This week marks the release of ECHOES in Hardcover form. It’s a uniquely beautiful package that I’m immensely proud of. It’s twenty bucks and worth every penny, if I do say so myself.
It’s also the last creator owned book I’ll do before the launch of I,Vampire, Iron Man 2.0, and assorted other work for hire books. The past six months or so have been massively busy between all of my corporate work and work on LAST OF THE GREATS and DEEP VALLEY (both of which are discussed along with my mainstream work in these video pieces over at MTV Geek.)
That’s something I’ve been working towards for almost a decade. It’s been an arduous, at times frustrating, process that, frankly, I wouldn’t change for anything. I mean sure, I could probably live without Speakeasy going bankrupt or the nine month, ahem, printing process on TUMOR, or the fights and falling outs and fucking overs… But…
I’m a better writer. Every one of those experiences taught me something else about being a writer, both from a creative and a business stand point. Had I been given these opportunities even as recently as two years ago, I don’t know that I’d be as able to meet the challenges as I am now.
I’m exactly where I should be doing exacty what I was born to do, and honest to god, I love every minute of it.
In housekeeping news – be sure to preorder LAST OF THE GREATS, I,VAMPIRE, and IRON MAN 2.0, yes?