Exciting book-related stuff happening in September
A few upcoming things related to the book:
- In mid-September, I'm presenting a learning from mistakes webinar to a group of project managers at Cisco (thanks Chris for setting this... Read more
The big news of last week was a two-day free promotion for the Kindle version of the book, which resulted in "The Mistake Bank" placing as high as... Read more
Books are out
I've sent books to everyone I had addresses for (or that I don't expect to see in person soon).
A couple of folks haven't provided postal addresses -... Read more
Books still being shipped
Past the halfway mark in shipping books. Please let me know your address if you are due a hardcopy book and haven't sent that info in yet. I... Read more
Books are making their way out there
I've been sending out books for the past week or so and have covered, by my estimate, more than half the backers so far. If you haven't received... Read more
Books have arrived!
The paper copies of "The Mistake Bank" are here and they look great! For those for whom copies of the book are part of their reward, you will receive a... Read more
Sneak peek at Chapter 1
I've attached a pdf document that represents Chapter 1 as it will be laid out. Note that the illustrations are not yet the final scans, but this gives... Read more
Manuscript has gone to layout
We reached a significant milestone today. I got the remaining illustrations from Michael Morris, placed them in the manuscript, did one final review (and slight revisions), and got... Read more
Workin' through the final edits
I've been busy incorporating feedback from early readers and working with Michael Morris on the remaining illustrations, which are about 80% done.
In the last couple of weeks,... Read more
Where do we go from here?
First of all, thank you very much for supporting "The Mistake Bank." The last month was very exciting (and a bit stressful), and it was amazing to meet so many... Read more
Funded! Thanks to all!
We made our goal with 5 days to spare. What a ride it's been this month. Thanks to all of you who contributed to the project, "The Mistake... Read more
The goal is so close I can smell it
We're less than $500 away from the goal with a week to go. It's getting awfully close!
I wanted to share a couple of quotes from people who've... Read more
Just over a week left - less than $800 left to raise
Nearing the final week of the Kickstarter campaign. Thanks so much for your support. We are close enough to our goal to taste it - 73% - but... Read more
More than 2/3 of the way there; less than $900 to go
Thanks so much for your support of the project. We are past the 2/3 mark, with about 12 days to go. I just finished adding the illustrations to... Read more
63% done - less than $1000 to go!
We are about halfway through the campaign and are nearly 2/3 of the way toward our goal. Thanks so much for your support to date. Please continue to... Read more
Coverage of "The Mistake Bank" in the Central Penn Business Journal
Jim Ryan of the Central Penn Business Journal (our local business newspaper), has written a feature on "The Mistake Bank" and the Kickstarter campaign (http://www.centralpennbusiness.com/article/20130111/BLOGEXTRA/130119946). Here's an excerpt:
The goal... Read more
Past a quarter-way there; still on pace!
Thanks so much for your support. We have a little more than 3 weeks to go in the campaign and we are tracking on schedule to meet the... Read more
Day 4 - 20% Funded!
Thanks to all who've contributed so far! On Thursday, I gave an interview to our local business newspaper, the Central Penn Business Journal, and they will be putting up an... Read more