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Jim Tice

YEsssss!!!! So good, McNair! Whether I'm writing a sketch, article or blog post just getting over the hump of starting makes a huge difference. Then the wheels are turning.

Thanks for the kick in the butt on this one. I know it and still I fail to act. And do I remember you saying one time, "anything worth doing is worth starting poorly"?

btw Raised in Captivity has a place of honour on my bookshelf, including that I have one of the first printings with the misspelled spine title, Raised in Captivitity.

mcnair wilson

Thanks, Tim.
We are looking at re-printing "RAISED IN CAPTIVITY" in the not-too-distant future. I just re-read it and found TWO WORDS I want to change. I will also probably add a new chapter from the 20+ chapters we did not use from the original manuscript. I will also write an updated preface that will include some of the reactions from readers to the first release

We will DEFINITELY mis-spell the title on the spine! I think, too, several of the cartoons were reproduced TOO SMALL. And there are many more we did NOT use, so I want to add MORE—especially in the "Drawing In Church" chapter.

I think I want to "fix' the cover. It was not my design work, but the general concept was mine. I hate the UNREADABLE font the editor chose for the cover ..."Well," he said, "I can read it just fine."

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