"This is a catch all for everything I do."
professorofeljay said: Any updates on the next Hopeless Savages?
The short answer is, not really.
The longer answer is, it is happening, it is well on its way to being finished; it is a piece of writing that took me three times as long as I’d ever intended and with which I’m extraordinarily pleased.
Meredith has done gorgeous art, and when the whole thing is assembled just so, it is going to be so gadsmatchetingly gorgeous all our hearts will stop for a just an extra slice of a breathless second.
I cannot even contain how much I love her work.
The thing about this book, though, is that it has a lot of fiddly bits and pieces, and we can’t schedule or announce a pub date until we know exactly how and when all those bits will come together.
But believe me, friend, the minute we have a date, I will be shouting it from roof beams and stenciling it on livestock and generally making a fool of myself to get the word out.
In the meantime:
Jen is the loveliest.
And the story she’s given me is just wonderful. I hope I do it justice.