Update #13: The First Shipment!
I've just come back from the post office and sent out the LAST advance copies and the last copies of the book to international supporters! If you're in Canada, Sweden, Finland, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, France, Italy the UK or one of the many other places where people backed Dream-Quest, you'll be receiving your book soon by first class international mail. I also included sketches for international backers at the "Master Dreamer" level.
I hope you like the book! Please feel free to blog or comment about it and let me and everyone know what you think. I'll be getting the remaining 925 copies of the book in early March and at that time I'll send them out to the remaining backers. There's also a bunch more stuff still to come, including:
* sketches (for non-international backers)
* art boards
* and the 24"x36" poster, which I'll be posting real soon, as soon as some Latin translation issues are resolved.
On a side note, I just finished a short post on Dream-Quest, titled "Cities of Never." It's here http://mockman.com/2012/02/02/cities-of-never/ on the mockman website. I'll soon be posting some thoughts on Lord Dunsany, Gary Myers and other things I like, and then (drumroll)... The Doom That Came to Sarnath! Thanks for your support, I'll write again soon!
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