Page proofs for JADE-- all 374 pages (with The Little Mermaid for scale...)
Thought I'd do a quick post to tell you that the review copies of The Jade Notebook will be out in a few weeks-- can't wait! In the meantime, I'm going over page proofs. This stage is so much fun-- the book finally feels like a real thing, with the final layout and font and inside design and everything.
You'll have to tilt your head to see the first page of the first chapter (click the image to make it bigger.) Or, you could go to The Jade Notebook page that I recently added to my website for an excerpt. (And it's available for pre-order now for e-reader and hardcover: indiebound or amazon or Barnes and Noble.)
So, I just got back from an author panel with Amy Kathleen Ryan (author of Glow). Fascinating to hear about her journey, process, routines... and it came out that we both have backgrounds in anthropology. Here we are at the Northern Colorado Writers studio...