Prose Protip #61: Do the opposite of the last thing you did.
Finally updating again—thanks to everyone who’s still following! Stay tuned for a new protip every day.
Collaborate with brilliant artists every chance you get.
Bonus protip: If you don’t know any brilliant artists, the Internet can help you find makers not only throughout the world but in your area. Sites like Art Meetup are designed for precisely that reason.
(Remember to use caution when meeting anyone online, especially if you’re a minor. Bring a friend if you can, and meet in a public place.)
I’ve been silent on this blog for a long time, but in the meantime, I’ve been quite busy. Let’s get right into the news, with the biggest piece first:
This month, Mutt hit an enormous milestone, with 5,000 copies in distribution.
At the beginning of last September, the book only had about 200 copies in circulation. I’m honored and amazed to of come so far in a year. I couldn’t have done it without my incredible support base—that includes the bloggers who have reviewed Mutt and Stray; the people who contributed to the Stray Kickstarter; and anyone who has promoted the books to a friend, written a customer review, or simply read and enjoyed them. I’m very grateful for your support.
Here’s what I’ve been working on this summer:
There are two ways to write a classic: Do something no one has done before, or do something better than anyone else has done it.
Coming very soon.
Very very soon.