Books going out...
Today I am mailing books to everyone who has responded to the survey and provided me with an address. Again, those who have more than a book coming will have... Read more
Book by book...
I'm on Whidbey Island for the MFA residency of the Northwest Institute of Literary Arts, with a very light teaching assignment and cartons of books that Anne-Marie and I are... Read more
遅遅遅 Slowly, slowly, slowly.
遅 The kanji meaning "slow" depicts a sheep carrying a flag as it crosses the road.
Anne-Marie and I know how that sheep feels.
We're learning a lot from this... Read more
House Fire adds to production delay, but we're close!
The design work is done on the book. The steps I still need to take are:
Create the copyrights page, noting where stories first appeared.
Write an introduction.
Carefully read... Read more
Never Underestimate How Long It Takes to Do... Everything!
My, oh, my. I was absolutely committed to getting subscriptions entered, the PDF ready, and all of the September rewards fulfilled before midnight on the last day of September.
I... Read more
Update 10 modified for fairness
Update ten's method has been modified to keep it fair. The Dow close on Wednesday will give us our random number, unless the number generated is over 924. See the... Read more
Backer surveys sent for electronic rewards
If you asked for a subscription to shortshortshort.com and/or a pdf of the story collection as your reward, you should have received a survey asking for the email address you... Read more
Hello, dear backers. Amazon is now in the process of debiting your accounts. Some charges aren't going through for one reason or another, but I expect that to be sorted... Read more
I am humbled and amazed!
What else can I say? Wow, and wow, again. Thank you, folks, for your support of my stories. Publishing projects actually have a pretty low success rate on Kickstarter.... Read more
Home stretch! And embosser news!
Hello, you wonderful Kickstarters! Thanks to all of you for backing the trade paperback edition of 49!
My ebook designer and I have been traveling for work (and then a... Read more
Ti Did Ew! (play it backwards)
The most common start to a celebratory update is: "We Did It!"
And we did! You have pledged enough to guarantee that this trade-paperback edition of 49 will be published!... Read more
...and what I meant by "expenses" was not an oil change...
I was imprecise in my previous update, and one backer was worried that I left a mistaken impression.
If I raise between $3,000 and $4,800, then every dollar above $3,000... Read more
Stretch Goals in detail
If I manage to raise more than the $3,000 target, every additional dollar will go into an advertising campaign for shortshortshort.com at the Bijou Art Cinema in Eugene, Oregon. Here... Read more
Yes, as a matter of fact, I do have a stretch goal...
Thank you, thank you, THANK YOU! I'm delighted with the support for this book from both readers who knew my work previously and those who did not. We're exactly three-quarters... Read more