Where to Buy More "Snap Decisions"
Here are a list of online outlets where you can buy more copies of Snap Decisions:
- Barnes & Noble
- Or you can buy directly from me for... Read more
A little more patience, please...
I've been receiving more and more messages from people who pledged that they have been receiving their books, so please, if you haven't yet received your copy of Snap... Read more
Media Mail slowwwwwwww...
It appears many of you in the Lower 48 have not received your copy of Snap Decisions yet even though I mailed the bulk of them around the 16th.... Read more
Cool radio interview
As a final goodbye, here's the link to an interview I did on Anchorage public radio KSKA earlier this week. It was a fun conversation with the interviewer, Steve Heimel,... Read more
Anchorage tour ending...
Today I give the last Anchorage public talk, slide show, and book signing event in what has been a very fun week here in The Big Town.
If you can,... Read more
Last of the books...
...will get shipped out Monday. The final 50 are being packaged tonight, and Ruth will get them out for me while I'm up in Anchorage for promo events.
I'd like... Read more
One last thing...
I meant to mention this in my last update. In the interest of saving time and getting your books out ASAP I'm not able to add a personal thank you... Read more
Nose to the Grindstone...
Ruth and I have been very busy putting together book shipments and we're working hard to get all the books into the mail before I have to go up... Read more
Snap Decisions is "in the mail"...
I'm starting to mail the first batch of books to you and I want to remind those of you out there who have either not completed your survey, or sent... Read more
My pallet of 775 copies of Snap Decisionshas arrived in Anchorage. Yay! But unfortunately they arrived one day late for the weekly freight forwarding service to get them down... Read more
Just got word today from my production manager that: "The books left Hong Kong on Sep 24 so they should be in Seattle the weekend of Oct 13-14, clear customs... Read more
NEW Facebook Page
Future updates will be on the new Facebook page for Snap Decisions. You'll also find announcements and invites for upcoming events, like book signings and launches, presentations, and... Read more
They're (advance copies) Here!
A case of books (22 copies) arrived by FedEx yesterday and that means that the rest of the 2000 first-run edition is only a month away by freighter from Hong... Read more
I now have a Facebook page where I'll be posting news about upcoming appearances, book signings, and photo presentations to promote Snap Decisions.
I expect to have... Read more
Checking the Proofs
I just got the proofs from the printer in China and have the next 30 hours to look them over and make any last minute changes. Then it's really out... Read more
Off To The Printer!
A couple of exciting news items today:
- FarNorthPress.com is now live with a Kickstarter "Thank You" page with all your names.
- After many, many tweaks, checks, typos found, photos proofed,... Read more
The book designer, Amanda Brannon of Eagle River, and I have been working hard on the final tweaks of the interior pages of Snap Decisions.
I love the simplicity... Read more
Here's the list of "Big Spenders", those generous folks who pitched in $150. I appreciate each and every pledge, but these folks went "above & beyond" to help out. Thank... Read more
More More Thanks
A couple of things for you. I'll be sending surveys to gather shipping information and how want your books signed later in the fall. I'm waiting to do this in... Read more
Here's a list of my $35 backers, the largest group of contributor at 153. Whoa...thanks!
At the bottom is one of my favorite photos that did not make it into... Read more
And the winner is....
Thanks to my generous backers. What a great campaign and a great finish. Below are the names of the $25 level backers. I'll be continuing to post updates with news... Read more
With less than 30 hours left in the campaign, fundraising is still going strong. I'm amazed. Thank you.
Here's a couple of more photos not making it into the book. ... Read more
With the countdown to the end of the campaign at less than 40 hours, here's a couple of more photos not making it into the book. For new backers, check... Read more
FOR NEW BACKERS: THERE ARE OLDER UPDATES YOU MAY BE INTERESTED IN READING...jim
A couple of photos of Alaskan sports stars that won't make it into the book:
Top: Rosey... Read more
"Sitting Down on the Job"
Top: Richard Ziegler, "Ziggy" to all his friends, ate his lunch at his shoeshine stand along Anchorage's 4th Avenue. I did a story on Ziggy and his rolling stand and... Read more
For my generous backers, here's a couple more photos not making it into the book:
Top: Corey Rennell, chairman of Generation Ulmer - the youth organization promoting Fran Ulmer's gubernatorial... Read more
We Have Liftoff!
Well, the Daily News'Arts cover story today really gave my Kickstarter campaign a rocket boost. Over $1600 today and counting. I don't know how many times I can say... Read more
One week to go...
With 7 days left in my campaign we passed $8000 yesterday and we're still going. How amazing. Thank you.
Today in the Anchorage Daily News arts editor Mike Dunham "splashed"... Read more
Day 16/ Slow But Steady
This morning we hit $7000, and I'm very grateful. Thank you friends!
If you're interested and have the time here's a link to a video farewell I did for newspaper... Read more
Day 14: More Pages MIA
Everyday contributions continue to come in and I'm pleased that people from all over are interested enough to pitch in. It's great to have made my goal, but as some... Read more
As promised, here's a spread that I needed to remove from the News chapter. Below is the text:
Anywhere else in the world they’d be called hurricane-force winds. Alaskans... Read more
Day 10: Milestone!
Over the top today and reached my $6K goal, thanks so much to my generous backers. I'm very excited to reach this milestone. The Kickstarter campaign has to run out... Read more
Day 7: What a Week!
What a great week it's been. Generous backing from family, old friends, and new friends! Thanks. It's been exciting and very humbling.
Here in Homer, AK I did an interview... Read more
Day 5: A Taste
We're almost 70% funded! Amazing.
As promised, here's a look at what a page will contain in my book. This one is from the "Traveling The Great Land" chapter.
This... Read more
DAY 3: Good Progress & Good PR!
I am truly amazed by the outpouring of support for Snap Decisions. Three days into it and I'm already half way to my goal! Thank you for your generosity.... Read more
A BIG Alaskan "Quyana!" all of my backers on Day 1. It was a good one thanks to you! We're off to a great start.
I plan to do updates... Read more