Because I just sent the manuscript for The Dinosaur Lords Book II: The Dinosaur Knights to Claire “The Editor” Eddy, rewritten as per her highly helpful editorial notes.
So in my last communication from Paradise*, I cruelly withheld details of a second great favor Tor Books did me this week.
Well, it was this:
Okay, not exactly
that. That’s a sample of the work of artist Rhys Davies.
That’s where, for the first two days I’ve been trying it, my pious resolve to follow my new tentative work/doing schedule – so I can start getting on top of things, you know? – has gone the moment I checked my email.
Today it’s because of this:
As I told Tor, the toy dino is a stroke of genius.
And now HOLY CARP MY TWITTER FEED IS BLOWING UP.
The phrase, “May you live in interesting times”may be a curse, but it’s never been traced to China at all. And the Pinyin character for “Crisis” does not mean “Danger + Opportunity.”
Cool story, bro.
… But that doesn’t mean there ain’t a lot of truth to those concepts.
The good news?
And ... we're back.
Thanks to the kind offices of my new volunteer webmaster, Ron Miles. Let's give him a big hand, everybody! (Thunderous applause.)
So, a lot of stuff has happened. And I don't have a lot of time to spare to get you up to speed right now. So let's give you a quick rundown.