It is a truism of the freelance lifestyle that one lives always in pleasant anticipation of the arrival of money, and this morning was no different than any other in that regard.
I make a clean breast at once. Today, we did not get money in the mail.
Today, we got something better.
I have here in my hand a letter from David Mattingly, enclosing the first of 50 prints of the wrap-around cover for Neogenesis, the twenty-first novel in the Liaden Universe®. David also kindly compliments the book, letting us know that he felt a "special connection."
We also find that Amazon today has put up a catalog page for Neogenesis, which includes the publisher's synopsis. Here's that link.
And here is the cover art:
There are forty-nine more prints available. Apply to David Mattingly, if you would like to purchase one. Here's a link.