Today is the BIG day! CAPTAIN DISASTER has been published and is available for purchase. It's up on Amazon, B&N, iTunes, and Kobo. Below are a few links.
http://www.amazon.com/Captain-Disaster-Del-Shannon/dp/0988975424/... Read more
Headed to Barnes & Noble
It took a little longer than I first envisioned, but it turns out that it was well worth the wait. The first copies of the redesigned book are... Read more
Book Trailer 1.0
Just wanted to pass along the news that the first iteration of the Captain Disaster book trailer has taken shape and is now on YouTube. It's version 1.0 and, when... Read more
Not really much to report. The four publishers I mentioned in my last post still have CAPTAIN DISASTER and I'm sure they're pouring over every page and word in... Read more
Zeroing in on a cover
Here's the first peek at the rough cover. This is pretty coarse, and only a sketch, but the basic shape will probably remain as we move forward. It'll... Read more
The Creative Process
I thought you'd enjoy getting an inside peek at the creative process we're going through with the new cover. These sketches are really rough and are only intended... Read more
Astonished. Bulldozed, Floored. Amazed. Blown away. Gobsmacked. Thrilled. Bowled over. Boggled. Amazed.
None of these words come close to capturing what I'm feeling right now. Blessed probably comes closest, but that... Read more
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Kevin’s father is a scientist at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, or NIST for short, where he’s in charge of the atomic clock. The atomic clock is the... Read more
Thanks to you I'm getting closer! There are now 25 backers and I'm nearing $1,500 in pledges with about 2 1/2 weeks to go. Yowzers! Thank you for... Read more
The Road to Rollins Pass
With over $1,400 in pledges now, I continue to be overwhelmed and amazed at everyone's generosity and support. Thank you!
After jumping onto the train (at the spot... Read more
The Train! The Train!
I always start my updates with a very big THANK YOU to everyone who's provided this campaign support, and today is no different. I really appreciate everyone who's... Read more
Into the Mine
You guys continue to be amazing and I continue to be very thankful and grateful for your wonderful support. Everyone should be as blessed as me to have... Read more
Here's another update. In keeping with the theme of looking at many of the inspirations behind Kevin's Point of View, this latest update is about the old... Read more
Mapleton to Sunshine
I'm off to New Orleans today for the annual US Society on Dams conference, but before I head out I wanted to post this latest update. When you... Read more
Guido's = Abo's, and the Shroomwagen
Your support continues to roll in and I continue to be thankful and humbled by your generosity. Everyone has been AMAZING! Thank you!
Scratch the Pizza Dude is... Read more
Here's update #3, and this time I'm at the famous Flatiron Mountains just south and west of Boulder. In one of Kevin's dream sequences early in the book, Kevin... Read more
Out and about in Boulder
Holy smokes! You guys are generous! I'm now up over $700 in pledges, and I haven't even called my mom yet. :) Another HUGE thank you to everyone who's supported Kevin's... Read more
$400 on the first day!!!
A HUGE thank you to everyone! It's been only a day, but already I've received nearly $400 in pledges. I'm stunned by your generosity.
But rather than read an update,... Read more