I thought my plate was full. I was wrong.
I found a tiny empty spot and decided to do something with it.
As those of you who follow me know, I am a split personality writer. Part of my time is spent concocting mysteries; the balance goes to covering food safety issues for my eFoodAlert blog and for Food Safety News, an on-line news outlet.
More than a decade ago, I wrote – and ASM Press published – a textbook, Food Safety: Old Habits, New Perspectives. To my great delight, that book is still in active use today.
Last week, I had an epiphany.
Why not write a companion book on pet food safety issues?
As ‘Momsy’ to an Australian Cobberdog, I know first-hand the angst involved in deciding what to feed our furry family members. Kibble or canned? Cooked or raw? Do-it-yourself or rely on a commercial source?
I have already started jotting down some ideas. If there is anything you would like to see included in this book, please drop a comment or email me.
As for the mystery side of my personality, fear not. I shan’t abandon Damien and Millie. There is a fifth Damien Dickens Mystery in my future.
Now, if I can just figure out what to make for dinner…