Done and ready to ship!
Books + rewards will begin shipping first thing next week!
I'll start sending out requests for your shipping addresses today. (I had mistakenly thought that there already existed a Kickstarter... Read more
3rd & final proof!
Awaiting the third and final proof from the printer and if (as expected) all is well, the first printing will take place and this puppy will at last be published... Read more
It's not yet ready, but I have a proof copy, we are making all necessary corrections, and then--*finally*--_embarrassingly_ (MORTIFYINGLY so)--there will be a print run and I can at last... Read more
Something I read today: "Even `no update' is an update."
Things are still moving forward, though several deadlines and have come and gone, to my chagrin, shame, and embarrassment. There have been a few back-to-the-ol'-drawin'-board issues and also something I'm... Read more
Design & layout has commenced!
The book has entered the layout phase (layout/design by your pal & mine, Professor Cardyhouse himself)! Now we find out if all this stuff will fit...
I'm very happy (and no one would be incorrect to read a few more verys in there) to announce that the beta version of Adventures with the Mojave... Read more
CALL FOR BETA READERS
The editing phase nears completion! At that point, I will step away from the book for a few days, after which I will load it onto my Kindle and read... Read more
Progress report: Editing round 1 is complete!
I'm currently 1/4 into the second round of editing, which I hope to finish within a couple of weeks. After the third round, I'll begin laying out the book and... Read more
(Procedural note: I have sometimes gotten maybe a few too many updates from Kickstarter projects I've backed, and although I do appreciate that impulse, I've instead opted to keep these... Read more
It has been in some ways a trying couple of months. I had hoped to be the Kickstarter exception, rather than (as I'm told) the Kickstarter rule, but... Read more
I haven't wanted to pepper you with project updates (mostly because they would all have said basically the same thing: still working on the manuscript!) so this is a... Read more
Chapter 1: mailed!
Tonight I emailed the first chapter of Adventures with the Mojave Phone Booth to the Kickstarter backers whose reward levels included it.
If you should have received the chapter and... Read more
Back in 1997 when I first began dialing the number of what I had come to refer to as "the Mojave Phone Booth," I'd have been intrigued had someone told... Read more
We have reached the goal! I am humbled and appreciative and pretty much all-around floored. I thank you all!
In fact, not only has the goal been reached, but slightly... Read more
One week to go! 20% to go!
It appears that I can't post it here on Kickstarter, but I made a shareable graphic that you can share, post, comment, RT, what-have-you, if you would like to help... Read more
Mojave Mirage: A short documentary showing the Mojave Phone Booth in action
Derek Roberto and Kaarina Cleverley Roberto have kindly made available, in its entirety, their short documentary Mojave Mirage (2003), on YouTube:
"`Mojave Mirage' documents the phenomenon surrounding a lone phone... Read more
Please take a look at the RadHaus Kickstarter also:
Rebekkah, of the RadHaus Kickstarter ("a unique MOBILE recording studio: End-to-end multichannel and audiophile recording. ON WHEELS" https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/384842362/radhaus), says: "In conjunction with the Mojave Phone Booth project, we're planning to travel... Read more
Progress report: 50%!
A week in, and the Adventures with the Mojave Phone Booth book is 50% of the way to its Kickstarter goal! THANK YOU to all who are participating, and... Read more