MY BOOK: Update! – ENTIRE PROOF going through!
My BOOK is, for the FIRST TIME in six years of being in the works with the publisher, is ON TRACK!
For the first time, the ENTIRE manuscript has been proofed and is being reviewed for final edits and placement of photos. This has never happened! So it is going to be ready by next fall!
The many photos need to be placed throughout the book in the right places, the captions need to be cleaned up, and then the Index needs to be done.
While this is going on, those doing extra chapters such as the Introduction, will be able to read the manuscript and write their pieces for the Front Matter.
So it feels GOOD to finally be in the “BOOK IS HAPPENING” stage, and no longer in the start-and-stop phase.
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My memory is as sharp as then ,
Frederick Sr was my mentor. I was 16, lied about my age to enlist. Fred taught me how to drive. Jr was in diapers. Ameco , was beautiful and very nice. They treated me like family
. Took me home, fed me and taught me Japanese culture. I am forever grateful to them.