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My Memoir, Survivor, is Coming!

We are so close that I can smell it! That's right folks ... My book is coming. And ... Just in time for Christmas (oops ... I mean the holiday season). Don't forget to buy grandma fifteen copies (you know how she loses things).

For those of you who didn't know it, I wrote a memoir and have been working diligently to publish it.

The book, Survivor – One Man’s Battle with HIV, Hemophilia, and Hepatitis C, details my life story, with a focus on my 24+ yearlong fight with HIV.

Over the last year, I’ve been coordinating the publishing of my book with

My eProofs are back from my publisher and I only have a few small changes to make and then we will be moving to print the actual proof. My approximate timeline is as follows:

- Design and proofing (done!);
- One week for updates based on the e-proofs (called gallies) (9/20);
- One week for miscellaneous revisions and so on (9/27);
- One week to setup for printing (10/5);
- One week to get a final printed proof in hardcover and paperback (10/12);
- Book launch and marketing!

By adding two additional weeks for "stuff" that Murphy's Law dictates will occur, I come up with a rough estimate of 6-7 weeks total for the official release on October 25, 2010. Obviously I pulled this date out of thin air, but suffice it to say that I am on the cusp and will have my book on bookstore shelves well before the holidays.

I estimate that promotional copies of my book (for interviews and such) will be available about four weeks from now (10/15/10)

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Once I know the book is final, I will begin recording the audio book; which I think will take ~four weeks, so it should be available unabridged on CD around November 10th.

Survivor will retail for (with 10% of my profits going to the AIDS Research Alliance ):
Paperback: $20.95
Hardcover: $30.95
eBook: $9.99

Here is a small image of the paperback book cover (I should mention that I am extremely happy with the way the covers turned out!):

It isn’t possible to list all of the folks who have helped me with this process, but know that I am extremely grateful to all of you! *Group Hug*

I hope you guys enjoy reading my story as much as I loved writing (and living) it.

See ya on the flip side,

Posted by Vaughn Ripley

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