The Shoe & The Pen

The Shoe & The Pen

Wait, bootmaking and writing?

"Bootman" was the first chapter of Beauty that made its way onto the page. I knew  that boots would be an important metaphor in the novel. My initial plan had been to  take a class in fashion design at FIT, but then I learned the Jewish Community Center in Manhattan had a shoemaking workshop. How quirky and odd, right?

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I signed up. The rest is history....

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