Gotta thank my broadcaster father, Ken Hughes, who insisted I have a movie camera when I was about 12 years old, which he bought for me out of my allowance (thanks, Dad!). Really, this is where it all began for me.
My wife, Linda, and my daughter, Ashley, have been both patient and helpful in many ways they aren’t even aware of…mostly to do with my sanity.
When it came time to have some proofreading and editing chores, I submitted unfinished copies to a few of my friends. One ex-student of mine who has become a very good friend, J.B. Krause, was invaluable in catching so many of the typos, spelling errors, structure, and design faults that plague even good authors. The professionals at McGraw-Hill Professional did a great job ...