First, about the chapter – the first draft is complete and I am actually quite satisfied with it, so I’m going to get down to write the body of the chapter now; I actually have a release date in sight for it, more on that in a bit.
Secondly, about the Patreon. As many of you may know, I originally did not want to do Patreon until I managed to keep up a satisfying release schedule. Obviously, that has not happened.
Equally obviously, trying to balance two jobs, seminars and a social life are not conductive to establishing said schedule in the first place. So after repeated prodding from my dear fans, as well as several people close to me, I have decided to swallow my unproductive pride and open a Patreon for any who want to to support my writing.
I am currently in the process of setting up said account and my Patreon site, as well as defining some kind of tiers… unfortunately, I won’t be able to promise a steady flow of chapters unless we hit a certain minimum amount of money a month, if only so I can quit one of my jobs and, you know, focus on this.
That being said, I am not going to rush this. As such, the Patreon will go live on January 10, which also happens to be my birthday, at 12:00 am, Central European Time (UTC+1).
The new chapter will go live five days before that, on January 5, at 12:00 am CET.
There’ll be at least one more update regarding the Patreon situation on this blog, in the intervening time – I intend to share my thoughts on it all as I work it out. Stay tuned for more, and thank you all for your continued support and incessant prodding – keep them coming!