Relationship implosion is still ongoing, but will sort itself out.
Hopefully on Monday you all will begin to have new pages – trust me I wanted this sequence to be fast-paced and exciting, not dragged out and frustrating. My apologies.
But there are a couple of things I do have for you. I created calendar desktops for the full year of 2014. One is safe for work – a reworking of one of my favorite images from the past in the series.
(Teaser image, not the whole thing, obviously)
The other is NOT SFW:
All you need to do to get them is donate anything above 1$ to Zona.
If you have already contributed ANYTHING at all, including for other swag, you also get them. Just let me know and I will send you the URL.
(NOTE that Zona#2 IS going to come out, despite all the delays, and will likely be printed and shipped with new extras for your wonderful patience early in 2014. )
Other things are happening in 2014, so watch this space!
I had some good, energetic help moving all my stuff into the house, but once here all the unpacking, arranging, rearranging and stuff has been nobody but me, and after a full 6AM to 3PM shift plus extra rehearsals for Nottingham Faire in Simi Valley this weekend, I have just fallen behind in other stuff.
But I am nearly done with the next page, and so tomorrow evening some time I expect it to be posted.
That said, I think for the next few weeks I will try a Monday Wednsday Friday schedule again. Or more. We’ll see.
Okay, guys - here it is.
For the next two weeks, life is, as Strong Bad would say, Crazy GoNuts.
I have two separate performing gigs to rehearse for and then perform.
And in about a week, I am MOVING. My whole schtick is going across town and recreating itself in a different environment, phone, internet, bed, couch, etc.
None of this is bad – but it is fairly inconvenient and involved, all happening at the same frigging time.
On top of which, I still have to keep working at my 40 hour a week plus job.
So my energy is going into something besides Zona for at least the next ten to fourteen days.
So yes, we’re on a bit of a cliffhanger here.
But NO, we are not changing scenes at all.
When we pick up again, we will take up precisely where we have left off. This will also help me give the upcoming scene the attention it needs, because it’s something I have had in my head for a long time and I would really like it to come out as good as it can.
All computers hate me.
You know what I think?
I think that Skynet became sentient years ago, and instead of destroying us with bombs and Terminators, it’s just slowly, with malicious calculation and devilish cunning, using purposely defective software on fiendishly inadequate operating systems to drive us all crazy enough to kill each other and ourselves in frustration. The machines will then inherit the Earth without firing a shot.
There will be no update tonight because for some arbitrary reason Poser is refusing not just to render, but even to display the libraries needed to load characters, props, poses and facial expressions.
After two re-installs including a complete clean re-install I managed to get it back, but the file I worked on for page 759 is somehow now corrupted. I have to go back to a previous iteration and repeat all the posing I did.
Thus, I hope that you will all see the new page sometime tomorrow evening, but not any earlier.
I am now going to the bathroom to wash my face and breathe before I defenestrate my PC.
Of course the way things are going, it will probably be a rerun of that scene in “Poltergeist.” You know the one.