Hello to you, yes you, reading this blog. Thank you for stopping by and I apologize for going silent for a while. Life has been busy in one way or another and unfortunately, this was one area that suffered. Thank you for understanding and please read on. At the end of 2018, I received a LinkedIn message from someone at Packt Publishing inquiring whether I would have any interest in writing a book for them. Naturally, and partly due to my lack of knowledge or experience with the process, I was a bit skeptical. I replied to the e-mail and said I would be interested in finding out more, all while nearly simultaneously I reached out to Packt via their web contact form to verify this person was who she said she was. I mean after all, this kind of thing doesn't normally happen to me and I have done what I can to regain some of my public anonymity following a career in broadcast television.