- We received over 160 submissions from TCKs aged between four and 27.
- We have selected over 45,000 words of material from approximately 70 contributors.
- We have three interns helping with editing, collation and PR. All are in their twenties and all have attended the Families in Global Transition Conference. They are Hanna Smit, Dina Amouzigh and Cerine Jin.
- We have this website, a Facebook page, use the Twitter handle @expatbooks and the Instagram name @summertimewords
- We have five sponsors – Peggy Love, Julia Simens, Becky Grappo, Tina Quick and Josh Stephens
- We found a designer, Leigh Cann, based in the Netherlands, who has waived her design fee for the project.
- Thanks to our generous sponsors, it looks like we will now be able to donate at least 15% of the profit to The FIGT Dave Pollock Scholarship Fund, which provides free registration to a selection of applications each year.
- The Worlds Within Anthology will be published in time for Christmas.
- We are giving a free copy of the book to the first 100 international schools to get in touch with us and thank Julia Simens for underwriting the cost of doing so and Tina Quick for offering to do the posting.