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Book Outline2/1/2005Yes
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Complete 1st draft and send off to editor3/1/2015Cat QueenYes
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Contact editor, formatter, cover designer to be put on their calendars2/1/2015Yes
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Incorporate requested edits3/15/2015Yes
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Teaser chapters written, frequently before entire book is finished (this is typcially for traditional publishing)No
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Write back cover copy/promo copy6/19/2015Yes
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Update website with launch dates, covers, cover copy, and sample chapters5/31/2015Yes
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Ensure I have enough ISBNs for all formats (will need for paperback copy & iBooks)6/20/2015Yes
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Give manuscript to beta readers asking for feedback5/15/2015Mastermind GroupYes
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Order Proof copy of paperback to ensure everything is correct6/5/2015Yes
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Update bio, list of works, media kit, etc.7/1/2015Yes
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Create and send release newsletters to subscribers6/19/2015Yes
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Upload to Smashwords, Nook, Kindle, CreateSpace.6/30/2015In ProgressUploaded to Amazon and will upload to Smashwords after 3 months in KDP select.
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Facebook status updates to let audience know that book will be released soon.6/15/2015Yes
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Create launch plan & develop launch team5/1/2015Yes
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Press Release6/20/2015No
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Update Amazon Author Page6/19/2015Yes
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