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Bill Scheller

Bill Scheller is an intrepid travel writer and journalist.  His byline has appeared in numerous publications, including National Geographic Traveler, Islands, National Geographic World, The Washington Post Magazine, The Christian Science Monitor, Yankee magazine, and This Old House.  He is the author of 33 books, including The Bad for You Cookbook, which he wrote with Chris Maynard, and is co-editor of the online travel magazine  He and his wife, Kay. live in northern Vermont.
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Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Go ahead, have some more.

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Teddy Roosevelt

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Needless to say (then why the hell say it?)

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. Myself at 20, with a little more sense

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. As a group, anyone small-minded and petty who has power over others, like Mrs. Bridgetower in Robertson Davies' Salterton Trilogy, or Irene Pollock in Alexander McCall Smith's 44 Scotland Street series. These people are worse than the obvious hateful and violent choices for this category.



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