Sunday, December 09, 2007

O Lucky Man

So I got some really good news the other day.

Really, really, really good news.

Except I can't tell you all what the news is, because things aren't precisely nailed down yet.

But it's good news.

Reely reely good goody good reely good goody reely good news.

If I had time, I'd open a bottle of champagne, but I don't.


Blogger tcastleb said...

Well, that's really really really awesome, whatever it is, and now I wanna know reely reely reely bad. :>p

5:10 PM  
Blogger David said...

I betcha it involves a book or books. Reely!

5:44 PM  
Anonymous Tarl Neustaedter said...

With any luck this means he got a contract for three more books in the "Dread Empire" series...

8:50 PM  
Blogger Ted said...

Congratulations, whatever it is!

11:17 PM  
Blogger Synova said...


I'm all excited for you even without a clue what it is.

11:38 PM  
Blogger InsightStraight said...

Ah! This must mean the commission for admiral has come through! Congratulations, sir. Have you chosen your flagship yet?

11:57 PM  
Blogger Mathew said...

I'm STILL holding out for a sequel to the City on Fire series...or another short fiction book ( more Broadway Jonnie?)...
But I'll take more Dread Empire books...
or Any WJW books...

12:02 AM  
Blogger Mathew said...

waitaminute....can I extrapolate "reel" from "relly"? Like a movie deal?

12:03 AM  
Anonymous Bonnie Freeman said...

I'd love it if it was more of the "Dread Empire." But whooo-hooo all the same!

6:27 AM  
Blogger Paul W said...

Congratulations in Advance!

More Dread Empire would be welcome, although I think part of WJW's strength is his diversity.

Dread Empire is not Metropolitan/City on Fire and not (I presume) the forthcoming Implied Spaces.

Just started "The New Space Opera", which I bought in part because WJW has a story in it.

9:59 AM  
Anonymous Rebecca S. said...

Congratulations! Reely reely. Whatever it is. (I'm betting movie or more Dread Empire's Fall books.) Please put us out of our suspense asap.

10:20 AM  
Blogger Kelly said...

Yay! I look forward to the mystery being revealed.

11:41 AM  
Blogger Dave Bishop said...

Could it be that someone wants to make a film of 'Metropolitan'/'City on Fire'?

Or 'Dread Empire'?

Hope so!

I'm sure you'll tell us when you can, Walter.

12:18 PM  
Blogger Zora said...

Calloo callay o frabjous day!

2:39 PM  
Blogger dubjay said...

Now I have the feeling that you're all going to be disappointed when the time comes to reveal what's actually going on.

It is wicked cool, though.

2:58 PM  
Blogger Michael Bernstein said...

Sci-Fi channel miniseries of Aristoi?

3:02 PM  
Blogger qtera said...

Whatever it is - Congratulations! Anything you think is “wicked cool” must be truly cool indeed! Can’t wait to hear.
Love, Patricia

4:51 PM  
Anonymous Johan Larson said...

Let me guess. You finally found Jesus and said, "Tag! You're it."

9:55 PM  
Anonymous David W Goldman said...

I'm going with WJW action figure.

12:12 AM  
Anonymous Rebecca S. said...

A WJW action figure would be wicked cool. Scuba gear sold separately, no doubt.

But now I have another guess: WJW's gonna be on Iron Chef America. Here's hoping the mystery ingredient is green chiles.

9:02 AM  
Anonymous Tarl Neustaedter said...

Dubjay:'re all going to be disappointed

Well, there's good news for you, and there's good news for us. We've been speculating about the latter :-)

Now I'm wondering if you're taking a summer off to participate in the next "Survivor" :-)

10:42 AM  
Blogger Fred Kiesche said...

Night Shade is coming out with your whole backlist?

1:24 PM  
Blogger Siristru said...

Ah, a good news? For me good news will be to hear... that you will finally write continuation of "Metropolitan" and "City on fire" :)

But, will you tell us this good news? ;)

4:27 AM  
Blogger halojones-fan said...

I agree that a third book in "Metropolitan" would be very welcome.

On the other hand, a "Hardwired" animated series would be kind of cool.

Or maybe just a series of action figures based on the works of WJW?

8:28 PM  
Blogger Siristru said...

It was an idea of animated series of "Hardwired"???

That is it! When dream will became truth??

In Poland only "Hardwired" was published... so sad :(

But... what about this good news? It was 6 days ago... WJW?

4:54 PM  
Blogger InsightStraight said...

Ah! It seems I was incorrect that it was your commission for Admiral, and was, in fact, your commission as a god.

Congratulations upon you, O highest. Please remember that I knew you when.

11:28 AM  

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