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SignWriting List
December 1, 2010

Hello Maria and everyone -

Thank you for mentioning the work behind publishing books in SignWriting -

I know you are doing similar work, Maria, writing and publishing Bible sections in Maltese Sign Language - your task is equally as large ;-)

Writing 21 chapters in ASL, and doing the layout for those 21 chapters for publishing, is definitely a lot of work...but we are almost done...it has taken us over a year -

The complete 21 chapters will be 466 pages of the gospel written in ASL, plus two bios and an "About SignWriting" description also written in ASL, which comes to 474 pages in written ASL...the total book is 480 pages including covers and Table of Contents in ASL and so forth - the thickest book ever written in ASL in SignWriting that I know of ...with no illustration - all just text -

We need more literature to give readers something to choose from - in time we will have encyclopedias too, so that will help...smile...

Val ;-)

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On Dec 1, 2010, at 12:42 AM, MARIA GALEA wrote:

> Well done! :) What a lot of work!
> Maria
> 
>> SignWriting List
>> November 29, 2010
>> 
>> Hello SignWriting List!
>> I am happy to tell you that two new PDF documents were posted on the web
>> yesterday. They are The Gospel According to John in ASL, based on the New
>> Living Translation, by Nancy Romero, chapters 8-13, and another document
>> is larger...chapters 8-21...that is a large file ;-)
>> 
>> Nancy and I have been using DocumentMaker Pro software, to create the PDF
>> documents. It is working well for us.
>> 
>> Go to:
>> 
>> Gospel According to John (Directory Listing)
>> http://www.signwriting.org/library/bible/Gospel_John.html
>> 
>> or go directly to:
>> 
>> Download PDF documents:
>> http://www.signwriting.org/library/bible/Gospel_John.html#BibleJohn
>> 
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