I just received a large, lovely box full of “Anna Mei Banfa!”, two weeks ahead of the estimate the company had given me for delivery — nice surprise.

Just in time to start the second semester of school on Tuesday, we’ll start in with extensive reading. No more pressure to write something great every other night. Whew!

I anticipate probably finishing Anna and moving into the drafts for Patricia Yao Chongkao towards the end of the year, to get some classroom time in with it before it’s published in final form (well in time for next year’s book orders.)