The books have arrived!

I went home at lunch today and saw a bunch of boxes outside the backdoor. My allotment of books has arrived from The History Press. Two weeks earlier than expected! Those of you who have already sent me money for books will have them sent in the mail shortly. You may still order from me.... Continue Reading →

The cover

Here is the cover. Back cover (left), front cover (right). Great job, The History Press design team! 673.9 buddy schumacher cvr  

Bet you didn’t think this would be in the book

A list of people, places and things that are mentioned in this book, believe it or not: The  rock band Foreigner Citizen Kane Pomerania George Webb Carrie Nation Al Capone Yunkles Golgotha Sawdust trail Truth serum Terman's Stanford-Binet Fourth Revision scale Santa Claus Maudlin sentimentalists The Golden Age of the Hobo Sigmund Freud Australia Georgia... Continue Reading →

Page proofs in my hands

It didn't take long at all for me to get page proofs sent to me after returning the manuscript back to The History Press. I've now got in my grubby little hands the book as it will appear in print. This is extremely groovy (a 1960s/1970s term that needs to seriously make a comeback). In part,... Continue Reading →

Next up: Waiting for page proofs

OK, I've sent the manuscript back to The History Press tonight. Hopefully, I answered all their questions to their satisfaction and I'll be getting page proofs within a week or so. We're getting close to having a real live book. This is so cool.

Finishing up the first proofs

I'm finishing up my review of the first proof of the manuscript, along with downing a peppermint mocha, today. Should be able to send to The History Press tonight. After the publisher receives my corrected copy, they will prepare a manuscript for paging. I should have page proofs within a week or so after that... Continue Reading →

PRESALE HAS STARTED!

The presale for my first book, “Murder in Wauwatosa: The Mysterious Death of Buddy Schumacher,” has officially begun. By ordering now, you will be able to get autographed copies as soon as I receive books (orders processed as first-come, first served). The benefit to me by doing this presale is that if I sell you... Continue Reading →

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