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ELECTED is in the galley phase!

ELECTED is into the galley phase, which means that the publisher has put it in the format required by major distributors.  It now looks like a real book with a table of contents, cool font for the start of each chapter, etc.  I am combing it over, looking for any last, small changes (like commas, words that got smushed together incorrectly in the switch from MS Word to the new galley software, etc.) I'm almost finished editing the galley, and thank goodness I've looked at it.  There were definitely things to catch.  People are very critical of errors in books.  When you're reading and you see an error,...

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The Winner of the Elected Advanced Copy is…

The Winner of the Elected Advanced Copy is…

Lourdes Bernabe!  Thanks to everyone who entered the rafflecopter contest and helped make my cover reveal that much more exciting!  In other news, here's the latest with Elected's publishing process: I'm still going along through the editing cycle, but we're in the final stages of developmental edits.  Then Elected goes off for line editing.  Next, it moves to the imprint's director who gets the ARC formatted.  At this point, I believe it'll go online for pre-sale at places like Amazon.  My editor and I have one final chance to comb through the galley.  Then ARCs go out to bloggers,...

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