Here’s another brief update on the status of The Imagineering Process.
I recently was in touch with my publisher, Theme Park Press and it looks like the release will most likely push out into early May. Again, as we get closer I’ll have a better estimate.
I’ve also received a few more testimonial “blurbs” (or jacket quotes) including blurbs from:
As I noted before, as we get closer to the release I’ll share the testimonials here (as well as on Facebook and Twitter), and I’ll also be posting some snippets from the book that provide a high-level look at the seven stages that comprise the Imagineering Process.
I know it’s been a long time since my last post. My apologies.
I wanted to post a brief update on the status of The Imagineering Process.
I submitted the final draft to my publisher, Theme Park Press. Right now we’re looking at a release in late March to mid-April. As we get closer I’ll have a better estimate.
I’ve also sent the final manuscript to some friends, colleagues, and nice folks who have agreed to write testimonial “blurbs” (or jacket quotes) for the book. So far I’ve received testimonials from:
I’m expecting blurbs from a few other folks as well, and will post an update when I have more to share.
So far the response to the book has been better than I could have hoped for.
As we get closer to the release I’ll share the testimonials here (as well as on Facebook and Twitter), and I’ll also be posting some snippets from the book that provide a high-level look at the seven stages that comprise the Imagineering Process.
I finished the last of my edits on THE IMAGINEERING PROCESS last weekend, and submitted my final draft to my publisher Theme Park Press yesterday.
As of now we’re looking at a release in Winter/Spring 2018.
I’ll be posting excepts, graphics, and other updates here as we get closer to the release.
I also hope to be able to spend a little more time on posts here in the next few months.
I finished the first draft of THE IMAGINEERING PROCESS last night.
It’s been a long time coming, and it feels great to to reach this milestone.
Next up is a couple of rounds of editing and proof reading, and checking the bibliography, and then I send the book off to the publisher!
Getting close now!
Years ago I worked as a line developer for a role playing game called Earthdawn published by FASA Corporation. I referenced Earthdawn and some of the products I worked on for the game in The Imagineering Pyramid.
Recently some fans of the game started a podcast about Earthdawn called Live From Barsaive, where they talk about the game and the game’s setting (an area known as Barsaive, hence the name). I’ve been listening since the beginning, and have enjoyed the show quite a bit. It’s extremely gratifying (and humbling) to know that something I worked on so long ago (I worked on the game from 1992 through 1998) could be so well regarded.
The hosts of the show, Chad and Rachel, asked if I would be a guest on their show, and we recently recorded our episode. I had a great time. We talked for more than an hour, talking about Earthdawn, The Imagineering Pyramid (they’re fans of Disney parks and have both read the book), and Disney parks in general.
The episode should be available soon. I’ll post again when it’s live.