I give the Hershey/Shepard manuscript to Becca. I hope she likes it. It felt like a big deal to give it her. She's my first reader. I finally 4 months in, am reporting a change from the 5,000's to the 4,000's, but I still haven't used 1,000 pages. I've said it before and and I'll say it again, "God, are Aamericans a wasteful people! Page count: 4998.17.