Rudy's new Kickstarter, "Transreal Trilogy + All the Visions"
A new project, launching late today, April 30, 2014.
Transreal Trilogy + All the Visions.
I'm alerting you first---my generous backers from The Big Aha.
A good range... Read more
Launch Party, Friday, Jan 17, 5:30-7:30 in SF
Hi guys. So I've scheduled an art show / book reading / guided tour of the BIG AHA paintings for Friday, Jan 17, at Borderlands Books Cafe on 870 Valencia... Read more
All right! I got almost all the rewards books mailed this week. What with the holiday crowds in the P.O., it was harder to do than I'd expected. Nine overseas... Read more
Waiting for Books
So the paperback and hardback editions are looking good---I already got a small number of copies. Good font, nice format, and 14 chapter illos --- black and white in the... Read more
Print Books Coming Soon
Last week I emailed you the download links for the ebooks I'd promised as prizes, and that seems to have gone well---at least I haven't heard of any problems. Whew.... Read more
One of my stretch goals was to make a revised edition of my art book, Better Worlds, expanded to include my recent paintings for The Big Aha. The... Read more
Done Proofing, Working on Design
I'm done with the proofing and I'm working on the design. I posted some info about this on my blog, see "Designing THE BIG AHA. Commas, Fonts, Serifs."
Sooo----you may... Read more
In Proofing / Copy-Editing
I marked up and typed in all my corrections to Draft 1. I ended up rewriting the very last few pages about ten times until I was finally happy with... Read more
Finished First Draft
I finished the first draft of my novel THE BIG AHA today. Quote from final pages:
One crisp morning in October, or maybe it was November, I woke up... Read more
I finished a new painting called “Gubs and Wormholes” this weekend, and I’m currently planning to use it on the cover of The Big Aha.
Draft Cover for The... Read more
Amazing support from you guys. This is going to be such a cool book. Thank you!
I'm on the home stretch now, with one more chapter to write. Rather than... Read more
Progress on THE BIG AHA
Thanks for your great support. We're up to $8,500 now. I'm still writing on the final chapters, and I've been doing some paintings as well. I'll definitely going to make... Read more
Full Illustrations for THE BIG AHA
We've made it to the original $7,000 target, thanks to the support from you wonderful backers. And the total is still going up. Yeah, baby! I’m casting off the shackles... Read more
Reached the Target!
We passed the $7,000 target today, amazing. Hard to express how grateful I am to you backers for letting me take this new, free approach to publishing.
I've been working... Read more
Amazing response. Up to $4500 in two days.
I'm thinking that Kickstarter fills in an important missing piece of the puzzle for self-publication, which is getting an advance. Given that... Read more
Day After the Launch
It's been a little over twelve hours since the launch, and I’m already getting a good response—and thank you for that, dear backers. I’m optimistic that the project will... Read more