We spent last weekend putting together the final bits and pieces for the first draft of the book we’re co-authoring, “[easyazon-link asin=”B0058DII1M” locale=”us”]Social Media Geek-to-Geek: Practical Insights for Technology Marketers[/easyazon-link].”
We moved the furniture, printed the draft, and literally walked through the pages, looking for the best homes for over a dozen great side-bars we had solicited and received from a bunch of industry pundits and peers. In addition, Rick has done 25 wonderful cartoons on the subject, and we wanted to make sure that they were not only placed appropriately to the text, but also were relatively evenly spaced throughout the book.
As far as writers go, we tend to be somewhat visually-oriented, so this approach seemed to offer the best shot at getting ‘er done.
Do other authors do this?
If they don’t they might want to consider it, as it was not only fun but also gave us a tangible sense of satisfaction at this early stage to see the fruits of our labor in 3D.
Rick and I weren’t the only ones who enjoyed getting “hands on” with the project. It was all going so well until Muzzle Punk woke up from his post-luncheon siesta.
He faked us out on his way back in from a trip to the Potty Patch.
Anybody seen my readers?
Fortunately, we were pretty much done with the exercise by then.
Winnie demonstrates a refined appreciation of ironic humor. This is one of my favorites as well.
And if we end up a bit late on meeting our deadline, will someone please print this out and take it to our publisher?
As they say, a picture is worth a thousand words.