[bksvol-discuss] Re: Another Newby

  • From: Grandma Cindy <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 25 Dec 2006 15:05:57 -0800 (PST)

Welcome, Laurie Alice (I think we alread have a Laurie
Ann). And congratulations on being a published author.
That's exciting. And thanks for scanning and donating
your book.

Happy holiday to you, too.

Cindy

--- Laurie Alice Eakes <lauriealice@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

> Happy Holiday everyone, and I am another newby to
> the volunteer list of 
> validators. I just joined, so haven't had a chance
> to get a book yet, so am 
> absorbing all of the tips and tricks before even
> starting.
> 
> As a Bookshare user since October, I want to give
> back some. Also, I am a 
> published author--my book is available on Bookshare,
> as I scanned a copy 
> and donated it--and am more than a little frustrated
> with the publishing 
> industry for not making books available to persons
> who cannot read by 
> traditional means for whatever reason--and they are
> more than what people 
> think.
> 
> I also have several books that I have scanned for
> myself and, after I learn 
> how the validation process goes, would like to get
> them read for submission 
> in such good shape taht validators don't have to do
> much work.
> 
> Finally, I want to thank all of you for your hard
> work on behalf of all of 
> us who use Bookshare. I have found some incredible
> treasures there already 
> and know I will find more. I pop them into my Pac
> Mate with a Braille 
> display and--voila!
> Laurie Alice Eakes, Author of Family Guardian
> www.lauriealiceeakes.com
> http://seizethechance.blogspot.com
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