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Thread: I finished a posthumous book and eventually want to publish it.

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    I finished a posthumous book and eventually want to publish it.

    I'm not sure how I did it, but I finished a book that my late wife wanted me to publish. She wrote everything on paper so I had to type it into word, find photos, proof read, write a forward, etc. Eventually I would like to publish it. It will be a minor miracle since this will probably be the only thing I will ever publish. I considered this a labor of love and a mission. That's what motivated me to finish the project.

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    Sat Nam! (literally "Truth Name"--a Sikh greeting)

    Wow! What a gift of love!

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    Thank you!!

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    Sounds like a great project! One potential thing to look into before publishing: were you her only heir, or if not did she specifically will the copyright of her work to you?

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    Man, that's really good of you, and something I'd hope my own husband would attempt in the event of my passing. I wish you the best of luck.
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    Good point! I'm her only heir.

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    I had a chance to talk with Susan at length about her wishes. Of course I know that this is only the beginning but I would like to get this out to the public.

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    Sat Nam! (Literally "Truth Name"--a Sikh greeting)

    I would use the fact that the book is posthumous in your promotional materials. Do wander around the site. Lots of good ideas here. (But do understand, not everyone here is a professional.)

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    Siri Kirpal
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