I’ve already written a book and been pregnant, and in some ways they’re very similar experiences. (Besides the fact that they both take 9 months. Seriously, it seems like every web design author I know took about 9 months to write his or her book. Weird, huh?) You get yourself into the situation on purpose, but somewhere through you ask yourself why you’re putting yourself through so much misery. But you’re excited, and you deal with all of the discomfort and stress, and at the end there’s this awesome creation you have to show for all your work. And you say, that was great, really glad I did that, don’t want to do it again any time soon. But as time goes by you forget, and you tell yourself it wasn’t so bad, and you start thinking you want to do it again.
So, I’m not pregnant again, but I am working on my second book. And I’m not even miserable! It’s called Stunning CSS3: A Project-based Guide to the Latest in CSS. (more…)