The Soon to be Announced Project is done. At least I have delivered the manuscript today, the day it is due. I wrote more than 50% over the word count requested but we’ll see how that plays out. One of these days we’ll talk about it. I really, really, want to chat now that it’s done but I can’t without annoying my publisher.So, now it’s time to take stock and see what irons are in the fire.Awaiting PublicationPredator: Flesh & Blood – Cowritten with Michael Jan Friedman, has a release date of September 12.Marvel Spotlight – Walter Simonson interview, scheduled for late September release.You Said What? – Handful of essays, scheduled for release December 10.With the Editor/PublisherSmart Pop: Wonder Woman – Awaiting copy edited manuscript and release date.The Phantom – Story for unscheduled second volume of the Moonstone prose anthology.Media Tie-In comic book script — Awaiting licensee to actually read the revision for one year now.Media Tie-In short story — Nearing its second anniversary with the editor.To Be WrittenBack Issue guest editorial — Bob reminisces about the Suicide Squad – due September 31.Tales of Zorro — short story for December 2007 collection from Moonstone. Outline with licensee.The Avenger — short story for collection from Moonstone. Outline approved.Captain Midnight — short story for collection from Moonstone. Drafted, needs a polish.Star Trek: Slings & Arrows Book 5: A Weary Life — Outline approved, due October 1.Christina Aguilera — Due October 31.Actionopolis project — being written, awaiting revised contract.ProposalsThings that Aren’t sequel – Cowritten with Michael A. Burstein and in the hands of my esteemed collaborator.Media Tie-In Anthology — two pitches to editor, he’s delayed in responding.Media Tie-In Novel — one-page pitch to editor.Media Tie-In non-fiction project — just when I was giving up on it, the publisher told me today they’re still interested in seeing this long moribund proposal.Original Fantasy — I keep hoping to find the time to finish the outline.