The Stray finds a new home
Last week, based on backer interest, I said I’d let you know when and where you could find after-campaign copies of The Stray and the Hole in the... Read more
Fire the Shipping Catapult!
A quick update on fulfillment. As of yesterday, all domestic packages had been shipped, as had half the international parcels. The other half would have gone... Read more
They're here! They're finally here!
Shipping to begin Nov. 26
After so many months and revisions and delays, we finally have print copies in hand. The last of the books arrived today to our warehouse... Read more
The proof is finally here! It arrived a little banged up, just like its writer, but not a word was knocked out of place.
We ordered the gloss... Read more
A Pair of Previews
Hopjockey Cover in Progress
Some exciting news today, on a couple of fronts. First and foremost, layout is complete! All that’s left is to finalize the cover art (see below),... Read more
Helping a Friend in Need
This is not something I normally do, but a friend of many of us is in need, and I wanted to pass on the specifics.
You may know... Read more
Just a quick update today, but quite the logjam breaker. The editing and copyediting phases are complete! The manuscript and all its supporting materials—cover art, front matter, back cover text... Read more
A brief bit of good news for you today. The editing process is finally, mercifully, nearly complete! We are in the final phases of the copyediting process, after which the... Read more
When last I posted, the trees still had their leaves and the Seahawks’ season still looked promising. Oh, how things have changed.
The update: I have received the first... Read more
Off to the Editor, and a Peek at the Cover
I went through more than a few pens in those pages, but they died for a good cause.
The rewrites are now complete, and the manuscript has been... Read more
We have a draft!
It's a rough one—this being that phase of the process and all—but it's done. And while there's still a ways to go—the hacking and honing of... Read more
It's been nine years since Hopjockey last took a step forward. Nine years since the agent called to say the network had passed, and we’d had a good run, and... Read more
The Portal Has Opened
WE MADE IT! A heaven-shaking thank you! to everyone who’s pledged, shared, and helped push this project over the finish line. You’ve made Hopjockey a reality. ... Read more
80% Funded with 5 Days Left
So close! With 120 hours to go, we are over 80% funded—82% as of the time of this writing. Thank you one and all!
Our trajectory is strong, but we’re... Read more
Halfway Through, Two-Thirds There
We’ve reached the midpoint of the campaign, and thanks to your support and generosity, with just under two weeks to go, the project is two-thirds funded! A huge ... Read more
I woke up this morning to the cat yowling for food (I fed her), the baby mourning her fallen binky (I returned it), and the “you’re halfway there!” email from... Read more
20% funded in 24 hours!
Thanks for such an amazing start, everyone! We're well on our way to making this project a reality. Think we can hit 30% by the end of the day? I... Read more