Evolution of Material Remains:
❦ 1994: Conception of an idea and a title.
❦ 1994-1996: Evolving, Sophia and Allie and the tree house are born in thought.
❦ 1996-1998: Notes and ideas. Johnie born in thought. The morgue and the lay out of the morgue designed.
❦ 1999-2002: Writing discouragement.
❦ 2002: Moved to the greater Boston area, Wenham, MA.
❦ 2003: Read On Writing by Stephen King and was inspired once again. Moved to Swampscott, MA.
❦ 2003-2005: Lucas born in thought, the no-name bully. Conception of F-block game. Added Sociological Imagination.
❦ 2005: Moved back to Stockton, CA.
❦ 2008: First independent edit by Nick Nicholski. At Nick’s suggestion, A General History is written.
❦ 2009: Sent Material Remains sent to Library of Congress. Added the poem White Man’s Gift.
❦ 2010: February 25, house fire destroys garage including work station and craft supplies for making book covers. Moved back home Nov 12.
❦ 2011: May completed, hopefully: ≈84,170 words.
❦ 2011: October, added an alternate Book Introduction.
❦ 2012 August 24, ≈ 86,249 words