Have you seen this book?

ZippercoverSomeone let me know that they had found a copy of The Zipper on My Bible is Stuck at a Barnes & Noble… which is very odd. Because I published that book, and we never sold any copies to B&N, nor any other book source. It was available to/through some of them, but all the ones we actually sold were sold by me at Beaglefest and other conventions, and really, there were only a couple dozen of copies made. So if any of you have seen non-used copies for sale elsewhere, I’d be very interested in knowing; please email me at questions-at-aaugh.com. (And if anyone’s wondering why I’d bother to publish a book just to sell a couple dozen copies: when I was publishing Schulz’s Youth, the collection of cartoons Schulz had done for the Church Of God, I also licensed the rights to sublicense collections of the cartoon. My hope was to find a publisher that was already involved in the Christian specialty market who might want a series of smaller books, more in the Happiness is a Warm Puppy format, breaking the strips into themed groupings. I created two sample books: a square version of this gaudily-colored book, and the black-and-white God’s Children, which focused on younger kids. When I wasn’t able to find a publisher for them, I figured I’d take the work that I’d done and make them available via print-on-demand, just so it didn’t go to waste. I had to change the size of the books in order to match the print-on-demand system I’d be using, making God’s Children a larger square book, and making this one non-square. The cover worked better as a square, but I’m still kinda proud of the design.)

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Out of the evacuation zone

Breath easy (although if you’re around here, not too deeply.) The evacuation zone has been pulled back, the Schulz Museum is now outside of it. As for the AAUGH offices… well, we’re much closer to fires than we were this time yesterday. The Reagan Library is about 10 miles away. …

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Fire update

People have been asking me to keep them updated on the fire in Santa Rosa. I can’t promise to keep this up constantly, but here’s the map at the moment. The fires have definitely been heading toward the museum and surrounding buildings, and are at this point about 4 miles …

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Fire, again

It is once again fire season in California, and the main fire of note is in the area where much of the Peanuts work is done. As you’ll see below, the museum is within the evacuation area, and will be closed until, well, at least until it isn’t. It’s toward …