Book title : Honk If You’re Malaysian
Date of release : Jan 2007
Publisher : MPH Publishing
Genre : Slices of Malaysiana (sequel to Life’s Like That)
Work in Progress
End May : Submitted manuscript to publisher.
Early June : MPH confirmed interest in book.
23 June : Finalized title for book through contest on blog.
July : Manuscript edit by me.
End July : Returned edited MS to editor together with some new articles. Outsource cartoons and cover design to illustrator.
Early Aug : Introduction by Adibah Amin came in.
Mid Aug : Another MS edit. Got Xeus to provide editorial input.
Sept : Cartoons and cover design finalized. Source for endorsements.
End Oct : Sent in manuscript after 3rd round of editing. Most endorsements are in, only two pending.
16 Dec 2006 : Book launch in conjunction with MPH Share-a-Gift Carnival
Christmas week 2006 : Honk! available in bookstores
Mar/April 2007 : 2nd print run
Mid April 2007 : 3rd print run
May 2007 : 4th print run