I have another big batch of packages ready to go out this week, which should finish up all the fulfillment for backers in the US, so be on the lookout... Read more
Slouching Toward Felport
Hi all -- about half of you should have your books by now, so this message is for the other half: they should be shipping soon. The print publisher I... Read more
Lady of Misrule Kickstarter Is Live
Dear friends of the Bride: the kickstarter for the next Marla Mason novel, Lady of Misrule, just launched. I hope you can help, by giving or spreading the word, but... Read more
Half the books have shipped
About half the books have been shipped, so some of you will be getting packages soon. I'm expecting another two boxes of books from the publisher soon, and once those... Read more
Books Begin Shipping This Week
It took a bit longer than I'd hoped (doesn't everything in this fallen world?), but: I have a couple of immense boxes of books in my living room, and chapbooks,... Read more
The proof for the trade paperback of Bride of Death has been approved, which means actual final copies will be shipping to me soon. The pretty new bookmarks are done... Read more
Print Books Coming Along
Hi all! The interior layout is done for the print edition of Bride of Death (and it's very pretty), and the cover layout should be done in a day or... Read more
Final E-book Status
Since a few people have asked: yes, I do still plan to send an updated e-book bundle with typos fixed and other corrections made. I'm waiting until I have the... Read more
New Advice Column, and Print Book Update
Hi all! I spoke to my print publisher, Merry Blacksmith Press, about scheduling, and it might be early next year before the trade paperback is ready -- in January, if... Read more
Survey stuff, and E-books
Hi all! I've heard from a couple of people that the survey isn't working for them -- they click the link to answer and get redirected to the Kickstarter main... Read more
Good Advice, and Ebook Imminent
Sorry this installment of Auntie Marla's Good Advice is late -- I was at a writing retreat with spotty internet access -- but here's the third column. More questions are... Read more
Auntie Marla's Good Advice #2
The second monthly advice column from Marla Mason is now available for your perusal! "Fleabottomy."
Thanks to those who sent questions. Anyone else have problems that need fixing? Send them... Read more
Update (and Book Sale)
Our cover artist and interior artist are both working on the pretty pictures that will festoon and fill Bride of Death inside and out. Once I've got final... Read more
First Advice Column (and art news)
Dear bridesmaids/men/persons of death,
The first installment of Marla Mason's advice column, Auntie Marla's Good Advice, is live online here:
Thanks to those who sent questions -- and keep... Read more
Auntie Marla's Good Advice
I'm going to step aside and let Marla Mason herself tell you about this. Here's Marla:
So apparently I'm supposed to write an advice column now. It's going to be... Read more
First Draft Done
This is just a note to tell you that the first draft of Bride of Death is written. I'm happy with how it came out, though it needs... Read more
Here Comes the Bride!
We did it. Thank you all so much for the support. This project has exceeded my expectations, and even my secret hopes.
My plan is to deliver everything by the... Read more
Double Double Toil and Trouble
I just hit 200% on my funding goal. I am gobsmacked. I never anticipated this level of success. Thank you, thank you, thank you.
Passing $16K means I'm going to... Read more
Marla Mason Advice Column
I hit the $14,000 stretch goal a few days back, which means I'll write at least a year of monthly e-mail advice columns from Marla Mason. If anyone has questions... Read more
New Stretch Goals
Having, to my great surprise, reached the first stretch goal in the first third of this Kickstarter, I decided it would be nice to add a couple of additional goodies... Read more
Stretch Goal Met!
I idly opened my computer to do a last e-mail check before going to bed, and discovered that we'd sailed past the $12,000 stretch goal (thanks to a tremendously generous... Read more
A day and a half in, and the Kickstarter is funded! Hurray, hurray, hurray! I'll start serious work on the book this week.
In response to requests from backers and... Read more