The first few pages blew my mind. It was a great read all the way through.
Damn, and here I thought being based in SEA provides for a veil of secrecy. Never thought we'd be out in the woodworks so early.
That's a good idea to reach out to others, I use 'The Mom Test' when validating customer problems - http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Mom-Test-customers-business/dp/1...
It's on Amazon as a paperback via createspace print-on-demand and as an ebook via gumroad. Both platforms have been great.
It took 10 months part-time from first words on paper until the finished book was in people's hands. Editing was the most painful part and took 3 months. I did the first draft on paper, and the revising in scrivener, which also handles exporting to all the ebook formats.
I made illustrations for it, but left them out since the layout was taking more time than it was worth and I wanted to ship it.
Incidentally, I'm also working on a book landing page generator called heylookabook . I'm building in some of the marketing best-practices that I learned from working on my own, so it's there if it's helpful!
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