Book: Waiting For Another War

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Hello Heartlanders.

Announcing:

Waiting For Another War
A History of The Sisters Of Mercy
Vol. I: 1980-1985


Here is the website: https://www.gkwfilmworks.com/sisters

I will post a link here when I do an update but you can check in periodically to the Updates page if you like here: https://www.gkwfilmworks.com/sisters-updates

Information about adding your name to the waitlist/newsletter can be found on the above pages.

This book is a fanzine about The Sisters, and I wrote it without any input from the band. However, Heartland helped me a lot and there are even some quotes from the forum in there.

The first printing is sold out but I will be printing more; please put your name on the list!

Trevor
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Thank you so much - this is a WONDERFUL project!
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Thank you, have added my name to the list!
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Great. Have added my name to the list. ☺
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I managed to get a copy and am eagerly awaiting it's arrival, can't wait to read it Trevor, thank you so much for doing this!

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Thanks for all your hard work in putting this book together Trevor.
Can't wait for my copy to arrive here in Scotland :D
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Mine arrived today. Thank you for your prompt response
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Mine's on the Plane :bat: :lol: Cant wait for it to arrive..
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Trevor is very responsive, excited to be on the wait list for whatever comes next, softcover or hardcover. The key is that he'll be able to include all of the photos in the original printing!

I loved his 27-May-2020 update:

"I sold about 20 copies each to Venus Records, Bleecker Bob’s, Second Coming and See/Hear."

I fondly remember (and patronized) the first three in the 90s and beyond, though less familiar with See/Hear (I think it became a guitar school)? Those stores were a few of the then-many sources of proper vinyl and factory-pressed/silver CDs. Love the Bleeker Bob comment (and it turned into a Yogurt Shop).[/i]
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splintered thing wrote:Thank you so much - this is a WONDERFUL project!
Thanks! Yes, it was fun to do. Especially bringing it the last mile, which would not have happened without encouragement from Mark Andrews, Phil Verne and Nik Lagartija. So please support those good men by buying Mark's book, signing up to Phil's Facebook group, and reading Nik's blog.

See/Hear was a 'zine-only shop in a basement of E. 7th St., which incidentally is the same street where I did all the last years' work on WFAW. Sadly See/Hear closed, like so many great places in the neighborhood. See/Hear sold Romance And Assassination for maybe $5 as part of their dedication to the alternative community, and they told me they sold out in a couple weeks. More about that great spot from a great blog: https://vassifer.blogs.com/alexinnyc/20 ... ehear.html
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Book just arrived safely in Scotland. It looks amazing!!
Thanks so much Trevor for all your hard work in putting this together. You've made 200 fans very happy :D :D

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Just a quick missive to say the book arrived safe and sound recently in sunny (for a change) South Wales UK (Old South Wales?) Most impressed so far.....
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Great! Thank you both for the notes.
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It's a wonderful day ;D

The book has arrived in Cologne safely ... :D :D :D ... and it's such a pleasure to read through all these old days again ... ;D ;D ;D ...
lots of pleasure and joy in fact, and quite some aspects that had slipped my memory or that I hadn't heard of or noticed before ...

THANK YOU VERY, VERY MUCH AND ALL THE BEST WISHES FOR YOUR SECOND VOLUME TO COME ... :notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy: ...
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an email from Trevor:

Hello Sisters fans,

Welcome to the inaugural edition of the Waiting For Another War newsletter. I intend to send out a few of these over the coming months to keep you updated on the progress of the paperback printing of the book.

Because I have gone through the book manuscript carefully this time and corrected dozens of typos and small errors, the second printing will be a better book than the first. It will be more readable and, in some small areas, more correct. So: the same book, but superior.

For now I can report that I have reformatted the text and cover for paperback and sent the files to the printer for a proof copy. I expect the proof to arrive in about two weeks. Once I have approved it, it will be about five weeks before I have the books in my hands. So let's say two months from today, or mid September. Perfect reading for the long wait in the vaccination line.

For the moment I am going to crosspost most of the information in this newsletter to the website. But when the proof is approved and the printer is paid and the only thing left for me to do is await delivery of the books, I will send out a private email to this list with pre-ordering information. You will all have first crack.

Thank you all for your continued interest and patience.

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Thanks eastmids.

There is a new update on the website:

https://www.gkwfilmworks.com/sisters-updates

If you want to be included in the newsletter for pre-ordering the paperback, please go here:

https://www.gkwfilmworks.com/wfaw-newsletter

The direct email link is broken but you can just follow the instructions to email me directly and I'll add you.

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Check your mail folks, exciting update from Trevor on the second printing! Really looking forward to this...2020 needs good news!
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Yeah, it appears waiting for the second pass was actually a smart move.
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Getting really excited for this now. :notworthy:
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I’m looking forward to this. He hasn’t put up the purchase option yet has he?
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I’m looking forward to this. He hasn’t put up the purchase option yet has he?
Link for Ordering will appear this Friday :wink:
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Copy ordered. 8) :D
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Yeah, I've ordered a copy too.
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Ordered! :notworthy:
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Copy ordered :D
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