Exciting new cover, now with Wisdom

Day 48. 122 pages, 56, 393 words.

I was excited, in my capacity as Edpool this time, to see that the latest cover for the next book in Lucas Thorn’s Nysta series was now official, and the book itself will be coming soon. Not only that, but the cover is graced with words of astonishing wit and wisdom.

New Nysta cover

Pictured: wisdom.

Of course, in keeping with the professional relationship between Edpool and the author – specifically that Edpool offers edits to the text, and the author ignores them and publishes a dog’s breakfast full of typoes and awful, awful puns – Thorn did manage to sneak a grammar mistake into the above quote. Aside from the lack of quote marks and full-stop, that is, which I will allow as a cover quote style.

I fixed the error in the image above, though. It’s bad advertising for an editing superhero.

Well, this was a busy weekend, but despite all the running around and occasional over-drinking and saving the world in Arkham Horror and a truly amazing amount of messing around with phone updates and settings, and oh yeah, rooting one of our car’s brand new front tyres on a curb and having to switch to the spare while on our way to church for this confirmation dealie for Mrs. Hatboy’s cousin, and the whole thing now needs to be replaced … despite all this, I managed to sit down with my phone and scribble a whole mess of text down, and post it up or add it to the growing collection offline. Doesn’t look like I’m going to get much more written today, since we’re off to a friend’s place to play Munchkin.

But I could do with the break.

About Hatboy

I’m not often driven to introspection or reflection, but the question does come up sometimes. The big question. So big, there’s just no containing it within the puny boundaries of a single set of punctuationary bookends. Who are these mysterious and unsung heroes of obscurity and shadow? What is their origin story? Do they have a prequel trilogy? What are their secret identities? What are their public identities, for that matter? What are their powers? Their abilities? Their haunted pasts and troubled futures? Their modus operandi? Where do they live anyway, and when? What do they do for a living? Do they really have these fantastical adventures, or is it a dazzlingly intellectual and overwrought metaphor? Or is it perhaps a smug and post-modern sort of metaphor? Is it a plain stupid metaphor, hedged around with thick wads of plausible deniability, a soap bubble of illusory plot dependent upon readers who don’t dare question it for fear of looking foolish? A flight of fancy, having dozed off in front of the television during an episode of something suitably spaceship-oriented? Do they have a quest, a handler, a mission statement, a department-level development objective in five stages? I am Hatboy. https://hatboy.blog/2013/12/17/metalude-who-are-creepy-and-hatboy/
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