Writing a book and taking a break

I’m going to be heading to an undisclosed location and locking myself in a man-sized safe for a bit. But don’t worry. Dick Cheney won’t be there.

It’s actually exciting news–I’m under contract to write a wine book for Simon & Schuster. I’m thrilled that they made me an offer and am especially thrilled that they have put it on the astonishingly fast track: The book is scheduled for release this fall. It’s going very well and it is shaping up to be a horrendously fun and informative practical guide. If you’re reading this, chances are that you’ll like the book because I got the contract for the book based on this blog.

The only problem is that I haven’t finished writing it yet. So that’s why it’s worth talking about now. In order to make the final push, I’m going to have to pull back on the blogging for a bit. I’ll still be posting here but the posts will be fun, interactive ones where you do a lot of the heavy lifting. Stick around! And send in your photos for our guessing and captioning!

Things should return to normal tempo in about a month.

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8 Responses to “Writing a book and taking a break”

  1. Good Luck Tyler!!

  2. Best of luck. Relax and let the words flow. HURRY BACK. No pressure.

  3. Good luck and Congrats!


  4. Tyler,
    Congrats and good luck with the book. Any clues you want to give us about the content? I’ll miss your regular posts.

  5. Wow man that is off the hook!! Can’t wait till fall. By that time we will have merchandise in the shop. It’s totally going on the shelves. You rock doc. hole up and see ya in a month.


  6. Congrats!!! Count me in for a copy!

  7. Hey congrats Tyler, I can not wait to check it out. I hope all those cases you bought on Sunday provide some inspiration 😉

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