Here’s an update on my progress with the book. I have a first draft! It is being circulated now among early editors. After I get some feedback, it will go to my content editor, then a copy editor, and then on to publication in the fall. It’s exciting. I feel differently about this book than I do about my others. This one is different because it is in the “creative nonfiction” category. It’s all true except for the parts I made up.
A big decision is coming — what title? And what should the cover look like? Here are a few ideas that I’ve mocked up. After I get some feedback, a graphic artist will take it from there. If you see one you like please click on it.
Greetings fans of this blog. Although it was mostly written by a baby, with a few of them written by his father, I (the father) have decided to assemble a book project from all these wonderful pieces. I will be creating an anthology of all the blogs published here, plus some deeper wisdom if I can find some, and collect it all into an ebook and hardcover edition. The working title is The Private Diary of An American Baby. Look for it in the fall of 2017.
In the meantime, Bodhi will keep posting his own work, including podcasts. I hope you enjoy them.
This past Friday, I made history. I rode the Metro line in Santa Monica on its opening day. I’ve been waiting patiently for it to be built, personally encouraging progress by screaming “train tracks!” every time my parents drove over the train tracks during construction. I would always ask them when we would take the train to downtown LA. We will soon, but Friday we took it two stops to a place with art galleries called Bergamont Station.
It was fun. Everyone should ride trains. Here’s a video about it that I narrated.