather, or with a simple summer meal of cheese, bread, fruit, and wine. I always use Spanish olive oil because it tastes more like olives. The olive that makes it taste so strong is Manzanilla. Continue reading

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