Devoured by 2016!
Happy New Year! So clearly the year 2016 wasn't exactly awesome for me and mine, and the year took one last bite at us when my daughter got a nasty... Read more
Lexical Lovecraft Poster, New Update Schedule
Again I want to thank you all for patience and support throughout 2016, which as many of you know has been a very rocky year for my family. It's... Read more
The Very Hungry Thanksgiving
Hey everyone! My family is split into three different states at the moment so I apologize that this update is a day late and is short. I'm sorry that I... Read more
Everyone Got Their Books?
Sorry for the 24 hour delay on the scheduled update. The last two days have been rough, and I have spent most of them with my daughter dealing with... Read more
The Lovecraftian ABCs in Softcover
We're not doing a large-scale crowdfunding campaign, but as we are planning to do a short run softcover printing of The Lovecraftian ABCs by Ben Mund, I wanted to... Read more
Mass Shipment Coming Up!
I've now got a good working model and workflow to verify the addresses of pending backers needing books, and then I'm going to put an order through to my... Read more
Final Address Confirmations - Mass Shipment Soon!
Folks, I have to admit the last few weeks have really kicked my butt. Dragon*Con (the second of the only two conventions I've worked this year) and family issues prevented... Read more
Feeding the Mailbeast
Howdy folks! Short update, with more batches of books going out in the next several weeks. After that, I've got a plan in place to use my warehouse and fulfilment... Read more
Very Hungry Mailbox
Good evening everyone. Just a quick update this week to let you know that more books are shipping out tomorrow before I head out of state to attend the funeral... Read more
Good evening! Not much to announce other than shipping is underway to all the backers who are still missing their books. If you've been waiting on yours and it hits... Read more
New Shipping Begins - This Week!
While many backers got their books not long after the initial printing, fartoo many of you got left out. The backer website has worked for most of you and... Read more
3rd Time's the Charm -- Please Update Shipping Address
I don't know why this process gave me such a hard time compared to me doing the same kind of database imports with other projects, but I think I've... Read more
Backer Website Fixed - Please Confirm & Update Shipping Address
First of all, Happy Independence Day to my fellow Americans!
Secondly, I wish I could have gotten it all fixed sooner, but I've had a lot going on since... Read more
Dollar Short, Day Late
I apologize for not hitting yesterday's update, people. It was a rough day.
If everyone did their homework you have updated addresses in the backer website if needed.... Read more
Backer Website Constructed!
Good evening, folks!
I have finished creating a website that will serve to update shipping and contact information and exchange information to make sure everyone gets any and all pending... Read more
This is embarrassing, even if it's also a sign of just how exhausted and frazzled I am. Last night I posted the update below ... to the wrong project... Read more
Lining Things Up
I haven't been able to move as fast as I'd hoped for those still waiting (though I did get one batch of books out to backers). But plans are... Read more
Making Things Right
I apologize I haven't posted an update in a very long time. Quite a few of you have heard from me privately in the past few months and I've... Read more
I'm very sorry for those who have been forced to wait for what they should have gotten months ago. While trying to finish an even older crowdfunded project (the Metamorphosis... Read more
Shipping Soon: Please Update Your Mailing Address!
I'm very sorry for the slowness on my part. I got some extra part-time help exactly for shipping and administrative assistance, but for health reasons she hasn't been able... Read more
Look! A Book!
Hey folks! I wanted to post a quick mini-update to let you know that two advance copies arrived at the Signal Fire Studios office via FedEx today, revealing two gorgeous... Read more
Happy Holidays! The Book Exists!!
Just a quick update to let you know that the book has been printed! Ben and I can't wait to get our tentac—er, hands on it. But the books... Read more
Proofs Approved ... Books Coming Soon!
I'm thrilled to announce that I have reviewed and approved the proofs for the hardcover printing of The Very Hungry Cthulhupillar. They will be back in Dallas on Monday... Read more
Mini-Update: Going to Press!
The timing is nuts on this, so I apologized that it's brief, as I'm packing up for an event in Tennessee that starts tomorrow. But I wanted you all... Read more
Video Version Complete!
I'm very happy to announce that the video production of the full book of The Very Hungry Cthulhupillaris complete. Backers will soon receive a link to download... Read more
Ia! Ia! The Book Is Complete!!
Folks ... I have some news ...
Ben and I are very excited to announce that all pre-press work on the deluxe, 32-page hardcover edition of The Very Hungry Cthulhupillar... Read more
Comic-Con: Cthulhupillar Vandal-eyes'd!
Good morning and Happy Weekend! We are only recently back from the annual epic and exhausting trip to Comic-Con. The Signal Fire Studios booth was hopping with books and... Read more
The Last Bits
My apologies for the recent silence. There have been some personal tragedies—a nasty trinity that included a death in my family, the near-death of my sister, and a health scare... Read more
I apologize for the dead silence since the last update. While I should have chimed in just to let you know that the project wasn't forgotten, I was dealing... Read more
Just a quick note to let you know that there has been a death in my family and a funeral I'll be attending at the end of the week.... Read more
The Upcoming-Update Update
It's been far too long since you've heard from me, but I didn't want more time to pass before telling you something. I've been tunnel-vision focused on finishing up... Read more
I've been knocked out the loop for the last week because of a surgery to correct some breathing problems and my sinuses in general. But I wanted to... Read more
Happy Cthulhutine's Day!
Good evening, folks! In just over a week many join in a worldwide celebration of love ... and since we all share the same adoration for all things Lovecraftian, Ben... Read more
New Year, New Pages!
Good morning, folks!
I'm mostly caught up on getting people missing codes for The Lovecraftian ABC's eBook and will have current requests taken care of by the end of the... Read more
The Lovecraftian ABCs!
Wow, the year 2013 has almost come to a close.
Ben and I would like to wish everyone a safe and joyous season filled with family, friends, food — and... Read more
Don't Say It Thrice!
Hey folks! I didn't want to leave you longer without an update. Work is ongoing getting the last pieces of the book together and we'll have an expanded PDF for... Read more
Late For a Very Important Date
Sorry for the lack of communication during the month of October. Obviously, we're a little late on delivering the final book to you, but we're almost there! Here's where... Read more
Post-Hospital, Post-Con Mini-Update
As a few of you know, the busy madness toward the end of con season took a particular toll on me. I came home from the Gen Con Game... Read more
Very Hungry Card
Evening folks, and Happy Humpday!
I've manually sent out eBook download codes to everyone who has asked me privately. If you only mentioned your need in a comment previously, PLEASE... Read more
Hey everyone! I hope things have been going great for you. LOTS has been happening 'round these parts. In addition to being the Game Design Guest of Honor at Sci... Read more
The Big Thank You -- And What's Next!
What a wild ride! I knew that the final stretch goal was going to be tricky, but I was getting crazy updates every 30 seconds toward the end —... Read more
Good morning! (Disclaimer: I realize for some of our international backers it's not, in fact, morning. But I just woke up, so that means it's morning for everyone.)... Read more
Final Stretch Goal: Illustrated Poem
Gang, you sure know how to surprise us. I was convinced the Kickstarter was successful but winding down a bit. You've jumped past my endgame expectations and forced us to... Read more
Activity Sheet Unlocked! Also: Bonus Reward!
Wow! We've really picked up some steam, and have cruised past the $14,000 stretch goal — meaning we'll have the wacky-fun activity sheet from Ben at the end of... Read more
Entering Our Final Weekend!
I'm excited to see that we're cruising right along toward our Activity Sheetstretch goal at $14,000 and if we can push this weekend we'll get to the Lovecraftian... Read more
Counting down the days with new stretch goals!
Hey folks! We've had a burst of fresh activity and new backers, so I want to thank everyone for helping get the word out there as we approach the last... Read more
It's Our Last Week!
I hope everyone had a great weekend! It was Memorial Day here in the states, and while we thankfully reflected on the sacrifice of our men and women of... Read more
Happy not-quite-but-almost Friday, folks! Wow, just like *that* and we're down to less than ten days to go on our fundraising drive. I'm thrilled that we have exceeded our goal... Read more
Bonus Story and Con Crud!
Hey folks! I'm back to you live from the Signal Fire Studios offices in Atlanta, with a throat and stomach that both feel like I've been swallowing broken glass. "Con... Read more
Stretch Goal Tease!
No, I'm not gonna tell you what I plan for our "bonus story" stretch goal. We have to get to the $10,000 mark for me to make the reveal. But... Read more
Hardcover Unlocked! Next up ... bonus story!
Excellent! We've made it. While I wasn't overly worried that we wouldn't reach our first stretch goal and turn The Very Hungry Cthulhupillarinto a hardcover release—benefitting all backers at... Read more
So ... Very ... Hungry!!!
Hey and howdy folks! I'm coming to you live from Akron, Ohio — where I've been assisting Andy Hopp in packing up rewards for his Kickstarter campaign.
We've slowed down... Read more
We did it!!! First stretch goal announced!!!
Holy crap!! That's a lot of explanation points!!!
First of all, let me apologize for the lack of updates the past few days. I'm in Ohio where I attended Oddmall,... Read more
Hitting the Road ... We're Almost There!
I got up this morning to find us nearly 75% funded after only a few days. Again, I offer my thanks. I've been watching the reaction to The Very... Read more
Boom! Out came a big AND VERY HUNGRY cthulhupillar!
So it's been a day and-a-half AND HOLY CRAP WE'RE OVER HALFWAY TO THE GOAL WITH THE BETTER PART OF A MONTH STILL TO GO! Thanks again for jumping in... Read more
One Tuesday morning, out from the crypt ...
Wow! I just got back to my desk after getting my kids off to school, haven't even finished my second cup of coffee, and we're over 20% toward our initial... Read more