Dear long-suffering backers,
Well, a few weeks ago - just hours after writing this blog about the next adventure - that next adventure kicked his amniotic sac open with his... Read more
Postage begins today!
Thank you everyone who has sent their address in already. I'm about to go and wrap up the first batch, and get posting! The first batch will be book-only orders... Read more
Shipping is about to begin!
Never will I disparage publishing houses again. I have been living in a world of deliveries and proofs, the minutiae of envelope ordering, postal weights, DVD insert dimensions, sticky labels,... Read more
The books are in!
Hello most excellent, patient people,
Great news! The first batch of books are back from the printer, and they look good. My test-reader (Dad) is motoring through to make sure... Read more
Darkest before the dawn
I recently gave a talk on crowdfunding in which I was being all enthusiastic about how the point of being a backer isn't just to buy a product but to... Read more
How to write a book
Dear wonderful and most patient backers,
Here's the latest, and it's here as a blog too. But in brief: I finished the book!(Almost completely…) It's not printed yet, but it's... Read more
The end is in sight… with a little telescope...
So? What’s been going on?
Well, let me assure you that I’m well aware and very sorry that I am now six monthspast my initial, ridiculously optimistic delivery time.... Read more
The Seaside Donkey film: the sneak-preview and the premiere!
Just a quick note to let you know that things are moving on, and the first two showings of the film are coming up, firstly this... Read more
What's going on with Seaside Donkey?
My great apologies for the long period of silence, all you wondrous publishers. I have been under a big muffly blanket of book editing. Here's a full account of what's... Read more
How's the donkey project going?
Hello dear Kickstartees!
I've been pretty quiet for a long time, so I thought it was about time I posted an update to all of my most excellent employers! Here's... Read more
And now for the hard work!
Hello all you brilliant backers,
Firstly, thank you. It's nearly three weeks since the project was successfully funded in a blaze of glory, and there's a blog about what's been... Read more
Stretch goals... we're already halfway to making badges!
There's still time before the Kickstarter runs out, so any more money pledged will go to upping the production values of the film, in particular making the most of more... Read more
WE MADE IT!
I'm barely capable of speech, but we've passed the target with 29 hours still to go!
There'll be news of a stretch goal coming shortly!
THANK YOU EVERYONE!
NEARLY THERE! 88% funded and 44 hours to go...
We're so close! Just 44 hours left, and still over £3000 to go. This is too exciting for me!
Shouting about it
Since the last update we've also been on... Read more
Just six days left!
To the finest 415 backers anyone could hope to have,
Well, this is a sweaty exercise! We have got SO far with this enterprise – we're currently hopping along towards... Read more
24-hour THANK YOU!
After pressing the big green button yesterday morning I went for a walk with Chico and Flo to stop me wearing out the 'refresh' button on my laptop. It was... Read more