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Blog: Book


03 Oct 05 by DL Byron

There's no better book-writing weather than rain and I'll be Montreal later this week, with a forecast of rain everyday! When I get back next week, more book writing, and focusing on the Business Blogging 101 Seminar on the 29th.

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And so the book begins

03 Aug 05 by DL Byron

Book writer As posted on the Blog Book Blog, the book writing has started.

Coincidentally, at the same time, I noticed that Paul Ingram and Nick Finck had similar, new instant-message avatars. I asked them where they got them and made my own just for book writing. To get the book done, and everything else, I’ll have to go into self-imposed radio silence for extended periods.

If I had more time, I’d attend a conference on time, and getting your life back from work. Just like the quote from Francis in the article, I, “pick away at a project rather than get paralyzed by the big picture.” If I paused to consider the big picture, that’s all I’d do ….

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Pre-book Sabbatical

22 Jul 05 by DL Byron

I posted about the book on Blog Business Summit today and how we were going to crack open the Nutella snack, finally got the title, and we’re going to “echo less &Write more.”

Before Monday, I'll take 2 days and do no blogging, no nothing, bike riding, and chilling.

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It was a dark and stormy blogging night

17 Jun 05 by DL Byron

I posted on the Blog Business Summit about the book I’m writing with Erin Kissane and Steve Broback. I announced it during my keynote in Colorado. Getting it published took a lot of time and hard work and I’m sure that’s just a precursor to the actual writing of the book, which is expected to include 2 levels of Dante’s Hell (level 1 was the proposal). I’m waiting for the “crazy, sexy, cool” title to hit me in the shower, or during a bike ride, and thinking about all that needs to be written.

The back story to the book is over a year old when I started talking with Molly, Zeldman, Carrie, et al., and finally Michael Nolan about writing a book. Several versions, proposals, and discussions later, New Riders agreed to publish it and so here it goes. From chapter 1: “It was a dark and stormy blogging night … .”

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