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I prefer cover sample 2, nice bedrock and definitely solid outdoorsy! The font on 3 & 4 looks dated to me, although I read a LOT of history, so the cover really doesn't matter to me.  Current reads are "That Dark And Bloody River" and a new 2018 collection "Stories of the Old West" (44 writings about the American Frontier i began last night). I will definitely look for yours when available!

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Thanks, everyone for your interest in my book. I will keep you all posted on the progress. The proof reader/editer is done proofing and is taking care of last bit of tidy work with page breaks and then writing the back cover info - what the book covers information wise and also about the author. She knew nothing about prospecting before proofing my book. When she finished she said "wow, what a fasinating and fun read."  That was cool getting that kind of feed back. Soon the manuscript will be handed off to thw publisher to design up all the pages in a nice layout. As far as the cover I will need to wait for this blasted snow to melt. Hopefully just a couple weeks. Where I live, close to Glacier National Park in the Flathead Valley we recieved very little snow all the way up to the end of Jan., then Feb hit with enormous snow pack levels. Hopefully  it will melt quickly and strip the creeks I detect down to bedrock in some new spots.

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Just a small progress report. The book is proofed and edited and this morning I will hand it off to the publisher to design the final layout on the inside of the book. There is still too much snow to get to where I hunt gold to take some pics for the cover. When I am able to get into the mountains and get the pics shot then I can get the cover finished and post it on here.

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I would like a place in line to buy your book. Looking forward to reading it and getting it a bit dirty. 

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Sounds good flowdog.

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