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Monthly Archives: March 2006

Time lines and captions in the mail…and a medieval side-trip…

I did it! 83 revised time lines, copy, captions, and credits for all pictures, and a list of maps and illustrations all went to Norton at the end of last week. I need to get the images themselves to Norton by April 20, but I now have almost all of them on disk. (I’m still […]

Copyediting and permissions–and deadlines

I am happy to report that Art Resource, a company that handles the licenses for thousands of different kinds of images, has given me a great deal on most of the illustrations I need. There’s only one set of pictures I can’t seem to get hold of–I wanted to include the portraits of several mummies […]

Dispatch from Chicago

It’s Saturday and I’m sitting in O’Hare after a visit to Naperville, where I spoke at a fundraiser for a classical school–a silent auction (very cool, I’ve never seen one before). Prizes were donated by companies (Disney passes, Southwest Airlines tickets) and individuals (everything from a football signed by Walter Payton to a costume of […]

Gasping and clutching my chest

Looks like Bruce Nelson won the poll below in a landslide. Thanks. Now for news from the annoying-details-of-production front. I have FINISHED, yes, finished, drawing all the maps, and have turned them over to the talented Sarah Park so that she can turn them into works of art (see my January 26th post below). Nancy […]

Decision time!

Anyone remember this paragraph from the Author Questionnaire below? * Author Photograph When you return this questionnaire please send along a glossy print of a recent photograph of yourself. This photo may appear in the catalog and/or on the book jacket, and may be used for publicity efforts and in advertising. If it is a […]