The Greatest (Final-est) Update of All!
You guys, be sure to read all the way to the bottom.
The previous update was almost 11 months agoand for that, I'm sorry. The only excuse I have... Read more
Second to last update
That's right. It's nearly over.
With one exception, everything that I need to deliver has been delivered or is being delivered in this update.
But first, thank you!
I'd... Read more
Best Update Ever (part two)
Folks who read the last update know what that subject header means:
The omnibus editions are in the mail.
We sent them out in two batches. The first went Saturday... Read more
Best Update Ever (part one)
As I said before, the "Best Update Ever" will be the announcement that the books are being shipped, but I have to make this a two-parter because the... Read more
Second Best Update Ever
[The UPDATE has been updated. Please be sure to read all the way to the bottom.]
Back when I started this campaign, I promised to send updates no... Read more
What every epic fantasy needs: a map
There isn't a lot to talk about for September. The interior design for the trilogy continues. The copy edit for A Key, An Egg, An Unfortunate Remark is ... Read more
Oops! I forgot to do a Sept update.
Let's start with a progress update, shall we?
Where things stand:
That's right. I've turned the files over to the interior designer, who will work the files into a readable... Read more
You'll want to read this whole update. No, really, you will.
Where do things stand with The Great Way?
Let's glance at the chart!
That's right, copy edits for the entire trilogy have been returned. It's going to take time... Read more
The Monster At The End Of This Update
Let's take a look at where things stand, hmm?
The trilogy is with the copy editor, who has a prodigious amount of work to do. We're talking about 370,000... Read more
By God, Actual Progress Is Being Made
And by "actual progress" I mean:
Yep, I've finished the revisions and have turned all three books over to the copy editor. I expect that process to take several... Read more
Content edit is done
Content edit: Done
Today I received notes from my editor about the trilogy. The good new: she liked the books. The bad news: they need a new ending. ... Read more
March '14 Update
I realized I promised monthly updates but there was none in February. With luck, some of the good folks who backed my campaign also backed the Veronica Mars... Read more
January update: Print ed. of Twenty Palaces and Progress Graphic
Well! These updates were supposed to come out at the start of each month (Kickstarter wants me to engage engage engage!) but I've been pretty deep into revisions, so I... Read more
Project Funded! Thank you all!
Saturday night we reached the end of our Kickstarter campaign and, thanks to a couple of backers who increased their pledges at the last moment (with one exceptionally generous person)... Read more
Stretch Goal: You
I think you'll want to read this one.
With only 24 hours (more or less) left in the campaign I wanted to make sure you guys all know what bonuses... Read more
Stretch Goal: Mask Unlocked!
Wow, you guys.
Just wow. We passed 1,000 backers. Everyone pledging at the $12 level or higher will get a ebook of my short fiction collection, which will include a... Read more
Stretch Goal: Monitor: Unlocked!
Wow! I wasn't expecting things to go this quickly, but Stretch Goal: Monitor was unlocked when we reached 925 backers. Everyone will be getting desktop wallpaper of the many and... Read more
Stretch Goal: Key Unlocked!
We just reached 850 backers, so Stretch Goal: Key is now unlocked! Everyone who pledges at $30 or higher will receive two FATE Core supplements, one for The Great Way... Read more
Only Two Days Left!
It's Thursday morning and the Kickstarter campaign will wrap up on Saturday evening. Two days. Once that happens I'll be able to take a semi-break from working on this campaign... Read more
More about the stretch goal novel we've unlocked
It occurs to me that I keep talking about A KEY, AN EGG, AN UNFORTUNATE REMARK, the urban fantasy novel that was unlocked in Stretch Goal: Text, but I... Read more
Stretch Goal: Image is dead! Long live new stretch goals!
That's right. Sometime today while I was out running errands, our Kickstarter pledged passed $34,000.
We're now confirmed that Christian McGrath will be doing the covers for all three books... Read more
Stretch Goal: Image and fiction beyond this Kickstarter
Stretch Goal: Image is close to hitting its target.
At the moment there is... (checks) less than $500 to go before hitting the target and locking in those Chris McGrath... Read more
Stretch Goal: Text Achieved!
Everyone is getting an extra novel
At least, everyone who pledges at the $12 level or above will. After I finish work on THE GREAT WAY, I'll get started on... Read more
Sample Chapters, New Reward Levels, and Second Stretch Goal
I just sent one of these yesterday so I'll keep it brief:
Free Sample Chapters of THE WAY INTO CHAOS:
If you've been following me on social media (or you... Read more
Stretch Goals and New Reward Levels
Everyone numbers their stretch goals, but I don't like to do what everyone else does. To that end, I want to announce:
Stretch Goal: Image
In what must be the... Read more
No Stretch Goals Yet
I know I talked about stretch goals in the previous update, but I'm still waiting to hear back from some people. Until I do, I can't announce anything. Maybe tomorrow?... Read more
GOAL! What stretch goals do you want to see?
First of all, thank you all for helping to bring this project to its goal and beyond. I never expected this level of response and I'm humbled and grateful for... Read more
Omnibus and Stretch Goals.
As I write this, my Kickstarter project is at 80% of goal after only four and a half hours. So, that's wacky pants and completely unexpected.
That said: As soon... Read more