editor’s hat

Posts have been a little quiet for a few weeks, that’s because Simon reports that he has been wearing his Editor’s Hat since Boxing Day, working on bringing the final text of the upcoming Machine Head book Fire In The Sky together. This was going well until Dropbox decided to stop supporting his Macbook operating and online editing facilities mid-January, which caused some hasty reorganising. But the bulk of this work is now done, and as he and Stephen chase down the few questions still to be answered, the next stage of gathering  images, choosing ephemera and memorabilia and takes over. So the book is on track for a late Spring release. Details of pre-orders will be sent to subscribers to our newsletter as soon as available.  No word yet on the total word count, but the final chapter alone (which charts the amazing story of the single Smoke On The Water) is 12,000+ words…

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