2017 Mouse Calendar
For anyone who would like it, my annual mouse calendar can be downloaded (and previewed) here:
Happy New Year!
The Zep Puzzle Answer
One year ago today, the contest to solve the 10-part Zep puzzle closed.
Today, the answers are at long last revealed! It all starts here: CLICK
Puzzle Book Bundle
GOOD: Would you like to pay just a few bucks for a whole bundle of puzzle books worth hundreds?
BETTER:The books are written by some of the country's top... Read more
I have a new website launching today that may be of interest: http://www.orts.us
Ortsis an original collection of never-used, new, and repurposed stuff from my 37 years as a... Read more
My annual mouse calendar has a "Zep" theme this year. You can download a PDF of it in two sizes -- large (suitable for framing) and small (suitable for squinting)... Read more
Zep is now listed on Amazon, which means reviews can be posted. If you'd like to share your thoughts, here's the link: http://snipurl.com/29zyrz3
Off to the printer
Zep is done and will be shipping to the printer on Friday, March 27!
Printed copies will be ready to send your way on April 15th. The PDF version will... Read more
There are now prizes -- seven of them -- for solving the Zep hidden puzzle. It's a unique smorgasbord of items inspired by the book's two main characters, including a... Read more
Chapter 7! Revise
What I meant to say (and I've just revised the last update) is that I was trying to "command save" the hand-drawn art! Doesn't really work. :-)
Six chapters of art complete. Just one last long chapter to go.
This ever happen to you? Spent all day yesterday, and several hours this morning, working on the computer.... Read more
Full Speed Ahead
Some early reviews are already in (see art).
The halfway mark for the art is in the dust, with over 70 pages complete and counting.
Needed to do some testing... Read more
Sketching in Ink
Things are moving ahead nicely on Zep, even better than expected. I reworked a lot of the text, which hadn't been touched in two decades. The completed manuscript is now... Read more
I just realized I never chimed in after the Zep campaign ended.
First, a huge thanks to everyone who came on board. In a final flurry of support, 98 new... Read more
We made it last night, thanks to every one of you! I'll have more to say after things end tonight.
Bonus Patrick Packet!
The support for Zep has been incredible. But, with two days left to go, there's still some work to be done.
For those not familiar with Kickstarter, if the goal... Read more
A huge thank-you to all of you who have supported Zep! A dozen days after launching the project, 122 backers have come on board and funding is nearing the 50%... Read more
Two Patricks for the price of one!
The brilliant puzzlemaker Patrick Berry has now joined project Zep! He'll be providing feedback during the puzzle-writing process.
This just in from Kickstarter central: "Someone on the Kickstarter team loves your project and now it’s a staff pick!"
I think all you guys coming to check it out... Read more