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Lack of Planning

 There won't be a new page this weekend. I have to get a bunch of edits done for chapter 2 and get the whole thing properly formatted for print before January. XD

Also, I've decided that Chapter 2 should end at around page 44, meaning that the comic is already 16 pages into Chapter 3: now titled "Luna." This will make the current volume one chapter longer, but I really think it's the best thing to do when it comes to print and keeping things consistent.

One thing I'm a little worried about is moving all those pages into a Chapter 3 category and changing the page numbers. Will all the comments be lost? I would also need to insert a new cover before those pages and I don't know how to do that XD. It seems like it might be easier just to delete pages 45-60 and re-upload them in the new category, but I'd feel bad about deleting all the nice feedback :[

If anyone knows how to go about this in the most non-destructive way, I'd really appreciate the help XD

Rrgh, all of this has taught me that I really should have a complete script done before I start on a chapter, rather than just a basic outline. Also, I should learn to hold some ideas back for the sake of the chapter's length, if nothing else -- sometimes the story can really get away from me when a new idea pops up mid-chapter >_>
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I haven't added things in before, but I think you could back-date the entry to the date that fit in between the end of ch2 and the start of ch3? I bet that would add it in the right spot! My chapters in my wordpress are set up so that the tags for chapter 3 lead to things being archived in the chapter 3 category, so if I wanted to I could change the tag to ch 2 and it would move there. If you system is similar maybe that would work (or maybe I am telling you stuff you already know XD) Anyways, better late than never when it comes to realizing the importance of scripting and planning (I still suffer from this myself :B)
Ah, thanks! Just tried that out on a test page. Dating it to a point between the existing pages works wonderfully, and I can change the file's name in FTP without causing any problems. Looks like this won't be too destructive after all :D

Haha, definitely. I've already started on a real script for chapter 3... er 4 XD.
Agreed XD. My problem was that I kind of liked working without a strict script, and didn't think about the trouble it could cause later on. I wish I had realized this partway through chapter one instead, but better now than before it really starts to effect things.

I think it's great the amount of time and effort you're putting into just starting your project up. I'm really looking forward to it now :]

Thanks!
Just curious--What made you decide to print Ch 2 before Ch 1?
Most of chapter one was drawn at way below print resolution, while most of chapter two is already print friendly (just requiring a few new pages at the beginning). The last thing I want to do is ask people to pay for crappy blown-up prints XD, so chapter one will have to wait :B