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  • Jaylo969
    Jaylo969 Member Posts: 824
    Sundanceh said:

    Kim
    Kim

    I'd publish with any bonafide outfit there was. It's about 230 pages by my count. But I've cold called a few publishers and don't even get a response there. At least the agents flat out reject me upfront.

    Self-publishing is a problem if you don't know what you are doing - I need help if I go that route.

    As far as timeline, I can't find any information on when it will end - or how I would find out. I suppose if I never hear, that's my answer...you know "The Sound of Silence."

    I'm with you, "come on down, Dr. P." This might be my best shot.

    I think there are over 250 responses in just over 5-days, so the activity has been good...

    I've sent inquires into Dr. Phil to ask about this...no response received...I've tried 3x now.

    I'll just keep it going...it's out of my hands now...

    Thanks!

    -Craig

    YouTube
    Watched it Craig and it is THUMBS UP good.Hope Dr.Phil will act on it.

    The best of wishes for your success in this endeavor.

    -Pat
  • jjaj133
    jjaj133 Member Posts: 867
    It's me again--- just saw
    It's me again--- just saw this written on Pinterest & thought of you.

    It's always too early to quit.

    Remember that. If you forget, WE WILL REMIND YOU.
    (((((((((((HUGS))))))))))))
  • Sundanceh
    Sundanceh Member Posts: 4,392
    jjaj133 said:

    It's me again--- just saw
    It's me again--- just saw this written on Pinterest & thought of you.

    It's always too early to quit.

    Remember that. If you forget, WE WILL REMIND YOU.
    (((((((((((HUGS))))))))))))

    Judy
    You just keep on "reminding me."

    :-)

    Big hugs to you!

    -c
  • Sundanceh
    Sundanceh Member Posts: 4,392
    Jaylo969 said:

    YouTube
    Watched it Craig and it is THUMBS UP good.Hope Dr.Phil will act on it.

    The best of wishes for your success in this endeavor.

    -Pat

    My Pat:)

    As we continue to sift through the rubble of my dad's house and estate...many times I find myself thinking of you and how you liquidated yor parent's estate.

    I could not understand then what I'm beginning to understand now as my wife and I traverse this minefield.

    I get a clear understanding of what you had to go through...

    Thanks for watching - always good to touch base with you:)

    -Craig
  • maglets
    maglets Member Posts: 2,576
    Sundanceh said:

    Judy
    You just keep on "reminding me."

    :-)

    Big hugs to you!

    -c

    dang
    dang......every time you write something Leo I think!!!!! yaya.....Dr. Phil called.....

    sorry.....I'll be good....and quiet too

    mags
  • jjaj133
    jjaj133 Member Posts: 867
    Sundanceh said:

    Judy
    You just keep on "reminding me."

    :-)

    Big hugs to you!

    -c

    you betcha!!

    you betcha!!
  • Maxiecat
    Maxiecat Member Posts: 544
    jjaj133 said:

    you betcha!!

    you betcha!!

    You made this girl cry....I
    You made this girl cry....I hope someone at thevDr Phil show sees your video. You deserve your do-over.

    Alex
  • Sundanceh
    Sundanceh Member Posts: 4,392
    Maxiecat said:

    You made this girl cry....I
    You made this girl cry....I hope someone at thevDr Phil show sees your video. You deserve your do-over.

    Alex

    Thank you, Alex!
    We've got 299 hits so far!

    I was nervous on the video - muffed it quite a few times - but hey, at least it's authentic and not fabricated:)

    Once I get comfortable and settle in with someone, it's a whole new ballgame:)

    If I ever get to the Dr. Phil show, I'll probably need someone off-screen holding up a cue card reminding me what my name is:)

    LOL!

    Thank you for watching and reading - and your honest expression of how it made you feel:)

    -Craig
  • Sundanceh
    Sundanceh Member Posts: 4,392
    maglets said:

    dang
    dang......every time you write something Leo I think!!!!! yaya.....Dr. Phil called.....

    sorry.....I'll be good....and quiet too

    mags

    Mags:)
    Maggie:)

    No worries.

    The Lion will roar so loud, I'll shake the snow off your roof all the way up to Owen Sound!

    LOL!

    You can ask me anytime you want - I'm glad you are interested. I hope we make it. I saw them still advertising for it, so I'm in the hunt. We're up to 299 views.

    The Sundance Army is in gear and moving forward....pretty good I think - nearly 300 hits in a week?

    And don't be quiet - it's time for US to make noise - somebody has got to hear us!

    You're already good - so don't go changin' that:)

    -Leo
  • Sundanceh
    Sundanceh Member Posts: 4,392
    To: Anna P.
    Dear Anna P.

    I saw you post a comment on my YT video. I must say that I was very touched and moved, because I know you took the time to register a profile, so that you could post your lovely, supportive comment.

    That right there says so much to me…

    I hope that you stop back in a moment and happen to catch this response to you – Thank You!!!

    When I read what you wrote, I’m reminded of all the times that we’ve talked. One of my favorite all time imageries that I have off from this board, is the scene of you and dear Frank rolling down the highway with the Santa Craig tunes playing – and you two singing along and passing the long miles to treatment together – in person and in spirit.

    I never have any idea when I do something for anyone, that it will ever have any real, everlasting impact on one’s lives. I always figure I’m like something disposable that you use and then toss away.

    I never see myself as meaning anything permanent or making an etching into another person. It’s from how I was raised and grew up. I just never seemed to matter enough to anyone.

    I always felt like I had a lot of love to give – but, just nobody to give it to – and certainly nobody that would ever want it. That was, until I met the folks here in this part of our world – folks like you and Frank – and a host of so many others here – past & present.

    But, I’ve always thought that more than the price of something – it’s the giving of ourselves that people will cherish…that knowing that a particular someone was on your mind at that time and one felt the innate need to reach out and touch someone….that is what is most important.

    So, your story continues to resonate with me to this very day. Because, you’ve often told me how much the SC cd meant to you and Frank…and hearing that story always fills my heart with a joy that is indescribable.

    It was a simple little thing – but it touched many lives on here, including yours and Frank’s. And I will always hold that special memory of you two in my heart, wherever I will go – forever.

    Thank you so much for checking in on us – and thanks so much for staying up with me, when I know you got a million other things to do:)

    I’ve been blessed with the loyalty of friends like you….we all spent time here together in one of the most wonderful, special times of the board’s existence, at least for me. What a cast of characters that were roaming the halls in those days

    I just can’t thank you enough for your friendship and continued support. Your testimony was strong and powerful. All of the comments were that way. It is a testament alone to what our group can do when we join together.

    Bless you as you continue to move forward – and say hi to Frank for me the next time he is on your mind…it always made me feel good that he wanted to know about me.

    Love always,
    -Craig
  • Sundanceh
    Sundanceh Member Posts: 4,392
    steved said:

    WAtched it
    Enjoyed hearing you talk about your aim and really like the dedication. Most of all I liked being able to put a face to a name- really makes this board more human (like you I am most intereted in the human impacts of cancer) and perhaps more of us should post videos and pictures of ourselves to help link this community beyond the faceless posts we all use.

    Actually it reminded me of how we form false images of people from their posts- Irealised I had formed an image of you in my mind from reading your writing adn you look nothing like it.For some reason in my mind you had grey hair and were much older(perhaps to reflect the wisdom you write). Strange how we do that.

    Thanks for bringing more 'human-ness' to this site

    steve

    Hey Steve:)
    Thanks so much for watching the video. That's one of the great marvels of technology and an example of how it used for good. The ability to connect Texas to England is pretty remarkable and allows us the same experience, no matter where we are geographically located.

    I think you know me well enough by now to understand that I'm all about The Human, in any shape, form or fashion. While the X's and O's of cancer are always vitally important, I've always felt that it's the emotional underbelly of us that cancer exposes.

    Some turn more empathetic and look past themselves to others - while others are at a different stop in their journey. I've always found that to be one of the most fascinating dichotomies about the cancer experience.

    I know that anomynity is important for some folks - and that's cool. This is actually quite interesting as it forces us to look past our initial prejudices that we might get with a visual image and focuses our attention on the spirit of who the person really is through their words.

    We fall in love with what the person stands for - and what they represent - not how they look.

    And once a basis has been established, then it's always good to peel back that last inner layer and see and hear the person we've been talking to, who now becomes a real-life, breathing person and not an image.

    I always thought that this was a beautiful thing.

    And the human side can never be overlooked as to its importance.

    Cancer is the tie that binds up - but when we slough off that layer and look past, we see one another and we recognize that we all share so many similar experiences with life - the tragedies - the defeats - and the uniting factor that we are all just trying to figure out how to make it to the next day - the best that we know how.

    And we always find it comforting to have someone along with us to pass the miles and share the smiles - or to shed a few tears as we talk about our fears.

    Your paragraph on imagery I really enjoyed. I think you're absolutely right... I think it leads back to the paragraph I just wrote above....about how we visualize someone in our heads - and then we find they are nothing like we imagined.

    You are right, it is so strange why we do that. I can only summize that it is our brains trying to shape an image from the pieces of information that we have readily available. It's sort of like a jig-saw puzzle, where we have the outline of the person, but we don't yet have all of the missing pieces of the puzzle put in.

    Anyway, that's my real hair color by the way:) I've still got most of it...you can see why I will be a big hit with the honeys down at the senior center, right?

    LOL!

    I'm glad you now have a face with my name. I appreciate you taking your time to watch my video and respond and to try and support my endeavor.

    I'm a student of human nature and I'm always glad to be able to share some of my thoughts with all of you folks.

    You will be in my thoughts - you already have been for quite awhile.

    -Craig

    "Just a human being - being human."
  • Goldie1
    Goldie1 Member Posts: 264
    Sundanceh said:

    To: Anna P.
    Dear Anna P.

    I saw you post a comment on my YT video. I must say that I was very touched and moved, because I know you took the time to register a profile, so that you could post your lovely, supportive comment.

    That right there says so much to me…

    I hope that you stop back in a moment and happen to catch this response to you – Thank You!!!

    When I read what you wrote, I’m reminded of all the times that we’ve talked. One of my favorite all time imageries that I have off from this board, is the scene of you and dear Frank rolling down the highway with the Santa Craig tunes playing – and you two singing along and passing the long miles to treatment together – in person and in spirit.

    I never have any idea when I do something for anyone, that it will ever have any real, everlasting impact on one’s lives. I always figure I’m like something disposable that you use and then toss away.

    I never see myself as meaning anything permanent or making an etching into another person. It’s from how I was raised and grew up. I just never seemed to matter enough to anyone.

    I always felt like I had a lot of love to give – but, just nobody to give it to – and certainly nobody that would ever want it. That was, until I met the folks here in this part of our world – folks like you and Frank – and a host of so many others here – past & present.

    But, I’ve always thought that more than the price of something – it’s the giving of ourselves that people will cherish…that knowing that a particular someone was on your mind at that time and one felt the innate need to reach out and touch someone….that is what is most important.

    So, your story continues to resonate with me to this very day. Because, you’ve often told me how much the SC cd meant to you and Frank…and hearing that story always fills my heart with a joy that is indescribable.

    It was a simple little thing – but it touched many lives on here, including yours and Frank’s. And I will always hold that special memory of you two in my heart, wherever I will go – forever.

    Thank you so much for checking in on us – and thanks so much for staying up with me, when I know you got a million other things to do:)

    I’ve been blessed with the loyalty of friends like you….we all spent time here together in one of the most wonderful, special times of the board’s existence, at least for me. What a cast of characters that were roaming the halls in those days

    I just can’t thank you enough for your friendship and continued support. Your testimony was strong and powerful. All of the comments were that way. It is a testament alone to what our group can do when we join together.

    Bless you as you continue to move forward – and say hi to Frank for me the next time he is on your mind…it always made me feel good that he wanted to know about me.

    Love always,
    -Craig

    Two thumbs up...
    on a great and inspiring video! Glad I kept the tissue box close by!

    Best wishes!

    Ellen
  • Sundanceh
    Sundanceh Member Posts: 4,392
    Goldie1 said:

    Two thumbs up...
    on a great and inspiring video! Glad I kept the tissue box close by!

    Best wishes!

    Ellen

    Didn't Want to Forget You:)
    Hi Ellen!

    Thank you so much for watching!

    My goldie says hi too...the last year we are finally getting to know each other...I was so sick the first 15-months of his life, I was just like a boarder in a rent house...he didn't know who I was...and I was too sick to be anything that I needed to be for him when he was a puppy.

    I see some Sundance in Harley now:)

    Thanks again and continued best wishes!

    -Craig
  • Sundanceh
    Sundanceh Member Posts: 4,392
    Sundanceh said:

    Didn't Want to Forget You:)
    Hi Ellen!

    Thank you so much for watching!

    My goldie says hi too...the last year we are finally getting to know each other...I was so sick the first 15-months of his life, I was just like a boarder in a rent house...he didn't know who I was...and I was too sick to be anything that I needed to be for him when he was a puppy.

    I see some Sundance in Harley now:)

    Thanks again and continued best wishes!

    -Craig

    And Now.....We Wait.....
    I just wanted to touch base one more time and say thanks again for all those who have participated. The numbers keep incrementing, so I'll keep hoping...

    I'll keep trying to find a way to light a match to this thing, so it can take off.

    I'll post again if anything ever comes out of this - one way or the other.

    Until that day, thank you for all of your support!

    -Craig
  • amcp
    amcp Member Posts: 251
    Sundanceh said:

    To: Anna P.
    Dear Anna P.

    I saw you post a comment on my YT video. I must say that I was very touched and moved, because I know you took the time to register a profile, so that you could post your lovely, supportive comment.

    That right there says so much to me…

    I hope that you stop back in a moment and happen to catch this response to you – Thank You!!!

    When I read what you wrote, I’m reminded of all the times that we’ve talked. One of my favorite all time imageries that I have off from this board, is the scene of you and dear Frank rolling down the highway with the Santa Craig tunes playing – and you two singing along and passing the long miles to treatment together – in person and in spirit.

    I never have any idea when I do something for anyone, that it will ever have any real, everlasting impact on one’s lives. I always figure I’m like something disposable that you use and then toss away.

    I never see myself as meaning anything permanent or making an etching into another person. It’s from how I was raised and grew up. I just never seemed to matter enough to anyone.

    I always felt like I had a lot of love to give – but, just nobody to give it to – and certainly nobody that would ever want it. That was, until I met the folks here in this part of our world – folks like you and Frank – and a host of so many others here – past & present.

    But, I’ve always thought that more than the price of something – it’s the giving of ourselves that people will cherish…that knowing that a particular someone was on your mind at that time and one felt the innate need to reach out and touch someone….that is what is most important.

    So, your story continues to resonate with me to this very day. Because, you’ve often told me how much the SC cd meant to you and Frank…and hearing that story always fills my heart with a joy that is indescribable.

    It was a simple little thing – but it touched many lives on here, including yours and Frank’s. And I will always hold that special memory of you two in my heart, wherever I will go – forever.

    Thank you so much for checking in on us – and thanks so much for staying up with me, when I know you got a million other things to do:)

    I’ve been blessed with the loyalty of friends like you….we all spent time here together in one of the most wonderful, special times of the board’s existence, at least for me. What a cast of characters that were roaming the halls in those days

    I just can’t thank you enough for your friendship and continued support. Your testimony was strong and powerful. All of the comments were that way. It is a testament alone to what our group can do when we join together.

    Bless you as you continue to move forward – and say hi to Frank for me the next time he is on your mind…it always made me feel good that he wanted to know about me.

    Love always,
    -Craig

    You are SO AMAZING
    I check on the board every couple of days. My life was totally changed when cancer came into it. I keep up with how everyone is doing. Yes I have gone forward...I have even remarried but Frank was my first love and now Paul is my last love. I have retired and plan on trying to do some volunteer work at our local cancer center. I hate cancer but it taught me so many
    valuable lessons and gave me so many amazing friends like you. I posted your site to my facebook page. Your book is so NEEDED ...you have a great gift with words and with all that you have been through you can help so so many people. If ever there is anything I can do to help you let me know. I will do whatever I can whenever I can to help you!! You have brought so many happy memories and joys into my life. I too will never forget Frank's face filled with happiness and joy while singing along with your cd. You do have alot of love to give and you give it everyday on the board. I keep you always in my thoughts and prayers. You are a light to those of us that come here for knowledge, hope, and constant encouragement. I too am a Texan! I sure hope that someway or somehow your book becomes published. It will be the best gift you could ever give to someone with cancer or their family. I know you won't but never give up...YOUR BOOK IS NEEDED just like YOU ARE NEEDED!!
    Love always,
    Anna Proctor Howard
  • Aud
    Aud Member Posts: 479
    Craig
    I watched your video and your sincerity and care shines through. I do hope that you "get that chance" to tell your story to so many others.
    In the Light,
    Aud
  • mommyof2kds
    mommyof2kds Member Posts: 519
    Aud said:

    Craig
    I watched your video and your sincerity and care shines through. I do hope that you "get that chance" to tell your story to so many others.
    In the Light,
    Aud

    book
    great video. I admire your strength. I hope You get this chance. I would love to buy your book... Best of luck Craig,,,
  • buckeye2
    buckeye2 Member Posts: 428
    I watched the video and
    I watched the video and thought you did a nice job. Your oral skills equal your written ones. I will have to say that you make me ashamed of how much time I have spent wallowing in my own self pity. You are truly a role model for me. Maybe today I will try to look outside myself. Lisa
  • Sundanceh
    Sundanceh Member Posts: 4,392
    buckeye2 said:

    I watched the video and
    I watched the video and thought you did a nice job. Your oral skills equal your written ones. I will have to say that you make me ashamed of how much time I have spent wallowing in my own self pity. You are truly a role model for me. Maybe today I will try to look outside myself. Lisa

    Hi Lisa:)
    I've missed you!

    Completely understand why you made a jail break out of here though.

    I'm so happy you got to see the tape...made my day:)

    You know, Lisa, the world has been trying to still my voice ever since that prof yanked my chords all those decades ago.

    My attempts so far have been thwarted at every turn...Dr. Phil is a chance...I'm way behind the others in hits but still hoping it's the message that counts...don't know what they will base the decision on.

    Thanks for watching and glad you liked it!

    Your praise humbles me...I'm just a guy trying to figure it out.

    Stay in touch...I might need you on my campaign trail:)

    Fondly,

    -Craig
  • Sundanceh
    Sundanceh Member Posts: 4,392
    buckeye2 said:

    I watched the video and
    I watched the video and thought you did a nice job. Your oral skills equal your written ones. I will have to say that you make me ashamed of how much time I have spent wallowing in my own self pity. You are truly a role model for me. Maybe today I will try to look outside myself. Lisa

    oops
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