I had no idea that reviewing my own page proofs would be this nerve-wracking. Knowing that this is my final chance to make minor changes before it goes to print has me second guessing myself on every page. That said, it is nice to see the manuscript in its final form. Everything came out looking awesome. The narrative itself comes to 150 pages, which makes it a very manageable read. I have until April 20 to finish both the final proofreading as well as the index. We are still shooting for a mid-June release.
Crater Page Proofs
About the author: Thank you for taking the time to read this post. What next? Scroll down and join the discussion in the comments section. Looking for more Civil War content? You can follow me on Twitter. Check out my forthcoming book, Searching For Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth, which is the first book-length analysis of the black Confederate myth ever published. Pre-order your copy today.