240 pages, ~90,000 words, first line: Daisuke Matsumori faked a smile and held out a dead mouse. The little corpse dangled by its tail, its eyes closed, its toes clenched, observed by the cassowary.
Begun: late July 2015 at Belchin hosprings, Bulgaria
First draft done: February 3rd 2016 in Sofia, Bulgaria
Second draft done: December 28th 2016 in Borovets, Bulgaria
Third draft done: February 28th 2017 in Sofia, Bulgaria
Third draft picked up by Flame Tree: April 9th 2018
Fourth draft finished: late August 2018 in Mountain View, California
Copy edits finished: late September 2018 in Missoula, Montana
final edits on Advance Reader Copy: mid-October 2018 in Sofia
Launch: January 10th 2019 7pm at Fox Book Cafe ul. “William Gladstone” 32, 1000 Sofia Center, Sofia (you’re invited!)
Thank you, everyone, for staying with me on this long and wild ride.