Long time no speak. First, the good news: the book is finished. It's written, illustrated, designed, printed, bound, and shipped. Right now, several thousand books are skittering out all over the planet to find their new homes. Some have even arrived. Here are some photos of happy people who have received their book. Prepare for faux cross-processing!
If your book hasn't come, don't worry! Books take between 2 and 5 days to arrive within the US, and between 1 and 4 weeks for backers overseas. We bulk shipped international orders, so they were picked up on Tuesday. From there they will fly to Belgium to be distributed to the postal services of each individual country. (Canadian friends— unfortunately this means that you will have to wait a tiny bit longer than usual, since your book is going to Belgium and then back again. Maybe it will return with an accent?)
Here is a picture of me looking frail and exhausted while sitting on a pile of international shipments. There were four other boxes this size full of books for US orders. Crazy.
Rumor has it that a few of you still have not received your ebook. Some delivery emails bounced, and it also looks like there was a bug in the system which means some of you didn't get the email at all. If you're ebook-less, just send us an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org and provide your pledge level. We'll send a copy over as soon as we can.
An important note: those of you at the $5 pledge level backed the digital-edition and not the ebook. The digital-edition is an HTML-based version of the book which will exist on the open web. It isn't finished, but I hope to launch in July. If wish to buy an ebook, you can now purchase it at: http://shop.frankchimero.com And here's a $5-off coupon for your purchase: DIGIUPGRADE
I'm off to Australia for a few days of much-needed vacation. While down-under, I'll be giving talks in Brisbane, Sydney, and Melbourne. If you'd like to join us, there are still some tickets available.