The emergence of eco-literature

So what I have been up to these past few months? Well, I went and co-founded a publishing house: Ashland Creek Press. As you know, I’m passionate about animal rights and the environment.That’s why I wrote The Tourist Trail. But one of the reasons I struggled to find a mainstream publisher for this novel was … Read more


Hot off the presses! These 1-inch “FAUX” buttons are a positive way of showing your support for non-leather and fur products. And for anyone who purchases a copy of The Tourist Trail, I’ll include a free button (or more if you buy more). Purchase here.

Leather is losing its lustre among athletes

I read yesterday that Brian Gordon, Major League Baseball pitcher for the Yankees, became the first player to use a 100% non-leather glove. This may seem like a trivial detail, but it’s not. Leather has long been viewed as the best material for many sports-related products — from shoes to gloves to the balls themselves. … Read more