Toronto – March 22, 2012 – Author Jeffrey Alan Payne is offering his award-winning novel, “MFN – A Cultural Satire”, as a free download on his website: …Continue
Started Mar 23, 2012
The ays following Michael Jackson’s demise were “predictable”, according to authorJeffrey Alan Payne, “We all knew that the Jackson family would swarm towardpublicity and profit like raccoons on a…Continue
Started Oct 12, 2011
Jeffrey Alan Payne has not received any gifts yet
On Saturday, July 14th, The Sheepdogs” played at radio station102.1 The Edge’s venerable concert series “Edgefest” in Toronto. The Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, rock and blues foursome were unveiling new material before a raucous crowd of Jägermeister and beer imbibing sun-fried 18-34 year olds. Most of the audience had only just recently become acquainted with the band’s harmony-rich and guitar bluesy (Lynyrd Skynyrd/CCR/Allman Brothers) tinged guitar and (CSN/TheBand/Guess Who) style…Continue
Posted on August 30, 2012 at 11:37pm
I recently wrote this article for a magazine. It was rejected because they said, “It’s not very appetizing.” I did a re-write replacing the exotic tastes with more mainstream cuisine like Canadian bacon and poutine. It was accepted.
I’d still rather eat a balut than ketchup potato chips; those things are just deviant.
In Cambodia, they eat tarantulas. …Continue
Posted on July 16, 2011 at 9:28am
The 2011 International Book Awards have been announced by sponsors JPX Media Group in Los Angeles, California. Among those honoured is a Toronto author who recently completed his first book, “MFN – A Cultural Satire”.
Jeffrey Alan Payne wrote the comedy novel over the course of a year, beginning in July 2009. The story reflects contemporary news events from that period, including the death of Michael…Continue
Posted on May 17, 2011 at 9:33am
I just received notification that my book "MFN" - A Cultural Satire is an "Award-Winning Finalist in the 'Humor' category of the 2011 International Book Awards". (http://www.internationalbookawards.com/2011awardannouncement.html)
I don't know exactly how proud I should be, or how large on an honour this is within literary circles. However, it's encouraging.
Posted on May 12, 2011 at 11:25pm