publishing update

For those that do not keep up with my Teach Social First blog, I posted about our disappointing news from Think Social Publishing and our plan for how to proceed with our program in May. Click here for that post.

Ginny and I met a few weeks ago to start working on our children’s book idea and made a lot of progress, but our ideas have just been sitting on my desk to finish up collecting dust. I decided today was the day to get it done. This is how I did it:

1) Smooch is at the vet all day getting spayed. Samantha cried when we dropped her off b/c she remembers when Sawyer had the same surgery and died. I stressed and stressed that Smooch would be fine. She does love that dog.

2) Aidan is at rock climbing camp.

3) Samantha is at Lucy’s for a playdate.

This gave me 5.5 hrs of uninterrupted time to finish up the book proposal and get it ready to submit to 3 publishing agencies we have identified as good matches for our subject matter. With an hour to spare (and a quick trip to the grocery) here they are…..3 complete proposals ready to mail!

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Fingers crossed one of the agencies wants to publish our book. And, wow it felt great to use my brain today. I feel like all I have done for the past 5 months is say “sit, leave it, heel, come.”

Kristan

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