Just an update to inform everybody that the book is finished, certainly as far as the text is concerned. It's just a question of negotiating the use of a few photos before we can turn it over to a publisher. So hopefully, the book will be available at the start of UK summer.
It's possible sales will be restricted to on-line purchasing, either direct from ourselves, or via reputable sites such as Amazon, FSM etc. The main reason for this should suit us all. If we leave out the middle-men, i.e. wholesalers and distributors, we have a far greater chance of recouping our costs. Also, retailers like Virgin & W.H. Smiths insist on a massive discount of around 40% before they will even consider stocking your book. It didn't happen in the end, but we worked out if Virgin had bought the 50 copies they were considering, we would have made £1 a book!
If we can sell enough copies direct to the fans, we can afford to charge less for the book! So it all makes perfect sense.