The books have finally arrived!
This afternoon, seven big boxes of books arrived on my porch. The postman was frustrated, but I was elated. My daughter Posy and I have finished addressing and stuffing the... Read more
New promotional video
One of the students from the course, Erin Broich, worked on this video promoting the book at the end of the summer. It is now posted on youtube. Feel free... Read more
A History of the Great Zombie War is now listed on Amazon!
I'm still waiting for several boxes of author's copies to arrive so that I can send them out... Read more
Page proofs arrived
The page proofs arrived from Createspace, and they look pretty good.
A few of the photos are too granular to use, so I'll cut them out. Also, some of the... Read more
Page proofs ordered
The .pdf is now in to the printer/publisher. They shoudl kick a page proof out to me in a few weeks. If everything looks good, I'll then be able to... Read more
OK. I've finally got the formatting and editing completed. The pictures are integrated. The prologue and epilogue are written. It is all getting very close now.
If everything goes according... Read more
I've just finished a stem to stern edit of the entire manuscript and I inserted all of Tessa's great photographs. Now I'm sending it out to 3-4 students so that... Read more
11 Hours to go
Thanks so much to all of our backers. Your support and feedback really helped to encourage the students to put forth maximum effort throughout the last three weeks. Some of... Read more
Here is the crew that put together all elements of the manuscript.
Ten of them are still working on it in order to bring it up to the best level... Read more
We finished the class today!
All nine chapters are drafted!
We also have a bunch of images and many of the ancillaries complete. Now, they plan is to spend the... Read more
Z-Day plus 16
Chapter drafts!Today we had drafts of every chapter ready for reading. We spent half of the class time reading and talking about these in small groups. Then we all... Read more
Z-Day plus 14
At the end of last week, everyone submitted a 3-5 page research projecton some aspect of the apocalypse. Some of these were truly excellent, and they answered some of... Read more
Z-Day plus 10
The full Kyle Munson article in the DM Register came out today. It is all good with two minor corrections:
1. We never talked about an abandoned tank (I don't... Read more
Z-Day plus eight
Kyle Munsonfrom the Des Moines Register came to class today. I think he really enjoyed himself. Hopefully, I'll be able to post something from his column here in a... Read more
Z-Day plus five
After a week of class, we've done the following:
1. Throughly plotted the first two thirds of the book.
2. Finalized our disease model (posted for backers only)
3. Designed... Read more
Z-Day plus one
The Zombie Biology team met in the library for two hours before class to hammer out details of how the zombie disease can work in a scientifically plausible way. Several... Read more
Z-Day minus one
I'm really very delighted about the positive response to the Zombie War Project so far. Thank you all so much! I was excited about teaching the course already, but Kickstarter... Read more