I am sort of scrabbling around my office, trying to figure out where I put everything (this is normal every time I clean my studio… thankfully it only happens every six months or so…) and I’m fairly certain I have lost the script for Era of Great Wonders. I mean, I’m sure it’s here somewhere, and that it’s in a perfectly logical place for it to be… but as of right now, I am clueless.
It’s not a terribly big deal because I have a digital copy, and since I NEVER organize my files, I know exactly where it is. Well, I mean, I’m pretty sure I know where it is. But the point is that sometimes it’s nice to have the printed, coffee-stained, annotated hard copy as well.
I’m also getting ready to start issue two of the book, and I’ve chopped my manga studio files apart to reflect this. I don’t know if it’s me, my computer, or Manga Studio, but we only get along if we do things in 30 page chunks. Trying to create a whole book seems to cause it all to choke and grind to a shuddering halt. So now I’m confronted with opening a file and seeing all the blank pages. Things get a little intimidating, even though I know I already have 30+ pages of this book under my belt.
I am leaning heavily to also releasing these comics issue by issue, even though I’m more of a “Trade Paperback” girl… but I think I’m finally starting to realize that not everyone shares my love of giant bookshelves covered in strange and obscure comic book trades. I use the term “comic book” interchangeably between issues and trade books, and the other day John told me that “It’s not a comic book, it’s a ‘graphic novel!'”
I’m fairly certain he was joking though because he was using his funny voice when he said it. You know; the funny voice.
Okay. Enough procrastinating, time to get back to work and continue begging and pleading with Manga Studio!