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New comic strip!

While the proof-reading phase continues, please enjoy the new comic strip which adds background information in relation Bradley Shiterateputis!


Offline phase has begun!

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The Mirror Image of Sound started life as an online novel.  This phase lasted from 24 December 2013 to 10 April 2014.

The novel has now been taken down for publication.

I am proud to post the following statistics for the online phase (taken half an hour before the deadline).

While modest, the statistics are, I think, remarkable for an unknown online novel. In three months the site went from zero to almost 18,000 pageviews. The daily hit rate in the last few weeks always hovered around 200. The number of people who read right through to the end seems to have been about 135.



Given the uniquely Australian flavour, I was surprised to find the US at the top, followed by Australia, followed by Brazil (hey Samir Berardo!). A non-English speaking country in third place? How does that happen?

I'm totally flattered. All in all, I'm deeply honoured to have had such a good result from a first novel, published online. A success by any measure. Definitely worth the very real tears and swea…