All 550 pages have been turned in and copy edited and reviewed by me. It is my fond hope that it will someday see the reader.
Unless there are still more ueries from the publisher, I should now be able to blog.
First though I must thank my editor of almost thirty years--now publisher of Artisan books--for her enduring help. I also thank Trent Duffy, the Managing Editor. He is a gem and proverbial patience.
It is interesting to me that the wide spread of the internet has made publishing less profitable. Even recipes which may be needed to cook from can be sought out and printed out.
Keep reading. This is not a comic book world even as comic books have turned into novels.