The last time I visited of my favorite project locations [above], I noticed that my subject has been falling apart. The right-most panel has tumbled off, more surely to follow.
My proposal sits with a publisher, a good one, one I would love to work with. While it sits, in that slightly comfortable limbo, I have been asking myself, “why do I want a publishing relationship NOW?” as opposed to next week/month/year. I’ve been self-motivating, self-directing, self-financing this project for so long, so why now? And I realized I have eight concrete reasons to formalize my project: