Where my first pilgrim has but shown his face
– John Bunyan, Pilgrim's Progress
It's hard to send one's art out into the world...but there comes a time to be introduced to the public, ready or not. I realized I'm running this prompt the same day as Theme Thursdays, so I may change the day for it in future.
Some of the most exquisite poetry books I know have been written by Laynie Browne, here is a link to an excerpt from her Daily Sonnets
At Drobtinice, pages from an old children's book, a lucky find.
At l'astronave, a short study of the nuts and bolts part of the process.
At eyetrouble, a marvellous new invention for producing books and a sample excerpt from a most unusual novel
At Razored Zen, some helpful rules for those planning to write books (or shorter works)
At Jack and Buddha, scroll for online enlightenment from this virtual book
At Poet in Residence, a prize-winning book
At Stony River, help for those who aspire to make a book some day.
Steve Loya's splotch monsters book available here