“Nathan,” you ask, “why are you so silent? What are you working on that keeps you away from your own blog?”
That’s a fair question. I wish I had more to tell you, or more that was in a stage at which it could be told about: I’m under contract to edit a couple of novels for another publisher whose name you would know (in other words, not for my own Cold Fusion Media), I’m working on formatting for a second edition of The Golden Age of Crap (now with full-color movie posters!), I’ll soon be starting some revision/editing/ghostwriting work on a nonfiction book by a former employer, and sooner or later I’ll get the finishing touches on the second Cheap Caffeine print volume. And I’ve got several objets d’arte in various stages of incompletion.
What I have to show you today, though, is something that I’ll have available at the benefit for Sal Velluto, a local mainstay comic book creator paying for cancer treatments. The event is most of next Saturday (June 11) at Dragon’s Keep in Provo, Utah. And along with doing custom creature sketches for whatever the going rate is for those — all proceeds going to Sal, of course — I’ll have the first of these new woodcut prints I’ve been working on:
I’ve got another, bigger one I’m hoping to have complete by then, but if not…