First Writing Stage Complete!

I am pleased to announce that the first writing phase for the Art Of Community has been completed! I recently completed the final chapter in the book and submitted it to my editors. Its been a long writing slog, and it isn’t over yet!

Now the editing phase begins. This stage is broken into a few parts. Firstly my editors Andy and Simon will review the content and perform a number of edits. I will then review and merge in this edits. When this stage is complete the chapters are then ready to go out to our carefully picked group of reviewers who will take a look at the content and offer feedback on every aspect of it: the writing, the content itself, the presentation and more. This is the hardest point in the book’s development as I try to cater to all of the comments and merge in addition nuggets of advice and information. We have been conscious to pick a diverse set of reviews: those from different backgrounds, with different levels of experience and different opinions.

So, onwards and upwards. More news soon!

6 Responses to “First Writing Stage Complete!”

  1. Jesper Jarlskov April 6, 2009 at 8:26 am #

    I’m getting ready for sneak peaks :-)

  2. Amber Graner April 6, 2009 at 1:10 pm #

    You’re in the homestretch. You’re catching that second wind, and getting ready to hit the finish line.

    Keep it up and smile often :)

  3. Sense Hofstede April 6, 2009 at 2:39 pm #

    It must be exciting to leave your precious work in the hands of reviewers you don’t know. I would at least find it nerve-racking!

  4. Czubek April 6, 2009 at 8:31 pm #

    I was almost worried about lack of news :)

  5. Jono Bacon April 7, 2009 at 1:22 am #

    Thanks, folks! Yeah, its been a busy time and I am trying to get as much news out there too as I write. :)

    More soon!

  6. amaneiro April 8, 2009 at 3:51 pm #

    I’d like to become a reviewer too :D

    If you plan to send the first drafts to other people in the net, I’m ready to read it and send you some feedback

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