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Mar. 8th, 2010 | 05:54 am
mood: giddygiddy

The pub date of Endless Summer (May 25) draws nearer! I just sent back my corrections to the proof.

What is the proof, you may ask? The proof is a printout of the book that is made to look like the book will look, with the correct font and margins and so forth. Thus I got a sneak peak at what page 1 will look like:



and page 2, OMG too cute, look at the little hearts under my name!



and page 3



and that's probably all I should show you.

At this point my job was to catch typos, and I also was able to make some changes so the wording wasn't repetitive. It's amazing--you think you've written a perfect story, but then the editor edits it, and the copyeditor makes changes, and suddenly it is not what you wrote anymore. There was one page where Cameron was nodding and then Lori was nodding and then Frances was nodding and then Cameron was nodding again WHY IS EVERYONE NODDING so I hope I was able to find all of those sorts of glitches. And I was glad my editor let me e-mail her the changes I wanted to make instead of marking them on the manuscript itself, because I spilled Perrier on it very early in the process.

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whojackman

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from: whojackman
date: Mar. 8th, 2010 03:09 pm (UTC)
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Adele here...oh my gosh, it is super cute. How exciting, another JEchols book about to make its way in the world.

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jenniferechols

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from: jenniferechols
date: Mar. 8th, 2010 11:00 pm (UTC)
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LOL!

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PurpleRanger

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from: purpleranger
date: Mar. 8th, 2010 06:26 pm (UTC)
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And you just can't hide it?

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jenniferechols

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from: jenniferechols
date: Mar. 8th, 2010 11:01 pm (UTC)
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I don't know...it's pretty curly. I had to dry pages 423 to 502 in the sun.

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PurpleRanger

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from: purpleranger
date: Mar. 9th, 2010 07:09 pm (UTC)
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I was doing a riff on the Pointer Sisters song "I'm So Excited."

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jenniferechols

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from: jenniferechols
date: Mar. 9th, 2010 08:13 pm (UTC)
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Oh for heaven's sake, and I am not even wearing my leg warmers. I do beg your pardon.

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from: stephsureads.blogspot.com
date: Mar. 8th, 2010 08:31 pm (UTC)
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Oh, I like the little heart in the "d." Simple, yet adorable and powerful. Can't wait until Endless Summer comes out!

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jenniferechols

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from: jenniferechols
date: Mar. 8th, 2010 11:02 pm (UTC)
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Thank you!

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carlaswafford

You go, girl!

from: carlaswafford
date: Mar. 10th, 2010 10:35 pm (UTC)
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I do can't wait!!! ::::And Carla's nodding like a bobble-head in the back of a Chevy. :::

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jenniferechols

Re: You go, girl!

from: jenniferechols
date: Mar. 11th, 2010 12:14 am (UTC)
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LOL!

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