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The first review of my book

Here is the first review of my book, valuable as it is from a fellow hockey historian. Victoria hockey book a long time coming Posted August 19, 2019 Viewed 299 times If there was a shelf in a bookstore for … Continue reading

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Now I can start marketing

Today I took delivery of bookmarks to be used for marketing my hockey tome. It is a cut-down version of the book cover so reminds potential customers of what book they should choose. This is getting exciting!  

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It’s getting closer to reality

My book is now in production and should be out in under a month. Despite the size of my book, they have been able to keep the price quite reasonable. The hardcover edition will retail for $44.20 and the paperback … Continue reading

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The proof is finally ready

I feel like I have just given birth. The long-awaited proof of my book is finally ready for me to approve. I will be spending the weekend and some days nexxt week going over the document word by word to … Continue reading

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It is getting closer

I have been assured that the final design will be ready this month. I certainly hope so, as I have been waiting for this day for a long time. I also heard of somebody else doing a book on a … Continue reading

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It finally looks like a real book.

I have fabulous news. Yesterday I received proofs of possible designs for the layout of the book. I am going to take a bit of time to examine both options and will likely take some features from each design. For … Continue reading

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I think the manuscript is finally complete

I finished the live index and then re-read the entire manuscript catching a few typos and punctuation errors. It was like re-visiting old friends as I checked all the names and made sure they were spelled correctly. I feel like … Continue reading

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Close to the finish line

I am so very close to being finally finished all the work on this project. I am just waiting for a couple of photographs to be enhanced and then I can finish inputting their tags in the appropriate places in … Continue reading

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Taylor Ellington interview

I completed another interview this evening. I spoke with Victoria-born Taylor Ellington who was drafted by the Canucks and ended up playing for the Victoria Salmon Kings. It was fun to talk with a young person and, yet some of … Continue reading

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Mark Morrison interview

I had the great pleasure of interviewing former Salmon Kings head coach Mark Morrison today. It was such a treat to discuss hockey with a home-town product who had starred here with the WHL Cougars and then come back 25 … Continue reading

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