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Monthly Archives: October 2011

October 26, 2011


Yesterday morning I turned in the manuscript for my book Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too, which will be published by Skyhorse and come out early next year.

There were days I thought I wouldn’t finish, like in one of those dreams where the faster you walk, the faster the light seems to recede into the tunnel away from you.  Wait, is that a real dream or a movie dream?  Doesn’t matter.  It was like that.  It was the hardest thing I’ve ever done, vastly harder than training for a marathon.  And it’s still not finished.  Now, my editor at the publishing company will read it and edit it, and I’m sure I’ll have more work to do.  But for now, I can breathe.

Thanks for your patience.  Thanks to those who kept the conversation going in the Discussion Forum or on Facebook or through the Show Your Plastic Challenge.  I’ll start regularly posting again next week.  Until then…… Read the rest