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The Road To Disalmanac: Day One by Scott Bateman
 

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  • Wednesday, May 30, 2012

    I had my very first meeting with my editor at Perigee/Penguin in New York City today. Together, we're turning my Twitter/blog/podcast Disalmanac into a 330-page compendium of fact-like facts.

    We're pretty much on the same page: we have an outline, we have some nice promotion ideas going, and we agree that each copy of the book should be printed on a live chicken.

    Now I just need to write about 60,000 words and come up with approximately 150 graphs, charts, photos, and illustrations. How hard can that be?

    Photo: Me in my publisher's lobby, with one of their Frank Stellas. Frank Stella actually produces these in the building's sub-basement, for the entertainment of Mr. Penguin!
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