Brief Guest Period
Hello, all! I try not to make much mention of my health and just keep on plugging away at the comic, but alas! Here we are.
The comic is going to have a 2 week guest art period starting Saturday. If you have any guest comics or art you'd like to submit, please feel free to forward it on to email@example.com. (Standard size is B5 / 182mm x 257mm) Please include relevant links and commentary that I can include!
Now for an explanation.
I have chronic pain and fatigue issues, and we're still finding out why. I'm working on the next wave of doctor appointments, but we've been working on this for over a year. Most of the time I can cope just fine, and can get at least two pages done in a week (3-4 if I'm feeling good!). Unfortunately, the past two weeks have been a bit brutal and I can't really do a lot of drawing when all my fingers and both wrists are giving me guff!
I've run out of buffer and I'm frustrated that I have to do this, but when I started this comic I promised myself I'd do what was best for me when I needed to, and this is what's best for me now. So as much as I HATE HATE HATE doing it, I'm being kind to my poor body. >:| (This is why the previous guest period was so long, too, btw.)
If we reach the end of the 2 week period and I haven't fully recovered or built a few pages of buffer, I'll just resume the comic but on a "as pages are finished" update basis until I'm back up to speed. (Patreon will get those updates first.)
Anyway. Thanks for your patience, and thanks for your continued enthusiasm about this comic! I'm so excited to be able to show you more of the world and the story!
(P. S. ... if you want to help me offset the costs of doctors appointments and other things, here are the ways to support me:
Patreon - even $1 a month is a tremendous help, and you get to see updates early! Plus other neat things like cameos in the comic.
Gumroad - pick up some comics or tutorials!
Ko-fi - toss a few bucks at me for tea to keep me awake!
Paypal - I guess you can just throw money here too if you want?? idk
Either way, the best support is word-of-mouth, so thank you guys for sharing my comic around. You're the best. <3)
P. P. S. If you don't know what 'I'm dying squirtle' references, it's this. I don't know how it made its way into my vocabulary, but it has, and now I must suffer the consequences. :P