Decrypting Rita book 3 is on Kickstarter.
I'm finally ready to deal with printing the last third of the story.
I feel like I should be writing some upbeat promotional stuff about how awesome it's gonna... Read more
Thinking about the third Rita kickstarter.
I've finished Rita. All of it's online; you can read it here if you like (or here if you want to go directly to the start of book 3).
I've got 600... Read more
Shirts! Are finally happening!
$50 folks: You probably have them already because I did you guys a couple weeks ago. I even had a Kickstarter update about this on the way but evidently... Read more
A German mystery!
I got a package back today.
It went a long way across the world to return to where it came from. From what Google translate tells me, the yellow stickers... Read more
Last shipments! And a question for all the international folks.
Okay, international backers, people who're getting a copy of the misprint, and other people who got special treatment for various reasons - I just printed the last shipping labels and put... Read more
Last wave of shipping soon!
I am finally back from my insane schedule of three conventions in as many weekends. It was fun, but oh gods I need to never ever do that to myself... Read more
I'm at Rose City Comic Con right now. Sales have been pretty good for the first day; I'm looking forwards to the second and last day!
During slow times in... Read more
Still more shipping! Domestic $50/25 tiers pretty much done.
"I won't be able to send the $50/25 tiers until after my cons," I said, "because I am out of appropriately-sized mailers."
Then I realized that one of the boxes... Read more
More shipping! $45/70 tiers mostly done.
If you are in the $45 or $70 tier (Rita 1+2, signed or unsigned), your book is probably in this pile. If you've gotten a shipping email from me today,... Read more
Here's all the unsigned copies of 1+2 for the US, in the process of being packaged.
I figured out a way to structure it that makes it feel much less... Read more
That's all the signed copies of books 1+2 that aren't getting special treatment or international shipping, and a couple of the unsigned ones as well. The stack of paper next... Read more
Oh hey another LEARNING EXPERIENCE
So I started printing postage for the high-tier people and am getting some reports of me actually giving y'all the wrong addresses. Ooops. I hope I'm just sending emails to... Read more
It's time to ship!
Haven't I said that before. Well, now it really is - I've got three cons coming up in the next few weeks, and I've finished drawing the stuff I was... Read more
the dirty details of where your money is going
Heeeeeyyyyy look what came today.
Also some light-up pasties were in my mailbox but those aren't going to be useful for sending your books out. I have no idea if... Read more
Books are here!
Honestly at this point I was kinda scared to open them, after all this time and my fuck-up. But hey. They're just books.
Now I get to divide my... Read more
Today I went out for some errands - looking for a couple cables at Radio Shack, and buying some fresh flowers for the coffee table in the studio. Freshly-severed plant... Read more
I'm told that the shipment of books should arrive sometime this week. So I'm hanging out at home all day and finally sending out the surveys! Please answer it ASAP.... Read more
Advance copy, take 2!
I woke up around 4AM this morning, then went back to sleep - only to pop awake in seconds when a woodpecker (I think) outside sounded like it might be... Read more
Sittin' in the park, making a checklist of things I'm going to tweak for the new printing of Rita 2. Basically I noticed a few small mistakes I'd made that... Read more
The advance copy is in! And I may have made my first multi-thousand-dollar mistake.
So um yeah. I got my advance copy of Rita book 2 today.
It looks good. Real good. Gorgeous colors, all the spot gloss effects working exactly the way... Read more
backer surveys coming soon
The files are at the printers; they say the books should be shipped out around the middle of April. So I guess this is a good time to start working... Read more
This morning, I got woken up by a knock at the door. It was FedEx, with a package from China - my proofs for Rita 2! I signed for it,... Read more
Some forward motion!
So the other day I got poked for an update. Which is a good time for it because I actually have some progress happening!
The whole book is laid out... Read more
I aten't dead yet!
So you might be wondering, where's Rita 2? Well, I'm still getting it together amid all the distractions of my life. This week I got the final versions of the... Read more
Woohoo! $9.3k. Thank you, everyone!
Right now I'm going to spend the next couple hours under a tattooist's needle. But my plans for the next few weeks are pretty much... Read more
another comic you might like
Hey, if you like Rita, here's another comic about People Having Problems With Reality you may also enjoy: Shattered With Curve Of Horn. It's unspooling on the web, but it's... Read more
Stretch goal: ~350 backers = cheaper books!
it's been a week or so since the comic hit 100% funding. I'd be happy if all I do is make another print run like book 1, but... Read more
Woohoo! I get to publish this book!
I am gonna celebrate by ordering a pizza and playing Saint's Row 4 for a while. I'll be using the version of Rita... Read more
Almost there // Stretch goals!
As I write this, the campaign for book to of "Decrypting Rita" is 92% funded. There's less than $500 remaining; another dozen or so new readers and we'll be there.... Read more
Two new tiers for Rita!
I've recovered from the convention I attended this past weekend. Time to make a couple additions to this campaign! I've added two new tiers - one low-end, one high-end.
For... Read more
50%! And a question for new readers grabbing both books.
Late last night, Rita hit 50%. I worried a lot before I launched this thing - the campaign for book 1 took a LONG time to struggle up to $6000... Read more
One day, 31%! And T-shirt preview.
It's a few minutes past twenty-four hours since I hit the 'launch project' button on Kickstarter, and it's already up to 31%. I am PRETTY DELIGHTED with that; thanks for... Read more