1) Finalize cover.
4) Get map back from artist.
5) Finish back cover text.
6) Get two blurbs from (kind-hearted) authors.
7) Set up social media.
8) Format text for Kindle, Apple, and Nook.
9) Prepare for release party/event.
10) Contact local newspapers.
11) Learn more about marketing.
12) Upload final copy for printing.
13) Order books. How many?
14) Reveal secret big announcement.
The cool thing is that I am looking forward to every one of the above steps.
Am I missing anything? I'm certain I am.