JUNE WRAP-UP

From the desk of Micheline Ryckman

(Pssst! There’s a special offer just for newsletter/blog subscribers
at the end of this email!)

What’s been going on at Whimsical:
Writing

I’m currently working on a spin-off of The Maiden Ship, featuring one of its beloved characters in his younger years. Any guesses who this new story will be about?

Illustrating

I’ve been hard at work the past several months completing commissions and they are (almost) finally finished! Because of that, I’ve had little new art to share publicly but that will be changing soon! I’ve had quite a few fan arts and personal projects planned and I’m excited to make some progress on those! Commissions will be closed for a bit but I’m very excited for you to see what I have in the works.

Publishing

In case you missed the recent news, one of Whimsical Publishing’s books is being featured in Unplugged Book Box’s August YA Crate! The book will have a limited edition hardcover binding, gold embossing on the hardback, an exclusive just jacket with reverse artwork (artist TBA), exclusive professional STENCILED edges, and a digital signature! Check out the graphic below to order your copy!

More publishing news – eARCs were sent out for We Could Be Villains! We are so grateful to all our ARC readers and if you weren’t selected this time, please don’t be discouraged. I’d send one to everybody if I could. If you’re interested in becoming an ARC reader, check out the link in the menu above.

Click the image above to order the book-only option. For the full YA crate that includes the book + bookish items, click this link after July 6th when the August boxes go on sale!

COMING UP:

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We Could Be Villains is still open for pre-order. Remember the pre-order incentives (including a signed bookplate) are only included in orders from here on my website. This superhero novel is perfect for fans of pop culture and comics, as well as theatre kids and anyone who loves to hate the perfect villain.


CURRENT WORK IN PROGRESS:

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Did you know there’s a full line of birthstone bookmarks in the shop? Click the image of the bookmark to be taken to the listing! And as a special thank you exclusively for my newsletter/blog subscribers, you can use code PEARL to save 20% on birthstone bookmarks.

 

 

 

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