Version 1.3 (August 3rd, 2018)

  • released after recording the Audio Version
  • fixed several typos and formatting mishaps
  • the auto-corrected “ideal conduit” is now an “ileal conduit”
  • corrected references surgery dates pertaining to 2015
  • corrected a reference to my ileostomy in “The Penultimate Surgery”
  • minor clarifications in “Where are you from”
  • removed stray double-space characters
  • removed stray empty lines
  • removed 6 empty pages, saving trees and a whopping 3.6c per copy in printing cost
  • added a nice title page to the Kindle Edition

Version 1.2 (July 12th, 2018)

  • replaced cover image with a much darker version
  • this makes the title and back cover text more readable
  • fixed several typos on the back cover text (paperback)
  • fixed some formatting in the credits (paperback)
  • fixed several typos in Act 2 and Act 3
  • this was the first release for the Paperback Edition

Version 1.1 (July 4th, 2018)

  • fixed vast amounts of typos in Act 1 and Act 2
  • released after I had time to read through from cover to cover
  • added the “Statistics” chapter

Version 1.0 (June 30th, 2018)

We had to deliver this version by 8pm on June 30th to meet the release deadline, so that the Kindle Edition could be live on the 4th of July. We did it with 6 minutes to spare…

  • added the whole of Act 3
  • added Julia’s foreword
  • added the chapter “Just One More Thing”
  • ironed out several nasty spelling mistakes

Version 0.2 (June 8th, 2018) – unreleased

  • added most of Act 2
  • outlined Act 3
  • expanded and rephrased sections in Act 1

Version 0.1 (May 18th, 2018) – unreleased

This was predominantly a check print for me to see what was in place, after having taken a couple of months off from writing.

  • outlined the book since November 2017
  • added much of Act 1, and parts of Act 2
  • added the ending