Handmade Chapbooks / Publishing Workshop

Production Schedule


<Title TK> by Sarah Lyons
Project Team: Violet, Carl, Gabby, Zane, and Madison

All the Wrong Things by Jade Urban
Project Team: Anna, Eleanor, Megan, Jaci, Bailey, and Katie

August 21
All manuscript copy received from authors
Manuscript development complete

August 28
Project Teams formed
Project folder created
manuscripts read by all team members

September 11
All copy prepared for layout
Binding method and materials selected
Seek printer bids

September 18
cover concept finalized

September 25
Cover art prepared by Editor
Front matter/back matter copy received by Editor

October 2
Project team: individual proofreading competed
Reading venue and date for book launch finalized
Begin marketing for book launch and reading event

October 9
Electronic proofs (master copy) compiled by project team in class
Electronic proofs delivered to Editor for review

October 16
Editor approves or stets electronic master copy
Edits entered (your team) and checked (opposite team) (based on master electronic copy)
Layout design sketching begins

October 23
Layout designs sketches finalized
Master layout selected/typesetting begins

October 30
Layout/typesetting completed
Layout proofed line-by-line against original
First Page proofs prepared for Editor

November 6
First Pages returned.
Final edits and modifications to layout entered
Second Page proofs prepared
Author proofs prepared and sent
Press release drafted and sent out

November 13
manuscripts finalized and “print ready”
All marketing underway or completed
Marketing Poster completed

November 20 (Thanksgiving Vacation, no class)

November 27
Chapbook printing finished
Chapbook binding completed
Author copies prepared
Website copy uploaded

December 4
book launch and reading


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