Iíve had a rather busy last few weeks with both my 17th birthday coming up, driving lessons being booked, a GCSE results day, various bits and pieces and also a goddamn book to write. Iím tired and I feel guilty saying this but I let you all down, I got overly ambitious and said ď300 pages in one month? Pfft!Ē I got arrogant and Iím sorry for that. Tears In Rain
†will not be releasing September 2nd nor will it be releasing October nor will it be releasing 2011 at this rate. Iíve decided then to scale back the pages and try and get into a flow that I can manage. Philip K. Dick managed 60+ pages a day, but Stephen King writes 2000 words, both of whom are some of my favourite authors and have certainly played into my writing. I forgot to consider time management altogether though and itís not paid off; rather paid off in an entirely different direction.
Tears In Rain
†release in 2011. I donít know when but I made a promise to write a book on Blade Runner
†and I will fulfil just that. I feel so guilty just typing all of this. Iím usually the most punctual man in the universe and I let you all down, Iím sorry if you were looking forward to it. Iím about to have the busiest time of my life and I need to sacrifice a things to ensure I sleep well and my writing stays at its constant temperature. Or quality, whatever you want, although quality and I donít usually fit in the same room which is why itís odd to find arrogance in here now and then.
On to the next bit: Up, Down, Left, Right Ė Volume Three
†will be focused on video-game journalism ranging from blogs to Kotaku to eSports to all manner of things. Since I have a dangerous lack of time with 2011 fully booked Iím bringing in some help on the matter, the middle section of the book will be composed of guest chapters all discussing areas of video-game journalism from community building to eSports Journalism and all manner of things. Iíll be on hand to be the bread sections of one and three to make sure the journalistic sandwich still has the Hardisty stamp. If youíre interesting in pitching a chapter to me then email me on the usual [email protected]
and if youíre worried this is the only place Iím calling for pitches: donít be.